Call for Volunteers - ICOLD 2019

Canada will be the centre of the world dam community in 2019, and we need your help.  The Canadian Dam Association, as Canada’s national committee for large dams, will be hosting the International Committee on Large Dams (ICOLD) 2019 Annual Meeting and Symposium in Ottawa. The CDA Board has established an ICOLD 2019 Steering Committee to oversee all aspects of organizing the event. The following sub-committees will be formed to carry out the tasks identified. 

Technical Program (Chair: Jean-Pierre Tournier)
Plan and organize 
CDA Training Workshops (pre-symposium)
ICOLD Technical Committee Workshops (Monday)
ICOLD Technical Committee Meetings (Tuesday)
Symposium (Wednesday, Thursday)
Specialty Workshops (Friday)
Produce Symposium Proceedings

Finance and Sponsorship (Chair: to be determined)
Preparation of budget and reporting on finance
Ensuring CDA compliance with requirements of ICOLD Central Office
Ensuring compliance with CDA policies and finance requirements 
Directing corporate sponsorship campaign 

Technical Tours (Chair: To be determined)
Identify and plan half-day and one-day Technical Tours for Symposium delegates
Identify and plan post-event Study Tours
Collaborate with host companies on logistics and safety
Organize transportation, accommodation and meals, for administration by CDA staff

Social Program (Chair: To be determined)
Organize city tour for delegates and accompanying persons
Plan and organize Welcome Reception (Monday), Cultural Evening (Wednesday) and Farewell Banquet (Friday)  
Plan and organize program for Accompanying Persons

Young Professionals (Chair: To be determined)
Plan and organize technical and social activities for Young Professionals

Communications and Publications (Chair: To be determined)
Promotions and materials
Preparation and production of:
Promotional brochures and presentations
Initial Bulletin due at Vienna, June 2018
Final Bulletin 
Program information
Provide content for regular updating of website
Provide content for monthly CDA E-Newsletter
Provide content for quarterly CDA Bulletin

Trade Show (Chair: To be determined)
Solicit exhibitors
Plan and organize Exhibition Hall 
Plan and organize Exhibitors Reception (Tuesday)

Contact ICOLD2019@cda.ca to indicate your interest and availability to participate in sub-committee work.