ASDSO Conferences and Seminars

 

2017 ASDSO Southeast Regional Conference

The Southeast Region of the Association of State Dam Safety Officials invites you to attend its 2017 Regional Conference, April 18-20 at The Music City Center in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. The conference program will focus on issues of importance to dam owners, government officials and engineers in the southeast States. Both general and concurrent technical sessions, as well as timely panel discussions, and an informative exhibit show will highlight the two day agenda. 

Call for Abstracts

ASDSO invites all persons interested in the safety of dams and levees to submit abstracts of papers to be considered for presentation at the 2017 Southeast Regional Dam Safety Conference. This conference is geared toward dam safety engineers and dam owners/operators in the Southeast States. Both technical and non-technical topics may be included on the agenda. Presentations from a dam owner’s perspective are especially welcome. 

Key Dates
Abstracts due: November 1, 2016
Abstracts selected for presentation: December 14, 2016
Final papers due: March 14, 2017

See submittal guidelines and suggested topics.  OR Submit now by logging in to the ASDSO Portal.

Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities

A limited number of exhibit, sponsorship, and advertising opportunities will be available. Sales will open in September 2016. Please contact Ross Brown at rbrown@damsafety.org for more information. 

Nashville and The Music City Center

There has never been a better time to come visit Music City. Nashville is booming and the Music City Center is the new pulse of it all.  ASDSO attendees will have the opportunity to take in an array of attractions, including the Country Music Hall of Fame, Nashville Predator's hockey, the world-famous Frist Center for the Visual Arts, a wide range of casual to upscale restaurants, and the always hot ecclectic music scene - all within a very walkable downtown district. 

Traveling to and around Nashville is easy!  Three major interstates, the convenient and accessible Nashville International Airport (BNA), and a network of ground transportation options combine for a hassle-free visitor experience.  See more info on transportation and downtown parking.

All conference events will be held at the new Music City Center in downtown Nashville. ASDSO participants will expecially enjoy and appreciate meeting in this award-winning venue, which has been recognized regionally and nationally for engineering excellence by the  Associated General Contractors (AGC), the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and the Engineering News Record (ENR).

For more information on Nashville's attractions, dining, and entertainment scene please consult http://www.visitmusiccity.com/

Overnight Accommodations

The Hilton Garden Inn Nashville Downtown/Convention Center is holding a block of rooms at the ASDSO group rate of $209 plus tax per night, single or double occupancy.  The Hilton Garden Inn is a modern and bright hotel in the heart of the downtown district, just one block from the Music City Center.  Features and amenities include a complimentary 24-hour fitness center, outdoor pool, complimentary Wi-Fi, and dining at the Great American Grill or Sobro Sports Bar.  See more hotel info.

Make your reservation today by calling direct (615) 251-3013 and referencing the Association of State Dam Safety Officials group block, or reserve your room online at the custom ASDSO group block website.  Reserve before the March 23 cut-off date in order to obtain the group rate. 

Conference Sponsors

More information on becoming a conference sponsor will be available soon!  

 

ASDSO 2017 Southeast Regional Conference • April 18-20 • Nashville, TN

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