ICOLD World Congress 4 - 6 July 2018
The ICOLD World Congress provides the unique opportunity to present and Dam Engineering discuss questions in a worldwide perspective. For the 26th World Congress in Austria these questions and the Question Officers are:
Q100 – Reservoir Sedimentation and Sustainable Development
Best practice of storage design, sediment replenishment downstream, turbidity current and sediment bypass tunnels as well as climate change effexts ar discussed.
Chair: George ANNANDALE
Vice-Chair: Younis GISMALLA
General Reporter: Tetsuya SUMI
Technical Secretary: Josef SCHNEIDER
Q101 – Safety and Risk Analysis
Risk based on natural hazards, e.g. earthquake, floods, for fill and concrete dams, and legal as well as organizational aspects are put forward.
Chair: Harald KREUZER
Vice-Chair: Patrick LEDELLIOU
General Reporter: David BOWLES
Technical Secretary: Shervin SHAHRIARI
Q102 – Geology and Dams
Geology as decision for dam type selection, foundation treatment and sealing, instrumentation and monitoring for long term behaviour for abutment and reservoir are covered.
Chair: Kaare HOEG
Vice-Chair: Alberto MARULANDA
General Reporter: Ahmed CHRAIBI
Technical Secretary: Edwin STAUDACHER
Q103 – Small Dams and Levees
Design, construction, safety assessment and rehabilitation of a tremendous number of small dams worldwide requires engineering attention.
Chair: Adama NOMBRE
Vice-Chair: Xu ZEIPING
General Reporter: Rémy TOURMENT
Technical Secretary: Franz Georg PIKL
Each question starts with an introduction by the General Reporter summarizing, highlighting and concluding on contributions. Each general report is accompanied by four sessions of two hours on subtopics and related further aspects. Enough time is allocated for discussions and experience exchange.