Get the most up to date information on our flood management sector, what plans and investment to expect in the next 12 to 24 months
A one-day conference
Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan (Formerly Stillorgan Park Hotel)
Date: 15th March 2018
Flooding in Ireland is an ongoing issue and flood management executives need to know what to expect for future flooding events, what’s changing in our climate, what’s new in terms of frame works and regulations and what products and services can assist in managing future floods.
This event typically books up quickly, so prompt booking is strongly advised to secure your place. The Early Bird Rate of €395.00 + VAT (Normal rate €495.00 + VAT) is still available, allowing you to attend, come out with a better understanding of developments in your sector and save money as well.
Please note the early bird discount can close sooner than expected once a certain number of seats are booked, so act quickly to avail of the saving.
6 Structured CPD Points
This conference will cover a number of key topics including:
- CFRAM – The National CFRAM Programme & Overview of the Capital Works Programme
- Why the CFRAM capital programme can only be part of the measures to reduce the State’s flood risk profile
- SUDS – Current thinking for better urban surface water management
- Climate change & flood management
- Planning Implications
- Flood related claims – Insurance & Loss assessment
- Flood Risk Assessment
- Flood Mapping
- Environmental Impact Assessment & Flood Management
- Improving our understanding of Turlough flooding and what can be done in the future
Full Day Programme 8.50am to 4pm
|Opening Remarks from Conference Chairperson|
An overview of flood risk management in Ireland, with a review of the CFRAM Programme and the recently published Flood Risk Management Plans, and a look forward to the work programmes for the coming years, including:
SUDS – Current thinking for better urban surface water management
Integrated catchment management – realising benefits for towns and cities
Flood related claims, insurance, risk & Loss assessment
The costs and implications of Flood – insured and uninsured losses-remediation measures
Flood Forecast & Warnings
Environmental Impact Assessment & Flood Management
Improving our understanding of Turlough/Groundwater flooding
The Law on Flooding
This event will be of real interest to all engineers, civils contractors, local authorities, government departments, consultants, flood management consultants, water services and flood management suppliers, semi state agencies, regulators, universities, legal experts to the sector.
There will be 6 structured CPD points awarded to all attendees at this conference from the CPD certification service
Senior Risk Consultant, Coleman Risk Consulting
Sean Coleman is the owner of Coleman Risk consulting.Read more
Sean has more than 35 years’ experience as a Risk Management Practitioner with experience across a very broad range of organisations and disciplines. He has worked with a number of Insurers and was Risk Consulting Practice Leader for Marsh in Ireland up until 2012. Sean has worked with a diverse range of clients (From Online Gaming to Government Enforcement Agencies) in the implementation of Risk Management systems.
Chartered Engineer FIEI, Director – McCloy Consulting
Anthony has been Managing Director of McCloy Consulting since 2008, and the company is an industry leader providing consultancy services to both public and private clients.Read more
As a Chartered Civil Engineer and a Fellow of Engineers Ireland, he retains a technical ‘hands on’ role within the company and is nationally recognised for his contributions in the field of Sustainable Drainage. Anthony regularly speaks at conferences and seminars, provides University lectures, delivers National SuDS training workshops and has contributed to National and Local Guidance.
Assistant Chief Engineer, Flood Relief & Risk Management Services, OPW
Mark Adamson is the Head of the Flood Relief and Risk Management Division in the Office of Public Works in Ireland, where he has worked since 1998 having previously worked for a few years as a consultant in the UK and overseas.Read more
Mark is responsible for the implementation of the National CFRAM Programme and the EU ‘Floods’ Directive in Ireland, the advisory service to planning authorities on flood risk, climate change adaptation planning for flood risk management, and for the technical aspects of the design of flood relief schemes. Mark was also Chairman of the EU Working Group on Floods for six years.
Solicitor, Arthur Cox
Danielle Conaghan, Partner in the Environment & Planning Group in Arthur Cox, has over 12 years’ experience working in the energy, renewables and natural resources, water & wastewater, social infrastructure, and food & drink sectors.Read more
She is a founder member of Arthur Cox’s Food & Drink Group. Danielle has a keen interest in project management and uses those skills to help clients secure and reduce the risk of successful challenge to project consents. She has significant expertise in oral hearings; judicial reviews; injunction proceedings; civil proceedings and defence of criminal enforcement proceedings across all sectors. She is a water law specialist.
Danielle regularly presents at national Environmental, Planning and Energy conferences; lectures on the Law Society of Ireland Diploma in Environmental & Planning Law, the King’s Inn Diploma in Environmental and Planning Law, and is co-author, with Dr. Yvonne Scannell, of the annual environmental chapter of ‘Construction Projects: Law and Practice’, published by Thomson Reuters. She is recognised as being a “next generation” lawyer (The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa, 2017).
Groundwater Flooding Programme, Geological Survey Ireland
After graduating as a civil engineer from University College Dublin in 2009, Ted McCormack studied a Masters in Hydrology from Trinity College Dublin.Read more
He specialised in the hydrogeology of karst regions during his PhD and subsequent postdoctoral fellowships. Ted has authored and co-authored numerous groundwater flooding related publications, and in 2016 he began co-managing the Groundwater Flood Programme in the Geological Survey Ireland. As part of this project he works alongside the OPW and local authorities to investigate, monitor and map groundwater flooding in Ireland.
Talbot Hotel (Formerly Stillorgan Park Hotel)
EARLY BIRD RATE €395 + VAT per Person – (Closing Friday 23rd February) Normal Rate @ €495 + VAT.
Please note the early bird discount can close sooner than expected once a certain amount of seats fill up, therefore your prompt booking is strongly advised to avoid disappointment
CMG Events Conference Discount
- 10% discount for the third delegate booked or subsequent bookings thereafter from the same company.
The rate to attend includes morning tea/coffee and refreshments on arrival at registration, mid-morning tea/coffee and pastries and full buffet lunch. You will receive the speakers PowerPoint presentations within 24 hours after the event.