TO BE PUBLISHED May 2020
This conference will discuss the next steps for flooding and coastal erosion risk management policy in England.
It is bringing together key stakeholders and policymakers to examine priorities for flooding policy in the new parliament.
We expect discussion on:
There will be keynote contributions from Julie Foley, Director, Flood Risk Strategy & National Adaptation, Environment Agency and Matt Crossman, Head of Resilience Study, National Infrastructure Commission; Mark Hoban, Chair, Flood Re and Laura Hughes, Manager, General Insurance, Association of British Insurers;.
Further confirmed speakers include: Richard Bramley, NFU Environment Forum; Fay Bull, Regional Director - Water, AECOM; Jo Harrison, Asset Management Director, United Utilities; Heather Shepherd, Head of Engagement & Technical Support, National Flood Forum; Innes Thomson, Chief Executive, Association of Drainage Authorities and Councillor Andrew Waller, Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning, City of York Council.
Baroness McIntosh of Pickering, Co-Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Water Group and Member, House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee has kindly agreed to chair part of this seminar.
- Implementing the National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy for England;
- Future-proofing critical infrastructure - the National Infrastructure Commission’s Resilience Study;
- Delivering the FCERM strategy for England - flood resilience infrastructure, land use, natural flood management, and community engagement;
- Update on Flood Re - encouraging a ‘build back better’ approach, supporting resilience measures, and next steps following the five yearly (Quinquennial) review;
- The future of land use management in flood risk areas - developing farmland flood resistance, planning sustainable developments, and future-proofing new housing developments; and
- Next steps for flooding resilience policy.
Price: £95 PLUS VAT
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