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National Dam Safety Program's Technical Seminar Presentations

The National Dam Safety Review Board Work Group on Dam Safety Training welcomes all dam and levee safety professionals and those responsible for responding to dam and levee safety incidents to the annual National Dam Safety Program Technical Seminar (NDSPTS).

Search 2020 and 2021 Presentations

The 2020 seminar discussed Dam Resiliency in the Era of Intensifying Natural Hazards and Climate Conditions. The 2021 seminar discussed how to use Risk Informed Decision Making and Benefit Cost Analysis when making dam and levee project decisions.

International Examples of Prioritization of Dam Safety Investments by Means of Benefit-Cost and Other Risk indicators

National Dam Safety Program Technical Seminar | Dr. Ignacio Escuder-Bueno

Lessons Learned Preparing a Benefit Cost Analysis for an Earth Embankment Dam Seismic Retrofit Under FEMA 404 Project Program

José Miguel Bermúdez
Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority
Dams and Irrigation Division Head
Dam Safety Unit Head

Developing Risk Assessment in Oregon

National Dam Safety Program Technical Seminar | Keith Mills, PE GE

Mackay Dam A Case History

National Dam Safety Program Technical Seminar | February 19, 2021

Rick Scott PE
Senior Managing Engineer
McMillen Jacobs Associates

Rehabilitation of High Hazard Potential Dams Grant Program Benefit-Cost Analysis Update

National Dam Safety Program Technical Seminar | 2021
Jason Weiss (AECOM)

Risk in Dam and Levee Safety: Overview of State of the Practice Methodology and Application

National Dam Safety Program Technical Seminar | No. 28

Risk Analysis Is Fundamentally Changing the Landscape of Dam Safety in the United States

National Dam Safety Program Technical Seminar | 2021

John W. France, PE, D.GE, D.WRE
JWF Consulting, LLC

Introduction to FEMA’s Benefit-Cost Analysis (BCA) Module

National Dam Safety Program Technical Seminar | February 17, 2021
Katy Goolsby-Brown

Lake Houston Dam Spillway Improvement Project

National Dam Safety Program Technical Seminar
Stephen C. Costello, P.E.

The Evolution of Decision Making in Dam and Levee Engineering

National Dam Safety Program Technical Seminar | 2021

Risk Assessment and Dam Safety

National Dam Safety Program Technical Seminar 2021
Przemyslaw (Andy) Zielinski
HYDROSMS INC., Toronto, Canada

USBR Cost Effectiveness Analysis on Modification Projects

National Dam Safety Program Technical Seminar | Feb 2021
Joels Malama, P.E., Dam Safety Program Manager

Assessing Flood Risk in the California Delta

National Dam Safety Program Technical Seminar | February 16-18, 2021
Lawrence H. Roth, PE, GE, ENV SP
Jessica J. Ludy, CFM

Risk-Informed Assessment of High Hazard Potential Dams: South Carolina’s Approach

National Dam Safety Program Technical Seminar | 2021

Keynote

National Dam Safety Program Technical Seminar | Risk Informed Decision Making (RIDM) and Benefit Cost Analysis (BCA) for Dam and Levee Projects

David S. Bowles
RAC Engineers and Economists and Utah State University

Benefit Cost Analysis Case Examples

National Dam Safety Program Technical Seminar | February 17, 2021 
Danielle T. Hannes
Wheeler and Associates

Extreme Precipitation and Climate Change: Observations and Projections | Kenneth E. Kunkel

2020 NDSP Technical Seminar Presentation
Extreme Precipitation and Climate Change: Observations and Projections | Kenneth E. Kunkel

TVA Water Risk Management: Past, Present and Future | Curt Jawdy

2020 NDSP Technical Seminar Presentation
TVA Water Risk Management: Past, Present and Future | Curt Jawdy

Resilience Analysis and Planning Tool - 2020 NDSP Technical Seminar Presentation

2020 NDSP Technical Seminar Presentation

Resilience Analysis and Planning Tool (RAPT)

USACE Tools and Approaches for Building Climate Preparedness and Resilience: National and Regional Applications | Chris Frans

2020 NDSP Technical Seminar Presentation
USACE Tools and Approaches for Building Climate Preparedness and Resilience: National and Regional Applications | Chris Frans

Last updated March 1, 2021