Theatre 6: Sponsored By StormMeister
Wednesday 12th September
Thursday 13th September
11.00 - 11.30
Susanne Pinnock or Ron Grover
Why don’t homeowners in flood areas invest in flood protection? The team from The Flood Experts, contend that too few products offer the homeowner everything they need. Seepage rates are unclear (often because they are high), and product warranties tend to be short. Come and hear the story of their journey to develop a high-performance, long-lasting and affordable domestic flood barrier.
11.45 - 12.15
The ability to quickly perform a flood analysis is a powerful tool for any organisation dealing with a property portfolio. The same precision risk assessment technology used by leading insurers is now available to any public sector or commercial organisation wishing to mitigate flood risk. This presentation will demonstrate how the fusion of geography and data science can produce actionable location intelligence and real insight into flood and other perils.
12.30 - 13.00
Flooding and water damage can bring the risk of financial loss for businesses and home owners, as well as causing stress and disruption. Fast action ensures the best chance of restoring your property back to its original state, avoiding permanent damage and recovering the assets. The clean-up should be handled by experts in damage management, working alongside your insurance company, to carry out building drying, sanitising, cleaning and waste disposal.
13.15 - 13.45
With the ever-increasing flooding events, new approaches have been investigated and tested to provide insightful techniques on flood alleviation. This session will present details of full scale testing and outline innovative ideas, where ArcelorMittal has worked in collaboration with the government in the design and development of existing assets and cost-effective future solutions to prevent and manage flood risks.
14.00 - 14.30
Eddie Malone and Sarah Marriott
A brief overview of how the Department for International Trade and UK Flood Partnership are working together to promote export of UK flood resilience products and services. This will be followed by a Q&A session.
14.45 - 15.15
Matt will be talking about the supply chain and its approach to their suppliers up-skilling their teams to undertake works beyond their skill sets.