DIMI on Tour 2017 - Integrated design in… Deltas, Houston after hurricane Harvey (19 October)

TU Delft DIMI organises a seminar about Houston after Hurricane Harvey. The seminar presents the results of a quick fact finding study into the cause, effects and underlying causes of the huge floods which hit Greater Houston.

A panel will discuss what we can learn for the Dutch context and how we can contribute from the Netherlands knowledge network to long-term strategy development. Panelmembers are, among others, Henk Ovink and Sofie Stolwijk (DP Spatial Adaptation).

Date: 19 October
Venue: TU Delft

Programme
14:00 Doors open
14:15 Welcome
14:30 What happened after Hurricane Harvey hit Houston?
- Hurricane Harvey and response of the water system
- Emergency management and response
- Urban development and planning system to blame?
16:15 What’s next? How could academic research support rebuilding and long term strategy development for Houston:
- Harvey Hackathon, main lessons & follow-up
- Discussion with experts, researchers and water professionals
17:00 Wrap up
17:05 Drinks

Please register for the event or follow the seminar via live streaming.  

DIMI TU Delft
Tuesday 10 October 2017
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