CDA/ACB Gazette
February 2019 / février 2019

Last call for abstracts!

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If you haven’t yet submitted an abstract for a paper or poster, you have until Feb. 15. Abstracts should be 300 to 500 words in either English or French.

The theme for the 2019 conference is The Changing Influences on Dams. Authors should focus on challenges in dam design, construction and rehabilitation practices due to changes in environmental, technological, social, economic and regulatory requirements.

Technical Themes include:
* Changes in environmental loading - precipitation, flooding, and seismicity including induced seismicity
* Influence of regulatory changes on dams throughout their lifecycle
* Operational considerations in dam safety
* Mining dams including oil sands dams - decommissioning and closure
* Stakeholder engagement and risk communication
* Implementing advanced technologies in dam design, construction, operations and rehabilitation

Important Dates
Abstract submission – Feb. 15, 2019
Abstract acceptance notification – March 1, 2019
Draft paper due – June 1, 2019
Final paper due – August 16, 2019
CDA 2019 – October 6 to 10 (Calgary, AB)

If you have any questions email email or visit the CDA website.

How to Submit
Authors are invited to submit abstracts of 300 to 500 words in either English or French by Feb. 15, 2019.   To submit an abstract, email


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