6th International Conference on Flood Management - ICFM6

“Floods in a changing Environment”

DATE: September 16-18, 2014 - VENUE: São Paulo - Brazil

Topic Areas

ICFM6 will consist of plenary sessions, parallel sessions for oral presentations, poster sessions, special events and technical and cultural tours. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in various sessions such as those listed above and the following:

  • Flood risk management policy and strategic planning
  • Environmental consideration and climate change impact
  • Flood management in context of Integrated Water Resources Management
  • Infrastructure, investment and maximization of flood benefits
  • Land use control measures
  • Individual and community based flood insurance
  • Assessment and indicators of risk, vulnerability and resiliency
  • Observation and monitoring of precipitation and discharge
  • Flood forecasting, early warning systems and flood inundation mapping
  • Flood hazard mapping, risk communication and damage assessment
  • Structural and non-structural flood management measures
  • Flood disaster preparedness standards and actions
  • Emergency management and recovery
  • Social capital and community defense
  • Role of training and information networking
  • International cooperation and assistance
  • Reports on recent floods (including torrential downpours and GLOFs)



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