- Sep 22, 2018

The 3rd International DAM WORLD Conference (DAMWORLD2018) will be held in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, on September 18-22, 2018 (http://www.damworld2018.org). The conference is organized on behalf of IBRACON (Brazilian Concrete Institute) and LNEC (Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil) every three years.

Authors are kindly invited to submit 300 word abstracts before November 2nd, 2017, through the online submission system which will soon available at the Conference website (http://www.damworld2018.org). Authors will be notified regarding the acceptance of their abstracts by December 2nd, 2017.

The Conference Themes are:

    • T1 Concrete and Masonry Dams
    • T2 Embankment Dams
    • T3 Appurtenant Works
    • T4 Tailing Dams
    • T5 Environmental Issues
    • T6 Finance and Economic Aspects
    • T7 RegulationTopics of interest include:
    • ST1 Roller Compacted Concrete Dams
    • ST2 Concrete Face Rockfill Dams
    • ST3 Methods of Analysis and Design of Dams
    • ST4 Dam Foundation
    • ST5 Seismic Analysis
    • ST6 Stability of Dams and Slopes
    • ST7 Dam Monitoring and Instrumentation
    • ST8 Safety Assessment
    • ST9 Operation and Maintenance
    • ST10 Rehabilitation and Dam Heightening
    • ST11 Concrete Swelling Processes
    • ST12 Risk Assessment
    • ST13 Warning Systems
    • ST14 Geomembranes for dams
    • ST15 Dam Management Systems
    • ST16 Design Innovation
    • ST17 Modelling and Testing
    • ST18 New Materials for Dams
    • ST19 Small Dams
    • ST20 Joint/Interface Problems at Concrete Dams
    • ST21 Sedimentation in Reservoirs and Related Problems
    • ST22 Decommissioning of Dams

The official language of the Conference will be English. The Conference Proceedings will be distributed at the Conference to registered participants in difital form. Extended versions of selected papers presented at the Conference will be considered for publication in a special issue of RIEM (IBRACOM Structures and Materials Journal). http://www.ibracon.org.br/publicacoes/revistas_ibracon/riem/home.aspWe look forward to wellcoming you to Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, for DAMWORLD2018.For further details contact our secretariat: Ms. Arlene Ferreira – secretariat@damworld2018.org


José Marques Filho and Túlio Nogueira Bittencourt
Chairs of DAMWORLD2018