This free event will take place on December 4-5, 2014 in London, UK. Flood Defense & Prevention Expo presents solutions to widespread flooding problems from the UK’s leading flood prevention companies, alongside an extensive seminar and workshop schedule highlighting new, cost-effective ways to prevent and manage floods. This expo will present the latest research, products and solutions on the marketplace to help minimize – or even better, entirely avoid – the risk of potential flooding.
Speakers and Subjects
Cllr John Osman:
The Somerset Flooding Crisis
The effect of flooding in Somerset and the recovery effort.
Introduction of Innovative Testing Facility of Flood Protection Systems.
The new-built testing facility of flood protection systems.
Alberto Scotti: Venice Lagoon Flood Protection. From Mobile Barriers To An Integrated Engineering Project
Mastermind behind Venice’s MOSES project.
Kylie Russell: Climate Ready, Environment Agency
How Environment Agency`s Climate Ready Service is working to increase businesses resilience.
What is it like to Flood? How to prepare?
How to plan, prepare, mitigate and become resilient to being flooded.
Flood Resilience – A Working Partnership – Successful collaboration between the public and commercial sector.
Flood Resilience: A Working Partnership – Successful collaboration between the public and commercial sector.
The English Government’s Failure To Take Flooding Seriously And What We Need To Do (structures, processes and resources).
Future Investment for Flood Risk Management
in Britain as identified by the IPCC.
Richard Balfry: Health & Safety Issues, On, Over And Under Water
Occupational Health issues when dealing with water.
Helping The Community – A Fresh Approach To Flood Prevention.
Broadlands Flood Alleviation And Maintenance A Long Term Partnership.
The benefits and success of procuring flood alleviation schemes.
Nature – Friend Or Foe For Communities At Flood Risk?
Behind the headlines and our inability to plan positively for change.
Review Of Flooding In The UK
Major occurrences of fluvial, coastal and surface water floods
Delivering Multiple Benefits Through ‘Natural Water Retention Measures’
Examples of best practice and barriers.
Flood Defence – A Planning Thought Not An Afterthought!
How disruption can be minimised and costs reduced.
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