Live Debates at The Flood Expo

Live Debate

We are proud to present to you our Live Debates area, which over the course of our event’s duration will provide you with the chance to hear professional experts in discussion over the hottest topics in today’s flood defence industry.

As part of Flood Expo’s outstanding service to the profession, we have assembled a panel of experts, thought leaders, and visionaries to take part in a series of debates over both days of the event. Issues and challenges that are currently prominent in each of the sectors our event covers will be discussed. Discussions will be held on topics such as future innovations and the benefits and limitations of using technology in flood defence and prevention; the role of insurance companies during and after flooding incidents; and the suitability of the current crisis plan and response to flooding in the UK. This page provides details of the discussions you can find and the time you need to be there. Ensure you arrive early as the unique education, information, and insight on offer will attract a lot of visitors, so places go quickly!

We have gathered a selection of experts to discuss various issues and how they will impact the flooding industry. Technology, insurance, emergency response/resilience and climate change will be covered allowing the audience to have their say.


11:00 – 12:00 Mitigation

A gathering of experts discussing the most effective ways to manage and control water movement

13:00 – 14:00 Resilience

An overview of the current resilience products and technology in place, and how they will cope with the ever increasing water levels.

15:00 – 16:00 Rescue

An overview of the UK’s crisis plan (emergency services and resilience) and whether the plan in place currently is suitable for the growing flood problem?


11:00 – 12:00 Future Innovations

A gathering of experts within the technology industry to discuss the positive use and negative use of using technology to predict, monitor and evaluate flooding on a global basis.

13:00 – 14:00 Rising To The Challenge

Rising to the challenge of climate change – debating whether that globally countries should be more proactive when it doesn’t flood and spend effectively.

15:00 – 16:00 Insurers Insight

From the perspective of the insurance industry, experts will look at the way in which flood claims are handled and whether firms should act after every flooding incident or be proactive and floodproof properties.

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