2023 IV International Dam Safety Symposium
Thursday, April 20, 2023
Charleston Area Convention Center
North Charleston, SC
*This event is being held in conjunction with the USSD Annual Conference. Register for this via the Conference registration link, even if not attending the Conference, however Symposium fee is waived if attending the full conference.
The purpose of the International Symposium on Dam Safety is to promote discussion and knowledge exchange for Dam Safety professionals across the globe for the purpose of advancing the field and ensuring the safety of dams globally. The program will touch on state-of-the-art concepts, methods, and technologies related to dam safety.
The event is being developed through the collaboration of the United States Society on Dams (USSD), Spanish National Committee on Large Dams (SPANCOLD), Brazilian Dam Committee (CBDB), and Chinese National Committee on Large Dams (CHINCOLD).
Symposium Only = $450*
*Additional options available for combining Symposium and USSD Conference registration. Visit the registration site for more information.
|8:30am – 9:00am||Welcome|
|9:00am – 9:30am||Opening & Overview||Dean Durkee, USSD|
|9:30am – 9:45am||Break|
|9:45am – 11:15am||Round Table 1
Dam Safety Implications of the Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management (GISTM)
|11:15am – 11:30am||Break|
|11:30am – 1:00pm||Round Table 2
Dam Safety Policy, Institutional and Organizational Aspects
|Ignacio Escuder Bueno, SPANCOLD|
|1:00pm – 2:30pm||Lunch|
|2:30pm – 4:00pm||Roundtable 3
Dam Safety Technological Aspects and Future Developments
|Cuiying Zheng, CHINCOLD|
|4:00pm – 4:15pm||Break|
|4:15pm – 5:45pm||Roundtable 4
Dam Safety Social and Economic Aspects
|Jose Bernardino Botelho, CBDB|
|5:45pm – 6:30pm||Closing|