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Natural Hazards Partnership - "Fire, Flood and Space" conference, 26 and 27 March 2019

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Natural Hazards Partnership would like to invite you to their conference aimed at professionals working in the natural hazards and resilience arena, including government, responders and academia. Sir Patrick Vallance, Government Chief Scientific Advisor, is confirmed as our keynote speaker (recorded interview) at the start of day 2, of the conference. Discussions will be focussed on:

  • Surface water flooding
  • Cross-sector collaboration on wildfire hazard
  • Observations from space for resilience

The conference is free to attend and delegate places are on a first come first served basis.

You have a choice of attending both days or one of the days only.

Agenda -

DAY 1, Tuesday 26 March

11:30 – 12:00 Arrival and Registration

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch and Networking

13:00 – 13:25 NHP Chair Opens the Conference - Ian Lisk

13:30 – 14:45 Wildfire Presentations

  • The NHP Daily Hazard Assessment - Deborah Lee, Met Office
  • Wildfire Overview - Simon Thorp, Chair of EWWF
  • The Current Situation - Andy Elliot, D & W FRS and Craig Hope, South Wales FRS
  • The History and Development of Wildfire Danger Rating in Scotland - Michael Bruce, Scottish Wildfire Forum
  • A UK Approach to FDRS - Rob Gazzard, Forestry Commission
  • Summary

14:45 – 15:15 Refreshments

15:20 – 15:50 Wildfire Panel Discussion

15:55 – 16:40 Observations from Space for Resilience Presentations

  • Enabling resilience – Update from the Space for Smarter Government Programme - Sara Huntingdon, UK Space Agency
  • Operational Services for the Public Sector - David Hodgson, Contractor to UK Space Agency
  • Wildfire observations - Prof. Martin Wooster, NERC National Centre for Earth Observation
  • Space for Resilience, UK capabilities and support services - Simon Agass, Satellite Applications Catapult

16:45 – 17:15 Observations from Space for Resilience Panel Discussion

17:15 Day One Close and Evening Reception, sponsored by OS

DAY 2, Wednesday 27 March

09:30 – 10:00 Arrival and Registration

10:15 – 10:25 Keynote Talking Head: Sir Patrick Vallance, Gov’t Chief Scientific Advisor

10:30 – 11:30 Natural Hazard Impact Model Surface Water Flooding Presentations

  • Surface Water Flooding Model - Steve Cole, CEH
  • From Hazard to Impact: An Impact Library approach for surface water flood forecasting - Tim Aldridge, HSE
  • Operational Surface Water Flood Forecasting - Graeme Boyce, FFC

11:30 – 11:55 Presentation: Making Rain Happy: A water company perspective to managing surface water - Jonathan Glerum, Anglian Water

12:00 – 13:15 Lunch and Networking

13:20 – 14:10 Surface Water Flooding Presentations

  • Flooding from Intense Rainfall Project - Linda Speight, University of Reading
  • Real-time surface water flood risk mapping for emergency responders - Dr Dapeng Yu, Loughborough University

14:15 – 14:45 Surface Water Flooding Panel Discussion

14:50 – 15:30 Summary of Conference Outcomes and Closing Remarks, NHP Chair

15:30 Day Two Close

To find conference location https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/about/head-office/index.html

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Southampton

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United Kingdom

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