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Open now for abstracts: 7th International Conference on Flood Management (Leeds, UK, 2017)




December 19, 2016


ICFM7 offers a unique forum to discuss the many issues that affect society’s responses to flood risk and associated challenges. About ICFM offers an international conference platform, hosted every three years, to discuss a range of flood related issues and realise significant change in a multi-disciplinary, multi-sectoral area. It provides a unique opportunity for specialists including engineers, planners, natural and social scientists, health specialists, disaster managers, decision-makers, and policy-makers to come together to exchange ideas and experiences. Aims ICFM7 will consider the range of issues and challenges that affect flood management, particularly the need to build resilience into future planning. By providing a forum for researchers, industry, policymakers and other stakeholders, the conference will identify the key concerns and significant challenges of the future. The conference is organised by the University of Leeds, UK – which also leads the East Africa research consortium of the Future Climate for Africa programme – and the organisers invite submissions from professionals working on flood management in Africa. Sponsors The organisers are also keen to hear from individuals and organisations interested in sponsoring, organising and/or chairing a session: please complete the session submission form and we will contact you to discuss options. News Call for sessions is now open: please download, complete and return this form to Abstract submission is now open: please see here for more information.   Image: children in South Sudan, courtesy Arsenie Coseac,