Welcome to the 2021 CDA-ACB Conference

October 25 - 28, 2021

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Technical Themes include:

  • Applications of Failure Modes and Effects Analysis Methods
  • Climate impacts to design and operation parameters
  • Dam Safety Management Case Studies
  • Emergency Management and Public Safety Case Studies
  • Environmental Consequences Classification Case Studies
  • New and alternative approaches to Design Flood Estimation
  • New Generation Development Challenges and Opportunities
  • Reliability Assessments and the Performance of Aging Infrastructure
  • Risk Assessments and Adaptation Options
  • Role of Public Policy in the Setting of Dam Safety Criteria
  • Stakeholder Engagement and the Communication of Risk
  • Tailings Dam Breach Analysis

Agenda at a Glance


Conference Cost

Registration Type Fee after September 24, 2021
CDA Member $400.00
Non-Member (Includes 1 year CDA Individual Membership) $500.00
Full-Time Student $200.00

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