4th International Symposium on Flood Defence
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Managing Flood Risk, Reliability & Vulnerability

4th International Symposium on Flood Defence

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Red River Flood of the Century – 10 Years Later
Tuesday 6 May 2008, 11:00

(Session Leaders: Michael Ryan, US Bureau of Reclamation and Co-Chair of the International Red River Board and Wayne Dybvig, Saskatchewan Water Authority and Co-Chair of the IRRB)  

  • Introduction - Overview Presentation (pps, 4.52MB)
  • Introduction - Living with the Red Presentation pps (10.23MB) | pdf (1.60MB)
  • Accomplishments - Flood Forecasting Presentation (pps,1.04MB)
  • Mitigation - Manitoba Presentation pps (14.73MB) | pdf (2.49MB)
  • Mitigation - US Federal Presentation pps (29.88MB) | pdf (2.79MB)
  • Mitigation - US State - NorthDakota Presentation pps (14.66MB) | pdf (1.30MB)
  • Mitigation - US State - Minnesota Presentation pps (14.38MB) | pdf (1.09MB)
  • Summary - Whats Next Presentation (pps, 1.48MB)

Hurricane Katrina - Perspectives on Risk and Reliability Session
Wednesday 7 May 2008, 09:00

(Session Leader:  Dr. Gerald E. Galloway, University of Maryland, "Flood Risk Management Implications of Katrina - The US National Perspective")

  • Dutch Perspective Presentation pps (10.22MB) | pdf (2.12MB)
  • ISFD4 May'08 Presentation pps (9.24MB) | pdf (3.29MB)
  • Toronto Risk May '08 Presentation (pdf, 4.65MB)

Assessing the Flood Risk
Wednesday 7 May 2008, 13:30
(Session Leader:  Mr. Pete Rabbon, National Flood Risk Management Program, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Davis, CA, Washington DC, USA)

Strategy for Mainstreaming Flood Risk Reduction in Society
Thursday 8 May 2008, 16:00

(Session Leader:  Dr. K. Takeuchi, International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management, Tsukuba, Japan)

  • Climate Change and Variability Presentation (pps, 6.09MB)
  • Barrirers to Prevent Sciences and Technology Achievements to put in Practice pps (7.68MB) | pdf (1.29MB)
  • Toronto Presentation pps (7.68MB) | pdf (700KB)
  • Strategy for mainstreaming flood risk reduction in society Presentation (pps, 1.50MB)


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