Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Dr. Keh-Jian Shou

Vice President (Asia), ISSMGE

Keynote Topic: On the Landslide Hazard with the Impact of Climate Change in Taiwan

Dr. Lukas Arenson

Principal Geotechnical Engineer, BGC Engineering, Canada

Keynote Topic: Geohazards in Mountain Environments in Response to a Rapidly Changing Cryosphere and the Role of Geotechnical Engineering

Invited Speakers

Er. Anil Pokharel

Chief Executive Officer, NDRRMA, Government of Nepal

Dr. Anil Joseph

President, Indian Geotechnical Society

Topic: Case studies on Shoring System Behaviour on Deep excavations

Eng. KLS Sahabandu

President, Sri Lankan Geotechnical Society

Topic: Recent Development of Geotechnical Engineering in Sri Lanka

Dr. Ellen Robson

Post-doctoral Research Associate, Institute of Hazard, Risk, and Resilience at Durham University (UK)

Topic: A methodology for road cutting design guidelines based on field observations

Hamish Weatherly

Principal Hydrologist, BGC Engineering, Canada

Topic: Steep Creek Geohazards and the 2021 Flood Events on the Melamchi River

Er. Prabhat Kumar Jha

Joint Secretary, MoPIT, Government of Nepal

Topic: Escalating Road Infrastructure Vulnerability in Nepal due to Climate Change Effects

Prof. Dr. A. Murali Krishna

Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati

Topic: Ground Response and Liquefaction Analysis of Kathmandu City Based on 2015 Nepal Earthquake Data

Dr. Bhesh Raj Thapa

Principal, Universal Engineering and Science College

Topic: Understanding Complex Cascading and Compounding impacts of Natural Hazards

Prof. Dr. Neelima Satyam

Professor, IIT, Indore

Topic: Real-time Monitoring of Active Landslide in Kalimpong, Darjeeling Himalayas

Dr. Arvind Kumar Jha

Assistant Professor, IIT Patna

Topic: Distress and Susceptible Behaviour of Calcium Based Stabilized Soils due to Sulphate Contamination

Special Session Speakers

Prof. Dr. Netra Prakash Bhandary

Professor, Ehime University, Japan (President, NGS)

Topic: Effect of soil strata on peak characteristics of H/V spectra of the ground ambient vibration: A case of Kathmandu Valley ground

Ar. Apil KC

General Secretary, SONA

Topic: Mapping Resilient Kathmandu: Intersecting Geo-Hazard Analysis and Urban Planning

Dr. A. P. Singh

Honorary General Secretary, Indian Geotechnical Society

Topic: Geotechnical Challenges in the Foundation Design of Mechi Bridge

Dr. Dhundi Raj Pathak

Director, Engineering Study & Research Centre, Kathmandu

Topic: Slope Stability analysis of waste dump in Sisdol, Nepal for post closure plan and sustainable utilization of land

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