● Update on CFRAM Developments
● The Law on Flooding & Planning
● Flood Relief Scheme – Case Studies – Lessons learned
A one-day conference
Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan
Date: 27th February 2019
In the face of climate change floods are an inevitable side effect. This conference will examine the management programmes, resources available and how to put them into use in the effort to prevent future devastation. Evaluating case studies of what to do and what works for areas at high risk of flooding.
There will be an expert line up of speakers covering a range of important topics for those responsible for managing or preventing 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.
5 Structured CPD Points
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.
Full Day Programme 8.50am to 4.30pm
Opening Remarks by conference chairperson
Flood Risk Management in Ireland: Updates on Management Programmes and Floods Directive
Speaker: Mark Adamson, Assistant Chief Engineer, Flood Relief and Risk Management Services, OPW
Adapting to Uncertain Flood Risk with The Impact of Climate Change
Speaker: Dr Conor Murphy, Senior Lecturer in Geography, Irish Climate Analysis and Research Units (ICARUS), Maynooth University
Sustainable Drainage Systems in the face of Climate Change
Speaker: John Paul Rooney, Chartered Engineer, Associate, Roughan & Donovan Consulting Engineers
Potential of hydraulic modelling in understanding and managing flood risk
Speaker: Paul Singleton, BEng (hons) MSc CEng MIEI, Chartered Civil Engineer, McCloy Consulting
The Law on Flooding
Speaker: Brendan Slattery, Partner, McCann Fitzgerald
Case Study Section
Cork City Flood Scheme €140m largest ever scheme undertaken in Ireland and why the OPW preferred solution is the right one for Cork
Update on Flood Insurance Bill
Speaker: Jer Buckley, Irish National Flood Forum
Flood Relief Scheme Design – Case Studies
Speaker: Barry O’ Connor, Mott MacDonald Ireland
There will be 5 structured CPD points awarded to all attendees at this conference from the CPD certification service.
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.
Senior Project Engineer, McCloy Consulting
Paul is a Chartered Civil & Environmental Engineer, specialising in Flood Risk Assessment, sustainable drainage (SuDS) and environmental assessment.Read more
He has worked extensively throughout UK and Ireland. Paul has experience of a range of hydraulic modelling software and has led significant river modelling projects with application of 1D / 2D techniques to investigate complex mechanisms of flooding.
More recently he spent a 2 year sabbatical in in East Africa, where he led a team in delivery of water supply schemes for developing communities with works to the capital value of £400k. He returned to Ireland in 2016 to establish the McCloy Consulting Dublin office.
Paul is responsible for providing workshops and training seminars on flood risk and SuDS to the public and private sector throughout the UK and Ireland.
Ordnance Survey Ireland is the national mapping agency in the Republic of Ireland. It is an information organisation whose business is to capture, process and distribute spatial information by means of advanced technology.
Ordnance Survey Ireland’s primary product is mapping services. Ordnance Survey Ireland produces urban, rural and tourist and leisure mapping at a variety of scales. This mapping is produced in digital form as well as on paper. In addition, the base data used to create the map products is also used to produce other products such as aerial photography/ orthophotography and Digital Terrain Models and Environmental Reports. It also has an extensive database of historic mapping data from the 1830’s. Ordnance Survey Ireland licenses the use of its data for a wide range of computer based applications such as Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
Murphy Surveys provide the most technologically advanced and innovative survey solutions to our clients. Our highly trained and experienced teams understand the challenges faced by our clients and through our professional approach and knowledge we offer the most adaptable services to meet the most complex requirements of our clients.
Our Specialist Engineering Services (SES) department is rapidly growing and consists of several adept surveyors and inspectors, including Civil Engineers and qualified commercial engineer divers. Our team are all fully trained and competent with over 30 years’ experience in carrying out a range of surveys and inspections.
We have introduced innovative and alternative methods to assist difficult and unusual inspections, combining the information and findings of inspections with accurate measurements and reliable data. We offer clients specially trained teams who can undertake inspections which require underwater, rope access or confined space inspection techniques. The collective results allow for detailed interpretations, precise evaluations and a dependable assessment.
For more information visit www.murphysurveys.ie
Talbot Hotel (Formerly Stillorgan Park Hotel)
EARLY BIRD RATE €395 + VAT per Person – (Closing Friday 14th December) 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.
Tel: 01 293 4764