Plenary sessions

(Sept. 10, 2002)
Venue: Performance Telecast Hall (3rd floor, China Hall of Science and Technology)
Time:  9:00-10:00

Eight VIPs will make opening addresses at the opening ceremony:

Zhengying Qian Vice president, The Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, Ex-Minister of Water Resources of China, Chair of the Advisory Committee, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering Sciences.  
Jingping E   Secretary-general of the Headquarter of the State Flood Control & Drought Relief of China, Vice-minister of Water Resources of China
Erich J. Plate Ex-president of the International Association of Hydrau-lic Engineering Research, Professor of Karlsruhe University
Kuniyoshi Takeuchi  Professor of Yamanashi University, President of the International Association for Hydrological Sciences
L.K. Siddiqi Minister  of  Water  Resources,  People’s Republic of Bangladesh
Hein T.C. Van Stokkom Director of the East Netherlands Department of the Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management
Richard Reidinger Water Resources Economist of the World Bank
Ke Gong Vice president of the Tsinghua University


Venue: Performance Telecast Hall (3rd floor, China Hall of Science and Technology)
Tuesday, 10 Sept. 2002 

Plenary Session 1                             10:30-12:45
Chair Baosheng Wu
10:30 Early warning system of the Mekong 
Erich J. Plate
11:05 Floods and society, a never-ending evolutional relation
Kuniyoshi Takeuchi
11:40 Catchment Flood Management: a  U.K. Perspective and Experience
R.A. Falconer
12: 15 Flood defence in the Netherlands; a new era, a new approach
Ir. Hein van Stokkom
the Netherlands

12:45 - 14:00                     Lunch

Plenary Session 2                             14:00-16:00
Chair Roger Falconer               
14:00 Flashflood and sediment transport modeling of small watersheds 
Pierre Julien
14:35 Flood defense issues and strategies-the complementary character of structural and non-structural measures to cope with floods
Bella Petry
the Netherlands 
15:10 Risk-based design and analysis of flood defence systems
Yukong Tung
Hong Kong China
15: 45 Flood Management from the Perspective of Integrated Water Resource Management
Colin Green
World Bank

16:00-16:30              Tee and Coffee Break

Plenary Session 3                             16:30-18:30
Chair Gordon G.H. Huang                
16:30 Flood Disasters and Insurance: Flood risk = hazard x exposure x vulnerability 
Wolfgang Kron
17:05 Urban flood control in Hong Kong
Joseph H.W. Lee
Hong Kong, China 
17:40 Changes of flood control situations in the coastal region of China and adjustments of flood management strategies
Xiaotao Cheng
18: 15 Discussion  

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