ASDSO Conferences and Seminars

Dam Safety 2014 - September 21-25, 2014

San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

Dam Safety 2014 is one of the leading conferences in the United States dedicated to dam safety engineering and technology transfer.

Latest News:

(Posted 9/10/14) A special presentation on the ASDSO Peer Review Program will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 24th at 1:30 pm.  All dam owners and operators are invited to attend and learn about how to utilize the Peer Review Program to assess and improve your dam safety program policies and procedures.

(Posted 8/22/14) The Specialty Workshop - Rehab for Seepage on Thursday, Sept. 25 is full and closed. If you would like to be added to the wait list please contact

(Posted 8/19/14) The group room block at the Marriott Marquis is now closed for new reservations.  If you already have a reservation and wish to add shoulder nights (Aug. 19, 20, 24 or 25) please call Marriott's central reservations department at 877-622-3056 to inquire about availability.  If you do not yet have a reservation, please contact one of these alternative hotels, all within walking distance of the San Diego Convention Center.

(Posted 8/7/14) Speaker Bulletin #4, Preparing Your Presentation is now posted in PRESENTER'S TOOLBOX page of the conference website.  Please check this page for important resources as you plan for the conference.

(Posted 7/29/14) Field trip to the University of California-San Diego Large Shake Table Facility added to the conference program. See details.

Register Now - Two easy ways to register:  ON-LINE  using credit card for payment. Full conference or one-day registrations only.  (Members be sure to login first to get fee discounts.)  OR, download the print-ready full registration INFO PACKET, or just the registration FORM.  Use this option if you are paying by check or purchase order. Also best for students, guests, honorary members and booth staff.

See special page links below for details on:

Stay connected with Dam Safety 2014 - The official Dam Safety 2014 app is availbale for both Apple and Android phones, visit your app store and search for Dam Safety 2014. 

San Diego and the SDCC

All events will be held at the award-winning San Diego Convention Center, located just steps from both the Pacific Ocean and the city’s vibrant Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego is full of historic, cultural, and outdoor activities, and offers a variety of world-famous attractions, such as the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, Balboa Park, and over 70 miles of beautiful beaches. The Convention Center and nearby hotels are just three miles and a ten minute taxi ride from the San Diego International Airport.

Exhibitor Information

ASDSO's Annual Conference continues to be THE annual event to showcase dam safety in the United States. Don't miss out on your opportunity to network with the over 1050 industry professionals expected to attend.

Our exhibitors asked for more time with attendess and we've responded.

New for 2014:

  • Over three hours of time devoted exclusively to attendees visiting the exhibit hall.
  • Lunch in the exhibit hall on Wednesday, 9/24

Reserve your exhibit booth now. Download the Exhibitor & Sponsor Reservation Kit or select your booth through our Online Reservation system.

Click Here to view the list of Current Exhibitors.

If you're already an exhibitor please visit our Exhibitor Resources page for the exhibitor kit and other helpful tools.

Advertising Opportunities

Would you like to advertise in the conference program or mobile app? Download our advertising contract or contact Ross Brown for more details.

Thank You Sponsors for your active support of the conference and valuable contributions to the information and technology exchange. To register as a conference sponsor Download the Sponsor Kit or use our Online System.

Platinum Sponsors

Gannett Fleming

Schnabel Engineering

URS Corporation



Worthington Products

Gold Sponsors

Barr Engineering Company

GEI Consultants, Inc.

GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc.

HDR Engineering, Inc.


Nossaman LLP



Underwater Engineering Services, Inc.

Silver Sponsors



CDM Smith

CH2M Hill



GENTERRA Consultants, Inc.

RJH Consultants, Inc.

Bronze Sponsors


Barnard Construction Co., Inc.

ECM Consultants, Inc.

Mead & Hunt, Inc.

Michael Baker International, LLC.

Nicholson Construction


Propex, Inc.

SAGE Engineers, Inc.



















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