Flood and Coast 2020 digital series- 13/10/20-14/04/21


  1. 13th October 2020- Creating climate-resilient places
  2. 9th December 2020- Climate emergency: global leadership on adaptation
  3. 3rd February 2021- The new era of digital innovation in FCERM
  4. 14 April 2021- Broadening innovative investment in FCERM






CIWEM and Environmental Agency

The Event

The Flood & Coast 2020 event from a face to face event into a series of four digital sessions tackling some of the major challenges of our time. The sessions will run from October 2020, up to our in-person event in Telford confirmed for 29th June – 1st July 2021.

The first session will be hosted by Hugh Ellis , the Policy Director at Town and Country Planning Association, This session will feature short overviews by the host and each speaker, followed by a panel discussion chaired by the host

Speakers and topics include:

  • Karen Thomas – Head of coastal management, Coastal Partnership East
    The impact of coastal change on communities and how to adapt
  • Rebecca Pow MP – Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Defra
    FCERM policy statement: Government’s priorities for managing flooding and coastal change in the face of climate change
  • James Bevan – Chief Executive, Environment Agency
    FCERM Strategy: A new direction for a resilient nation
  • Tony Juniper – Chair, Natural England
    Nature-based solutions and their role in creating climate resilient places

Booking and More Information

If you work for a local authority please click here to book a complimentary ticket for one of their digital sessions.
Alternatively, click here.