Day 1 | Monday, June 26th

DFHM8 | Torino | 26-29 June 2023

Monday, June 26th

8:00 - 8:45 Aula Magna
Registration opening
8:45 - 9:30 Aula Magna
Opening Ceremony
Welcome: Prof. Marina PIRULLI, chair of the DFHM8
Prof. Guido SARACCO, Rector of the Politecnico di Torino
Prof. Giuseppe Andrea FERRO, President of the Ordine degli Ingegneri della Provincia di Torino
Dr. Ugo DE LA PIERRE, President of the Ordine Regionale dei Geologi del Piemonte
9:30 - 11:00 Aula Magna
Session: Process and Mechanics I
Moderator: Elisabeth Bowman
9:30 Keynote speaker: O. Pouliquen (France) Granular flows (#118)
10:00 Discussion
10:05 Y. Sakai and N. Hotta Laboratory investigation of the effects of grain size on the dynamics of debris flows: Measurement of pore fluid pressure in an open channel (#129)
10:20 H. Vicari, C.W.W. Ng, S. Nordal, V. Thakur, W.A.R.K. De Silva, H. Liu, C.E. Choi Measurements of debris flow entrainment and dynamics (#156)
10:35 G. La Porta, F. Cafaro, A. Leonardi, M. Pirulli Triggering-runout modelling of rainfall-triggered debris flows: a case study in the Campania region, Italy (#80)
10:50 Discussion
11:00 - 11:30 Foyer / Emma Strada Room
Coffee Break
11:30 - 13:00 Aula Magna
Session: Process and Mechanics II
Moderator: Mark E. Reid
11:30 Keynote speaker: C. Di Prisco (Italy) Constitutive modelling of phase transitions in granular soils (#33)
12:00 Discussion
12:05 G. Meyrat, P. Bartelt, B. McArdell A dilatant two-phase debris flow model with erosion validated by full-scale field data from the Illgraben test station (#96)
12:20 W.A.R.K. De Silva, H. Liu, C.E. Choi, C.W.W. Ng Effects of flow-bed interactions on barrier impact (#32)
12:35 S.R. Goodwin, S.R. Goodwin, G. Piton, G. Chambon Mass exchange between geophysical flows and beds: idealised computational modelling using a Herschel-Bulkley rheology (#46)
12:50 Discussion
13:00 - 14:30 Foyer / Emma Strada Room
Lunch Break
14:05 - 14:30 Aula Magna
Satellite Sponsor Session I
Moderator: Giulia Messina
Geobrugg - Nadine Feiger Flexible Debris Flow Mitigation Solutions by Geobrugg (10')
Hortus S.r.l. - Mauro Reguzzoni, Elena Ioriatti Debris flow monitoring and early warning in Valcamonica (Italy) (15')
14:30 - 16:00 Aula Magna
Session: Experiments and Modelling I
Moderator: Federico Vagnon
14:30 Keynote speaker: M. Pastor (Spain) A general two phase depth integrated model considering pore water pressure and dewatering (#110)
15:00 Discussion
15:05 A. Garcés, Á. González, A. Tamburrino, S. Montserrat faDebrisFOAM validation using field data surveyed in Crucecita (Chile) alluvial fan for the event of 13th May 2017 (#43)
15:20 A. Pasqua, A. Leonardi, M. Pirulli Coupling Depth-Averaged and 3D numerical models to study debris flow: Saint-Vincent event (#109)
15:35 Y. Tai, H. Wong, C. Ma A Simplex Multi-Phase Approach for Modelling Debris Flows in Smoothed-Terrain-Following Coordinate System (#146)
15:50 Discussion
16:00 - 16:30 Foyer / Emma Strada Room
Coffee Break
16:30 - 18:00 Aula Magna
Session: Experiments and Modelling II
Moderator: Roland Kaitna
16:30 Keynote speaker: M. Cabrera (Netherlands) The planar setup: a window through the complex interactions in granular flows (#19)
17:00 Discussion
17:05 A. von Boetticher, C. Berger, J. Speerli Shear-thinning, Coulomb friction and grain collisions in debris-flow waterfalls: Applications of a 3D phase mixture model with a single calibration parameter and a complex 4-way coupled resolved CFD-DEM approach (#157)
17:20 C. Friedl, C. Scheidl, S. Wernhart, D. Proske Laboratory experiments to analyse the influence of bridge profiles on debris-flow impact forces (#42)
17:30 E.T. Bowman, A. Fawley, R. Kaitna, S. Li, B. McArdell, J. McElwaine, N. Sanvitale, W.A. Take, L. Tauskela, A. Taylor-Noonan, Y. Zhao The Rosetta Stone Project – Integrating experimental results on debris flow mechanics across the scales: next results (#16)
17:50 Discussion
19:30 Royal Palace Café
Welcome drink
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