31 August - 4 September 2020, Budapest

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

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), IRSTEA, FR

  • Prof. Guiseppe Aronica
  • Mr. Peter Bakonyi 
  • 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
  • Prof. Felix Frances
  • Dr. Eric Gaume 
  • Dr. Frédéric Grelot 
  • Prof. Jim Hall 
  • Prof. Bas Jonkman
  • Prof. Thomas Kjeldsen
  • 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:

Mrs. Anouk te Nijenhuis, expert advisor Flood Risk Management with Deltares
Mr. Jonathan Simm,  (HR Wallingford, UK)
Mr. Remy Tourment (IRSTEA France)

  • Mr. Titus Livius, deputy DG of the ministry of Public Works and Watermanagement in the Netherlands 
  • Mr. Lorinc Meszaros, young professional, graduate from Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME), at present trainee with Deltares.


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