Still time to register for CDA short courses 

CDA is offering optional short courses on Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9 before ICOLD 2019 officially starts. These are stand-alone workshops – you do not have to be registered for ICOLD to sign up for one of these workshops.

Dam Safety Reviews – June 9
English & French
$395

This one-day course on Dam Safety Review provides an overview of the process presented in the Canadian Dam Association’s Technical Bulletin: Dam Safety Reviews (CDA 2016). The course is applicable to both mining dams and water-retention dams. Participants will gain an understanding of the roles and expectations of the Dam Owner and the Review Engineer, as well as the context of the Dam Safety Review within a dam safety program or management system. The course is designed for dam owners, consultants and regulators who want to gain a better understanding of good practice as described in the CDA DSR Technical Bulletin.

To find out more about this workshop visit the ICOLD website.

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Emergency Management for Dam Safety – June 9
English
$395

This one-day course outlines a process to assist dam owners in preparing emergency preparedness and response plans, in order to serve the basic needs of the owner, community first responders, and those who regulate dam safety.

Tools and examples of good practices are presented for preparing and maintaining Dam Emergency Plans and inundation maps and determining activation levels for emergency response. The course is interactive with small group discussions and exercises that use a case study to illustrate key points.

To find out more about this workshop visit the ICOLD website.

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Public Safety Around Dams – June 8 and 9
English
$695

A two-day course, Dams and Public Safety, provides training on public safety risk assessment based on the methodologies presented in the Canadian Dam Association’s Guidelines for Public Safety Around Dams, 2011.

The course will benefit managers and operators of dam facilities involved in risk management assessments or decisions related to public safety.

This practical and hands-on course gives realistic case studies and tools suitable for immediate application to assessment of public safety risks at a facility. The instructors have received special training in the CDA methodologies and materials, and they are experienced in applying the methods. Classes are limited in size to maximize participation, and case studies are addressed in small working groups.

To find out more about this workshop visit the ICOLD website.

Ready to register?  Click here.

Dam Safety for Mining Dams – June 9 
English
$395

The Canadian Dam Association is offering a one-day course on dam safety for mining dams. This covers the topics in the CDA Technical Bulletin on Application of Dam Safety Guidelines to Mining Dams, 2014 as well as additional guidance on tailings dam inundation analysis, environmental consequence classification, slope stability, mine waste structures, dam safety reviews, and the role of Engineer of Record in a dam safety management system.

There will be an opportunity for participants to share updates on other international guidance for mining dam safety. The course will be taught by highly qualified engineers with direct experience with mining dams, both in Canada and internationally. A print copy of the CDA Technical Bulletin on Application of Dam Safety Guidelines to Mining Dams, 2014 (bilingual, English and French) is included in the registration fee.

To find out more about this workshop visit the ICOLD website.

Ready to register?  Click here.