International Dam Safety Conference (IDSC) – 2019

International Dam Safety Conference (IDSC) – 2019

Conference Dates: 13th – 14th February 2019

International Dam Safety Conference (IDSC) – 2019

India ranks third globally with 5264 large dams in operation and 437 large dams under construction. Central Water Commission (CWC) is coordinating and implementing the ongoing Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) with World Bank assistance to rehabilitate 223 dams in India. As part of the institutional strengthening component of DRIP, CWC is organizing the Dam Safety Conference on an annual basis. The conference brings together dam professionals and experts in the various inter-related disciplines from within India and around the world to discuss, reflect and share knowledge, technology and experience in addressing dam safety issues. The International Dam Safety Conference - 2019 is a part of the series of Dam Safety Conferences organized earlier in Chennai (2015), Bengaluru (2016), Roorkee (2017), and Thiruvananthapuram (2018). All these conferences received an overwhelming response in terms of participation by Indian and overseas professionals and organizations.

 

Call for Papers: Following are the theme Areas of the conference.

Technical Papers reflecting the developments in technology, materials, instrumentation, and methods including case histories of dam safety and management issues and solutions, relevant to the Session Themes and Topics are invited for presentation in the technical sessions.

 

Format of Abstract/Full Paper and Submission:

Manuscripts should be prepared in .docx (Word 2007 format) file or later version. It should be no more than 6 (six) pages on the A4 format, including text, tables, figures, and references. The size of the Word files should be not more than 10 MB. Font type and sizes to be used in the paper should be as for the format given below:

https://damsafety.in/idsc2019/Guidelines%20to%20Authors%20of%20Technical%20Papers_v2.4.docx

 

The completed full paper needs to be uploaded by any one author who is registered as a delegate to the Conference on to the website: www.damsafety.in. No other mode of submission will be accepted, and no acknowledgments will be issued other than that issued by the web portal. The contact information of the principal author or the author who will be presenting the paper should be provided when uploading the paper. Click on the Submit Abstract/Paper button below to go to the submission page.

 

Registration Fee: Conference is Free

Interested participants are invited to register online at our website: ww.damsafety.in/idsc2019, to participate in the Conference. The last date for registration of delegates is 31 January 2019. There is no participation fee for attending the Conference. However, participants are required to make their own arrangements for their lodging, transportation, and other incidentals. The organizers will assist in finding suitable accommodation, if requested. Efforts are being made to provide limited accommodation to official delegates of DRIP Implementing Agencies and members of National Committee on Dam Safety. Owing to capacity limitations, some registrations might not be accepted; therefore, it is advised to await confirmation before making travel plans and other arrangements.

 

Important Dates:

  • Full papers: 21 Dec, 2018

  • Communication of accepted papers: 31 Dec, 2018

  • Submission of PowerPoint slides (limited to 12) for oral presentation: 10 Jan, 2019

  • Communication of papers selected for oral presentation: 20 Jan, 2019

  • Last Date for Registration of Delegates: 31st January, 2019

  • Conference Dates: 13th – 14th February 2019

 

Conference Venue:

CONVENTION CENTRE, KALINGA INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY

Dam Rehabilitation And Improvement Project (DRIP),

CWC New Library Building,

Near Sewa Bhawan, R.K.Puram,

New Delhi - 110066

Phone:(+91) 011-29583480

Fax: (+91) 011-29583399

Email: idsc-cwc@gov.in

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For more information on Registration dates, Topics of the conference, Abstract and Full Paper submission, Conference Fees and other details click on the ""Brochure/Website"" button below.

About Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) and International Dam Safety Conference

India ranks third globally with 5264 large dams in operation and about 437 are under construction. In addition, there are several thousand smaller dams. These dams are vital for ensuring the water security of the Country; and these also constitute a major responsibility in terms of asset management and safety. In April 2012, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation through Central Water Commission with an objective to improve safety and operational performance of selected dams, along with institutional strengthening with system wide management approach, embarked upon the six year Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) with World Bank assistance at a cost of INR 2100 Crore (US$M 437.5).

 

The International Dam Safety Conference - 2019 is a part of the series of Dam Safety Conferences organized earlier in Chennai (2015), Bengaluru (2016), Roorkee (2017), and Thiruvananthapuram (2018). All these conferences received an overwhelming response in terms of participation by Indian and overseas professionals and organizations.

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