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INFORMATION

The Executive Committee meeting of KNI-BB on September 11th, 2009 have resulted in the decision for KNI-BB to become the host of ICOLD 2014 in Bali. This coincides with the fact that 20 years have passed since Indonesia last become the host of ICOLD in 1986 in an event held in Jakarta (Hotel Mandarin). ICOLD hold its annual meeting in Hanoi 2010, Vietnam. The annual meeting for 2011 was held in Switzerland and 2012 will be Japan respectively. The bid to become hosts for the 2013 annual meeting has been voted for the USA in Switzerland (2011). Voting to determine the results of this bid will be held in Japan (2012) for the 2014 annual meeting.

In order to realize this plan, KNI-BB have formed a preparatory team consisting of 32 KNI-BB members from the Ministry of Public Works, PLN (Electricity state company, as owner of the dams), Universities, Consultant and Contractors. To gain formal approval from the government, the team held a meeting with the Advisory Board and Honorary Chiefs of KNI-BB after which further discussions with the Directors of KNI-BB board of members. The team has began their promotional campaign of the bid in the International Conference on Water Resources and Renewable Energy � Asia 2010 in Kuching (Malaysia) 28-30 March 2010, and in ICOLD Annual Meeting in Lucerne, Switzerland (2011).

The Organizing Committee of KNI-BB hopes that its members will actively produce more scientific papers that help reveal the abilities of Indonesia�s own professionals in the planning, execution, operation, and maintenance of large dams. If necessary, members who need assistance in the writing of these papers in English and French following the standard of ICOLD can seek the help of the national committee. KNI-BB hopes that its efforts to improve the participation of its members can gain the support from all relevant elements.

INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION ON LARGE DAMS
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16/06/2010

CIRCULAR LETTER No.1814
to all National Committees (*)

PAPERS FOR THE 24th CONGRESS ON LARGE DAMS
Kyoto (Japan), June 2012

The 78th Executive Meeting, held in Hanoi (Vietnam) in May 2010, decided to place the appended four Questions on the programme of the 24th Congress (Annex A).They are numbered 92, 93, 94 and 95.
Central Office has prepared the schedule of dates for the submission of Papers and Communications.
– Papers : 5 September 2011
– Communications : 5 November 2011

The maximum number of Papers each Committee is entitled to submit is given in Annex B. It is governed by stipulations of Annex IV of the By-Laws. Cost of Papers and Communications is � 65 per page. National Committees are entitled to an allowance of 15 pages per Question, which cannot be carried over from one Question to another. There is no free allowance for the Communications.

National Committees are entitled to an allowance of 15 pages per Question, which cannot be carried over from one Question to another. There is no free allowance for the Communications. Updated Guidelines for preparation of Papers and Communications are given in Annex C.
List of Annexes:
Annex A: Wording of the Questions 92, 93, 94 and 95
CENTRAL OFFICE

QUESTION 92
ENVIRONMENTAL FRIENDLY TECHNIQUES FOR DAMS AND RESERVOIRS

  1. Environmental and social friendly planning, design and construction techniques for dams
  2. Mitigation and compensation measures
  3. Water quality and sediment issues
  4. Sustainable management of dams and reservoirs

QUESTION 93
SAFETY

  1. Accidents and incidents in dams and reservoirs � Recent case studies
  2. Risks associated with human and organisational factors
  3. Legislation, regulatory concepts, guidelines and good practice
  4. Specific risks for small dams
  5. Risks specific to tailing dams, pump-storage schemes, flood control structures and other special purpose dams

QUESTION 94
FLOOD DISCHARGE

  1. Evaluation, revision and selection of extreme and design floods
  2. Recent trends in spillway design and spillway upgrading
  3. Special risks from gates operation and floating debris
  4. Energy dissipation: stepped spillway, stilling basin and downstream erosion

QUESTION 95
AGEING AND UPGRADING

  1. Risks associated with long-term behaviour of dam foundations
  2. Long-term behaviour of dam materials and
  3. Decommissioning or upgrading
  4. Upgrading for seismic safety

II. INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON DAMS FOR A CHANGING WORLD
Need for Knowledge Transfer across the Generations & the World

Session Theme
  1. Impacts of Climate Change on Dams and the Benefits from Dams
    • Role of dams in the adaptation to climate change
    • Assessment of climate change impacts on water resources and floods
    • Climate change impacts on water storage facilities and its mitigation
    • Role of hydropower in a low carbon society
    • Guidance and polices on climate change adaptation planning
    • Research needs for a more reliable knowledge on climate change
    • The impact of climate change on dam safety
    • The role of dams in mitigating storm floods
    • The monitoring and operation of dams during flood
  2. Dams for Meeting Increasing Demand of Growing World Population
    • Food, energy and water – needs for dams in developed and developing countries
    • Coexistence of dams with society and the environment
    • Management of reservoir sedimentation
    • Financial aspects of dams
    • Institutional, planning and regulatory aspects
    • The benefits of dams and new technologies in providing potable water supply
  3. Knowledge & Technology Transfer in Dam Engineering
    • Knowledge transfer & succession planning
    • Transfer of information across the world
    • Methods of information transfer to the next generation
    • Case studies of technology transfers
  4. Advanced Technologies for Construction of Dams
    • Recent development in RCC dams and hardfill (CSG) dams
    • Recent development in embankment dams
    • Recent development in appurtenant structures
  5. New Techniques to Prevent and Manage Incidents & Accidents
    • Information and communication technology for operation and monitoring
    • Technologies to prevent accidents and incidents
    • Remedial technologies
    • Case studies
  6. Earthquakes
    • Recent strong earthquakes and the behavior of dams
    • Lessons from case histories of dams and appurtenant structures subject to earthquakes
    • New methodologies to predict causative faults and earthquake ground motions
    • Design and operation of hydraulic structures to resist earthquakes
    • Emergency measures taken after earthquakes
    • Performance monitoring for seismic events
  7. Geotechnical Aspects of Dam Foundations
    • New techniques in exploration and evaluation
    • Treatment technologies: efficiency and long-term performance
    • Treatment of difficult geological conditions
    • Design technologies for dams on weak foundations
  8. Others

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