International Conference on Flood Resilience
Experiences in Asia and Europe
5-7 September 2013
Exeter, United Kingdom Google+

News Archive

27/03/2013: Exhibition space still available

Four exhibitors at ICFR have been lined up so far. Exhibition space is still available in the Peter Chalk Centre.

20/03/2013: Young Author Prizes for best paper announced

The best young author prizes (£700 winner, £300 runner-up) will be awarded to presenters born in or after 1980.

12/03/2013: Registration fees set

ICFR registration fees have been announced. Thanks to the financial support by the sponsor ACO, the University of Exeter and the CORFU project, the fees are relatively low, and discounted fees and financial support will be offered to a limited number of presenting authors.

11/03/2013: South West Water to host ICFR participants

South West Water Control Centre will host a visit by ICFR participants on 6 September late afternoon. This will be an alternative to the visit to the Flood Forecasting Centre.

11/03/2013: Cultural visits organised

As an alternative to technical visits, social activities for ICFR participants and accompanying persons have been organised. These include Exeter Red Coat Guided Tours and the visit to the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery.

08/03/2013: On-campus accommodation offered

High-standard accommodation is offered on campus – in Holland Hall – guaranteed to those who register before 1 July. There are many alternative places to stay in Exeter.

05/03/2013: Concert in memory of Erik Pasche

A concert to honour Professor Erik Pasche (1955-2010) will be held after the conference dinner on 6 September, in the open air with views over the Exe River Valley.

28/02/2013: Paper submission system goes live

On-line system for paper submission has been activated. Note: Papers can be submitted regardless of whether an Expression of Interest has previously been submitted.

10/02/2013: Strong interest in ICFR

A large number of expressions of interest for all ICFR activities have been received, including three confirmed exhibitors.

28/01/2013: ACO are sponsoring ICFR

ACO Group – a leading supplier in the design, development and manufacture of surface water drainage systems – are ICFR silver sponsor.

16/01/2013: ICFR supported by CIWEM

The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) will be supporting ICFR.

15/01/2013: Deadline for Expression of Interest extended

Deadline for submission of Expression of Interest has been extended by 30 January.

20/12/2012: ICFR committees completed

We are pleased to announce that a good number of prominent experts from Asia and Europe have joined the Steering Group and the Scientific Committee.

12/12/2012: EA/MO Flood Forecasting Centre to host ICFR participants

The UK Environment Agency & MetOffice Flood Forecasting Centre in Exeter will host a visit by ICFR participants on 6 September late afternoon.

07/12/2012: Exeter V.C. to address ICFR

The University of Exeter Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Steve Smith will address ICFR participants at the opening session.

19/10/2012: ICFR 2013 Website Goes Live

The ICFR 2013 website is now live. All information, such as paper submission, registration and presentation details, will be made available here.

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