31 August - 4 September 2020, Budapest

4th European Conference on Flood Risk Management

Science and practice for an uncertain future

Programme

Programme at a glance

FLOODrisk 2020 will include contributions from a variety of National, European and International flood related initiatives as well as wider international practice.

There will be opportunities to arrange meetings on the Monday and Friday. If you would like more information on this please email info@floodrisk2020.net. We will also be organising technical tours on the Friday (details will be published later).

Note: We reserve the right to modify the programme up till the starting date of the event, so please check for updates.
Last Updated: 18/02/2020 13:00

  Monday 31st August 2020 Tuesday 1st September 2020 Wednesday 2nd September 2020 Thursday 3rd September 2020 Friday 4th September 2020
8:00 - 9:00 Registration (all day) Registration (all day) Registration (all day) Registration (all day)

Technical visits:

Half Day

Full Day

9:00 - 10:30   Opening Plenary Plenary Hazard monitoring and scenarios
Deteriorating flood defence infrastructure (2)
Hazard and risk mapping
Future risk assessment (2)
Flood mitigation and integrated water management (3)
Special Session: ICOLD WG Levees: best practices in dam-levee system risk analysis
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Plenary Increasing rainfall and changing river regimes Hazard and risk mapping (2)
Flood defence asset management Building resilience (2)
Earlier warning and better forecasts Education and public engagement (2)
Sustainable Development Goals and the EU Floods Directive Disaster management: response and recovery
Special Session: Modelling the risk of fatalities Decision making and adaptation (2)
Special Session: Waterboards across Europe Practices & challenges Special Session: Transitions
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break Lunch break Lunch break
14:00 - 15:30 Side Even: Risk Informed Decisions for Levee Safety organised by ICOLD/USACE Sea level rise, storm surge incidence, coastal development and subsidence Flood events and flood disasters: cases and accounting (2) Critical infrastructures and international dependencies
Flood events and flood disasters: cases and accounting Flood defence asset management (2) Flood defence asset management (3)
Flood mitigation and integrated water management Earlier warning and better forecasts (2) Disaster management: response and recovery (2)
Ethical issue, governance and a new social contract? Decision making and adaptation Policy appraisal and investment planning
Special Session: Preparedness and response activities for the Danube Region Special Session: Practical challenges of using private land for flood water storage in a comprehensive engineering-legal-economic context Special Session: Urban Flood Resilience
Special Session: Risk informed decision making for levee safety Special Session: Flooding impact to infrastructure networks and bridges: the challenge of resilience Special Session: Role of Communities
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30

Demographic developments and community resilience Urbanization, economic development and inequality Closing Plenary
Deteriorating flood defence infrastructure Future risk assessment
Flood mitigation and integrated water management (2) Building resilience
Education and public engagement International co-operation in river basins
Planning and practicing for flood events Special Session: ‘Love and hate’ relationship between Flood Risk Management and Natura2000!?
Special session: International River basins: cooperation in the 21st century, Rhine 2040 Special Session: An International Handbook for Emergency Response Measures for Flood Risk
later Welcome Reception
(18:00 - 20:00)
Free evening Free evening Dinner Cruise
(19:30 - 23:00)
 
Young Professionnal Dinner (19:00 to 22:00)

Note: Special sessions (in yellow) are smaller, interactive sessions of varying formats concerning a range of current challenges in flood risk management.

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