International Flood RoundTable

Monday, 12 November 2018

Boussinesqweg 1, Delft, The Netherlands
Date 12 November 2018
Time 11:00 - 17:00
Registry fee € Free
Chair Tony Minns
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This International Flood RoundTable will facilitate an open discussion of flooding impacts on communities and the scientific advances necessary to defend, mitigate and forecast floods. Discussion leaders to include the US Department of Homeland Security, as well as participation from Dutch, United Kingdom, Swedish and German water management officials. Any who are interested in this topic are invited to attend.

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Schedule - Monday, 12 November 2018

Time Event
11:00 - 11:20 Stakeholder Introductions
Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate Deltares Research Institute Representatives from the UK, Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany
11:20 - 12:55 Types of Floods: Inland- urban/ flash - coastal flooding
What does flooding mean to our stakeholders and our communities? Can we agree these are the types of flooding we pursue research in?
12:55 - 13:30 Lunch break and demos in DemoPlaza
13:30 - 14:30 Science of Flood
Where is the opportunity for us to invest in science around different types of flooding? What should we be leveraging from science community?
14:30 - 15:30 Technologies for Flood Resilience
Where is the opportunity to invest in the technology that builds off of that science? What new technology can we develop based on the science.
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break and demos in DemoPlaza
16:00 - 17:00 Next Steps
Joint opportunities for Science and Tech research Brief out on key learnings and follow up actions
17:00 - 18:30 Drinks