ASDSO Conferences and Seminars

Latest Training News and Announcements

Submit an abstract for presentation at the 2017 Southeast Regional Conference, April 18-20 in Nashville, TN.

Notice: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is offering an introductory workshop on dam safety to owners, operators, and consulting engineers for hydroelectric dams. Hosted by Idaho Power and conducted by FERC instructors, this one-day workshop will be held on Sept. 27 in Boise, ID.  More info.

View the 2016 Training & Education Catalog today!



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

2017 Southeast Regional Conference. April 18-20 at The Music City Center in Nashville, TN.  Call for Abstracts now open!

Dam Safety 2017 National Conference. Sept. 10-14 at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Hotel in San Antonio, TX

Dam Safety 2018 National Conference. Sept. 9-13 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, WA


Click links for venue, agenda and registration details.

Inspection and Assessment of Dams on October 11-13, in White Plains, NY. *Approved for continuing education credit for NY-licensed professional engineers.

2017 Classroom Seminars - preliminary schedule, subject to change. 

Plans & Specs Review and Construction Inspections for Dams, Levees, and Ancillary Structures. February 28-March 2, 2017 in Phoenix, AZ.

Conduits, Gates and Valves, March 28-30, 2017 in Columbia, SC

Interactive Preparedness: Emergency Action Planning for Dams, April 25-26, 2017 in Baltimore, MD

Dam Failures and Lessons Learned, May 16-18, 2017 in Chicago, IL

Registration and more info coming soon.



International Conference on Deep Foundations, Seepage Control and Remediation. October 12-15, 2016, New York City, NY.  Latest Info.




For webinar agenda and registration info, please visit the ASDSO WEBINAR INFO PAGE.

Upcoming Live Webinars:

Hydrologic Hazards - Estimating Probabilities of Extreme Floods for Dam and Levee Safety, John F. England, Jr., October 11, 2016

Intro to Tailings Dam and Coal Ash Impoundment Design, Construction, and Monitoring: What Can Go Wrong and Right, Richard R. Davidson, P.E., November 8, 2016.

Introduction to Dam Decommissioning, Paul G. Schweiger, P.E., December 13, 2016.

The fee for each 2 hour webinar is $130 per registrant. Paid registrants will receive a link to the on-line broadcast, downloadable course materials, and a certificate for two professional development hours.


ALL previously held ASDSO webinars are available in digital archived format for on-demand viewing.

See the registration page for archived webinar titles and instructor info. Fees $95 per person per course for webinars broadcast prior to July 1, 2015)

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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