NZSOLD SYMPOSIUM ‘ADVANCES IN NEW ZEALAND AND INTERNATIONAL DAM PRACTICE’

March 22, 2022
Rydges Latimer, Christchurch

The detailed programme for the symposium is still in development.  A draft programme is provided below.

DRAFT PROGRAMME
as of 19 October 2021

8:30REGISTRATION
9:00Welcome and opening address
9:15Keynote Address – dams as a system
9:55Understanding the dam system
10:35MORNING BREAK
11:05Public safety around dams
11:35Mechanical, electrical, controls and communications – dam and reservoir safety functions (session TBC)
12:05First panel discussion
12:45LUNCH
1:45Implications of climate change for dams
2:15Lessons learned from recent court cases (NZ, Australia, Republic of Ireland)
2:45Dams and levees as part of integrated catchment management systems
3:15AFTERNOON BREAK
3:45Second panel discussion
4:25Dam safety scheme update
4:45Closing address
5:00SOCIAL FUNCTION