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What we do

We run a variety of activities to enable our members to exchange knowledge and collaborate internationally including annual meetings, national and international peer reviews, working groups, newsletters and webinars.

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In order to facilitate knowledge exchange and collaboration between our members and to help them deal with common challenges we organise events throughout the year, both in person (when possible) and virtually.

See below for our next events. Click on View all events to see our complete list.

12 - 15 October, 2021

Annual Meeting 2021

Open event


Our next Annual Meeting is planned for October 2021. We are really looking forward to seeing our members and facilitating knowledge exchange around the world.

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04 November, 2020

Climate change adaption

Members only

With a changing climate and sea level rise there is growing pressure on barriers to operate more frequently. I-STORM organised this webinar for its members to learn more on the impacts we’re likely to see on storm surge barriers.

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07 September, 2021

ICE People's Choice - Vote for Boston!

The Boston Barrier (UK) has been shortlisted alongside five other projects for a major international award.

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I-STORM was featured in the March edition of the IWPDC magazine. For more information, see our News section.

Discover further information about some of the largest storm surge barriers in the I-STORM network.

“This collaboration between like-minded individuals inspired us to approach issues differently. We have used the insights from the review to validate and refine various courses of action”

Darren Austin
Complex Structures Engineer, Flood Protection Authority - East (SLFPA-E).

Further reading

The links below provide some interesting further reading about the world of storm surge barriers. Please note, not all of these organisations are members of I-STORM and the views and opinions given may not echo the I-STORM network. Please see our website terms and conditions for more information.