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The program consisted of opening presentations to set the workshop context and process, four flood case studies, breakout sessions to discuss the potential efficacy of the risk-based land-use guide in reducing the risk and losses in such case study situations, a keynote address on land-use planning for risk reduction and four case study presentations to set the discussion context for four breakouts.


Wednesday, January 21, 2015

8:00 Reception and continental breakfast
8:30 Mayor Richard Walton
8:45 Laurie Pearce
Introductions and Program process
9:00 Bert Struik
Risk-based land-use guide: history, intent and content
9:30 Matthew Graham
Flood management in London, England
9:45 Hugh Fraser
Coastal flood management of the Corporation of Delta, BC
10:00 John Conrad
The 2013 floods in Alberta
10:15 Steve Heuchert Flood management in Toronto, Ontario
10:30 Refreshment Break
11:00 Discipline focussed break-out discussion groups
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Multi-discipline focussed break-out discussion groups
15:00 Refreshment Break
15:30 Plenary/Feedback from break-out discussion groups
16:30 End of day's proceedings/EM>
16:45 Reception
18:45 End of reception

Thursday, January 22, 2015

8:00 Continental breakfast
8:30 Jim Schwab
Land-use planning for risk reduction
9:15 Laurie Pearce
Introduction to day two break-out discussion groups
9:30 Simultaneous presentations in four breakouts Julia Eisl
Canmore debris flows of 2013
Cynthia Lulham
Guidelines for new development in proximity to railway operations
Fiona Dercole and Nicky Hastings
Earthquake risk assessment for strategic land-use management in the District of North Vancouver
Dan McShane
The 2014 Oso landslide, Washington State
10:00 Refreshment Break
10:20 Resumption of break-out discussion groups
11:20 Feedback from break-out discussion groups
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Laurie Pearce
Plenary discussion: Creating land-use champions
14:30 Laurie Pearce
Summary/Concluding remarks
15:00 End of workshop/EM>