Local authorities continue to play leading roles in addressing, exploring and reviewing how best to tackle the ever increasing challenges around flooding and climate mitigation.
A MUST ATTEND EVENT for those officers and elected members with an interest or responsibility for facilitating flood response, prevention and recovery, and climate change response.
The Role of Local Government in ensuring stewardship of place
Speaker: Mo Baines, Chief Executive, APSE
Building highways resilience in a time of climate change and severe weather
Speaker: Gary Kemp, Local Highways Maintenance Policy Officer, Local Transport Policy & Funding, Department For Transport
Long-term approaches to national flood preparation and leveraging engagement across regions
Speaker: Innes Thomson, Chief Executive, Association of Drainage Authorities
Adaptation In An Urban Landscape
Speakers: Cllr Nicola Beech and Cllr Martin Fodor, Bristol City Council
Mitigating the risk of surface water flooding
Speaker: Margaret Read, Director of Policy, National Infrastructure Commission
A Picture of Flood Risk Management
Speakers: Verity Winn, Audit Lead, and Seth Newman, Senior Auditor, National Studies Team, Audit Wales
London: how is the city adapting to climate change?
Speakers: Holly Smith, Surface Water Flooding Project Manager, and Vicky Boorman, Principle Policy and Programme Officer, Greater London Authority
What is the Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme?
Speaker: Penny Burt, Principal Environmental Project Manager, Environment Agency
Promoting Adaptation to Changing Coasts (PACCo): Lower Otter Restoration Project
Supplied by Jasmine van der Eijk , Communications & Engagement Manager, Defra