Conference chairs 

Dilanthi
Professor Dilanthi Amaratunga
Global Disaster Resilience Centre
University of Huddersfield, UK
richard
Professor Richard Haigh
Global Disaster Resilience Centre
University of Huddersfield, UK

 

Conference co-chairs

sarintip 
Associate Professor Dr. Sarintip Tantanee
Naresuan University
Thailand
liwa
Assistant Professor Dr. Liwa Pardthaisong
Chiang Mai University
Thailand.

 

Publication and technical directors 

ezri 
Dr. Ezri Hayat
Global Disaster Resilience Centre
University of Huddersfield, UK
kaushal 
Dr. Kaushal Keraminiyage
Global Disaster Resilience Centre
University of Huddersfield, UK

 

 

Conference Theme Leaders

Dilanthi
Enhancing disaster preparedness for effective response and to “Build Back Better” in recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction

Professor Dilanthi Amaratunga
Global Disaster Resilience Centre
University of Huddersfield, UK

richard
Strengthening disaster risk governance to manage disaster risk

Professor Richard Haigh
Global Disaster Resilience Centre
University of Huddersfield, UK

 

ezri

Understanding disaster risk

Dr. Ezri Hayat
Global Disaster Resilience Centre
University of Huddersfield, UK

 

Champika                    
Investing in disaster risk reduction for resilience

Dr. Champika L. Liyanage
University of Central Lancashire, UK

 

 

Organising committee

  • Thanyaphat Sirasakpureekul, Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre, Thailand
  • Professor A.K.M Mostafa Zaman, Patuakhali Science and Technology University, Bangladesh
  • Professor Artūras Kaklauskas, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania
  • Professor Bingunath Ingirige, University of Huddersfield, UK
  • Dr. Chamindi Malalgoda, University of Huddersfield, UK
  • Professor Champa M. Navaratne, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Champika Liyanage, University of Central Lancashire, UK
  • Professor Dilanthi Amaratunga, University of Huddersfield, UK
  • Dr. Ezri Hayat, University of Huddersfield, UK
  • Professor Irene Lill, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
  • Dr. Jörgen Sparf, Mid Sweden University, Sweden
  • Professor K.D.N. Weerasinghe, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Kaushal Keraminiyage, University of Huddersfield, UK
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Liwa Pardthaisong, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
  • Professor Maksud Kamal, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Professor Marcus Abrahamsson, Lund University, Sweden
  • Professor. Dr. Md. Humayun Kabir, BRAC University, Bangladesh
  • Professor Mo Hamza, Lund University, Sweden
  • Dr. Nishara Fernando, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Nuwan Dias, University of Huddersfield, UK
  • Professor Richard Haigh, University of Huddersfield, UK
  • Professor Samantha Hethiararchi, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sarintip Tantanee, Naresuan University, Thailand
  • Professor Siri Hettige, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Mr. Sisira Kumara, Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre

 

International scientific committee

  • Professor A.K.M Mostafa Zaman, Patuakhali Science and Technology University, Bangladesh
  • Mr. Abhilash Panda, United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, Switzerland
  • Professor Aguinaldo dos Santos, Federal University of Parana, Brazil
  • Dr. Andrew Lees, Frederick University, Cyprus
  • Professor Artūras Kaklauskas, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania
  • Professor Bingunath Ingirige, University of Huddersfield, UK
  • Dr. Chakrit Chotamonsak Chiang Mai University, Thailand
  • Dr. Chamindi Malalgoda, University of Huddersfield, UK
  • Professor Champa M. Navaratne, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Champika Liyanage, University of Central Lancashire, UK
  • Professor Christine Wamsler, Lund University, Sweden
  • Professor Clive Warren, University of Queensland, Australia
  • Professor Dilanthi Amaratunga, University of Huddersfield, UK
  • Dr. Emlyn Witt, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
  • Dr. Ezri Hayat, University of Huddersfield, UK
  • Dr. Francesco Romagnoli, Riga Technical University, Latvia
  • Dr Gayan Wedawatte, Ashton University, UK
  • Dr. Harkunti Rahayu, Institute of Technology Bandung, Indonesia
  • Dr. Harshini Karunaratne, Swansea University, UK
  • Professor Irene Lill, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
  • Dr. Iftekhar Ahmed, University of Newscastle, Australia
  • Dr. Jamine Mackee, University of Newcastle, Australia
  • Professor Janaka Ruvanpura, University of Calgary, Canada
  • Dr. Jennifer Duyne Barenstein, SUPSI, Switzerland
  • Dr. Jerry Velasquez, United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, Switzerland
  • Dr. Jörgen Sparf, Mid Sweden University, Sweden
  • Professor K.D.N.Weerasinghe, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Kanchana Ginige, Northumbria University, UK
  • Dr. Kaushal Keraminiyage, University of Huddersfield, UK
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Liwa Pardthaisong, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
  • Professor Maksud Kamal, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Professor Marcus Abrahamsson, Lund University, Sweden
  • Professor Mark Hastak, Purdue University, USA
  • Professor Dr. Md. Humayun Kabir, BRAC University, Bangladesh
  • Dr. Menaha Thayaparan, South Bank University, UK
  • Professor Michael Pitt, UCL, UK
  • Professor Mo Hamza, Lund University, Sweden
  • Dr. Nebil Achour, Anglia Ruskin University, UK
  • Dr. Nirooja Thurairajah, Coventry University, UK
  • Professor Niru Nirupama, York University, Canada
  • Dr. Nishara Fernando, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Nuwan Dias, University of Huddersfield, UK
  • Professor Ranjith Dissanayake, University of Peradeninya, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Regan Potangaroa, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
  • Professor Richard Haigh, University of Huddersfield, UK
  • Dr. Roshani Palliyaguru, Deakin University, Australia
  • Professor Samantha Hettiarachchi, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sarintip Tantanee, Naresuan University, Thailand
  • Dr. Senaka Basnayake, Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre, Thailand
  • Professor Siri Hettige, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Professor Srinath Perera, University of Western Sydney, Australia
  • Professor Sujeeva Setunga, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia
  • Professor Suzanne Wilkinson, University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Dr. Thayaparan Gajendran, University of Newcastle, Australia
  • Dr. Yanin Chivakidakarn Huyakorn, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
  • Dr. Yamuna Kaluarachchi, London South Bank University, UK