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Technical Workshops will be held on Thursday 19 May and also on Friday 20 May to provide a high technical content during the week of the ICOLD Annual Meeting. Two parallel sessions will be held on each day. The Workshops will be presented by South African, Regional and International experts and adequate provision will be made for discussion by the attendees. Provision is made for registration for the Symposium and/or the Workshops only. This will also give such delegates an opportunity of visiting the Exhibition.

All presentations will be in English

Workshop Topics and Programme

Session 1 Session 2
Thursday 19 May 2016
08:30-12:30 Dam Safety Implementation – lessons learned and current state of the art International and regional co-operation in shared rivers – lessons learnt
13:30-17:30 Practical Operation and Maintenance issues in developing countries Environmental releases from dams – practical implications
Friday 20 May 2016
Flood management in arid regions
The use of geo-synthetics in dams
The long term effect of the aging of concrete
Climate change and its influence on dams