ASDSO Conferences and Seminars

Latest Training News and Announcements

November 14 is the deadline to submit an abstract for the 2015 Northeast Regional Conference in Ocean City, Maryland.



Dam Safety 2014 National Conference. Sept. 21-25 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA.

2015 Northeast Regional Conference.  May 11-13, 2015 at the Princess Royale Hotel and Conference Center, in Ocean City, MD.  Call for Abstracts now open.

Dam Safety 2015 National Conference. Sept. 13-17 at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, LA

Dam Safety 2016 National Conference. Sept. 11-15 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA


Inspection and Assessment of Dams, November 5-7, 2014 in Austin, TX. Registration now open. More Info

Agenda and registration details coming soon for:

  • Emergency Action Planning for Dam and Levee Safety, February 4-5, 2015 in Phoenix, AZ
  • Dam Failures and Lessons Learned, March 3-5, 2015 in New Orleans, LA
  • HEC-HMS, March 31-April 2, 2015 in Seattle, WA
  • Plans & Specifications Review and Construction Inspections for Dams, Levees, and Ancillary Structures, May 5-6, 2015 in Denver, CO
  • Conduits, Gates and Valves, June 2-3, 2015 in Portland, ME
  • Soil Mechanics for Earth Dam Design and Analysis, June 23-25, 2015 in Nashville, TN

Download the 2015 ASDSO Training Catalog!


The Midwest Levees and River Technical Exchange, will be held October 27-29 in St. Louis, MO.  Jointly sponsored by ASDSO, ASCE, USSD, DFI, and SAME, this event will feature presentations on levee repair and rehabilitation, engineering and design, programs and policies.  More info



Convenient and accessible training for dam safety professionals!

Upcoming Live Webinars:

Foundation Preparation During Dam Construction, by John W. France, P.E., October 14, 2014

Rehabilitation of Concrete Dams, by Robert Kline, P.E., November 12, 2014

Earthquake Hazards and Ground Motions, by Lelio Mejia, Ph.D., P.E., and William Fraser, December 9, 2014

For agendas and on-line registration, please visit the WEBINAR INFO PAGE.

Paid registrants will receive a link to the on-line recording, downloadable course materials, and a certificate for two professional development hours. Fee $95 per person per course.


ALL previously held ASDSO webinars are available in digital archived format. Registration includes on-demand access to the video & audio presentation itself, reference materials, and the evaluation quiz which may be completed to receive a pdh certificate, NOTE: Certificates are pre-printed with the name of the person on the registration.

See the registration page for webinar titles and instructor info. Fees $95 per person per course.

See the ASDSO Bookstore for additional distance learning materials, including webinar content on CD, and digital archives of selected annual conference sessions.

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