Flood Management Related Events Fall 2016 - Spring 2017

BY EDM | 28 SEP 2016
Green flood management related events

The following are a list of events that we think are topically relevant to the Flood Green Guide and learning about natural and nature-based flood management. If you think your event should be listed or if you know of another event that should be added, please email us at envirodm@wwfus.org.

CitiesAlive: 14th Annual Green Roof & Wall Conference

Washington, DC

November 1st to 4th, 2016

Join green roof and wall industry leaders this November in North America’s foremost city for green roof policy and implementation – Washington, DC – for the 14th Annual CitiesAlive Conference.


World Green Infrastructure Congress

Bogota, Colombia

October 19-21, 2016

The World Green Infrastructure Congress is a world class event that every year attracts experts from 25 countries to discuss the latest advances on urban Green Infrastructure.


3rd European Conference on Flood Risk Management

Lyon, France

October 17-21, 2016

Innovation, Implementation, Integration

FLOODrisk 2016 will explore research advances in flood risk analysis and innovations in flood risk management practice. The conference will consider all aspects of flood risk and will cover the causes of floods, their impacts on people, property and the environment, and portfolios of risk management measures. FLOODrisk 2016 is also supported by the Flood Risk Management Research Consortium.


Asian Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN) The 5th Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum

Colombo, Sri Lanka

October 17-19, 2016

The 5th Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum will bring together policymakers, scientists, donors, youth, and representatives from over 50 countries. For 2016, the theme “Adapting and Living below 2°C: Bridging the Gaps in Policy & Practice” will explore platforms and concrete pathways for even greater partnerships by governments, civil society and business.


UNISDR 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

Cancun, Mexico

May 22-26, 2017

The Global Platform will mark the first opportunity for the international community to review global progress in the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, which was adopted in Japan in 2015. More than 5,000 participants are expected, including policy makers and disaster risk managers. It will be the first time the most important international forum dedicated to the disaster risk reduction agenda has been staged outside Geneva.




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