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Abstracts and Technical Papers

Theme: Sustainable and Safe Dams Around the World

Author Resources:

Preliminary Abstract Session Schedule
Poster Instructions
Paper Guidelines
Author Release Form
PowerPoint Template
Poster Themes

The ICOLD 2019 Symposium proceedings will be published in a searchable form and will be available for purchase.

Schedule for Technical Papers:   

  • March 31, 2019: Deadline for presenters to register for ICOLD 2019. If authors chosen for presentation are not registered by this date, they will be removed from the program and will not present their submissions at the conference.
  • May 15, 2019 : Transmission in PDF format of the Poster to be shown at the poster session (for authors chosen for Poster presentation). Authors are responsible for printing their poster for the conference in A0 format.
  • May 27, 2019: Transmission in PPT format of presentation for the conference (for authors chosen for Oral presentation). The time allowed for oral presentation is 15 minutes.

Previous deadlines

  • October 19, 2018: deadline for abstract submission and confirmation of your commitment to produce a technical paper as well as a presentation.  A French version of your abstract is not essential at this stage; however, it will be necessary for the completed paper. Please note that the Technical Committee can assist you with this requirement.
  • November 23, 2018: notification sent to authors of accepted abstracts.
  • January 15,  2019: completed paper submission in DOC and PDF format.

ICOLD 2019 has accepted abstracts and technical papers on the following topics:


Recent advancements and techniques for investigations, design, construction, operation and maintenance of water or tailings dams and spillways.

Sustainable Development

Planning, design, construction, operation, decommissioning and closure management strategies for water resources or tailings dams (e.g. climate change, sedimentation, environmental protection, risk management).


Design, mitigation and management of hazards to water or tailings dams, appurtenant structures, spillways and reservoirs (e.g. floods, seismic, landslides).

Extreme Conditions

Management for water or tailings dams (e.g. permafrost and ice loading, arid/wet climates, geo-hazards).

Please address questions surrounding your submission to: Ottawa_2019_Articles@outlook.com.