Flood risk, land drainage and the Water Framework Directive 9.15 Registration 09:45 Chairman's opening address. Mark Lane, Pinsent Masons partner and head of water sector group 09:50 Keynote address: Industry update on climate change, flood risk and water resources. Merylyn Hedger OBE, Environment Agency climate change policy manager 10:20 Case study: Flood risk and land drainage on a major development project. Alan Travers, Buro Happold group manager 10:45 Questions and answers 11:10 Outlining the current status of the Water Framework Directive, Linda Aucott, DEFRA head of engineering policy section flood management division 11:40 Panel session: Maximising water resources, minimising fl ood risk and assessing the real sustainability of the legislation.
Merylyn Hedger, Linda Aucott, and Faber Maunsell technical director Clive Mason