The University of Iowa


Eighth International Conference on Flood Management (ICFM8)

Eighth International Conference on Flood Management (ICFM8)

"Lowering Risk by Increasing Resilience"

The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
August 9 - 11, 2021


Plenary Speakers

Paul Bates
School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

Presenting: Modelling river flood risk for the whole continental US

Xiatao Cheng
China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research, Beijing, China

Presenting: Evolving characteristics of flood risks and management strategies in developing countries of Asia

Susan Cutter
Hazards & Vulnerability Research Institute, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, U.S.A.

Presenting: The Geography of U.S. Flood Vulnerability

Thomas Graziano
Office of Water Prediction,  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Silver Spring, MD

Presenting: Transforming NOAA Water Prediction

David Maurstad
Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC, U.S.A.

Presenting: There’s too much disaster suffering. What should we do about it?