Call for Abstracts and Technical Papers – Submit by 19 October 2018

2019 ICOLD 87th Annual Meeting and Symposium

Ottawa, Canada • June 9-14, 2019
Symposium and Submission of Abstracts
Theme: Sustainable and Safe Dams Around the World

The theme will be addressed through technical papers and a poster session presented on the following topics.
1. Innovation
Recent advancements and techniques for investigation, design, construction, operation and maintenance of water or tailings dams and spillways.
2. Sustainable Development
Planning, design, construction, operation, decommissioning and closure management strategies for water resources or tailings dams (e.g. climate change, sedimentation, environmental protection, risk management).
3. Hazards
Design mitigation and management of hazards to water or tailings dams, appurtenant structures, spillways and reservoirs (e.g. floods, seismic, landslides).
4. Extreme Conditions
Management for water or tailings dams (e.g. permafrost and ice loading, arid/wet climates, geo-hazards).
Young Professionals (age 35 and under) are especially encouraged to submit papers and posters for the Symposium.
Submission of Abstracts:
The deadline for submission of abstracts has been extended to 19th October 2018.
Authors of technical papers and posters should submit abstracts addressing the symposium themes, using the online system at