*listed in the order of presentation

Farhad Ansari
Professor, University of Illionois at Chicago, USA
Presentation Title: Applications of discrete and  distributed fiber optic sensors for monitoring of civil infrastructure systems
hmc Man-Chao He
Professor, China University of Mining and Technology, China
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Presentation Title: A new method for geo-disaster prediction based on double-blocks mechanics theory
Luc Thévenaz
Professor, École Polytechnique Federale of Lausannene (EPFL), Swiss
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Presentation Title: Recent progresses and challenges to upgrade the distributed Brillouin sensor performance
SONY DSC Zhi-Shen Wu
Professor, Southeast University, China
Presentation Title: To be confirmed
Kevin P. Chen
Professor, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Presentation Title: To be confirmed
Ki-Tae Chang
Professor, Kumoh National Institute of Technology, Korea
Presentation Title: Comprehensive approach for anomaly detection in a bored pile using armored distributed fiber optics sensor cable
Alexis Mendez
Director, Micron Optics Inc., USA
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Presentation Title: Overview of structural health monitoring using fiber optic sensors
SONY DSC An-Bin Huang
Professor, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Presentation Title: Offshore meteorology mast oscillation monitoring with FBG sensors
Nils Nöther
Director, fibrisTerre GmbH, Germany
Presentation Title: Getting the whole picture – distributed fiber-optic sensing as a powerful tool for industrial and geotechnical monitoring
Luigi Zeni  Luigi Zeni
Professor, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy
Presentation Title: Brillouin distributed optical fiber sensors in railways field: Applications to the monitoring of train traffic and infrastructure
SONY DSC Jian-Hua Yin
Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Presentation Title: Monitoring a flexible barrier under impact of rock fall and debris flow in large-scale physical model tests using both FBG sensors and conventional sensors
Qing Zhang
Professorate Senior Engineer, China Geological Survey, China
Presentation Title: Deep hole temperature measurement based on DFOS engineering
s Il-Bum Kwon
Researcher, Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science, Korea
Presentation Title: Composites inspection using fiber optic BOCDA sensor with aluminum coated optical fiber
Tong Sun
Professor, City University of London, UK
Presentation Title: Novel sensor design and implementation driven by applications
todd Michael D. Todd
Professor, University of California at San Diego, USA
Presentation Title: Impact detection and localization in composite laminates with embedded fiber Bragg gratings
Bill Xiong Yu
Professor, Case Western Reserve University, USA
Presentation Title: Development and application of innovative time domain reflectometry technologies for civil infrastructure
s Yiqing Ni
Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Presentation Title: Fiber Bragg grating sensing systems for online monitoring of railway infrastructure
Jose Miguel Lopez Jose M. Lopez-Higuera
Professor, University of Cantabria, Spain
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Presentation Title: Smart  photonic sensors for real structures supervision
  Fei Dai
Assistant Professor, West Virginia University, USA
Presentation Title: Visual data sensing and analytics for infrastructure and geotechnical monitoring
li Werner Lienhart
Professor, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Presentation Title: New approaches to monitor geotechnical structures using mobile mapping systems, fiber optic sensors and image based techniques
hez Zuyuan He
Professor, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
Presentation Title: Review on fiber-optic distributed acoustic sensors
Hilary I. Inyang
Chairman, Global Education and Infrastructure Services, USA
Presentation Title: Extension of opto-electronic sensing to management of natural and technological hazards: opportunities and schemes
Zhong-qi Yue
Professor, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Presentation Title: Challenges and issues in monitoring and pre-warning of disastrous landslides illustrated with case studies
Qing Li
Professor, China Jiliang University, China
Presentation Title: Multi-dimensional monitoring technology of underground deformation in geotechnical engineering
Xiongyao Xie
Professor, Tongji University, China
Presentation Title: Numerical modeling and FBG monitoring of settlements of existed tunnel due to twin curve shield tunnelling in Shanghai soft clay
Yaowen Yang
Associate Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Presentation Title: Wireless FBG sensing for civil engineering applications
  Yongkang Dong
Professor, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Presentation Title: Ultra-fast distributed Brillouin optical fiber sensor for dynamic strain measurement with MHz sampling rate
Aldo Minardo
Associate Professor, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy
Presentation Title: Temperature compensation in distributed sensors based on dual-wavelength Brillouin measurements
Yonggang Jia
Professor, Ocean University of China, China
Presentation Title: In-situ long-term monitoring of pore water pressure in the sediments of seabed
photo Bin Shi
Professor, Nanjing University, China
Presentation Title: On the ground sensing system and ground sensing engineering
Xuping Zhang
Professor, Nanjing University, China
Presentation Title: The new fully distributed fiber monitoring technology for urban underground infrastructure
Sascha Liehr
Researcher, Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM), Germany
Presentation Title: Distributed fiber optic sensing techniques: from high strain applications to nanostrain sensitivity
Luca Schenato
Researcher, Italian National Research Council, Italy
Presentation Title: Application of high resolution OFDR-based distributed sensing to geotechnical problems: from a large scale physical model of landslide to a foundation pile monitoring
Kevin, Kuang Sze Chiang 
Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Presentation Title: Design of a low-cost, wireless chemiluminescence tube for early warning of landslide
Jing Chai
Professor, Xi’an University of Science and Technology, China
Presentation Title: Study on representation of overlying strata deformation and collapse on coal mine based on distributed optical fiber sensing
  Ankit Garg
Associate Professor, Shantou University, China
Presentation Title: Exploring use of visual analysis as non-destructive techniques for monitoring of green infrastructures
  Loizos Pelecanos
Assistant Professor, University of Bath, UK
Presentation Title: The use of distributed fibre-optic strain data to develop finite element models for foundation piles

The tentative keynote and invited speakers are listed here. More experts will be invited to give lectures during the forum. The final list will be updated soon.