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A collection of meetings, conferences and other events organized by members of the GFP or where the GFP is represented.

Sep 2023

GFP annual conference, Sept 25-27th 2023

International GFP annual conference, Singapore, September 25-27th, 2023. Local host: Dr. Sri Vijayaraghavan of the National University of Singapore. Conference Venue: NUS Shaw Foundation.

Final Agenda


Plenary presentations

  1. Fiona Johnson - University of New South Wales, Australia. From Crisis to Resilience: Redefining Flood Management in a Climate-Altered Era. Recording:
  2. Huan Wu - Sun Yat-sen University, China. Global to Local Flood Monitoring and Forecasting
  3. Sang-Ho Yun - Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Satellite SAR for Flood Mapping
  4. Eleonora Panizza - University of Genoa - CIMA Research Foundation, Italy. An agent-based model for testing the impact of policy options on flood displacement in Sudan: advancements and new insights
  5. Natalie Memarsadeghi, Emily Stickney - US Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), USA. A case study investigating the accuracy of various digital elevation models as flood inundation modeling inputs: 2022 Pakistan floods. Recording:
  6. Emma Hill - Nanyang Technological Univ., Singapore. The contribution of tectonics to land-height change and coastal flooding
  7. Andrea Betterle - European Commission - Joint Research Centre, Italy. Latest evolutions of the CEMS Global Flood Monitoring. Recording:
  8. Weitian Chen - Sun Yat-sen University, China. [Early career Award winner]. A Coupled River Basin-urban Hydrological Model (DRIVE-Urban) for Real-time Urban Flood Modeling. Recording:
  9. Mark Hegnauer - Deltares, the Netherlands. Regional Platform for coastal modeling in the ASEAN region. Recording:
  10. Bandana Kar - U.S. Department of Energy (DoE), USA. Innovating Global Flood Alerting with an Ensemble of Models and Earth Observations
  11. Srivatsan Vijayaraghavan - National University Singapore. Making use of high-resolution climate data to study flooding: regional and local
  12. Manish Shrestha - ICIMOD, Nepal. [Data Provider Award winner]. Experience of co-developing flood forecasting system in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region
  13. Yang Hu - The University of Tokyo, Japan. Flood impact assessment with high quality nighttime remote sensing data
  14. Grey Nearing - Google Flood Forecasting team, USA. Operational Flood Forecasting with AI at Google
  15. Olivia Jensen - National University Singapore. Trust, norms and society’s perceptions of floods. Recording:
  16. Ervin Zsoter - ECMWF, United Kingdom. GloFAS v4.0: towards hyper-resolution hydrological modeling at global scale. Recording:
  17. Antara Dasgupta - IWW, RWTH Aachen University, Germany. Advances and Outlook in Scale-relevant Hydrological Modelling and Forecasting. Recording:
  18. Zhijie Zhang - Arizona University, USA. Leveraging Multiple Sensors to Bridge Information Gaps in Urban Flood Mapping. Recording:


Ignite session speakers

  1. Ahn Cao, The University of Tokyo, Japan. Current status of flood early warning systems in Japan
  2. Sagy Cohen, University of Alabama, USA. Channel Geometry and Roughness Estimation Using an Extensive Cross-sectional Dataset
  3. Kevin Dobbs, NGA, USA. Hands-on FIST Tool for Rapid Flood Mapping from Imagery
  4. Robert Emberson, NASA Disasters Program, USA. NASA Disasters Program Update
  5. Ben Feinstein, Google, Israël. Global-scale Inundation Forecasting. Recording:
  6. Laurence Hawker, University of Bristol, UK. The Evolution of Global Flood Hazard and Risk. Recording:
  7. Cathleen Jones, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA. An Overview of the Upcoming NASA NISAR Mission. Recording:
  8. Yinxue Liu, University of Oxford, UK. First global estimation of river bankfull discharge. Recording:
  9. Roberto Rudari, CIMA Research Foundation, Italy. A new global Flood hazard mapping effort for Critical Infrastructures resilience evaluation. Recording:
  10. Amrie Singh, University of Leeds, UK. Representation of Drainage System in Models. Recording:
  11. Pulipati Yaswanth, India. Diverse applications of High-Resolution Remote Sensing Precipitation Products in Flood Modeling Studies. Recording:
  12. Kei Yoshimura, The University of Tokyo, Japan. Today’s Earth: A global to regional simulator of terrestrial hydrological cycles. Recording:



Group photoGroup photo

Mark Trigg presentingPresentation by Mark Trigg

Poster and booth presentationsPoster and booth presentations

Antara presentingPresentation by Antara Dasgupta

Manish presentingPresentation by Manish Shrestha

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GFP Conference



Starting time: Mon, 09/25/2023 - 09:00
Ending time: Wed, 09/27/2023 - 17:00
City: Singapore
Address: National University of Singapore


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