22-24 June 2021, Virtual Conference

4th European Conference on Flood Risk Management

Science and practice for an uncertain future



The following committees have been set up for this conference

Local Organising Committee | International Scientific CommitteeInternational Advisory Board

Local Organising Committee

Kardoss László, (Chair), BME, HU

  • Tamás Krámer, BME, HU
  • Péter Bakonyi, BME, HU
  • Derk van Ree, Deltares, NL
  • Jonathan Simm, HR Wallingford, UK
  • Estelle Morris, Samui, UK
  • Richard Holmes, Samui, UK
  • Rémy Tourment, INRAE, FR

International Scientific Committee

The International Scientific Committee (ISC) will oversee the relevance and content of the conference. It is led by:

Prof. Frans Klijn (Chair), Deltares, NL
Dr. Tamás Krámer (Co-chair), BME, HU
Dr. Ben Gouldby (Co-chair), HR Wallingford, UK
Dr. Michel Lang (Co-chair), INRAE, FR

  • Prof. Guiseppe Aronica
  • Mr. Peter Bakonyi 
  • Annemargreet de Leeuw
  • Prof. Giuliano di Baldassare
  • Prof. Paul Bates
  • Mr. Pavel Biza
  • Prof. Istvan Bogardi
  • Prof. Marco Borga
  • Dr. Laurens Bouwer
  • Dr. Karin de Bruijn 
  • Prof. Attilio Castellarin  
  • Dr. Yousef Diab
  • Prof. Slobodan Djordjevic
  • Prof. Neelke Doorn
  • Dr. Marc Erlich
  • Prof. Felix Frances
  • Dr. Eric Gaume 
  • Dr. Frédéric Grelot 
  • Prof. Jim Hall 
  • Prof. Bas Jonkman
  • Prof. Thomas Kjeldsen
  • Bas Kolen
  • Prof. Matthijs Kok 
  • Dr. Heidi Kreibich
  • Dr. Henrik Madsen
  • Prof. Lindsey McEwen 
  • Prof. Bruno Merz 
  • Dr. Giuseppina Monacelli
  • Prof. Jayantha Obeysekera
  • Prof. Hocine Oumeraci  
  • Dr. Andre Paquier  
  • Dr. Sally Priest  
  • Prof. Panagiotis Prinos 
  • Prof. Roberto Ranzi 
  • Dr. Alain Recking
  • Prof. Jaromir Riha
  • Prof. Agustin Sanchez-Arcilla 
  • Mr. Paul Sayers 
  • Prof. Jochen Schanze 
  • Prof. Damien Serre 
  • Dr. Michael Sharp
  • Dr. Gheorghe Stancalie
  • Prof. Jan Szolgay
  • Prof. Annegret Thieken
  • Dr. Meindert Van
  • Dr. Alberto Viglione 
  • Prof. Freddy Vinet 
  • Prof. Philip Ward
  • Prof. Chris Zevenbergen 

Advisory Board

The International Advisory Board (IAB) will provide a link between research and practitioners. It is led by:

Mr. Jonathan Simm,  (HR Wallingford, UK)
Mr. Rémy Tourment (INRAE France)

  • Mrs. Anouk te Nijenhuis, Innovation coordinator at HWBP
  • Mr. JenÅ‘ Lábdy, deputy DG of the General Directorate of Water management/OVF in Hungary
  • Mrs Anne Schulte-Wülwer Leidig, executive secretary of the international commission for the protection of the Rhine
  • Mr. Titus Livius, deputy DG of the ministry of Public Works and Water management in the Netherlands 
  • Mr. Lorinc Meszaros, young professional, graduate from Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME), at present trainee with Deltares.
  • Mr. Andy Moores Program Manager Joint Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Research and Development Programme, Environment Agency UK
  • Dr. Mark Morris, Director Samui France
  • Mr. Clemens Neuhold, co-chair of the CIS working group on floods (WG F) and the chair of the flood protection expert group (FP-EG) of the ICPDR, Austrian Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism
  • Mr. Michael K. Sharp, Technical Director, Engineer Research and Development Center U.S. Army Corps of Engineers



Co-ordinated by:        
Sponsored by:
The conference in numbers:

150 papers

500 delegates

30 countries