Introduction to Dam Safety Event and Hands-On Tour

October 17 - 18, 2022

2022-10-17 09:00 AM 2022-10-18 04:00 PM Introduction à la sécurité des barrages et visite pratique N.A. America/New_York
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Ideal for dam owners or professionals unfamiliar with dams, this course provides an introduction to the various types of dams, how they function, and how to identify and mitigate potential risks. Participants will also gain clarity on key roles and responsibilities. Specifically, attendees will learn about: 

This is an interactive 1.5 day seminar that will include a hands-on tour to a local St. John’s Dam on Tuesday morning where attendees will learn what a safe, well-maintained functioning dam looks like and the group will also visit a dam in need of repair.


Monday, October 17
9:00 am – 10:00 am  Visit Conference Tradeshow Floor
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Module 1, 2
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch on the Conference Tradeshow Floor
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Module 1, 2
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Break on the Conference Tradeshow Floor
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Module 1, 2

Tuesday, October 18

7:30 am – 8:30 am Breakfast on the Conference Tradeshow Floor
8:45 am – 10:00 am  Session
10:00 am – Bus departs - Dam #1 Site Visit
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch at Sports Bar
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Dam #2 Site Visit
2:00 pm – return to St. John’s Convention Centre


Catrin Bryan, Director of Dam Safety, McMillen-Jacobs Associates
Bethanie Parker, New Brunswick Power
Tony Rattue, SNC-Lavalin (retired)
Nancy Sutherland, Kleinschmidt
Chris Vella, Kleinschmidt

 Registration: $400 + Tax

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Seminar Delegate Cancellation Policy: Refunds, minus a $40 Administration fee will be honoured for cancellations received via email prior to September 28th.  Registrations after September 28th are non-refundable, however replacements are welcome.