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Coastal and Flood Resilience Leaders Summit

20 June 2024, Thursday

9:00am – 1:00pm

Dress Code: Business


The Coastal and Flood Resilience Leaders Summit highlights the critical importance of adapting to climate change, with a specific focus on building resilience against sea level rise and more intense rainfall. This event brings together government and city officials, academia and industry practitioners to share innovative planning approaches and best practices in safeguarding cities against threats of flood risks. Each plenary will deep dive into the topic with three case studies, followed by a moderated panel discussion.

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Programme (Tentative)

Thursday, 20 June 2024

Time Agenda
9:00am – 9:15am Opening Address by Ms. Grace Fu, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment, Singapore
9:15am – 10:45am Plenary 1 – Climate-Resilient Cities: Adaptive Planning Approaches to Coastal and Flood Management
  • Case Study 1: Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency Program
    (Organised by AECOM and New York City Department of Environment Protection)
  • Case Study 2: Adaptive Strategies and Planning and Program delivery using Digital Foundation:
    Thames Estuary Asset Management 2100
    (Organised by Jacobs and UK Environment Agency)
  • Case Study 3: Cloudburst project in Sibu, Sarawak
    (Organised by Ramboll and Land Custody and Development Authority, State of Sarawak)
  • Panel discussion
10:45am – 11:15am Networking Coffee Break
11:15am – 12:45pm Plenary 2 – Climate-Resilient Cities: Innovative Solutions to Adapt to Extreme Weather Events and Rising Seas
12:45pm – 1:00pm Summary and Closing