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ice north east and The Great Debate present
ice breaking dialogues

Flooding: Who Pays?
6:00pm, Thursday 25th May 2017
Mining Institute
Neville Hall
Westgate Rd
Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1SE

Do we have to accept and live with the threat of flooding? Should we build in areas prone to flooding? How can we be protected and who is responsible for that protection? Who pays?

We invite anyone interested to discuss the threats, solutions and impacts of flooding to North East homes, businesses, people and infrastructure. Come and join the discussion

Prof. Louise Bracken
, Durham University
David Hirst, Ainsty Risk Consulting Ltd
Richard Warneford, Northumbrian Water

Chair: Caspar Hewett, Director, The Great Debate

Tickets: 3 (FREE for students)
Ticket price includes buffet and an after-debate drink
Buffet at 6pm with the dialogues starting at 6:30pm

We are currently planning a wider series of events for 2017 - Watch this space or join The Great Debate facebook group,
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