ULI Europe Waterfront Cities Council Meeting

When

2021-04-15
2021-04-15T14:00:00 - 2021-04-15T16:00:00
Europe/London

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    Where

    Online This webinar will be hosted by Zoom. UNITED KINGDOM
    2:00   Welcome
    Cecilia Andersson, City of Gothenburg
    Chris Brown, Director Marketing Liverpool, Liverpool City Council

    2:10   Living with Flood Protection and Embankments
    Raymond van der Meij, Project Leader, Deltares

    2:30   Q&A
     
    2:40   City Update: Glasgow
    Ewan Curtis, Group Manager, Neighbourhoods Planning and Building Control, Glasgow City Council

    2:55   City Update: Gothenburg
    Cecilia Andersson, City of Gothenburg
     
    3:10   City Update: Rotterdam
    Sander Geenen, Area Manager, City of Rotterdam
     
    3:25   Group Discussion
     
    4:00   Close
    If you are interested in attending this meeting please contact Louisa.Batts@uli.org 
     

    Speakers

    Speaker

    Cecillia Andersson

    City of Gothenburg

    Cecilia Andersson is head of Property Development at Älvstranden Utveckling, a municipally owned real estate company in Gothenburg, Sweden. As head of Property Development she and her team runs the company’ s different business cases and business transactions. Cecilia was formerly project developer at different housing developers and before that worked on construction sites as supervisor. Graduated in civil engineering from Chalmers University of Technology.

    Speaker

    Raymond van der Meij

    Deltares

    Raymond van der Meij has graduated from Delft University in 2002 and started a position as researcher/advisor at Deltares. He’s specialized in the behavior of flood protection embankments, with a focus on their strength during extreme events. Raymond is course leader for several flood safety courses, dike inspection, and software courses, as well as a lecturer at Delft University, University Twente and several applied universities. He is involved in most flood protection reinforcement projects in the Netherlands as well al many software development projects. Most of all, he lives underneath sea level himself, and he always looks critically at the embankments that ought to protect him.