Delft-FEWS userdays 2017

Delft-FEWS userdays 2017

On the 25th and 26th of October the annual Delft-FEWS userdays were held in Delft. With interesting presentations and an enthusiastic community we can look back on very successful event.

Via the links in het program you can access all presentations.

Photos of both days can be found in this album.

Delft-FEWS international usermeeting - 25 October 2017
Time Event
09:15 - 09:30 Welcome + opening
Karel Heynert, Deltares and Maarten Smoorenburg, Nena Vandebroek, Deltares
09:30 - 10:30 What do end-users do with a forecast or warning?
Michael Cranston, University of Dundee/ RAB Consultants
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30 International collaboration within the Delft-FEWS system for the Sava basin
Mirza Sara, ISRBC (International Sava River Basin Comission)
11:30 - 12:00 Linking rainfall recharge models with groundwater models in NGMS
Rolf Farrell, Mark Whiteman, Environment Agency UK
12:00 - 12:30 Delft-FEWS using computational resources of the cloud
Andrew How, Natural Resources Wales
12:30 - 12:45 Introduction to demo stands and break-out sessions
short pitches
12:45 - 14:00 Lunch break + group photo!!
and demo's in Deltaplaza
14:00 - 14:30 Optimizing water quantity and quality with RTC Tools 2
René van der Zwan, Hoogheemraadschap van Rijnland
14:30 - 15:30 (and again from 16:00 - 17:00) 60 minute Break-out sessions
14:30 - 15:30 Impact based forecasting - What would you like to know before a flood happens?
Daniel Bachmann, Deltares
14:30 - 15:30 Communication challenges in crises – a serious game
Herman Haaksma, Gert-Jan Schotmeijer, Joost Beckers en Femke Davids, Deltares
14:30 - 15:30 User demo's
speakers to be confirmed
Delft-FEWS international usermeeting - 26 October 2017
Time Event
09:00 - 09:30 ML-based Flood Forecasting Systems in Data-Scarce Regions
Sella Nevo, Google
09:30 - 10:00 Water level predictions for the German North Sea coast
Karina Stockmann and Ludwig Schenk, BSH (DE)
10:00 - 10:30 Operating the Tennessee River with FEWS
Gabriel Miller and Nathan Barber, Tennessee Valley Authority
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30 Pre-operational probabilistic water-level forecasting with FEWS-BfG
Bastian Klein, Dennis Meißner and Silke Rademacher, BfG (DE)
11:30 - 12:00 Urban flood forecasting in central Shanghai (Pudong Area)
Weijun Zhang, Ewaters
12:00 - 12:30 Delft-FEWS new features, what's coming
Marcel Ververs & Gerben Boot, Deltares
12:45 - 14:00 Lunch break
and demo's in Deltaplaza
14:00 - 14:30 FEWS applications in North America
Ben Balk, Deltares USA
14:30 - 15:30 60 minute Break-out sessions
14:30 - 15:30 Operational dike strength monitoring with DAM-Live
Michel Ponziani, Deltares
14:30 - 15:30 The future of realtime hydrological forecasting: a scenario study
Jan Verkade, Deltares
14:30 - 15:30 Hands-on with new features
Dave de Koning, Deltares
14:30 - 15:30 The Four Elements of Forecasting
Marc Philippart, RWS
15:30 - 16:00 Closing remarks
Nadine Slootjes, Deltares