2019 USUK Resilience Forum

Oct 14 to 18, 2019 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Florida Earth is proud to announce its second international program for professionals, the USUK Resilience Forum, to be held Monday, October 14, through Friday, October 18, 2019 at the University of Oxford.  Building on the format of our US-Netherlands Connection's Professional Program (USNC Pro), the USUK 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 $1750 covers lodging, most meals, in-country transportation, venue and admin costs.  Airfare to and from the UK not included and the responsibility of the delegate.  Click here for registration. 


Monday, October 14 AM

Orientation, introductions, welcomes

St. John's College, Oxford Univ

Monday, October 14 PM

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

Oxford University

Tuesday, October 15 AM

Case Study:  Taming the Thames

Jacobs Headquarters, London

Tuesday, October 15 PM

Case Study:  Taming the Thames

Along the Thames, London

Wednesday, October 16 AM

Tools for Innovation:  A Tour of HR Wallingford


Wednesday, October 16 PM

Building Partnerships: The Oxford Flood Scheme

City of Oxford

Thursday, October 17 AM

Financing the Future: Part I

Oxford University

Thursday, October 17 PM

Financing the Future: Part II

Oxford University

Friday, October 18 AM

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

Oxford University

Friday, October 18 PM

Debrief, Brainstorming Session, Close

Oxford University

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