Modelling and Management of Global Water Security: Delivering Flood Risk Resilience and Adaptation

7th IAHR Webinar on GLobal Water Security


IAHR Global Water Security Committee 7th Webinar on
Modelling and Management of Global Water Security: Delivering Flood Risk Resilience and Adaptation

Tuesday, 13 December 2022

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We are honored to have some of the world's top scholars and researchers in the webinar:


Hessel Winsemius



Nicola Balbarini



Darren Lumbroso

HR Wallingford

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Junqiang Xia

Wuhan University


Roger Falconer

Cardiff University


Arthur Mynett



The webinar will provide an excellent opportunity for participants to learn about state-of-the-art tools in modelling and managing flood risk from international leading research and consulting organisations in the field, including: Deltares, DHI and HR Wallingford. Presentations will include surface water, urban and integrated flood modelling, including Nature-based Solutions of water systems, along with adaptation for climate change hazard risk to people and vehicles in extreme flood events.

Time in different zones

This event will be held on Tuesday 13 December 2022 at:

  • 13:00-15:30 UTC Time

  • 14:00-16:30 Amsterdam Time

  • 21:00-23:30 Beijing Time

  • 8:00-10:30 New York Time

More local time can be found by clicking here.


Opening (10 mins)

  • Prof. Roger Falconer | Emeritus Professor of Water and Environmental Engineering Hydro-environmental Research Centre, School of Engineering, Cardiff University, UK and Chair Professor, Hohai University, China

  • Prof. Arthur Mynett | Emeritus Professor Water Science & Engineering, IHE Delft Institute for Water Education and Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Keynote speeches (115 mins)

  • Hessel Winsemis | Senior researcher of Deltares, The Netherlands
    “Modelling suites for floods. Detailed equations or detailed data?”

  • Nicola Balbarini | Water Resources Department, DHI, Denmark
    "How global models can help deliver global water security and flood risk resilience"

  • Darren Lumbroso | Technical Director of HR Wallingford, U.K.
    "Enhancing flood resilience through improved emergency planning"

  • Junqiang Xia | Professor of Wuhan University, China
    "Urban flood simulation and risk assessment"

Q&A (25 mins)

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This webinar is organized by IAHR's Technical Committee on Global Water Security and supported by China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research (IWHR), one of the hosts of the IAHR Global Secretariat in Beijing.

Certificate of Participation

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