University of Iowa

Scientific Program

Eighth International Conference on Flood Management (ICFM8)

"Lowering Risk by Increasing Resilience"

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

Theme and Topics for Parallel Sessions
PS I: Science & Technology for Flood Risk Management 
PS I.a Systems approach for flood management (monitoring, modelling)
PS I.b Remote-sensing for flood management (from local to global scales)
PS I.c Flood infrastructure
PS I.d Citizen science for flood management
PS II: Handling Data and Information for Flood Risk Management
PS II.a Big data and flood management
PS II.b Risk communication
PS II.c Flood decisions support systems
PS III: Flood Disaster Prevention, Mitigation, and Adaptation
PS III.a Climate change and flooding
PS III.b Changing flood risk
PS III.c The intersection between riverine and coastal flood risks
PS III.d Cooperation in the management of large flood events
PS IV: Flood Preparedness, Response, and Recovery
PS IV.a Flood-proof cities
PS IV.b Low impact flood measures
PS IV.c Impacts of life loss and damage estimation
PS IV.d Flood adaptive infrastructure
PS V: Flood Decision-making, Policy, and Governance
PS V.a Governance and partnerships (shared vision & responsibility)
PS V.b Infrastructure and investments
PS V.c Insurance and building level protection
PS V.d Integrated flood risk management
PS VI: Flood Resilience
PS VI.a Flood resilient communities
PS VI.b Nature-based solutions for flood management