ICDSME2019 invites researchers to share their knowledge and ideas in the field of Dam Safety Management and Engineering especially in the following tracks:

Operation, Maintenance and Emergency Management
Major Rehabilitation and Other Risk Reduction Investments
Dam Health Monitoring, Data Acquisition and Processing
•Operating rules
•Maintenance procedures
•Cost-benefit analysis of O&M
•Resources and capacity building for O&M
•Disaster and emergency management (prevention, preparedness, response and recovery)
•Cost-benefit analysis of emergency management
•Resources and capacity building for emergency management
•Integration of operation, maintenance and emergency management
•Foundation treatments
•Structural Rehabilitation design
•Refurbishment of gates
•Dam rehabilitation and construction management
•Re-instrumentation enhanced monitoring and overall surveillance
•Other dam safety investments
•Investments outside the dam: upstream and downstream planning
•Risk communication
•Dam decommissioning
•Hydro-meteorological and seismic systems
•Geotechnical, structural, hydro-mechanical and communication systems
•Real-time performance monitoring and analysis of data Instrumentation for earthquake hazard assessment
•Surveillance and monitoring by latest technologies (Satellite, terrestrial radar, laser-based technologies)
•Recent advances in dam health investigations
•Acquisition, effective analysis and usability of monitoring data
•Data processing: Design, construction and operation
 
 
International Best Practices in Dam Safety Management and Governance
Safety Reviews and Risk Assessment
Sustainable Dam and Reservoir Management
•Legislation and regulatory framework
•Technical rules, guidelines and best practices
•Portfolio management
•Integrated flood risk management risk governance
•Human resources and capacity building
•Technological needs
•Integration of policies, people and processes
•Comprehensive dam safety reviews
•Dam safety standards
•Uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity
•Risk-informed assessments
•Risk tolerability guidelines
•Human-induced risk management
•Incidents and accidents case histories
•Disasters case histories
•Water resources management challenges
•Water quality and ecology
•Optimization of reservoir operation and integrated reservoir management
•Assessment and management of reservoir sedimentation
•Social and environmental impact assessment and management
•Innovative technologies, knowledge application and best practices