CDA creates comprehensive professional development workshops at the time of releasing new technical guidance.

Workshops are offered at the CDA Annual Conference, and both regionally and internationally throughout the year or upon request.

To see what is scheduled, please review the Events List regularly.

Conference Workshops

Workshops will be offered as part of the 2019 Conference in Calgary.  Check back in the spring for details.  

Regional Workshops

No workshops currently scheduled.

CDA Workshops at ICOLD 2019

Four CDA workshops are currently scheduled in Ottawa in June 2019, just prior to the International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD) Annual Meeting and Symposium.

Information and registration will be available from the ICOLD 2019 website.

Current plans:

Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9: CDA's award-winning, two-day Dams and Public Safety Workshop returns. Presented in English.

Sunday, June 9:

  • Dam Safety Reviews - presented in English
  • Dam Safety Reviews - presented in French
  • *NEW* Emergency Management for Dams - presented in English

For more information on these workshops, see the workshop descriptions.


International Workshops

There are currently no workshops scheduled outside of Canada.

The proposed workshop in Paraguay in February 2019, as part of the ICOLD National Committees of the Americas conference, has been postponed. The conference has been delayed until fall 2019.

Other international workshops are being negotiated, including Malaysia in fall/winter 2019.

Please check back regularly.