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Conference Schedule

Check-In Times

Sunday, April 10 3pm – 6pm Town & Country Foyer
Monday, April 11 7am – 6pm Town & Country Foyer
Tuesday, April 12 7 am – 5:30pm Town & Country Foyer
Wednesday, April 13 7:30am – 2:30pm Town & Country Foyer
Thursday, April 14 7am – 8:15am Town & Country Foyer Workshop check-in
Monday April 11
8:45 AM
Legacy Lecture
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8:45 AM
11:30 AM
9:00 AM
9:15 AM
9:30 AM
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
11:45 AM
12:00 PM
12:15 PM
12:30 PM
12:45 PM
1:00 PM
1:15 PM
1:30 PM
USSD Open Committee Meetings
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1:30 PM
5:00 PM
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
3:45 PM
4:00 PM
4:15 PM
4:30 PM
4:45 PM
5:00 PM
5:15 PM
5:30 PM
5:45 PM
6:00 PM
Welcome Reception and Marketplace Opening
Diamond Sponsor:
6:00 PM
7:30 PM
6:15 PM
6:30 PM
6:45 PM
7:00 PM
7:15 PM
No events available!
Tuesday April 12
6:15 AM
Morning Fitness
Benefits USSD Scholarship program
6:15 AM
7:15 AM
Kick start your day with Morning Fitness with Junior Lagade

Young Professional Mentoring Breakfast
Platinum Sponsor:
7:00 AM
8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast
Gold Sponsor:
7:30 AM
8:00 AM
6:30 AM
6:45 AM
7:00 AM
7:15 AM
7:30 AM
7:45 AM
8:00 AM
8:15 AM
8:30 AM
Plenary

Session Topic: Climate change impacts on dams and levees
Session Title: The Fierce Urgency of the Now

8:30-9:30 Presentations

  • BILLION-DOLLAR DISASTERS: An Update from Adam Smith/NOAA
  • WATER EXTREMES: Abundance and Scarcity of Water in the West as detailed in the Bureau of Reclamation 2021 SECURE Water Act Report Marketa McGuire (USBR)
  • RISK AND DECISION MAKING WITH CLIMATE CHANGE – Nate Snorteland, USACE
8:30 AM
10:00 AM

9:30-10:00 Moderated Panel Discussion/ Open Q&A
Moderator – Meghann Wygonik-Kinkley (USACE)

8:45 AM
9:00 AM
9:15 AM
9:30 AM
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
Break
Silver Sponsor:
10:00 AM
10:30 AM
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
Technical Sessions
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10:30 AM
12:15 PM
Choose:
  • Construction & Rehab: Construction Practice and Innovation
  • Dam Safety: Risky Business 1
  • Hydrology
  • Bois d'Arc Dam
  • Earthquakes: Risk and Seismic Hazard Analysis
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
11:45 AM
12:00 PM
12:15 PM
Lunch in the Market Place
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12:15 PM
1:30 PM
12:30 PM
12:45 PM
1:00 PM
1:15 PM
1:30 PM
Technical Sessions
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1:30 PM
3:15 PM
Choose:
  • Earthquake Engineering for Concrete Dams
  • Hydraulics
  • Resiliency and Sustainability
  • Pickwick Dams
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
Break
Silver Sponsor:
3:15 PM
3:45 PM
3:30 PM
3:45 PM
Technical Sessions
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3:45 PM
5:30 PM
Choose:
  • Analysis of Concrete Dams
  • Dam Safety: Brief Case Studies 1
  • Embankments: Internal Erosion
  • Scoping the National Levee Safety Program

USACE Townhall
Town & Country A
5:00 PM
6:00 PM
4:00 PM
4:15 PM
4:30 PM
4:45 PM
5:00 PM
5:15 PM
5:30 PM
5:45 PM
6:00 PM
Exhibitor Reception
Diamond Sponsor:
6:00 PM
7:30 PM
6:15 PM
6:30 PM
6:45 PM
7:00 PM
7:15 PM
7:30 PM
Young Professional Social
Gold Sponsor:
7:30 PM
9:00 PM
7:45 PM
8:00 PM
8:15 PM
8:30 PM
8:45 PM

Tuesday April 12

No events available!
Wednesday April 13
6:15 AM
Morning Fitness
Benefits USSD Scholarship Program
6:15 AM
7:15 AM
Not a runner? Get your workout in with Junior Lagade

5k FUNds Run/Walk
at Riverfront Park
6:30 AM
7:30 AM
Benefits USSD Scholarship Program
6:30 AM
6:45 AM
7:00 AM
7:15 AM
7:30 AM
7:45 AM
8:00 AM
8:15 AM
8:30 AM
Plenary

Session Title: The Role Dams and Levees Have in Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change

8:30-9:30 Presentations

  • SUSTAINABLE WATER SUPPLY AND CLIMATE CHANGE, George Annandale, George W. Annandale, Inc.
  • RENEWABLE ENERGY AT DAMS, Cameron Schilling, National Hydropower Association
  • PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE, Eric Halpin, Halpin Consulting
8:30 AM
10:00 AM

9:30-10:00 Moderated Panel Discussion/Open Q&A

8:45 AM
9:00 AM
9:15 AM
9:30 AM
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
Break
Silver Sponsor:
10:00 AM
10:30 AM
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
Technical Sessions
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10:30 AM
12:15 PM
Choose:
  • Practice in Concrete Dams
  • Analysis of Embankments
  • Dam Decommissioning
  • Women Who Give a Dam: a Showcase of Women in the Industry
  • Scholarship Finalist Presentations


10:45 AM
11:00 AM
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
11:45 AM
12:00 PM
12:15 PM
12:30 PM
12:45 PM
1:00 PM
1:15 PM
1:30 PM
Technical Sessions
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1:30 PM
3:15 PM
Choose:
  • Foundations/Monitoring
  • Earthquakes: Dynamic Modeling
  • Dam Safety: Brief Case Studies 2
  • Isabella Dam
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
Break
Silver Sponsor:
3:15 PM
3:45 PM
3:30 PM
3:45 PM
Technical Sessions
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3:45 PM
5:30 PM
Choose:
  • Public Safety and EM
  • Hydraulic Structures
  • Dam Safety: Risky Business 2
  • Construction & Rehab: Case History
4:00 PM
4:15 PM
4:30 PM
4:45 PM
5:00 PM
5:15 PM
5:30 PM
5:45 PM
6:00 PM
6:15 PM
6:30 PM
Conference Wrap Party
Diamond Sponsor:
6:30 PM
8:30 PM
6:45 PM
7:00 PM
7:15 PM
7:30 PM
7:45 PM
8:00 PM
8:15 PM

Wednesday April 13

No events available!
Workshop 1 Workshop 2 Workshop 3 Workshop 4 Workshop 5
8:00 AM
Concrete Dam Raising
8:00 AM
12:00 PM
9:00 AM
10:00 AM
11:00 AM
12:00 PM
1:00 PM
Anchor Evaluation
1:00 PM
5:00 PM
2:00 PM
3:00 PM
4:00 PM

Workshop 1

Workshop 2

Workshop 3

Workshop 4

Workshop 5

No events available!

Workshops brought to you by Diamond Sponsor:

Unfortunately, the Field Tour on Friday, April 15th is now sold out.

Friday April 15
8:00 AM
Lake Murray and Vicente Dam Field Tour
Transportation Sponsor:
8:00 AM
4:30 PM
8:30 AM
9:00 AM
9:30 AM
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10:30 AM
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11:30 AM
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Friday April 15

No events available!