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2-4 June 2020

Telford International Centre, UK

Call for speakers

Flood & Coast 2020 is inviting speaker and programme content proposals for the conference taking place at Telford International Centre, 02 - 04 June 2020. 

This unique three day conference will celebrate our successes and build on what has been achieved by the flood and coastal community over the past year. We will explore the challenges and tackle the big questions we face as a result of the climate emergency across the world. We will also bring together and highlight innovative ideas and solutions to these extreme challenges.

Our target audience for the conference includes those working within the challenging world of flood risk and climate change, as well as those most affected and at risk.

We are looking for inspiring content and speakers from across the climate change and Flood and Coastal community, including but not limited to:

The conference programme will be based around the following themes:

  1. A nation ready for climate change
  2. Delivering together
  3. Future skills, knowledge and tools
  4. Creating green and sustainable places

Click here to find out more about our presentation themes.

To respond to our call please complete the form below. You are also required to produce a video clip of up to 30 seconds to give the organisers a sense of your presentation style. This could be a recording from a previous event or a short video message introducing yourself and your content. Please click here to view our guidance on successfully filming a short clip. 

All responses will be viewed and considered by our Advisory Committee. Not all submissions will be used as only limited spaces are available. If successful, the content may be considered for a number of different purposes and this will be determined by the Advisory committee e.g. a presentation workshop, panel discussion or a poster competition. You will be contacted if your proposal is accepted by the end of March 2020.

Those responding to this call will be expected to attend the event and present or lead in person. Substitutions or co-presenters will not be accepted unless agreed with the organisers in advance. If you are making a proposal on behalf of someone else, this must be made clear at submission stage. You are strongly advised to obtain the permissions required, in advance of submitting your proposal. The deadline for all proposal submissions is midnight on Tuesday 28th January.

 All responses will be viewed and considered by our Advisory Committee and you will be contacted if your proposal is accepted by the end of March 2020.

All presenters will be listed in the official event materials. Please contact us if you have any questions. 

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