The Flood Expo, an exhibition and conference dedicated to transforming the way flooding is predicted, prevented and managed, takes place at the NEC on the 11th and 12th September. Here’s the speaker line-up...


he Flood Expo is the world’s largest exhibition and conference designed to

help the most progressive flood professionals and property owners discover the latest innovative products, services and strategies that transform the way flooding is predicted, prevented, and managed. It will take place on the 11th and 12th of September at the NEC, Birmingham and it will host some of the top companies within the industry. Alongside returning favourites from

2018’s keynote lineup such as Mary Dhonau, from Know Your Flood Risk, and Daniel Rosenberg from Gravitas, there will be a range of speakers from across the whole Flood industry. From case studies, to addressing sustainable challenges in the flood industry, this is undoubtedly the strongest keynote speaker lineup The Flood Expo has ever seen and we hope you will agree.

SPEAKERS AT THE EVENT INCLUDE: David Nash from the Z Zurich Foundation will share the work of Zurich’s Flood Resilience Alliance in building a system-based methodology, which goes beyond grey infrastructure solutions. He will show how their approach creates locally relevant actions, helping


With the Flood Expo 2019 being just 8 weeks away, this year’s floor-plan is almost full and, therefore, limited opportunities to exhibit at the world's largest Flood exhibition remain! This year has seen the highest take up for tickets ever! With well over 3000 of the industry's most

ambitious and progressive authorities registering for a ticket to learn and network with our exhibitors, it's more important than ever to get involved. Along with the opportunity to connect with 3,000+ flood professionals, by exhibiting at this year’s event

your business can receive dedicated advertisement from the Flood Expo marketing team, including a personalised inclusion within their digital showguide, as well as customised posts on the Flood Expo social media channels and monthly newsletter. The Flood Expo 2019 will take place at the Birmingham NEC on the 11th & 12th of September, so this

really is your last chance to get involved! If you're interested in snapping up one of our last remaining exhibiting and speaking opportunities, please get in contact with the event director James Berryman as soon as possible via email at or phone 01872 218007.

flood risk management in the Netherlands, tools, approaches and methods. Sun Yan Evans form Mott MacDonald

will talk about the exciting “Enabling Resilient UK Energy Infrastructure: Natural Hazard Characterisation’ project funded by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI). Tim Beech will speak about Thames

Water’s innovative approach to managing surface water in partnership. Thames Water works in one of the most densely populated and urbanised regions in the UK, placing a lot of pressure on drainage. He will outline their shifting emphasis towards reducing the volume of surface


communities globally develop in a climate-smart and risk-informed way, and demonstrating how we can measure resilience as a result. Fai Fung from The Met Office will speak

about the future climate projections for the UK. UKCP18 is designed to help inform the management of future risks from climate variability and change, providing updated probabilistic estimates of the ranges of future climate change and results from a new suite of global, European and UK-scale climate models. Neil Parker from BAM Nuttall will speak

The Flood Expo offers the opportunity to network with 1000s of flood management and prevention professionals

about the Sustainable Challenges for the Collaborative Delivery Framework Partners. As the Environment Agency (EA) moves to its new Collaborative Delivery arrangements, the presentation will focus on how the Suppliers will work in partnership with the EA and supply chain to implement sustainable solutions and meet the increasing efficiency and carbon challenges. Judith Kaspersma from Deltares will

speak about Innovation in flood risk management in the Netherlands. She will give an overview of current innovations in

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