MONTREAL, Quebec - From June 16-20, 2003, the Canadian Dam Association, Hydro-Qubec, the Qubec government and their partners will welcome CIGB-ICOLD Montral 2003, the 21st Congress of the INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION ON LARGE DAMS (ICOLD) to the Palais des Congrs de Montral. More than 1,200 professionals will discuss the issues of the day and exchange information on the latest techniques and technologies.
On June 15, the Sunday preceding the Congress, an international symposium will discuss the major challenges in TAILINGS DAMS. This event is sure to attract geotechnical specialists from the mining field.
The CONGRESS is the triennial meeting of ICOLD members. It offers an opportunity for tackling the key concerns regarding dams. Experts from different countries will discuss the issues related to new approaches to financing hydroelectric projects, the economic evaluation of hydroelectric devel---op-ments, the aging and rehabilitation of concrete and masonry structures, as well as the seismic aspects of dams.
The TRADE EXHIBITION from June 16-19 will feature more than 150 exhibitors from the world over. This is an exceptional oppor-tu-nity to meet representatives from sectors inseparable from the dam industry: engineering firms, electric utilities, major equipment manufacturers, suppliers of specialized services and new tech-nologies. This is the ideal place to develop international business partnerships with top-notch professionals and decision-makers from the dam and mining industries.
From June 4-27, before and after the Congress, STUDY TOURS are offered to seven different destinations, featuring some of Canada's many dams and breathtaking scenery.
Don't wait to register. For more information, visit www.cigb-icold.org.