CDA 2016

Planning for our future: hydropower and its role

October 15–20, 2016

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Experts say 2016 is shaping up to be the hottest year on record. The realities of climate change are transforming the global energy mix…and our world. At the Canadian Dam Association’s annual conference, we are presenting on hydropower expertise and how we’re safely and sustainably bringing dams into the future.

You can meet our experts at booth no. 2 or catch one of their presentations:

Saturday and Sunday, October 15–16

  • All day: David Bonin will teach during Workshop C on “Dams and public safety”

Monday, October 17

  • 1:30 p.m. Joe Groeneveld presents during Session 3A on “Rafferty and Alameda dams inflow design flood selection studies”

Tuesday, October 18

  • 2:00 p.m. Rick Donnelly presents during Session 7A on the “Risk assessment of internal erosion in till core dams located in Canadian North”
  • 1:00 p.m. Steve Perkins presents as part of Session 7B on “A cellular cofferdam for Oxec II Hydroelectric project —a success story”
  • 1:30 a.m. Jerry Westermann presents as part of Session 7B on “Hydromechanical equipment upgrades and monitoring at Shand dam”

Wednesday, October 19

  • 8:30 a.m. Tony Chislett is the chair of Session 9B on “Investigations and assessments 1”
  • 8:30 a.m. Lisa MacTavish and client Richard Dale from Ontario Power Generation will present as part of Session 9B on “The advantages of revisiting past designs, data and assumptions as part of project definition—a case study”
  • 10:30 a.m. Bethanie Parker is the chair of session 10A on “Emergency management and safety”
  • 1:00 p.m. Gurinderbir Sooch presents as part of Session 11A on “Practical evaluation of AAR affected dam and hydroelectric plants”
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