Eminent Speakers in the conference


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Dr. Anton J. Schleiss

President CIGB - ICOLD,Professor, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) and Director of Laboratory of Hydraulic Constructions, Zurich Lussane, Switzerland

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U.P. Singh

Secretary ,Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation Government of India




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A.B. Pandya

Former Chairman, CWC & Secretary General Designate, ICID India





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Satoru Ueda

Lead Dam Specialist - Hydropower and Dams, Strategy and Operation (GWASO), Water Global Practice, World Bank Group, Washington, USA


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Dr. Martin Wieland

Chairman, ICOLD Committee on Seismic Aspects of Dam Design, Switzerland





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Dr. Ignacio Escuder-Bueno

Valencia University & President, SPANCOLD, Spain






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M. Gopala Krishnan

Former Member, Central Water Commission & Former Secretary General, ICID, India



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S. M. Husain

Chairman, Central Water Commission (CWC), India



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Alberto Scuero

Carpi Group Managing Director- Switzerland




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Tinku Biswal

Secretary, KWRD & CSIND,Government of Kerala, THiruvanthapuram, India



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Angus Swindon

National Director for Power & Water Entura Hydro Tasmania, Australia



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Sanjay Kundu

Joint Secretary (PP),Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, India


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N.K. Mathur

Member, Design & Research, Central Water Commission, India



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Dr. K. Ellangovan

Chairman & Managing Director, Kerala State Electricity Board Limited, Government of Kerala, Thiruvanthapuram, India


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Dr C. Rajagopala Singh

Senior Water Resources Management Specialist & Task Team Leader (DRIP) World Bank, New Delhi, India



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Dr Russel Michael GUNN

Senior Project Director, Dam & HEPP Expert BG Consulting Engineering Ltd Switzerland




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Ton Peters

Expert Advisor, Deltares, Delft, Netherlands




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Dr Jessica Castillo

Head RDi Projects Office iPress Risk Analysis Spain





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Edward Eugene Flint

Central Project Management Unit, , DRIP International Dam Safety Expert USA




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Elmar Kampfen

CEO, Hydro Exploitation SA, Switzerland






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Dr. Mukesh Kumar Sinha

Executive Member, Narmada Control Authority, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, India



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Kunieda Tatsuo

Director, Water Resources Engineering Department Japan Water Agency (JWA), Japan




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Dr. K.C. Raveendranathan

Principal, College of Enginering, Trivandrum, India






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David GONZALEZ Diaz

Central Project Management Unit, International Expert - Dam Break Analysis/Disaster Management Plan Venezuela




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Dr. Sivaji Chakravorti

Director, National Institute of Technology, Calicut, India






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Dr. Hadush Seged

Central Project Management Unit, International Expert - Construction Management & Quality Control Expert Ethopia




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Warner Rudolf Schneider

Central Project Management Unit, International Expert - Procurement Germany





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Dr. Sanjay Giri

Exper advisor - Specialized Consultancy, Deltares Netherlands





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Dr Adrian Morales

Dirctor iPresas Risk Analysis Valencia University Spain






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Anissa Mayangsari

Dam Safety Units, Ministry of Public Works and Housing - Indonesia





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Dr. Nicholas Schofield

Chief Executive Officer, Australian Water Partnership









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Dr. Dasrath Jayasuriya

General Manager, Pubic Safety National Forest Services Group, Bureau of Meteorology (BoM), Government of Australia






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Mr. Peter Hill

Principal Hydrologist and Director at Hydrology and Risk Consulting








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Mr. Daniel Berry

Manager Water System Operations at WaterNSW









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Dr. Des Hartford

Principal Engineering Scientist,BC Hydro, Burnaby British Columbia, Canada








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Ean-Pierre Person

Compagnie Nationale du Rhone, France









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Jacques HENROIT

International Director, EDF Hydro Engineering Center France





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Dr. Callist Tindimugaya

Commissioner,Water Resources Planning and Regulation, Ministry of Water and Environment, Uganda




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Hiroki Sakurai

Japan Water Agency, Japan