If you are a councillor, council officer or you are involved in flood risk management for your local authority, local community or organisation you may want to attend the next meeting of the Local Government Flood Forum (LGFF) on Friday, 20 April 2018 in London.
The LGFF is the UK’s independent local government voice on flooding matters. We work to give our members up-to-date information and intelligence from policymakers.
The LGFF organises events addressed by leading figures from local government, central government, academia, key national organisations and the private sector.
On the agenda:
- Dr Janet Riley, De Montfort University & Alex Cameron, Leicester City Council, discusses POWER: a digital local water community to raise flood risk awareness for the residents of Leicester
Jon Hollis, Environment Agency, Natural Flood Management – NFM programme & evidence
- Bruno Venturini, WSP, Application of Advanced Technologies to Natural Flood Management
- Paul Cobbing, NFF, reviews their work with local authorities
- DEFRA, 25-year plan, Brexit and Natural Flood Management
- Andy Johnston, LGFF, FloodCitiSense – an early warning flood service for LLFAs and citizens
11:00 Registration and refreshments
11:30 Welcome and introduction to the LGFF
Dr Andy Johnston, Chief Operating Officer, LGiU &
Chris Patmore, Technical Director, WSP
11:45 Natural Flood Management – NFM Programme & Evidence
Jon Hollis, Natural Flood Management Programme Manager
12:15 Application of Advanced Technologies to Natural Flood Management
Bruno Venturini, WSP
12:45 Building a digital ‘local water community’ to raise flood risk awareness and promote flood preparedness
Dr Janet Riley, De Montfort University & Alex Cameron, Leicester City Council
14:00 Working with Local Authorities: Lessons learned
Paul Cobbing, National Flood Forum
14:30 FloodCitiSense Progress: implications for LLFA’s and Citizens
Andy Johnston, LGFF
15:15 Roundup and conclusions
Andy Johnston, LGFF
* This programme is correct at time of publication, but programme content may be altered without notice to reflect speaker changes which are beyond our control.
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LGFF is run by LGiU, the Local Government Information Unit, a charity run by councils for councils, with nearly 200 councils in its networks. LGFF is supported by global design, engineering and management consultancy WSP. For more on the LGFF please contact on 020 7554 2800 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org