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The Rivers Trust Autumn Conference 2017

The Rivers Trust Autumn Conference 2017

The Rivers Trust Autumn Conference 2017

The Priest House Hotel, Castle Donington, United Kingdom

Join us for our Rivers Trust Autumn Conference!

This year’s conference will explore the delivery of Natural Flood Management and SuDS solutions to help build flood resilient communities and support catchment partnerships to implement natural flood risk management projects.

The full agenda will follow but will include:

– An overview of FRAMES and the concept of the multi-layer safety approach to flood risk

– Examples of SuDS and NFM Projects

– Challenges of bringing together catchment partnerships and flood action groups and evidence from the Cumbria Flood Partnerships.

 

Plus, a series of workshops throughout the day on the following topics:

– Evidence and evaluation for NFM

– Engagement tools for community outreach, including:

  • The Rivers Trust ESRI Storymaps
  • Emriver EM1 river simulator
  • FRAMES Augmented Reality Sandbox
  • Eden Rivers Trust Marble run
  • Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trust SuDS model
  • Tweed Foundation NFM catchment model

– Implementing NFM Projects

– Bringing together communities for resilient areas

 

On Wednesday 8th November there will be a pre-conference 3-course dinner on Wednesday evening, starting at 7.30pm and at a cost of £45 each (including VAT). Booking is essential, please select this option using the Eventbrite ticketing system.

On Friday 10th November you are also welcome to join us on a site visit to see Natural Flood Risk Management features already implemented by Trent Rivers Trust. There are limited spaces available for the site visits, so booking is essential.

Book now.

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