On 18th March 2014, the Institution of Civil Engineers will be hosting a one day conference in Cardiff, in conjunction with CIWEM and Cardiff University.

Topics discussed will include the impacts of flooding on infrastructure and coastal and riverine habitats. The links between flooding and sustainability will also be explored.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Alun Davies AM, the Minister for Natural Resources and Food will give the Keynote Address
  • Chris Jones, Chief Executive, Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water
  • Dr Emyr Roberts, Chief Executive, Natural Resources Wales
  • Neville Rookes, Policy Officer Environment Directorate, WLGA
  • Mike Jones, Managing Director, Martin Wright Associates
  • Adrian Philpottt & Jeremy Parr, Natural Resources Wales
  • Kevin Giles, Senior Project Engineer Network Rail
  • David Balmforth, Executive Technical Director MWH
  • Lydia Burgess-Gamble, Principal Scientist Environment Agency
  • Tim Marshall, Investment Manager – Asset Strategy and Planning Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water
  • Dr Richard Park, National Habitats Creation Manager, Natural Resources Wales
  • Amanda Paton, Natural Resources Wales

For more information and to register for this conference, visit the ICE website: http://www.ice.org.uk/Events-conferences/Events/Learning-to-Live-With-Flooding-2014