Salford
International Conference on Building Resilience 2011
Organising Committee

Conference Chairs:

Prof Dilanthi Amratunga

Prof Dilanthi Amaratunga
School of the Built Environment
The University of Salford

 

 

Dr Richard Haigh

Dr Richard Haigh
School of the Built Environment
The University of Salford

 

 

 

Publication and Technical Directors:

  • Dr Kaushal Keraminiyage, The University of Salford, UK
  • Dr Chaminda Pathirage, The University of Salford, UK
  • Dr Udayangani Kulatunga, The University of Salford, UK

Organising Committee:

  • Prof Dilanthi Amaratunga, The University of Salford, UK
  • Dr Richard Haigh, The University of Salford, UK
  • Dr Kaushal Keraminiyage, The University of Salford, UK
  • Dr Chaminda Pathirage, The University of Salford, UK
  • Dr Udayangani Kulatunga, The University of Salford, UK
  • Dr Bingunath Ingirige, The University of Salford, UK
  • Mr Mohan Siriwardena, The University of Salford, UK
  • Dr Aziz Zeeshan, The University of Salford, UK
  • Professor John Fein, RMIT, Australia
  • Prof Peter Fairbrother, RMIT, Australia
  • Dr Esther Charleworth, RMIT, Australia
  • Dr Martin Mulligan, RMIT, Australia
  • Dr Yaso Nataraja, RMIT, Australia
  • Dr Ifte Ahmed, RMIT, Australia

Local Organisers and Hosts:

  • Professor Saman Bandara, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Professor Samantha Hettiarachchi, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Professor Lalith De Silva, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Professor Ranjith Dissanayake, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • Professor Siri Hettige, SPARC, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Dr Nishara Fernando, SPARC, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Dakshitha Thalgodapitiya, Chamber of the Construction Industry Sri Lanka (CCI)

Annual Conference of:

  • International Institute for Infrastructure Renewal and Reconstruction (IIIRR)

Organised by:

  • University of Salford, UK
  • RMIT University, Australia

In Association with:

  • Disaster Management Center, Ministry of Disaster Management, Sri Lanka
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
    Central Environmental Authority, Sri Lanka
  • IOC/UNESCO
  • Ministry of Environment, Sri Lanka 

In Support of:

  • UNISDR 'Making Cities Resilient' campaign

International Scientific Committee:

  • Professor Vasantha Abeysekera, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
  • Julie Adshead, University of Salford, UK
  • Dr Ifte Ahmed, RMIT, Australia
  • Dr Nabil Achour, Loughborough University, UK
  • Dr Carol Amaratunga,  Justice Institute of British Columbia, Canada
  • David Baldry, University of Salford, UK
  • Associate Professor Dr Audrius Banaitis, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania
  • Professor Saman Bandara, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Professor Peter Barrett, University of Salford, UK
  • Dr Lee Bosher, Loughborough University, UK
  • Dr Esther Charleworth, RMIT, Australia
  • Professor Andrew Dainty, Loughborough University, UK
  • Professor Ranjith Dissanayake, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • Professor Aguinaldo dos Santos, Federal University of Parana, Brazil
  • Professor Peter Fairbrother, RMIT, Australia
  • Professor John Fein, RMIT, Australia
  • Dr Nishara Fernando, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Professor Terrance Fernando, The University of Salford, UK
  • Dr G P Ganapathy, Centrefor Disaster Mitigation and Management, VIT University, India
  • Dr Anil Gupta, National Institute of Disaster Management, India
  • Professor Makarand Hastak, Purdue University, USA
  • Professor Samantha Hettiarachchi, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Professor Siri Hettige, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • John Hewitt, UNITEC, New Zealand
  • Professor Wes Janz, Ball State University, USA
  • Suranga Jayasena, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Professor Mike Kagioglou, University of Salford, UK
  • Professor Arturas Kaklauskas, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania
  • Dr Yamuna Kaluarachchi, Kingston University, UK
  • Dr Kaushal Keraminiyage, The University of Salford, UK
  • Professor Irene Lill, Tallin University of Technology, Estonia
  • Dr Jamie MacKee, University of Newcastle, Australia
  • Dr Ananda Mallawathanthri, United Nations Development Programme, Sri Lanka
  • Dr Martin Mulligan, RMIT, Australia
  • Dr Yaso Nataraja, RMIT, Australia
  • Rita Newton, University of Salford, UK
  • Dr Bala Raju Nikku, Kadambari Memorial College of Science and Management, Nepal
  • Dr Chaminda Pathirage, University of Salford, UK
  • Professor Srinath Perera, Northumbria University, UK
  • Chaman Pincha, Independent gender and Disasters Consultant, India
  • Dr Regan Potangaroa, Unitec, New Zealand
  • Dr Mizanur Rahman, Regional Public Administration Training Centre, Bangladesh
  • Professor Les Ruddock, University of Salford, UK
  • Professor Janaka Ruwanpura, University of Calgary, Canada
  • Professor Martin Sexton, University of Reading, UK
  • Assoc Professor Sujeeva Setunge, RMIT, Australia
  • Professor Clive Warren, University of Queensland, Australia
  • Professor Chitra Weddikkara, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Professor Suzanne Wilkinson, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Professor Chan Wirasinghe, University of Calgary, Canada
  • Professor Edmundas Zavadskas, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania