Pre-Conference Flood Workshop (optional extra)
Venue: Newcastle Exhibition & Convention Centre
Date: Tuesday 16th May 2017
Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm (registration from 8.00am)
Cost: $190 pp
Workshop 1 - Shelter in Place Policies
Reducing risk to people in flash flood catchments - shelter in place policies – an examination of policies and practices used to address risk to people in both the redevelopment of established urban areas as an alternative to traditionally accepted evacuation based responses to floods and in new development in flash flood catchments.
Workshop 2 - Flood Data Collection Techniques
Flood data collection techniques – discussion of the advantages, costs and limitations of various methods used to capture valuable flood data in response to flood events and how this data can be used to inform flood intelligence and future decision making.