The University of Iowa


Eighth International Conference on Flood Management (ICFM8)

"Lowering Risk by Increasing Resilience"

The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
August 17 - 19, 2020


The International Conference on Flood Management (ICFM) offers an international conference platform, hosted every 3 years, to discuss a range of flood related issues and realize significant change in a multidisciplinary, multi-sectoral area. ICFM8 aims at providing a unique opportunity to exchange ideas and experiences on a range of issues that affect flood management, particularly the need to build resilience into future planning.  The conference will identify key concerns and significant challenges of the future as currently perceived by researchers, industry, policymakers and other flood management stakeholders.


Main Conference Sessions

  • Engineering for resilience
  • Impact of climate change and urbanization
  • Policy and governance for resilience
  • Flood prediction and forecasting


Main Conference Themes

  • Science & Technology for Flood Risk Management
  • Artificial Intelligence for Flood Risk Mitigation
  • Flood disaster prevention, mitigation, and adaptation
  • Flood preparedness, response, and recovery
  • Flood resilience
  • Flood decision-making, policy, and governance