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
Javiera Córdova
Jorge Gironás
Universidad Católica de Chile
Ricardo González
EDIC Ingenieros
Héctor Maulén
China Three Gorges Corporation
José Vargas
Universidad de Concepción
Scarlett Vásquez
Instituto Nacional de Hidráulica

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)

Prof. Fabian Bombardelli, University of California, Davis - USA
Prof. Dr. Ing. Daniel Bung, FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences - Germany
Prof. Rita Carvalho, University of Coimbra - Portugal
Dr. Brian Crookston, Utah Water Research Laboratory, Utah State University - USA
Dr. Ir. Sébastien Erpicum, Manager Hydraulics Laboratory, University of Liege - Belgium
Dr. Cristián Escauriaza, Universidad Católica de Chile - Chile
Dr. Stefan Felder, University of New South Wales - Australia
Prof. Óscar Link, Universidad de Concepción - Chile
Prof. Arturo Marcano, CVG EDELCA, Hidroeléctrica Macagua - Venezuela
Prof. Mario Oertel, Lübeck University of Applied Sciences - Germany
Dr. Michele Palermo, University of Pisa - Italy
Prof. Blake Tullis, Utah Water Research Laboratory, Utah State University - USA
Dr. Hang Wang, Sichuan University - China

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