Marwan Hassan, Professor, Head of Department of Geography, the University of British Columbia 

Tentative Title: Linking landscape history to sediment connectivity and channel characteristics in mountain streams


Zhixian Cao, Professor, Wuhan University

Tentative Title: Shallow water hydro-sediment-morphodynamic models and applications


Francesco Comiti, Associate Professor of Faculty of Science and Technology, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy; Associate Editor for the journal “Water Resources Research” and "Hydrology"

Tentative title: Sediment management in mountain basins: lessons learned in the European Alps


Xudong Fu, Professor, Tsinghua University

Tentative title: Simulation of outburst flood for disaster mitigation of landslide barrier dams


Deyu Zhong, Professor of College of Hydraulic and Electric Engineering, Qinghai University


Chao LiuAssociate Professor, Sichuan University

Tentative Title: Sediment related flash flood risk management research