Conference Chair
Jonathan Li, University of Waterloo, Canada

Conference Secretary General
Saied Pirasteh, Waterloo Institute for Disaster Management, Canada

Regional Coordinators
Ioannis Doukas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, Europe
Hussein Farah, Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development, Kenya, Africa
Iman Attarzadeh, Islamic Azad University, Iran, Middle East
S. Mohd. A. Rizvi, Aligarh Muslim University, India, South Asia
Shattri Mansor, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia, Southeast Asia
Jorge Antonio Silva Centeno, Universidade Federal do Paran?, Brazil, South America

Scientific Committee
Julian Smit, University of Cape Town, South Africa (Co-Chair)
John D. Doukas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (Co-Chair)
Xiaojun Yang, Florida State University, USA (Co-Chair)
Xianfeng Zhang, Peking University, China (Co-Chair)
Antonio M. G. Tommaselli, S?o Paulo State University, Brazil
Arun Kumar Saraf, Indian Institute of Technology, India
Ashok Deshpande, University of California, USA
Cheng Wang, Xiamen University, China
Firuz Mohammad Ramli, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Hyo Choi, Gangneung-Wonju National University, South Korea
Jason K. Levy, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Jing Li, Beijing Normal University, China
John Carranza, James Cook University, Australia
Karel Pavelka, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Keqi Zhang, International Hurricane Research Center, Florida International University
Michael Sutherland, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Mikhail Kanevski, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Mir Abolfazl Mostafavi, Université Laval, Canada
Murali Krishna lyyanki, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, India
Michael Abbott, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, UK
Nader Tahanpesaran, ISQI, Iran
Naresh Singhal, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Nawawi Chouw, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Niru Nirupama, York University, Canada
Rehan Sadiq, University British Columbia, Canada
Runqiu Huang, Chengdu University of Technology, China
Scott Madry, University of North Carolina, USA
Peijun Shi, Beijing Normal University, China
Urbano Fra Paleo, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Xurong Zheng, Shihezi University, China
Yunjia Wang, China University of Mining and Technology, China

Local Organizing Committee
Donna Zhang, Dewey College, Canada (Chair)
Craig Shelswell, Dewey College, Canada (Co-Chair)
A. Kolahchi, Waterloo Institute for Disaster Management, Canada
Babak Farjad, University of Calgary, Canada
Gary Huang, Dewey College, Canada
Haiyan Guan, University of Waterloo, Canada
John Zhang, Dewey College, Canada
Lachman Tarachand, Dewey College, Canada
Mahdi Sabzevari, Waterloo Institute for Disaster Management, Canada
Roberto C. Tapia Opazo, University of Waterloo, Canada
Somayeh Mollaee, Waterloo Institute for Disaster Management, Canada