Celebrating 85 years of global leadership in hydro-environment virtually!
The IFC’s own Marian Muste will be speaking
In terms of human suffering, economic costs and damage to cultural and environmental heritage, inland and coastal floods have impacts increasing yearly worldwide. This must mean that we are far from properly predicting and managing flood risk. On the one hand, we are faced by the occurrence of more extreme climate-related events, transformations of rural landscapes and unsustainable urban population growth, which continuously changes the boundary conditions at which flood risk models must be adapted to deliver reliable results. On the other hand, our efforts are frustrated by limitations in our modelling capabilities. Both reasons lead to the introduction of a significant uncertainty in flood risk estimation. As a consequence, flood risk management is clearly a demanding job, in practice often leading to inefficient solutions.
This event will be based in Beijing, China and broadcast online world-wide.
There is no need to pre-register, simply visit the webpage to watch the live-stream.