International Conference on Dam Safety Management and Engineering, Penang, Malaysia, 19 - 21 November 2019

August 1, 2019
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“Resilient Dams for Safe Communities”


2019 International Conference on Dam Safety Management and Engineering
Penang, Malaysia
19-21 November 2019


The Malaysian National Committee on Large Dams (MYCOLD) is proud to host the first International Conference on Dam Safety Management and Engineering (ICDSME2019). The conference with the theme “Resilient Dams for Safe Communities” is co-organized by the Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), Department of Irrigation, Drainage (DID) and Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN). It is also with great pleasure to announce that the principal keynote speakers of the conference include Mr. Michael F. Rogers (President of ICOLD/CIGB), Mr. Amir Hamzah (President/CEO of TNB), Datuk Ir. Abdullah Bin Isnin (Director General DID Malaysia), Dato' Sharbini Suhaili (CEO Sarawak Energy Berhad),  Mr Devendra Kumar Sharma (President of INCOLD), Mr. Tony Bennett (Director Dam and Public Safety Ontario Power Generation), Dr. Dong Hoon Shin (Director General, Infrastructure Safety Research, K-water Institute) and Prof. Pierre Y. Julien (Department of Civil Engineering, Colorado State University, USA).


We are soliciting original papers describing the state-of-the-art research and development inclusive (but are not limited to) of the following technical areas:

1. International Best Practices in Dam Safety Management and Governance
2. Sustainable Dam and Reservoir Management
3. Dam Health Monitoring, Data Acquisition and Processing
4. Operation, Maintenance and Emergency Management
5. Safety Reviews and Risk Assessment
6. Major Rehabilitation and Other Risk Reduction Investments
Important Dates:

  • 1 August 2019             : Full Paper Submission
  • 15 August 2019           : Early Bird Registration
  • Conference day           : 19-21 November 2019

The peer-reviewed and presented papers will be published in the ICDSME2019 Conference Proceedings (digital) and selected articles will be published in SCOPUS/ISI indexed journal.


Please visit our website for updates, or email for further information. Kindly forward this announcement to your colleagues and accept our utmost appreciation for your assistance in this matter. More details are in the attached ‘Call for paper’ brochure. If you are interested you may see our MYCOLD activities in our e-Bulletin(Q1) and e-Bulletin(Q2)

We look forward to hearing from you soon.
Yours sincerely,
?Datin Prof Ir Dr. Lariyah Mohd Sidek
Chairman ICDSME2019
Professor, Dam Safety Chair
Institute of Energy Infrastructure (IEI)
Universiti Tenaga Nasional (The National Energy University)
Jalan IKRAM-UNITEN, 43000, Selangor, MALAYSIA
Tel : +603 8928 7289; Fax : +603 8921 2115; HP : +6019 2780324

Protem President, Malaysian National Committee on Large Dams (MYCOLD)


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