SANCOLD ANNUAL EVENTS

The Annual South African National Committee on Large Dams (SANCOLD) Conference in 2017 will be held in Centurion, Tshwane between Wednesday 15 and Friday 17 November 2017

 SANCOLD invites all from Africa and the wider family of ICOLD to participate in the Conference which will include technical presentations, technical panel discussions and an exhibition. This event will offer dam and water resources engineers as well as all contributing to the dam engineering industry important international, regional and local linkages, networking and the exchange of knowledge and experiences.

SANCOLD 2017 will be an ECSA Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accredited event and attendance for the three days will receive 3.0 credits (1 credit /day).

Please download the Abstract format 2017 V1 file here

Please download the First Announcement 2017 file here

 

SANCOLD ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2014 - The Annual South African National Committee on Large Dams (SANCOLD) Conference will be held at the Birchwood OR Tambo Conference Centre, between Wednesday 5 and Friday 7 November 2014. 

SANCOLD holds an Annual Event in the form of a Conference, Symposium or Course.  Details of past Annual Events are given below.  The Annual Event is combined with a site visit to a dam.  The SANCOLD Annual General Meeting is held during the Event and provides an opportunity for the Membership to make inputs into the organisation.  During the Annual Meeting, the SANCOLD Chairperson delivers an Annual Report and Minutes of the meeting are compiled.  Past Annual Reports and Minutes are archived on this website.

The SANCOLD Annual Event for 2013 took the form of a Conference and was held in near Thaba’Nchu in early November 2013 and included a visit to the Metolong Dam in Lesotho which was under construction. A record attendance of some 230 attendees made for an exceptional Annual Event! Details of the Conference are set out in SANCOLD News 2013-11.

SANCOLD has held a number of conferences and courses to date, which include:

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SANCOLD ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2015: Dam safety, maintenance & rehabilitation of dams in Southern Africa

The Annual South African National Committee on Large Dams (SANCOLD) Conference will be held at the Lagoon Beach Hotel, Milnerton, Cape Town, between Tuesday 1 and Thursday 3 September 2015.

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1 to 3 September 2015

SANCOLD ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2014: Toward Sustainable Dams in Southern Africa

The Annual South African National Committee on Large Dams (SANCOLD) Conference will be held at the

Birchwood OR Tambo Conference Centre, between Wednesday 5 and Friday 7 November 2014

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5  to 7 November 2014

SANCOLD CONFERENCE 2013: Advances in Dam Technology for Water and Energy in Southern Africa

The SANCOLD Annual Event for 2013 took the form of a Conference and was held in near Thaba’Nchu in early November 2013 and included a visit to the Metolong Dam in Lesotho which was under construction.

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5  to 7 November 2013

SANCOLD SHORT COURSE 2012: Advanced Technologies for Construction of Dams and Environmental Considerations during Implementation.

The 2012 event comprised of presentations by keynote presenters, followed by a number of technical papers, lasting 2 full days. A technical visit took place to the Spring Grove Dam on the last day.

 

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1  to 3 August 2012

BIENNIAL CONFERENCE Management and Design of Dams in Africa

SANCOLD invites all from Africa and the wider family of ICOLD to participate in the conference which will include

technical presentations, a technical visit and an exhibition. This is an ECSA CPD accredited event and offers 3.0 credits.

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8  to 10 November 2011

BIENNIAL CONFERENCE Sustainable Development of Dams in Southern Africa

SANCOLD invites all from Africa and the wider family of ICOLD to participate in the conference in and around the Drakensberg. For more information please go to: http://www.civeng.sun.ac.za/sancold/

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4 to 6 November 2009

COURSE Dam Monitoring and Surveillance

SANCOLD (South African National Committee on Large Dams) and the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Stellenbosch invite you to join us for a Course on Dam Monitoring and Surveillance at the Protea Hotel, Technopark, Stellenbosch.

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15 to 18 September 2008     

COURSE Dam Design with the Focus on Hydropower and Environmental Aspects

Three Day Short Course: Wednesday 6 to Friday 8 June 2007 Venue: CSIR Conference Centre, Pretoria ECSA Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accredited course

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6 to 8 June 2007

 

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Workshop and Technical Tour in China: October 2017

To promote the “World Declaration on Hydropower and Dams for African Sustainable Development” launched at the ICOLD 80th Anniversary in 2008 in Paris as well as the “World Declaration on Water Storage for Sustainable Development” launched at the ICOLD 24th Congress in 2012 in Kyoto, CHINCOLD has been carrying out annual workshops and study tours for members of the African Regional Club since 2009. This year CHINCOLD has invited members of the African Club to the 10th Workshop and Technical Tour in October 2017 in Changsha, Hunan Province of China.

Kindly contact the Secretary for more details. Submissions in the correct format to the Secretary of SANCOLD is required by 15 May 2017

Please download CHINCOLD CV Template here

 

The Annual South African National Committee on Large Dams (SANCOLD) Conference in 2017 will be held in Centurion, Tshwane between Wednesday 15 and Friday 17 November 2017

 SANCOLD invites all from Africa and the wider family of ICOLD to participate in the Conference which will include technical presentations, technical panel discussions and an exhibition. This event will offer dam and water resources engineers as well as all contributing to the dam engineering industry important international, regional and local linkages, networking and the exchange of knowledge and experiences.

SANCOLD 2017 will be an ECSA Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accredited event and attendance for the three days will receive 3.0 credits (1 credit /day).

Please download the Abstract format 2017 V1 file here

Please download the First Announcement 2017 file here

 

 

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