Delft-FEWS User Days Australia 2018

Delft-FEWS User Days 2018 (Australia & Asia)

Hosted by the Bureau of Meteorology, Seqwater and Deltares

Wednesday 2nd and Thursday 3rd of May (day 1 and day 2)

Friday 4th of May (day 3): Workshop 'From Raindrop to Roadblock'

Place: Bureau of Meteorology, 700 Collins Street, Docklands Vic 3008, Melbourne

In the table below, individual presentations (in pdf) and pictures can be selected, downloaded & viewed.
Click here to download the program.

Day 1: Wednesday, 2nd of May 2018

Time First slide Session - Presenter (Chair: Dasarath Jayasuriya, Gerben Boot) Picture
11:30 Welcome
Dasarath Jayasuriya (Bureau of Meteorology)
11:45 Radar-based rainfall observations and forecasts to provide enhanced flood forecasts and warnings
Ashley Greenwood (Bureau of Meteorology)
12:15 FEWS-bite: introducing a new system: SunWater
Jacinda Boully and Ben Harrison (SunWater)
12:30 Shanghai FEWS
Weijun Zhang (Ewaters)
14:00 SeqFEWS Update 2018
Steve Wang (Seqwater)
14:30 An ensemble streamflow forecasting system for Australia
Sophie Zhang (Bureau of Meteorology)
15:00 System Development to support the future flood forecasting service in England
Neil Ryan(UK Environment Agency)
16:00 FEWS-Bagmati
Ben Caddis (BMT Global)
16:30 HyFS new features
Simon Pierotti, Wen Wang (Bureau of Meteorology)

17:00 FEWS-TasWater
Kim Robinson (WMAwater)


Day 2: Thursday, 3rd of May 2018

Time First slide Session - Presenter (Chair: Simone De Kleermaeker) Picture
09:00 Keynote: Delft-FEWS 2020
Gerben Boot (Deltares)
09:45 Inundation and Impact Forecasting
Simone De Kleermaeker (Deltares)
10:00 ROWS and Source
Radhika Subramanian (MDBA)
10:30 Data Analysis using Delft-FEWS
Lindsay Millard (Seqwater)
11:30 Delft-FEWS to assist fire management at Seqwater
Storm Stickland (Seqwater)
12:00 What’s new in Delft-FEWS
Gerben Boot (Deltares)
12:30 Operational weather verification
Tom Pagano (Bureau of Meteorology)
14:00 Break-out Session: Delft-FEWS 2020 in your organisation
Gerben Boot (Deltares)
14:00 Break-out Session: New features of Delft-FEWS 2017.02
Simone De Kleermaeker (Deltares)
16:00   Closing discussion and MISS FEWS (Most Impressive Screen Shot competition)
Simone De Kleermaeker (Deltares)


Day 3: Friday, 4th of May 2018

Time First slide Session - Presenter Picture
09:00 Introduction to the workshop 'from raindrop to roadblock'
Wen Wang (BoM)

Forecasting and Prediction (Session Chair: Chris Leahy)


Communication and Actions (Session chair – Gerben Boot)

13:30   Flood Exercise (Session Chair: Justin Robinson)
The Bureau of Meteorology will showcase a simulated flood exercise using Delft-FEWS WaterCoach

Group photo