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National Dam Safety Program Technical Seminar No. 25

Sustaining Public Trust through Effective Emergency Management

The National Dam Safety Review Board – Work Group on Dam Safety Training is pleased to announce the Twenty-Fifth Annual National Dam Safety Program Technical Seminar, “Sustaining Public Trust through Effective Emergency Management."

The seminar will take place February 21-22, 2018, on the campus of the National Emergency Training Center (NETC) in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Firm APPLICATION CUT-OFF DATE: January 5, 2018. No applications will be accepted after this date.

What does it take to protect communities that are within the impact area of a dam? What procedures should the dam owner, operators, dam safety professionals, and the local Emergency Managers evaluate when planning for a potential incident? This seminar will focus on the benefits and consequences of preparedness activities and the pertinent information that a local community needs in order to respond and recover from an incident or failure at a dam.

Presentations will include preparedness measures and case studies of dam preparedness, response, and recovery activities. Participants should leave the seminar with an understanding of the many preparedness, response, recovery, mitigation activities that are at the disposal of dam safety professionals.

The seminar is intended for dam safety professionals, bringing together inspectors, designers, consultants, owners, contractors and regulators for two days of presentations and discussions. The seminar will conclude with an open discussion period. Take advantage of this FREE invaluable training and plan now to attend!

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The 2017 National Dam Safety Program Technical Seminar, held February 22-23, 2017, was well attended with more than 220 representatives of Dam Safety professionals from Federal, State, Tribal, Territorial, and Local levels of government as well as the private sector too.
 
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