CH2M is proud to announce that the 2016 European Flood Modeller Suite Conference, one of Europe's premier flood modelling events, will take place on Wednesday 23rd November at SOAS, University of London.
Supported by the CIWEM, the conference provides an excellent opportunity for new and existing users to find out more about Flood Modeller Pro. With over 150 delegates expected from 100 different organisations, the 2016 event will be bigger and better than ever before!
CH2M's Technical Director for Flood Modeller Suite, Dr. Jon Wicks, will launch the event by unveiling the exciting new tools and features provided within version 4.3 of our industry-leading software. He will also reveal some of our future development plans, which will be implemented within Flood Modeller Pro in 2017.
The event will also allow delegates to learn more about the varied applications of Flood Modeller Pro, and associated tools, through a series of user-led presentations:
Environment Agency's strategic approach to modelling
Mark Russell, Modelling and Forecasting Manager, Environment Agency
Hydraulic modelling in York following the December 2015 floods
Chris Allman, Senior Modeller, Mott MacDonald
Modelling complex catchments - the Somerset Levels and Moors solution
Tom Toogood, Modelling and Forecasting Advisor, Environment Agency
Using Flood Modeller for real-time flood forecasting in Wales
Samantha Mitchell, Flood Forecasting Technical Specialist, Natural Resources Wales
Developing and improving SEPA's flood maps
Karin Moore, Scientist, Scottish Environment Protection Agency
Auto-calibration of energy losses in a flood forecasting model
Chris Whitlow, Director, Edenvale Young Associates
This years conference will see the addition of parallel training workshops which aim to provide a learning and development opportunity for both new and experienced users of our industry-leading software. They will provide guidance on how to use the innovative tools and features within Flood Modeller Pro:
Addressing common 1D flood modelling challenges
Konrad Adams, Senior Developer, CH2M
Dynamically linked 1D-2D models using Flood Modeller
Bob Potter, Development Manager, CH2M
Flood visualisation tools in Flood Modeller
Joe Clarke, Senior Developer, CH2M
Seamlessly link Flood Modeller with TUFLOW
Stephanie Dufour, Principal Engineer, BMT WBM
Introduction to model calibration and validation
James Aldridge, Associate Director, Weetwood
Model review process: best practice
Simon Jepps, Principal Modeller, Thomas Mackay
Attendees will be able to network with others in the industry, meet the Flood Modeller Suite team and help direct the future development of the software.