SANCOLD Programme 2017

Objectives for SANCOLD were developed during 2010 and have been updated in the light of the various Management Meetings.   Some of the proposals have budgetary implications.  The proposals are:

INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

  1. Meaningful participation in ICOLD activities.
  2. Participate in the ICOLD Annual Meeting in 2017.
  3. Greater involvement in the region and African Regional Club.
  4. Strengthen the functioning of the SANCOLD working groups which relate to our representation on ICOLD Committees.

LOCAL ACTIVITIES

 

  1. Attract additional corporate and individual members.
  2. Strengthen the relationship with the DWS Management and Ministry.
  3.  Advertise a new scholarship for 2017.
  4. Preparations for the development of a guideline on floods.
  5. Preparations for the development of a guideline on risk analysis.
  6. Development on a guideline for the application of geofabrics in embankment dams.
  7. Preparations for the development of a publication on Your Dam which will focus on the operation and maintenance of small dam and owners of such dams.
  8. Preparation of a publication on Ecological Water Reserve;
  9. Preparation of a publication on “Your Tailings Dam”;
  10. Preparation of a Guideline on Blasting Practices.
  11. Improvement in the dissemination of SANCOLD and ICOLD publications.
  12. Continued interaction with members particularly via the regular SANCOLD News and the website.
  13. Appoint a new Webmaster, update the website and keep it current and promote the sale of advertisements on the website.
  14. Targeted marketing of SANCOLD.
  15. Promotion of the SANCOLD Young Engineers’ Forum;
  16. Identify and prepare for SANCOLD 2017 Annual Event.
  17. Organise short half-day workshops and/or courses.
  18. Implement accounting software for improved financial matters.
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Workshop and Technical Tour in China: October 2017

To promote the “World Declaration on Hydropower and Dams for African Sustainable Development” launched at the ICOLD 80th Anniversary in 2008 in Paris as well as the “World Declaration on Water Storage for Sustainable Development” launched at the ICOLD 24th Congress in 2012 in Kyoto, CHINCOLD has been carrying out annual workshops and study tours for members of the African Regional Club since 2009. This year CHINCOLD has invited members of the African Club to the 10th Workshop and Technical Tour in October 2017 in Changsha, Hunan Province of China.

Kindly contact the Secretary for more details. Submissions in the correct format to the Secretary of SANCOLD is required by 15 May 2017

Please download CHINCOLD CV Template here

 

The Annual South African National Committee on Large Dams (SANCOLD) Conference in 2017 will be held in Centurion, Tshwane between Wednesday 15 and Friday 17 November 2017

 SANCOLD invites all from Africa and the wider family of ICOLD to participate in the Conference which will include technical presentations, technical panel discussions and an exhibition. This event will offer dam and water resources engineers as well as all contributing to the dam engineering industry important international, regional and local linkages, networking and the exchange of knowledge and experiences.

SANCOLD 2017 will be an ECSA Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accredited event and attendance for the three days will receive 3.0 credits (1 credit /day).

Please download the Abstract format 2017 V1 file here

Please download the First Announcement 2017 file here

 

 

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