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Agenda of the 2nd Baltic Regional Workshop
 2nd Baltic Regional Workshop June 10-11, 2014

 Natural Water Retention Measures (NWRM): upstream and downstream linkage for urban flood prevention in the Baltic Sea Region
Hotel “Gimo Herrgård”
Bruksgatan, SE-747 44, Gimo, Sweden <www.gimoherrgard.se>
 Agenda

 

 

 

10 June, Tuesday

Ca. 12:30

Registration and light lunch

13:15

Welcome to Gimo by Dennis Collentine, Swedish University of Agriculture Sciences (SLU)

Opening: introduction to the DG ENV project on NWRM  and to the workshop

by Heidrun Fammler, Baltic Environmental Forum

Introduction of the participants

 

Session 1: Upstream/downstream linkage for Urban Flood Risk Management

13:30

Keynote 1 – the concept:

by Dennis Collentine, Swedish University of Agriculture Sciences (SLU)

13:45

Keynote 2 – the problem:

by Martyn Futter, Swedish University of Agriculture Sciences (SLU)

14:00

Keynote 3 - a paradigm shift:

by Thomas Hartmann, Utrecht University, the Netherlands

14:15

Plenary feedback on key notes

Case studies: UK (by Heather Williams, AMEC UK); Latvia (by Kristina Veidemane, BEF LV)

15:00

Coffee break

15:30

Work groups: “Sources & management” (3 groups)

  • How have measures to manage flood risk been determined?
  • How can the source rather than the direct impact be included in flood risk assessment?
  • What is the potential for using NWRM in rural areas to reduce flood risk?

17:00

Report from work group sessions

Plenary discussion

17:45

Synthesis plenary discussion and wrap-up

by Martyn Futter, The Swedish University of Agriculture Sciences (SLU)

Ca. 18:00

Closing of the day

19:30

Joint dinner     

 

11 June, Wednesday

8.30

 Introduction to the day

by Heidrun Fammler, Baltic Environmental Forum

 

Session 2, Using  rural measures for urban flood risk management

8.40

Keynote 4 – the legal basis: how to work with both directives

  • Flood Risk Management Plans – the interlink between the Floods Directive and Water Framework Directive – a creative approach to the authorities’ work

by Iveta Teibe, Latvian Ministry of Environmental Protection and regional Development

9.00

Key note 5 – Legal framework for implementation:

byJakub Lewandowski, STARFLOODS project (FP7) and Institute for Agricultural and Forest Environment, Polish Academy of Science

9.30

Working with stakeholders in Spain to implement measures: Who should pay?

by Gonzalo Delacámara, IMDEA, Spain

9.45

Case Study: Flood risk management in an urban environment in a transboundary catchment, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

by Kai Deutschmann, Brandenburg & Ronald Eckert, Frankfurt/Odra

10.15

Work groups: “Creating the upstream/downstream linkage: potentials and possibilities”: what does DG ENV need to do and what do MS require to support implementation of NWRM?

Including coffee

11.30

Report from work group sessions and plenary discussion

12.15

NWRM Guidance manual

  • How can the Pilot Project guidance manual be designed to support implementation of NWRM? Who are the users, what do they need, what should be in the manual?

by Pierre Stroesser (ACTeon)

12:45

 

Summary & Closing of the workshop

by Heidrun Fammler, Baltic Environmental Forum

13:00

Lunch

Around 14:00

Departure by bus to Arlanda Airport or Uppsala

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