Dam Safety 2013 - September 8-12, 2013
Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI
The ASDSO national conference is one of the leading conferences in the United States dedicated to dam safety engineering and technology transfer.
Dam Safety 2013 will attract over 1000 attendees from all 50 states and several foreign countries.
The conference program committee is pleased to announce that the Preliminary technical agenda is now available, along with a list of the Poster Session topics that have been confirmed to date.
ATTENTION conference speakers, poster presenters, and alternates: The Dam Safety 13 Speaker's TOOLBOX is now open. This page contains a draft conference agenda, important deadlines, instructions and helpful tips. Please refer to it regularly as you prepare for the conference.
Registration and Fees: Dam Safety 2013 registration is now open. Register Online or download the PDF registration form.
For attendees who are budgeting for conference expenses, note the following fees:
All registrations received before August 12 are eligible for the early-bird discount.
Full Conference Registration $695 member/$800 non-member
Single Day Registration $250 member/$300 non-member
Regular rates apply to all registrations received on or after August 12
Full Conference Registration $775 member/$875 non-member
Single Day Registration $325 member/$375 non-member
Students attending North American schools, and their group leaders, are invited to attend free-of-charge.
Complimentary conference registration (excluding extra activities) is offered to students not employed as full-time professionals. Please contact ASDSO for additional information.
Extra activity fees, including field trips: $50-$70 per person depending on destination and length of trip. Guest registration: $100 includes admittance to all catered functions.
Providence and the RICC: Providence offers ASDSO attendees a unique blend of big city amenities and small town charm. Home to critically acclaimed restaurants, a vibrant arts community and world-class universities, Providence is also a popular travel destination. Recent accolades include being named one of “America’s Favorite Cities” by Travel + Leisure magazine and the only U.S. city named as one of the “Top Ten Up-and-Coming Travel Destinations in the World” by the Wall Street Journal.
All Dam Safety 2013 events will be held at the Rhode Island Convention Center in downtown Providence, Rhode Island. The RICC is within walking distance of a broad spectrum of hotel accommodations, dining, shopping, arts and entertainment options.
Overnight Accommodations: As a Dam Safety 2013 attendee, you can choose from two equally attractive and accessible hotel options. The recently re-branded Omni Providence Hotel (formerly Westin) is a downtown landmark, connected by interior walkways to the Rhode Island Convention Center, Dunkin Donuts Center and the new Providence Place Mall. The Hilton Providence Hotel is adjacent to the Convention Center Complex, just a 4 minute walk from door to door. Both hotels are within walking distance to the Performing Arts Center and the famous Federal Hill neighborhood, known for it's gourmet restaurants, shops, and historic attractions.
Guestrooms are available at either hotel at the discounted group rate of $152 plus tax per night. Please contact the property of your choice before the cut-off date of Monday, August 12 in order assure availability.
Omni Hotel: Call Omni Central Reservations at 800-843-6664 and mention the Association of State Dam Safety Officials, or reserve on-line at the custom Dam Safety Conference reservations website.
Hilton Hotel: Call Hilton Central Reservations at 1-800-445-8667 and mention the Association of State Dam Safety Officials conference.
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 1000 industry professionals expected to attend. Reserve your exhibit booth now. Download Exhibitor Kit or secure your booth through our online system.
Click Here to view list of Current Exhibitors.
UPDATE - Exhibit Hall Dates
Please note the new schedule for exhibitors:
Exhibit Setup: Monday, September 9th from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Show Opens: Monday, September 9th at 6:00 pm
Tuesday, September 10th from 7:30 am – 6:30 pm
Wednesday, September 11th from 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Exhibit Dismantle: Wednesday, September 11th from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Thank You Sponsors for your active support of the conference and valuable contributions to the information and technology exchange. Join these organizations and become a conference sponsor today. Download Sponsorship Information or secure your sponsorship through our online system.