This year’s Confluence demonstrates the importance of partnerships and ‘working together to improve resilience across the Yorkshire and Humber region‘. Below are the resources from each event running from the 8th – 11th of June 2021.
1. Plenary event – Tuesday 8th June
The iCASP Journey – Professor Joe Holden (iCASP Programme Director)
Overview of iCASP Impacts and Partnership Development – Dr Hebin Lin (Impact and Economic Evaluator), Finn Barlow-Duncan (Impact Officer), Phoebe King (Project Support Officer)
Bridging the Knowledge Gap to Boost SME Resilience – Dr Paola Sakai (UKRI Research and Innovation Fellow)
Yorkshire Flood Resilience Pathfinder Project – Shelley Evans (iCASP Impact Translation Fellow & Senior Flood Resilience Analyst at JBA Consulting)
The Design and Use of the NFM Modelling Toolkit – Dr Janet Richardson (iCASP Impact Translation Fellow) on behalf of Dr Tom Willis, Dr Megan Klaar, Dr Mark Smith and Prof Mike Kirby
Community of Practitioners Evolution – Dr Jenny Armstrong (iCASP Impact Translation Fellow) and Jonathan Moxon (Flood Risk Manager at Leeds City Council)
Findings of INMY Farm – Evidence-based Good Practice for Integrated Nitrogen Management on Yorkshire Farms – Dr Kevin Hicks (University of York)
Our film explaining about the Calderdale Natural Flood Management (NFM) Project, set in Hardcastle Crags, was launched at the event. It features our partners from University of Leeds, the National Trust, Calderdale Council, the Environment Agency and Slow the Flow.
4. The Yorkshire Infrastructure Adaptation Forum – Friday 11th June
The SPF UK Climate Resilience Programme : Enhancing the usefulness and usability of of research for climate resilience – Dr Kate Lonsdale, Prof. Suraje Dessai (University of Leeds) and Prof. Jason Lowe (Met Office)
Introducing the Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission (YHCC) – Dr Rachel Harcourt (Research Fellow, YHCC)
Willis Towers Watson: TFCD as a strategic planning tool for managing climate risk – Dr Tony Rooke (Director Corporate Climate Solutions).
Yorkshire Water: Climate Resilient Infrastructure (with notes) – Amanda Crossfield (Lead Advisor for Climate Change Adaptation, Yorkshire Water)
Northern Gas Networks: Infrastructure Adaptation Forum – Neil Whalley (Environment and Sustainability Manager, Northern Gas Networks)
Northern Powergrid: Infrastructure and Adaptation Forum – Claire Thomas & Peter Collinson (Northern Powergrid)
A recording and transcript of this event is available. If you require this in another format please email firstname.lastname@example.org