SYMPOSIUM ON - Sustainable Development of Dams and River Basins
24th Febraury to 27th Febraury 2021 at New Delhi
  1. Modern Technologies in Survey and Investigation for Sustainable Dam Development
  2. Simulation Methodologies for Dam Analysis and Design
  3. Advances in Dam Safety,Risk Assessment and Management
  4. Advances in the Rehabilitation of Dams and Appurtenant Works.*
    1. Innovations and Adaptations in Intakes, Spillways and Gates
    2. Advancement in Materials for Dam Repair and Rehabilitation
    3. New Approaches in Energy Dissipation Arrangements in High Velocity Spillways
    4. Cause of Damages and Structural Performance Evaluation of Dams
    5. Rehabilitation Technologies to Enhance Dam Safety
    6. Underwater Inspection, Robotics and Repair Methodologies for Dams.
    7. Modernization, Optimization and Rehabilitation of Aging Dams.
    8. Dam Surveillance and Monitoring
  5. River Basin Development and Management including Optimization of Reservoirs Operation.
  6. Innovative Construction Methodology and Contracting Practices.
  7. Impacts of Climate Change - Sustainable Dams and Hydropower Development including Pumped Storage.
  8. Engineering Challenges and Safety of Tailing Dams.
Workshops (6 nos.) 27th Febraury 2021
  1. Numerical Analysis of Dams
  2. Roller Compacted Concrete Dams
  3. Reservoir Operation for handling of Extreme Events
  4. Life Extension Technologies and Strategies for Ageing Dams
  5. Sedimentation Management in Reservoirs for Sustainable Development
  6. Seismic Analysis for Dam Design and Safety Evaluation of Existing Dams
* Symposium Theme 4 will be Deliberated in Collaboration with DRIP

Authors are invited to submit abstracts on any of the given themes. All accepted papers will be published electronically in the Symposium Proceedings.


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• Abstracts can be submitted on topics listed above.

• Abstracts and papers have to be written in English.

• Submitted abstracts must be original. Abstracts previously published or presented at an international scientific meeting cannot be submitted.

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