Recovery and Resilience Conference.
A Conference designed for Flood Victims and those threatened by flooding, to educate and inspire.
Conference Organisers: Churchtown Flood Action Group
Venue: Myerscough College of Agriculture St.Micheals Rd . Bilsborrow. Preston PR3 0RY
Roger Wetherell, Chairman, Churchtown Flood Action Group email. email@example.com
Siriol Hogg, Vice Chairman Churchtown Flood Action Group for registration email firstname.lastname@example.org
Those attending must register.
Just name, contact number, dietary requirements needed.
10.15 Film the flooding of Churchtown introduction by the CDFG
MP Ben Wallace
11 – 11.30
Rachel Crompton. LLFA
Rachel Crompton is the Flood Risk Manager for Lancashire County Council. She will talk about ‘ The role of a Lead Local Flood Authority’
Professor Onno Bokhove from Leeds University Department of Mathematics,( Chair of Geophysical Fluid Dynamics) will talk about’ Risk Assessment in the age of extremes.’
12.15 -1.15 Lunch and an opportunity to ask informal questions of the speakers.
Heather Shepherd MBE
Community Support & Flood Recovery Specialist Presentation title; ‘Flood Recovery & Community Empowerment’
Synopsis; What is The National Flood Forum and how does it work to take a disaster, and form future resilience by empowering the flood affected.
Community and Recovery Support Officer from the National Flood Forum.
She will talk about the role of the National Flood forum and the importance of Flood groups
From ‘ Pickering Slowing the flow Partnership’ Pickering Civic Society Chairman, anti flood Campaigner, par excellence He will talk about Pickering and the prevention of Flooding project.
Break Tea and Biscuits also an opportunity to ask questions of our guests.
Environment Agency Area Manager of Operations for Cumbria and Lancashire Will talk about Where the EA are now in relation to protecting Lancashire.
3.30 – 4.00
Professor Maggie Mort.
The effect of flooding, post flood on victims. . Professor Maggie Mort. Dept of Sociology and Centre for Science Studies, Lancaster University.
‘Children, Young People and Flooding: Recovery and Resilience.
Professor Mort will speak on behalf of the research team about the recommendations for change made by groups of children and young people who were directly affected by the Hull floods.
Vote of thanks Churchtown Flood Action Group.