The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) is pleased to invite interested researchers and practitioners from all over the globe to the 8th IAHR International Symposium on Hydraulic Structures (ISHS). The symposium is organized by the Sociedad Chilena de Ingeniería Hidráulica (SOCHID) and the Hydraulic Structures Technical Committee (HSTC) of the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR). The LOC is composed by:

José M. Adriasola
Bechtel, Chile
Alberto de la Fuente
Universidad de Chile, Chile
José Vargas
Universidad de Concepción
Jorge Gironás
Universidad Católica de Chile

In order to ensure that only professional and high-quality technical works are presented at the 8th IAHR ISHS, an International Scientific Committee (ISC) will be established. The ISC will focus on this key aspect to keep the tradition of technical excellence of this event. The ISC will be confirmed within the next few weeks. Currently, the following ISC key members have been confirmed:

Robert H. Janssen
Bechtel, Australia
Hubert Chanson
The University of Queensland
Australia (Vice-Chair)
Cristián Escauriaza
Universidad Católica de Chile

*** More detailed information regarding the ISC will be posted shortly ***