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ICFR proceedings book with extended summaries and the CD with full papers can be ordered here.
The International Conference of Flood Resilience has now officially ended. We welcomed over 200 delegates from over 40 countries. There were 88 oral presentations and 43 poster presentations covering a wide range of topics related to flood resilience. We hope you enjoyed the conference, both professionally and personally. We would like to thank you for all your participation in the conference and for making it as enjoyable as we found it.
An award was given to the best poster for each of the three days of the conference. The winners were:
Rachel Geldart, Linda Speight, Mike Cranston, Richard Maxey, Amy Tavendale
The use of radar, nowcast and numerical weather prediction in rainfall runoff modelling in Scotland
Community led model of flood resilient, sustainable shelter construction in Sindh Province, Pakistan
Sarah Kienzler, Ina Pech, Heidi Kreibich, Meike Mueller, Annegret H. Thieken
Coping with floods: preparedness, response and recovery of flood-affected residents in Germany after 2002
A prize was given for the best young author (born after 1st January 1980). Members of the scientific committee shortlisted 10 papers of extremely high quality, and the winner was judged on Scientific originality/originality, Industrial relevance/potential for application, overall quality of written paper, and quality of the presentation.
Luke S. Smith, Qiuhua Liang, Paul F. Quinn
A flexible hydrodynamic modelling framework for GPUs and CPUs: Application to the Carlisle 2005 floods
Ruben Dahm, Ferdinand Diermanse, Ho Long Phi
On the flood and inundation management of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
With preparations completed and 200 delegates registered, all is ready for the start of ICFR. Weather forecast looks promising – we are looking forward to welcoming you in sunny Exeter. On-line registration system closes on Monday 2nd September 8:00 GMT. For last moment registrations please call us.
ICFR Proceedings Book with Extended Summaries and the pen memory stick with Full Papers will be provided to the delegates. The Proceedings are available on the ICFR web site for delegates connected to the Internet via Exeter University network.
The ICFR Calendars contain the information about all ICFR activities, including time, venue, presentation tile and speaker, and link to the corresponding full paper, which is directly accessible via Exeter University network.
Internet access in Holland Hall is free. Wi-Fi access in Peter Chalk Centre should be requested at the registration desk. The reception team will provide a form which contains log in details. It is a University IT Services requirement that guests must sign and return this form – it should be filled in and returned to the registration team.
The full capacity has been reached for both visits to the EA/Met Office Flood Forecasting Centre and the South West Water Control Centre. There are still spaces for cultural visits.
The Concert in Memory of Erik Pasche will feature the Devon Youth Jazz Orchestra.
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With two new sessions (added to the Preliminary Programme) and only a few cancellations, the ICFR Final Programme has been announced. It can be downloaded here.
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