Category: Working Group

A new issue of our Newsletter

A new issue of our newsletter is available here : https://lfd-eurcold.irstea.fr/index.php/wg-newsletter/ I want to thank all the editorial team and the contributors. I hope you will find reading it interesting. Don’t hesitate to disseminate it to all your contacts (inside and outside of ICOLD) who are interested in levees and flood defences. Please send us …

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A new Technical Committe in ICOLD : “Levees”

Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to inform you of the creation of a Technical Committee “Levees” within ICOLD. The General Assembly of ICOLD voted and approved this creation during its meeting last Friday (07/07) in Prague, at the 2017 annual meeting. This excellent news for the international Levees and Flood Defences community is the result …

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WG meeting in Prague (07/07/2017)

Our Working Group will hold its meeting on Friday, July 7, during the ICOLD Meeting and in the same venue thanks to the help of the local organizing committee. Apologies to members not being able to attend the meting at this date. The formal meeting will be held during the morning (9:00-12:30), the afternoon (13:30-17:00) will be a …

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WG meeting in Lyon: a success

The second Working Group meeting, in Irstea’s Lyon office on the 17 October 2016, has been quite a success. We had 29 attendants from 10 countries. In the morning we had 9 technical and scientific presentations. The formal WG meeting was held in the afternoon. Minutes will be disseminated in the next two weeks. Thanks …

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Working Group meeting : Lyon, 17 October 2016

  A working group meeting will be held in Lyon, on Monday, October 17th, 2016, beginning the week of the FLOODrisk2016 international conference. A draft agenda is available and has been sent to the working group members, asking them to confirm their attendance. Non members wanting to participate need to get in touch with the …

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Vienna 2018 ICOLD Congress

The next ICOLD Congress (2018) will be held in Vienna (Austria).  As you already know, a question regarding levees has been introduced in the program, and it is of utmost importance to demonstrate at this occasion to the whole dam community that levees is a natural topic linked to its activities. See: http://icoldaustria2018.com/ We strongly encourage our members to …

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Prague 2017 ICOLD Meeting

The next ICOLD Annual Meeting (2017) will be held in Prague (Czech Republic).  Abstracts can be submitted up to September 15th. See: http://www.icold2017.cz/en/call-for-abstracts We strongly encourage our members to present an abstract in relation to levees and flood defences. Please let the group know if you submit such a paper, by sending an email to Marcel Bottema …

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Levee ICOLD question

An important news for our levees and flood defenses woking group! Here is the message sent on Monday, May 23rd to the WG members : Dear Member of the EURCOLD Working Group on Levees and Flood Defences,   during our start-up meeting last year, we mentioned the importance of having the topic of levees on …

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2016 Working Group meeting

Our WG meeting in 2016 will be held on October 17th in Lyon (France). More details soon. The next days, also in Lyon, will be the international FLOODrisk conference.