From 5 to 7 September 2017 the International Conference on Flood Management has taken place in Leeds. System-Risk has been actively contributing to this symposium by organising a special session on 'Systems approaches to flood risk assessment and management' with two oral blocks as well as various oral and poster presentations from ESRs and System-Risk partners.
The second System-Risk training course was held at the Deltares institute in Delft, the Netherlands. The main technical topic was “System interactions and coupled processes, exploratory modelling”, from the 24th to 27th of June and a soft skills course in proposal writing was conducted on Friday 28th of June.
The first technical training course within the System-Risk European Training Network on the topic “Fundamentals of Risk Analysis and Risk Management Concepts” was held from 23 to 27 January 2017 in Bologna, Italy.
On October 10 and 11, consortium members and Early Stage Researchers of the System-Risk ETN have met for the Kick-Off Meeting in Potsdam, Germany. Scientists, and specialist representatives from the industry and authorities have shaped a common view on contemporary challenges inlarge-scale flood risk science, engineering, insurance, and policy making.