Wales National Flooding Conference 2017, Cardiff

9 March, 2017 | 08:30 - 16:20

Venue address:

Novotel Hotel
Schooner Way
CF10 4RT
United Kingdom
Join us for our annual flooding conference.
Join us for our annual flooding conference.

About this event

The Wales National Flooding Conference is open for booking.

Lesley Griffiths AM, Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, Welsh Government will give the Keynote Address.

Stephen Lawrence, Chairman, ICE Wales Cymru will chair the first session and give the concluding remarks and Gwion Kennard, of Atkins, will chair the second session.

Other speakers will be representing views and experiences from, Natural Resources Wales, Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water, Welsh Local Government Association, the Met Office, academia and consultants.

Further speaker details will be added to the website as they are confirmed.

A poster exhibition will run throughout the day during the breaks, when 6 young people will present their ideas about aspects of flooding, illustrated by posters that they have designed.

A prize will be awarded to the winner plus an engraved trophy commemorating the event.

More information on the programme will be put on the web as it becomes available.


  • Standard Delegate rate: £90.00 excl VAT
  • Exhibitor rate: £200.00 excl VAT
  • Concessionary rate: £45.00 excl VAT

You can book a standard delegate place and/or an exhibitor's place (includes a stand space and one delegate) online. For the concessionary rate, please contact Felicity White at:


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Confirmed Speakers are:

  • Lesley Griffiths AM, Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, Welsh Government: Keynote Address
  • David Balmforth - MWH:
  • Jeremy Parr or Emyr Roberts, NRW
  • Huw Williams, Gwynedd Council: Fairbourne
  • Dr Huw Lewis, Environmental Prediction Development, Met Office
    "Towards more integrated approaches to natural hazard prediction– from the National Flood Resilience Review to future capability".
  • Jeremy Parr, NRW
  • James Morris, Welsh Government
  • Dr Michaela Bray, Cardiff University