Dr. Nihad Baban was chosen as a member of the organizing committee for the 1st international conference on “Forecasting Water in the Future of Iraq: Using the Past and Present” was held in the College of Science at the University of Sulaimani from 14th – 16th of September 2019. The first two days of the conference was set for research presentation and the third day for a field trip to some of Kurdistan geological sites. Dr. Nihad was the chair of two sessions and member of the second day closing session. The conference dealt in general with the existing water issues, dams’ safety issues, and surface and ground water issues. Modern software’s were considered in the scientific analysis for the accepted papers and valuable outcomes were recorded for future considerations.