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18-20 June 2019

Telford International Centre, UK

2019 Conference Programme


There is an extensive programme of conference sessions, interactive workshops and panel discussions sessions featuring top class industry speakers throughout the three days. There are a number of free conference sessions running each day (highlighted in blue) and the exhibition is free of charge to all registered attendees. Attendance at the other sessions is for conference delegates only. 

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Conference Day 1:
Tuesday 18th June

Morning Sessions

  1. Plenary session: A climate resilient nation: a shared vision to 2100
  2. Panel session: Climate change - how do we overcome the physical, political & societal barriers to meet the challenge
  3. Valuing & working with the natural environment
  4. What does great community leadership look like & what do communities need from others?
  5. Can flood investment be a driver for planning regeneration?
  6. Next Generation workshop

Afternoon Sessions

  1. A national FCERM strategy that sets out the vision to 2100 - exploring adaptive pathways to resilience
  2. Awareness & preparedness - ensuring our flood warnings & risk assessments are fit for the future
  3. What next for the Defra Property Flood Resilience roundtable?
  4. The economic impacts of flood - understanding the impacts to drive resilience
  5. Next Generation workshop
  6. A national FCERM strategy that sets the vision for 2100 - the importance of place-based development planning
  7. Pioneering projects - doing it differently & new ways of working
  8. Global expertise, global challenge - working, learning & sharing internationally
  9. The role of business in a flood resilient economy - business leaders panel

Conference Day 2:
Wednesday 19th June

Morning Sessions

  1. Plenary session: Today's infrastructure resilient in tomorrow's climate
  2. Flood risk projects - enabling growth & regeneration
  3. Implementing the ambition of the 25YEP for a climate resilient society
  4. A national FCERM strategy that sets the vision for 2100 - 5 nations panel & workshop
  5. Future asset management & investment
  6. LGA Coastal SIG AGM (by invitation only)

Afternoon Sessions

  1. In conversation with Nick Crane, BBC Coast & Emma Howard Boyd, Chair, Environment Agency
  2. Coastal workshop
  3. Planning, development & flood risk
  4. Delivering climate change resilience through collaborative projects
  5. Project soundbites - protecting 300,000 homes, lessons learned
  6. Women in FCERM - networking session
  7. Exploring how we could pay for FCERM
  8. Natural environment embedding & realising the benefits of improving our natural infrastructure
  9. The hidden system - delivering effective water drainage infrastructure

Conference Day 3:
Thursday 20th June

Morning Sessions

  1. Plenary Session: Shaping the future today together - creating nations of climate champions
  2. A national FCERM strategy that sets out the vision to 2100 - effective communications for behaviour change
  3. Future project & programme delivery
  4. Incident preparedness
  5. Let's get digital! Data - innovations & opportunities

Afternoon Sessions

  1. Incident exercise - how exercising can help improve the health of our emergency plans
  2. Climate resilience panel - time to act
  3. An industry fit for the future - skills workshop
  4. Let's get digital - future technology for FCERM discovery

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