Session 5 – A Design-oriented framework for Flood Risk Management?

Conveners: Maria Pettersson (Lulea University of Technology), Kristina Ek (Lulea University of Technology), Nico van der Schuit (Grontmij), Jana Steenbergen (Grontmij)

The session is devoted to presentations and discussions on the topic of how flood risk management should be designed: what are good practices and what policy recommendations can be derived from this? Professor Colin Green will give a presentation that covers general conditions and important factors for resilient, efficient and legitimate flood risk management. Mrs. Barbara Vael will present the flood risk management strategy of the ‘Vlaamse MilieuMaatschappij’: how are issues of resilience, efficiency and legitimacy implemented at local level? Finally, the results from the STAR-FLOOD research will be presented.


Link to other sessions

Plenary session 1 – Towards more resilient flood risk governance

Session 1 – To a definition of flood defence and risk mitigation

Session 2 – The role of spatial planning, insurance and compensation in promoting and enabling flood resilience

Session 3 – Flood preparations: lessons learned

Session 4 – Implementation of the Floods Directive in International (or interregional) River Basin Districts

Session 6 – The challenge of public participation

Session 7 – Coordinating different levels of governance

Session 8 – Stability and change of arrangements

Session 9 – How to work with the Practitioners Guidebook?

Session 10 – Balancing between Prevention and Recovery: dealing with liability and compensation to achieve a fair distribution of burdens

Session 11 – The future of flood risk governance

Plenary session 2 – Towards more resilient flood risk governance