“Resilience to Global Changes – Anticipating the Unexpected”

University of Leeds, UK
05 – 07 September 2017

Seventh International Conference on Flood Management (ICFM7)
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The 7th International Conference on Flood Management (ICFM7) offers a unique forum to discuss the many issues that affect society’s responses to flood risk and associated issues.

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ICFM offers an international conference platform, hosted every 3 years, to discuss a range of flood related issues and realise significant change in a multidisciplinary, multisectoral area. It provides a unique opportunity for various specialists including engineers, planners, natural and social scientists, health specialists, disaster managers, decision makers, and policy makers to come together to exchange ideas and experiences.

Aims

ICFM7 will consider the range of issues and challenges that affect flood management, particularly the need to build resilience into future planning. By providing a forum for researchers, industry, policymakers and other stakeholders, the conference will identify the key concerns and significant challenges of the future.

Main Conference Sessions

Engineering for resilience

Impact of climate change and urbanisation

Policy and governance for resilience

Flood prediction and forecasting

Sponsors

We are also keen to hear from individuals and organisations interested in sponsoring ICFM7. Please complete the form at the bottom of the page and we will contact you to discuss sponsorship options.

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The 7th International Conference on Flood Management (ICFM7) seeks to further advance global research, practice and policy in flood management. With an emphasis on ‘resilience’, the theme for ICFM7 marks the further progress of integrated approaches to flood management which were first embraced as the International Symposia on Flood Defence (Kassel 2000, Beijing 2002, Nijmegen 2005 and Toronto 2008) before transforming into the International Conference on Flood Management (ICFM5 in Tokyo 2011 and ICFM6 in São Paulo 2014).

ICFM offers a biennial international conference platform to discuss a range of flood related issues and realise significant change in a multidisciplinary, multisectoral area. It is designed to bring together practitioners and researchers alike, including engineers, planners, natural and social scientists, health specialists, disaster managers, decision makers, and policy makers engaged in various aspects of flood management. It provides a unique opportunity for these various specialists to come together to exchange ideas and experiences.

ICFM7 will be held in Leeds, UK on 5 -7 September 2017, and will be organised by water@leeds, the water research centre at the University of Leeds, in conjunction with a range of conference partners and sponsors. The theme of ICFM7 is ‘Resilience to Climate Change – Anticipating the Unexpected’ and will focus on building resilience into current flood management strategies and approaches. This website offers a range of information about the conference and will be continually updated in the run up to the conference so please do keep coming back to find out more or contact us at icfm7@leeds.ac.uk

Key Dates & Registration

Registration

Early-bird registration deadline:
19 June 2017

Standard/student registration deadline (including student):
20 August 2017

ICFM7: 05 – 07 September 2017

Early-bird £350.00
Full fee £450.00
Student Early-bird £200.00
Full student £300.00

Key Dates

Deadline for session submission:
9 May 2016

Deadline for abstract submission:
31 January 2017 (for abstracts only) 

Notification of acceptance:
31 March 2017

Deadline for extended abstracts:
02 June 2017 (More information)

 

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