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NCR October Lecture: Emma Avoyan

27 October 2021 - 13:00

Exploring different paths to successful collaborations in flood defense projects

27 October 2021 | 13:00 – 13:50 | Microsoft Teams

NCR provides a montly podium for a special story. In this lecture NCR hosts Emma Avoyan, who will talk about her PhD Project on cross-sector collaboration.

About the speaker

Emma Avoyan is a PhD researcher at Nijmegen School of Management at Radboud University.  Her research interests broadly concern collaborative forms of environmental policy-making and innovative methods of impact assessment. She holds a MSc in environmental sciences from Wageningen University, and is currently finalizing her PhD research within  Allrisk project. In particular, she studies drivers, processes and impacts of collaborative governance and planning in the context of flood defense reinforcement projects in the Netherlands.

About the lecture

In addition to flood defense reinforcement, Dutch Flood Protection Program assigns exploration of integrated “smart combinations” to link and combine flood safety with other public values, such as spatial quality and sustainability. For this purpose, within flood defense reinforcement projects many collaborative processes have been initiated between public and private sectors, various governmental actors and agencies. What can we learn from this collaborative projects? What are the conditions and  pathways to arrive to effective and socially supported solutions? In this lecture Emma Avoyan will present the results of a survey study she conducted across 25 ongoing dike reinforcement collaborative projects in the Netherlands.

How to participate

The lecture takes place online through Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams is available as an app on all major platforms, including as a web application. The lecture will start at 13:00. To join, use the following link on the day and time of the lecture: Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

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