Floods, Slips and Coastal Erosion Management Conference

A national dialogue on proactive strategies to manage the impact of floods, slips and coastal erosion

The inaugural Floods, Slips and Coastal Erosion Management conference was successful in bringing councils, structural engineers, policy makers, amongst others to discuss the impact of floods and slips in New Zealand. Chaired by Richard Reinen-Hamill from Tonkin and Taylor, the conference had the delegates engaged in discussions surrounding the issues and tools available to measure the impacts of floods, slips and coastal erosions. The inaugural Floods, Slips and Coastal Erosion Management conference was successful in bringing councils, structural engineers, policy makers, amongst others to discuss the impact of floods and slips in New Zealand. Chaired by Richard Reinen-Hamill from Tonkin and Taylor, the conference had the delegates engaged in discussions surrounding the issues and tools available to measure the impacts of floods, slips and coastal erosions. 

Highlights included:

  • Managing coastal erosion by working with nature and adaptive management: Jim Dahm.
  • Remote sensing and its role in the flood ‘life-cycle’: Delwyn Moller.
  • Floods – now and to come: Erick Brenstrum.
  • Developing a cohesive national strategy for natural hazard management: Wendy Saunders.

 

This is what some of the delegates had to say about the conference:

“Very interesting conference.”

“Good opportunities for networking and discussions.”

“Interesting topics with some great speakers.”

Stay tuned for updates on the next Floods, Slips and Coastal Erosion Management conference.  

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