Previous Conferences and Workshops

2020 Fall Workshop Series: Instrumentation and Performance Monitoring of Dams

When:

November 10 - 19, 2020

Where:

Online

USSD 2020 Fall Workshop Series

Instrumentation and Performance Monitoring of Dams

4-Part Webinar Series

9:00 – 11:00 am MST over 4 days

Eligible for 8 PDHs

Description

This Works…

Seismic Thresholds for Embankment Dams & Their Return Periods

When:

November 18, 2020

Where:

Online

Seismic Thresholds for Embankment Dams & Their Return Periods

90-Minute Webinar, 9:00 – 10:30 am MST

Eligible for 1.5 PDHs

Description

The webinar will describe the pr…

2020 Fall Workshop Series: Introduction and Overview of Rock Scour

When:

October 27 - 30, 2020

Where:

Online

USSD 2020 Fall Workshop Series

Introduction and Overview of Rock Scour –

4, 2-hour webinars

10:00 am – Noon MDT over 4 days

Eligible for 8 PDHs

Description

One of the many lesson…

What the f-N? Clarifying Misconceptions about Risk Plots

When:

October 21, 2020

Where:

Online

What the f-N? Clarifying Misconceptions about Risk Plots

1- hour Webinar

Oct. 21, 2020 11:00 am – Noon MDT

Eligible for 1 PDH

Description

Risk analysis results for dam safe…

Evaluating Complex Systems as Part of a Semi-Quantitative Risk Assessment

When:

October 20, 2020

Where:

Online

Evaluating Complex Systems as Part of a Semi-Quantitative Risk Assessment

1- hour Webinar 

Oct. 20, 2020 1:00 – 2:00 pm MDT

Eligible for 1 PDH

Description

An important…

2020 Fall Workshop Series: Leveraging PFMA to Perform SQRA Webinar

When:

October 12 - 16, 2020

Where:

Online

Leveraging PFMA to Perform SQRA

5-Day Webinar

Oct. 12 – 16, 2020

9:30 am – 2:00 pm MDT each day

Eligible for 21 PDHs

Description

Despite the criticism that Potential Failure…

2020 Fall Workshop Series: Understanding Potential Life Loss from Flooding – Shining a Light into the Black Box that is HEC-LifeSim

When:

October 07 - 08, 2020

Where:

Online

USSD 2020 Fall Workshop Series

Understanding Potential Life Loss from Flooding – Shining a Light into the Black Box that is HEC-LifeSim

Two, 2-hour webinars

Oct. 7 – 8, 2020, 9:00 – 11:0…

2020 Fall Workshop Series: Introduction to Probabilistic Dam Breach Modeling

When:

October 06, 2020

Where:

Online

USSD 2020 Fall Workshop Series

Introduction to Probabilistic Dam Breach Modeling

4-hour webinar 

Oct. 6, 2020 9:00 am – 1:00 pm MDT

Eligible for 4 PDHs

Description

Asphalt Core Embankment Dams (ACED) – Why, Where and How?

When:

October 01, 2020

Where:

Online

Asphalt Core Embankment Dams (ACED) – Why, Where and How?

1- hour Webinar

Oct. 1, 2020 9:00 – 10:00 am MDT

Eligible for 1 PDH

Description

Asphalt has been used in eng…

Specialized Communication for Engineers – #3 The Business Skill of Likability

When:

September 11, 2020

Where:

Online

USSD Leadership Webinar Series

Specialized Communication for Engineers

#3 The Business Skill of Likability

Learn what makes people likable grow your business through elevated touchpoints. The…

Specialized Communication for Engineers – #2 Culture-building Conversations

When:

September 10, 2020

Where:

Online

USSD Leadership Webinar Series

Specialized Communication for Engineers

#2 Culture-building Conversations

What internal conversations say about your company’s culture. Dr. Camacho defines a …

Specialized Communication for Engineers – #1 Crisis Communication

When:

September 09, 2020

Where:

Online

USSD Leadership Webinar Series

Specialized Communication for Engineers

#1 Crisis Communication

It all happens so fast. Your communication can change your company’s fate with any unanticipat…

Advanced Communication for Engineers- #3 Build Your Tribe

When:

August 28, 2020

Where:

Online

USSD Leadership Webinar Series

Advanced Communication for Engineers

#3 – Build Your Tribe

Your tribe is made up of the people who support you throughout your entire career. This content i…

Advanced Communication for Engineers- #2 Prepare for Difficult Conversations

When:

August 27, 2020

Where:

Online

USSD Leadership Webinar Series

Advanced Communication for Engineers

#2 – Prepare for Difficult Conversations

Winging a high-stakes conversation is actually dangerous. Preparing for a chal…

Advanced Communication for Engineers- #1 Executive Presence for Online Meetings

When:

August 26, 2020

Where:

Online

USSD Leadership Webinar Series

Eligible for 1 PDH

Advanced Communication for Engineers

#1 – Executive Presence for Online Meetings

There are three 1-hour webinars in the Advanced Communica…

Communication Fundamentals for Engineers- #3 Winning Presentations

When:

August 21, 2020

Where:

Online

USSD Leadership Webinar Series

Communication Fundamentals for Engineers

#3 – Winning Presentations

Communication Fundamentals for Engineers is comprised of three-1 hour webinars. In thi…

Communication Fundamentals for Engineers- #2 Be Heard!

When:

August 20, 2020

Where:

Online

USSD Leadership Webinar Series

Communication Fundamentals for Engineers

#2 – Be Heard!

Communication Fundamentals for Engineers is comprised of three-1 hour webinars. In this second web…

Communication Fundamentals for Engineers-#1 Communicate with Anyone!

When:

August 19, 2020

Where:

Online

USSD Leadership Webinar Series

Communication Fundamentals for Engineers

#1- Communicate with Anyone!

Communication Fundamentals for Engineers is comprised of three-1 hour webinars. In t…

Professional Ethics Webinar

When:

June 02, 2020

Where:

Online

Description

Ethics is often referred to as the right or wrong way of doing things. But how do we act when no one is watching? During this course we will define ethics, look at the NSPE Code…

2020 USSD Conference and Exhibition

When:

April 20 - 24, 2020

Where:

Denver, CO -- Hyatt Regency Denver Convention Center

Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Conference was canceled. Webinars on select papers that would have been presented at the conference will be available later in the year.

 

Leveraging Potential Failure Mode Analyses to Perform Semi-Quantitative Risk Assessments

When:

October 29 - 31, 2019

Where:

Lowry Conference Center, 1061 Akron Way, Denver, CO 80230

Dam Safety Training

Description

Despite the criticism that Potential Failure Mode Analysis (PFMA) has received following the Oroville Dam spillway incident, it has been viewed as a standard …

Static Liquefaction Workshop

When:

July 09 - 10, 2019

Where:

AECOM 6200 S. Quebec St., Greenwood Village, CO 80111

This two-day workshop aims to provide demonstrations of the static liquefaction failure mechanisms (and triggering process) as it relates to tailings, and the tools used to assess the potential fo…

FEMA National Dam Safety Program: Rapid Dam Break, Flood and Consequence Assessment: Preparedness, Response, Recovery and Mitigation Risk Assessments

When:

May 14 - 15, 2019

Where:

FEMA Conference Center, 400 C St SW, Room A, Washington, DC 20024

                               

Works…

2019 USSD Conference and Exhibition

When:

April 08 - 11, 2019

Where:

Chicago, Illinois -- Hilton Chicago Hotel

Second City – Second Chances: Stories of Rehabilitation, Modification, and Revitalization

April 8-11 — Chicago Hilton

Conference Eligible for 1.25 CEUs or 12.5 PDHs

Workshops CEUs …

2019 USSD Scholarship 5K FUNds Run/Walk

When:

April 10, 2019

Where:

Hilton Chicago

5th Annual USSD 

5K FUNds Run/Walk

  

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

6:30-8:00am

Hilton Chicago

Take a break from your  conference technical sessions and …

2018 ICOLD 86th Annual Meeting Vienna

When:

July 01 - 08, 2018

Where:

Vienna, Austria

2018 USSD Conference and Exhibition

When:

April 30 - May 04, 2018

Where:

Hyatt Regency Miami, 400 SE Second Avenue, Miami FL

USSD will hold its 38th Annual Conference & Exhibition for the first time in the state of Florida. The Theme, A Balancing Act: Dams, Levees and Ecosystems, reflects the importance of envir…

The Challenges of Dams in Cold Climates

When:

September 20 - 22, 2017

Where:

Girdwood, Alaska (near Anchorage)

The Challenges of Dams in Cold Climates

Design, Construction, Permitting and Environmental Issues
focusing on
Alaska, Canada and High Elevation DamsThis USSD Workshop will be held in co…

Lessons Learned from Recent Tailings Dam Failures: A Path Forward

When:

September 14 - 15, 2017

Where:

San Antonio, TX

Lessons Learned from Recent Tailings Dam Failures: A Path ForwardThe USSD Committee on Tailings Dams is organizing this Workshop, held in conjunction with the ASDSO national conference, Dam Safety…

ICOLD 85th Annual Meeting

When:

July 03 - 08, 2017

Where:

Prague, Czech Republic

USSD 2017 Annual Conference and Exhibition

When:

April 03 - 08, 2017

Where:

Anaheim, California

The 2017 USSD Conference Theme is It’s a Small World: Managing Our Water Resources. The theme plays into the Conference venue in Anaheim, just blocks away from Disneyland, but more importantly, …

ICOLD National Committees of the Americas International Symposium on Safety of Dams

When:

October 26 - 28, 2016

Where:

Mexico City, Mexico

The Symposium Theme is Dam Safety in the Americas. Experts from throughout the Western Hemisphere will give presentations and lead discussions on the following topics, with an emphasis o…

2nd International Seminar on Dam Protection Against Overtopping

When:

September 07 - 09, 2016

Where:

Fort Collins, Colorado

It is our pleasure to invite you to Protections 2016, the 2nd International Seminar on Dam Protection against Overtopping that will take place on 7th-9th of September, 2016 in beautiful Fort Collins, …

International Symposium on the Mechanics of Internal Erosion for Dams and Levees

When:

June 27 - 30, 2016

Where:

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Sixth International Symposium on Hydraulic Structures (ISHS 2016)

When:

June 27 - 30, 2016

Where:

The Event Venue

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