CDA Conference & Exhibition 2018

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CDA looks forward to welcoming you in Quebec City in October!  The theme of the 2018 Conference is Managing Aging Dams: A Challenge for Owners and Professionals.

Event Type:
Conference/Seminar
Date:
Oct. 13-18, 2018
Venue:
Quebec City Conference Centre
Location:
Quebec , QC , Canada

Technical papers featuring practical case studies and analyses related to managing aging dams, dams’ safety and influence of climate change in operating dams – of traditional dams and mine tailings structures will be presented.

Papers and presentations will discuss a wide range of management and maintenance of dam issues, including:

  • Dam Safety Reviews;
  • State of the practice and management challenges faced by aging dam owners;
  • Design flood review;
  • Spillway reliability;
  • Temporary or permanent mitigation measures of safety deficiency;
  • Materials, past and present;
  • Instrumentation and auscultation of dams;
  • Conflicting management of watersheds;
  • Water management and temporary measures during construction;
  • Numerical modelling;
  • Risk analysis;
  • Construction and maintenance: methods and case studies;
  • Management and delivery of turnkey projects;
  • Engineering of tailings dams;
  • Obsolete dam decommissioning;
  • Dam break analysis and inundation mapping;
  • Emergency management and contingency planning;
  • Public safety near dams — operational practices and considerations;
  • State of practice for dam rehabilitation;
  • Reconciling works and environment protection; and
  • International advances in practice.

The theme of the 2018 CDA Conference is 'Managing Aging Dams, a Challenge for Owners and Professionals'. 

The technical program will consist of papers and presentations on the management and maintenance of dams of all types, including:

  • Dam Safety Reviews;
  • State of the practice and management challenges faced by aging dam owners;
  • Design flood review;
  • Spillway reliability;
  • Temporary or permanent mitigation measures of safety deficiency;
  • Materials, past and present;
  • Instrumentation and auscultation of dams;
  • Conflicting management of watersheds;
  • Water management and temporary measures during construction;
  • Numerical modelling;
  • Risk analysis;
  • Construction and maintenance: methods and case studies;
  • Management and delivery of turnkey projects;
  • Engineering of tailings dams;
  • Obsolete dam decommissioning;
  • Dam break analysis and inundation mapping;
  • Emergency management and contingency planning;
  • Public safety near dams — operational practices and considerations;
  • State of practice for dam rehabilitation;
  • Reconciling works and environment protection; and
  • International advances in practice.

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