Risk Resilience Response
Flood & Coast Dinner

The Flood & Coast 2017 Dinner will be held on Wednesday 29 March at Telford International Centre. The evening will feature the Environment Agency Project Excellence awards.

Stand-up comedian and comedy writer Dominic Holland is a well-established comic artist with experience as an after dinner speaker, actor and comedian. Launching his career with a Perrier Best Newcomer Award in 1993 Holland is one of the most popular event comedians in the UK.

Dominic has contributed to the work of both Bob Monkhouse and Clive Anderson, he has appeared as a panellist on Have I Got News For You and Never Mind the Buzzcocks. A strong comedian in his own right Dominic has presented three full length stand-up shows, appeared at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and hosts his own comedy show for BBC Radio 4. He is a regular at both the Comedy Store and Jongleurs; his material is creative and brilliant and never stoops to the lows of offensive or vulgar jokes and is a joy to watch.

Click here to purchase your dinner tickets

Tickets for the dinner are £75 plus VAT per person to include pre-dinner drink, 3 course dinner and coffee and wine and after dinner entertainment.

A table of 10 is £700 plus VAT.

Dinner sponsored by:

Project Excellence Awards 2017

The Project Excellence Awards recognise projects that have shown a contribution to managing flood and coastal risk and building local resilience to flooding. This includes projects developed or supported by local authorities, internal drainage boards and the Environment Agency, as well as community level initiatives.

Project Excellence Awards Shortlist

Here are the projects shortlisted in the relevant categories for awards to be presented at the Flood & Coast Dinner on 29th March: For further information on the awards please contact paul.wyse@environment-agency.gov.uk

Asset Management
River Thames Shoal Removal Callsafe; Environment Agency; Land & Water
Coastal & Estuary Flood Modelling Standards & Model Baselining CH2M; Environment agency
Flood Incident Response- Cumbria & Lancashire 2015-16 Environment Agency; VBA Ltd
Building Resilience
Chew Magna Community Flood Planning Bath & North East Somerset Council; Chew Magna Parish Council; The Flood Warden Group and citizens of Chew Magna
Flood Resilient Business Kingston Business School; University of the West of England
Children Young People & Flooding Recovery & Resilience Lancaster University; Save the Children
The Skill Mill Environment Agency; The Skill Mill
Somerset MoorsAutomated Flood Management System Environment Agency
Wrangling Flood Risk Management Scheme VBA Ltd
Somerset Moors Automated Flood Management Systems (SMAFMS) Environment Agency
Clacton & Holland on Sea Coastal Protection Scheme Mott MacDonald; Tendring District Council; VBA Ltd
Thames Estuary asset
Management (TEAM2100)
Balfour Beatty; CH2m; Environment Agency
Managing Health Safety & Environmental Risk
Perry Bar &
Witton FRMS (Flood Risk Management Scheme) Phase 1
Environment Agency; Jackson Civil Engineering
Programme & Project Delivery
Northwich Flood Risk Management Scheme Environment Agency; Galliford Try
Hensall Barrier Bank Modifications Arcadis; Environment Agency; JBA Bentley; Turner & Townsend
Flood and Coastal Engineering Higher Education Project Environment Agency
Sustainable Resource Management
Werrington Brook
Improvement Project
Environment Agency;
Peterborough City Council; Peterborough Environment City Trust
Dawlish Warren Beach Management Scheme Environment Agency; VBA Ltd
Woodbridge Wall Stability Works- Cem-Free Concrete Trial David Ball Group; Environment Agency; Jackson Hyder
Working in Partnership
Lustrum Beck Flood Alleviation Scheme: Phase 2 Amco; Balfour Beatty; Environment Agency; Esh; JBA Consulting; J Breheney; Stockton on Tees Borough
Salford Flood Risk
Management Scheme
The Broughton Trust;
Environment Agency; Garden Needs; Lower Kersal Allotment Society; Salford City
Council; Salford Friendly Anglers; University of Salford
Werrington Brook Improvement Project Environment Agency; Peterborough City Council; Peterborough Environment City Trust

(please note that the submission deadline has now passed)

Quotes from 2016

Great @floodandcoast event at Telford. Excellent opportunity to share with fellow flood industry professionals.

- Flood Control

This conference has provided a great opportunity for industry professionals to come together to be inspired, to listen, learn, discuss and plan for the future.

- Alison Baptiste, Environment Agency

Thanks for a great @floodandcoast. It’s been a lot of fun.

- Salix

It was invaluable to gather all major contractors together under one roof.

- Richard Taffs, TMS Maritime

Excellent day at the @floodandcoast exhibition today, very informative.

- Pontoon & Dock Co

I enjoyed every minute. It was informative and the networking was brilliant. I am going home buzzing.

- Mary Dhonau, Know Your Flood Campaign

Flood & Coast 2016 broadened the conversation beyond the FCRM sector to encompass the infrastructure community, which made for a much richer event.

- Fola Ogunyoye, Royal HaskoningDHV

We think Flood & Coast captured the right audience covering the entire FCRM industry.

- Anjie Stevens, Isodaq Technology

2017 Advisory Committee

Clare Dinnis

Deputy Director Strategy Delivery
Environment Agency

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Josie Bateman

Vice Chair ADEPT Flood
& Water Management Group
& Flood Manager
Northamptonshire Council

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Tim Bowen

Executive Director,
Corporate Development

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Rhiannon Clancy

FCRM Engagement Manager
Environment Agency

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Paul Cobbing

Chief Executive
National Flood Forum

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Lisa Constable

Weather Resilience &
Climate Change Strategy Manager
Network Rail

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Katharine Evans

National Flood &
Coastal Risk Manager
Environment Agency

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Ben Fletcher

Assistant Director Energy,
Environment and Transport,
Civil Contingencies
Cabinet Office

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Mark Garrett

Flood Risk Manager for
Greater Manchester,
Merseyside and Cheshire
Environment Agency

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Nick Hardiman

Senior Coastal Adviser
FCRM Directorate
Environment Agency

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Gareth Heatley

Managing Director Water, Europe

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Ben Johnstone

Area FCRM Manager for
Devon and Cornwall
Environment Agency

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Dr Chrissy Mitchell

Principal Research Scientist
Flooding & Communities
Evidence Directorate
Environment Agency

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Fola Ogunyoye

Technical Director Water Europe and
Leading Professional for
Flood Resilience
Rivers, Deltas and Coasts
Royal HaskoningDHV

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Innes Thomson

Chief Executive
Association of Drainage Authorities

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