1:00pm - 2:30pm




Free to attend

Event description

Hosted by Arcadis, the CIWEM Rivers & Coastal Group and the CIWEM Welsh branch

This lunchtime webinar is produced in collaboration with the CIWEM Rivers & Coastal group, the CIWEM Welsh Branch, and Arcadis. The panelists will discuss the global engineering response to the 2023 breach of the Kakhovka Dam in Ukraine.

Delegates can expect:

  • A look at a real-time hydrodynamic modelling approach using the Tygron platform
  • Reflections on the incident in Ukraine, the global engineering response, and an update on the current situation on the ground
  • A discussion on the applications & implications to future disaster response initiatives

The discussion will begin with presentations by Piet Dircke, Bas Agerbeek, and Professor Roger Falconer and open into a moderated panel discussion including additional perspectives from insurance and engineering industries. The discussion will also be followed by audience Q&A.

CIWEM members and non-members are all welcome to join this technical talk.

Part of the CIWEM Flood Resilience series.

Register for 03 October 2023

About the speakers

  • Piet Dircke | Global Director Climate Adaptation | Arcadis
  • Bas Agerbeek | Advisor, Water and Climate Resilience | Arcadis
  • Roger Falconer | FREng, Acad.CAE, FLSW, FEurASc, CEng, CEnv, FICE, FCIWEM Emeritus Professor of Water and Environmental Engineering | University of Cardiff

Booking and joining information

This event is open to members and non-members of CIWEM.

This webinar will be hosted on the Zoom platform and will be recorded. Please note that registrations will close 24 hours before the event starts. If you have not registered before that time, unfortunately we cannot add you to the event. You will receive an email with joining instructions after you have successfully registered for the webinar and the registration has been approved by our team. If you have any questions about your booking or would like to cancel your attendance, please contact barbara.woods@ciwem.org.

Please make sure you add this event to your calendar, all you need to do is copy the body text of the joining instruction email, go to your Calendar, create a new calendar appointment, set the start and end date and time, paste the text and click the "Save & Close" button.

If you have any queries about this talk, please contact Piet Dircke at piet.dircke@arcadis.com.

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