Dam Safety Conference

Dam Safety 2017

September 10 - 14, 2017

JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country
San Antonio, TX
United States

Join us at Dam Safety 2017 in San Antonio! This Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO)'s conference is the premier event for dam and levee safety professionals in the United States. We are proud Gold sponsors of this year's meeting as well as Sustaining Members of ASDSO.

Make sure to stop by booth #1013 to meet our experts and to hear them speak at these technical sessions.

Monday, September 11

3:00 pm – 4:30 p.m.
Concurrent Session: Levee Risk Assessment and Management
"Risk Evaluation of Smaller Levee Systems – A Prototype"
Speakers: Daniel Osmun, National Technical Advisor for Dam Safety and Risk; Kayla Ranney, Water Resources EIT; and Elena Sossenkina, National Technical Director of Levees

Tuesday, September 12

10:30 am – 12:00 p.m.
Concurrent Session: Re-Thinking Spillways
"A Changing Climate and its Effect on the Resiliency of Our Dams and Levees"
Speakers: Scott Brand, Senior Geotechnical Engineer; and Michael McMahon, Senior Hydro-Meteorologist

3:30 pm – 5:00 p.m.
Concurrent Session: Hydraulic Modeling
"Comparison of HEC-RAS 2D with Physical and Numerical Modeling for Design of Lake Palo Pinto Spillways"
Speakers: Cris Parker, Senior Project Manager; and Sunit Deo, Water Resources Engineer

Wednesday, September 13

3:30 pm – 5:00 p.m.
Concurrent Session: Grouting
"Innovative Grout Repair At Folsom Dam Auxiliary Spillway Control Structure"
Speakers: Jeffrey Wisniewski, Senior Project Manager; Cheuk Wan, Structural Engineer; and John Hess, Senior Technical Advisor