12-hour Property Flood Resilience market online course starts 17th Nov and runs for 4 weeks

The Flood Innovation Centre is offering an exciting opportunity to book onto a free interactive workshop programme designed to support companies looking to grow their business in the emerging Property Flood Resilience (PFR) market.

You’ll have the chance to find out about the opportunities and challenges of this rapidly expanding sector, connecting you with more customers, enhancing your supply chains and helping you make a real difference in the fight against rising flood risk.

Our specialist courses are fully funded (so there’s no cost to your business) and they’re delivered online.

When and Where

You’ll hear from a wide range of industry experts in online sessions, every Tuesday 9:30am – 12:30pm.

Flooding and PFR Policy – Tues 17th Nov

  • Pip Betts, Project Manager, Flood Innovation Centre
  • Hiatt Jackson, Technology Research Manager, Flood Innovation Centre
  • Dr Briony McDonagh, Reader in Historical Geography, Energy and Environment Institute
  • Robbie Craig, Policy Adviser, Floods and Coastal Erosion, DEFRA
  • Daniel Bond, Deputy Director for Strategy & Engagement (Flood & Coastal Erosion Risk Management), Environment Agency
  • Nicholas Harne, Head of Housing Strategy, Market Intervention and Growth at Hull City Council
  • Steve Page, Director of Steve Page Consulting

PFR and Community – Tues 24th Nov

  • Dr Sam Ramsden, Research Associate, Energy and Environment Institute
  • Mary Dhonau owner of Mary Dhonau Associates
  • Steven Forrest, PhD Researcher on Flood Resilience at the University of Groningen
  • Florence Halstead, Research Assistant, THYME Project
  • Emily Howes and Lauren Davidson, Flood Resilience Project Officers, Pathfinder Project

Existing products and services in PFR – Tues 1st Dec

  • Steve Page, Director of Steve Page Consulting
  • Dr Christopher Skinner, Research Fellow, Energy and Environment Institute
  • Joanne Redburn, Head of Sales and Marketing, Lampada Digital Solutions
  • Kevin Dobbs, Director of DELTA Membrane Systems Ltd
  • Sarah Brodie, Policy Adviser, Association of British Insurers
  • Nick Mallinder, Regional Lead, Aviva Claims Services

Innovation in the PFR industry – Tues 8th Dec

  • Martin Dolan, Research Consultant, Aquobex Ltd
  • Dr Chun Keat Yew, Technology Research Manager, Flood Innovation Centre
  • Dr Elena Kuvshinova, Technology Research Manager, Flood Innovation Centre

Why attend?

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of growth opportunities in the PFR market and how your business can tap into rising demand
  • Find out how your business can develop new products in PFR to increase profit
  • Meet leading manufacturers of flood resilience products, academics and local authority members to build your industry contacts
  • Get insight into specific PFR challenges in the Humber and consumer demand for PFR products across the region
  • Share your thoughts and ideas with industry peers and specialists through networking and panel-discussion activities
  • Discover what support is available to help businesses innovate and thrive in the PFR sector
  • Innovation consultancy experts will teach you how to develop and implement innovation projects

Who should attend?

  • Construction companies
  • Builders
  • Architects
  • Insurance professionals
  • Flood risk managers
  • Engineers
  • Designers
  • Health and safety consultants
  • Anyone who is interested, or involved in development, construction or design projects that need to be flood resilient

The first step is to register your interest by completing an enquiry form.

Terms & Conditions apply: We ask those interested to ensure they’re available to attend all four sessions in order to complete the course. Once you’ve applied, our team will contact you to let you know if you’re eligible and what the process will be to enroll on the course.