University of Iowa

Social 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

Pre-Conference Events

IIHR’s Gala Birthday Party — stay tuned for details, dates, alumni events, etc.

  • August 15-16, 2020: 

    • "The Big Splash" — a spectacular celebration of — and on — the Iowa River, set for the weekend of August 15–16, 2020.  Bring your friends and family to this amazing event!

Conference Events

  • Monday, August 17, 2020: Icebreaker
    Join us for an evening of networking, food and drink in Voxman Building at 18:30.

  • Tuesday, August 18, 2020: Conference Banquet
    Join us for an evening of networking, food and drink.

  • Thursday, August 20, 2020: Technical Tours
    Conference participants will have several post-conference technical tours to choose from:
    • Eastern Iowa Flood Mitigation Projects 
    • Iowa Watershed Approach Project sites 
    • Lucille A. Carver Mississippi Riverside Environmental Research Station (LACMRERS) 
    • National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, Dubuque, Iowa


Additional events and event information coming soon!