2018 UK Resilience Forum

Sep 24 to 28, 2018 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Florida Earth is proud to announce its second international program for professionals, the UK Resilience Forum, to be held Monday, September 24 through Friday, September 28, 2018 at the University of Oxford.  Building on the format of our US-Netherlands Connection's Professional Program (USNC Pro), the UK Resilience Forum explores Briish expertise in resilience using case studies and field experiences around flood risk management initiatives with a special focus on how resilience can be financed.  Operating out of historic Oxford University's St John's College, the delegation will have a day focused on measures to mitigate River Thames flooding through engineered and natural solutions, a visit to the world-famous HR Wallingford Physical Modeling Center and a visit to the Satellite Catapult Center.  A registration fee of $1950 covers most meals, in-country transportation, venue and admin costs.  Airfair and lodging are not included and the responsibility of the delegate.  Click here for registration. 

Day, Date



Monday, Sept. 24 AM

Orientation, introductions, welcomes

St. John's College, Oxford Univ

Monday, Sept. 24 PM

 Long-term Resilience: Theresa May’s 25 year  Environmental Plan

Oxford University

Tuesday, Sept. 25 AM

Case Study:  Taming the Thames

Jacobs Headquarters, London

Tuesday, Sept. 25 PM

Case Study:  Taming the Thames

Along the Thames, London

Wednesday, Sept. 26 AM

Tools for Resilience

HR Wallingford

Wednesday, Sept. 26 PM

Building Partnerships: The Oxford Flood Scheme

City of Oxford

Thursday, Sept. 27 AM

Financing the Future: Part I

Oxford University

Thursday, Sept. 27 PM

Financing the Future: Part II

Oxford University

Friday, Sept. 28 AM

Partnerships for Sustainable and Resilient Growth: The Cambridge-Oxford Growth Arc

Oxford University

Friday, Sept. 28 PM

Debrief, Brainstorming Session, Close

Oxford University


Event Information


Hotel Information

Florida Earth's selected the hotels near Oxford University. Each participant can pick the hotel of their choice and is responsible for registering at the selected hotel. 

George Street Hotel Oxford Spires Hotel St. Hugh's College
Standard  $226.00 +Tax  Standard  $218.00 +Tax    Single Room $86.00 +Tax


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