4th April 2020 New Delhi, India
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Mr. Devendra Kumar Sharma
Vice President, ICOLD
President Indian National Committee on Large Dams

Inviting 100 National Committees to 88th Annual Meeting of ICOLD.


On behalf of the Indian National Committee on Large Dams (INCOLD), it is an honour for me to cordially invite you and your accompanying person to attend the 88th Annual Meeting of the International Commission on Large Dams and Symposium on Sustainable Development of Dams and River Basins being held in New Delhi from 4-10 April, 2020. I would also like to invite all the Departmental Heads and professionals dealing with Dams in India to this event.

India has built 5264 dams which includes Bhakra, Tehri, Sardar Sarovar and many more mega projects and 437 dams are under construction. The Dam industry in India has contributed significantly towards meeting the growing water and power demand of the country, yet India is facing increasing pressure on water resources due to population growth, urbanization and creeping effect of climate change.

The 88th ICOLD Annual Meeting will provide an excellent platform for researchers, scientists, engineers, policy makers and young professionals working in the field of energy and water resources management around the world. This meeting will definitely act as confluence of brilliant minds and provide an interactive platform to share path breaking ideas on the theme ‘Sustainable Development of Dams and River Basins’ besides Special Workshops including the workshops of the ICOLD Technical Committees.

The Indian National Committee on Large Dam (INCOLD) has prepared an excellent program in an exciting venue for the 88th Annual Meeting of ICOLD. In view of our challenges to further develop this century’s dams and reservoirs worldwide and combating the effects of climate change, I invite you to the 88th Annual meeting to discuss and deliberate on emerging professional issues along with meeting the ICOLD family. Special programs have been planned for the accompanying person. Delegates would enjoy attractive social evening program. Besides visiting excellent technological examples of dams and hydropower projects, the delegates will also have opportunity to discover beautiful and impressive tourist sites in New Delhi and other parts of India as well as rich cultural heritage of the country during different tours being organized for the foreign guests to explore India.

I am looking forward to welcoming and meeting the ICOLD family, old members as well as newcomers in New Delhi.

About ICOLD New Delhi


The 88th ICOLD Annual Meeting will provide an excellent platform for researchers, scientists, engineers, policy makers and young professionals working in the field of energy and water resources management around the world.

This meeting will definitely act as confluence of brilliant minds and provide an interactive platform to share path breaking ideas on the theme ‘Sustainable Development of Dams and River Basins’ besides Special Workshops
including the workshops of the ICOLD Technical Committees.
The Indian National Committee on Large Dam (INCOLD) has prepared an excellent program in an exciting venue for the 88th Annual Meeting of ICOLD.

In view of our challenges to further develop this century’s dams and reservoirs worldwide and combating the effects of climate change, Discuss and deliberate on emerging professional issues along with meeting the ICOLD family. Special programs have been planned for the accompanying person.

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Speakers @ ICOLD New Delhi


MICHAEL F. ROGERS
President of International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD/CIGB)

Devendra Kumar Sharma
Vice President, ICOLD
President Indian National Committee on Large Dams

ICOLD 2020 Annual Meeting Programme


 
 
 
 
 
14:00 - 18:00 hrs
ICOLD Board Meeting
 
 
 
 
 
9:30 - 22:00 hrs
Dinner of ICOLD Board + INCOLD Reps
 
 
 
 
 
09:00 - 17:00 hrs
Registration
 
 
 
 
 
09:00 - 17:00 hrs
ICOLD Board Meeting
 
 
 
 
 
17:00 - 19:00 hrs
ICOLD Board + Local Organizing Committee
 
 
 
 
 
17:00 - 19:00 hrs
Congress Questions Panel meeting
 
 
 
 
 
20:00 - 22:00 hrs
Dinner of Board + LOC and Technical Comm. Chairmen
 
 
 
 
 
09:00 - 17:00 hrs
Registration
 
 
 
 
 
09:00 - 12:00 hrs
Meeting of ICOLD Board and Chairmen of Technical Committees
 
 
 
 
 
14:00 - 18:00 hrs
Technical Committee Workshops
 
 
 
 
 
18:00 - 19:30 hrs
Young Engineers Forum
 
 
 
 
 
20:00 - 22:00 hrs
Welcome Reception
 
 
 
 
 
09:00 - 17:00 hrs
Technical Committees Meetings - 27 Break Outs
 
 
 
 
 
09:00 - 17:00 hrs
Technical Exhibition Opening Cermony (Workshops – 3 Nos.)
 
 
 
 
 
17:00 - 19:30 hrs
ICOLD Regional Clubs Meetings
 
 
 
 
 
20:00 - 22:00 hrs
Young Engineers Social Evening Specifics Private Functions
 
 
 
 
 
09:30 - 11:00 hrs
Symposium Opening Ceremony
 
 
 
 
 
11:00 - 11:30 hrs
Press Conference (Political, Board, INCOLD and Journalists)
 
 
 
 
 
11:30 - 18:00 hrs
Symposium Contd.
 
 
 
 
 
09:00 - 17:00 hrs
Technical Exhibition
 
 
 
 
 
18:00 - 19:00 hrs
Francophone Delegates Meeting
 
 
 
 
 
19:30 - 22:00 hrs
Cultural Event
 
 
 
 
 
09:00 - 18:00 hrs
Symposium on Sustainable Development of Dams and River Basins
 
 
 
 
 
08:00 - 19:00 hrs
Technical Tours / Visit to Agra
 
 
 
 
 
09:00 - 17:00 hrs
Technical Exhibition
 
 
 
 
 
20:00 - 22:00 hrs
Specific Private Receptions
 
 
 
 
 
09:00 - 18:00 hrs
88th ICOLD General Assembly
 
 
 
 
 
09:00 - 18:00 hrs
Workshops - 6 Nos.
 
 
 
 
 
20:00 - 22:00 hrs
Farewell Dinner

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Reliability and Risk-based Approaches – Suzanne Lacasse

Challenges with Upstream Tailings Dams – Harvey McLeod

Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy Project, Failure of Saddle Dam D – Prof. Anton J

Innovation

Recent advancements and techniques for investigations, design, construction, operation and maintenance of water or tailings dams and spillways.

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).

Hazards

Design, mitigation and management of hazards to water or tailings dams, appurtenant structures, spillways and reservoirs (e.g. floods, seismic, landslides).

Extreme Conditions

Management for water or tailings dams (e.g. permafrost and ice loading, arid/wet climates, geo-hazards).

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