Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Agenda

Symposium "Building Safety with Natureā€

Date: 27 March 2019
Time: 13:00 - 16:30
Location: Commissiekamer 3, Aula TU Delft

13:00-13:30 Welcome and lunch

13:30-13:45 Introduction by Bas Jonkman, Professor of Integral Hydraulic Engineering, TU Delft

13:45-14:15 ‘How managed realignment affects flood levels in the Scheldt estuary’ by Stijn Temmerman, Professor of Ecosystem Management, University of Antwerp

14:15-14:45 ‘Ecosystem services and livelihoods in coastal Bangladesh’ by Robert Nicholls, Professor of Coastal Engineering, University of Southampton

14:45-15:15 Coffee break

15:15-16:00 Panel discussion: 'Implementatie van voorlanden voor waterveiligheid', panel members:

  • Stefan Aarninkhof, Professor of Coastal Engineering, TU Delft
  • Niels Roode, Project Manager of POV Voorlanden
  • Bas Roels, Senior advisor freshwater, WWF Netherlands

16:00-16:30 Closure and drinks

Please register for this symposium by sending an email to Vincent Vuik, V.Vuik@tudelft.nl