Canadian Dam Association's call for papers still open

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, Canada 1/18/12 (PennWell) -- The Canadian Dam Association has extended its deadline for submitting abstracts for the CDA 2012 Annual Conference until Feb. 13, 2012.

Topics include:
-- Dam safety and security
-- Dam construction, operation and closure
-- Dam design, analysis and slope stability
-- Tailings dams
-- Dam rehabilitation
-- Impact of environment and climate change
-- Earthquake issues
-- Dam foundations and construction materials for embankment dams
-- Emergency management
-- Advances in surveillance, instrumentation and monitoring programs

Papers relating to other relevant topics and emerging issues will also be considered.

Abstracts of 300-500 word smay be submitted in English or French and should include a short title, the names of the authors and their affiliations. They may be submitted by mail, fax, or e-mail to:

D. Chad LePoudre, P.Eng
MDH Engineered Solutions
232-111 Research Drive
Saskatoon, SK, S7N 3R2
Fax: (305) 934-7528

Authors will be notified of their acceptance by Feb. 29 and will have their work made available during the CDA Annual Conference that runs Sept. 22-26, 2012, in Saskatoon.

Visit the CDA's event website for more information.

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