The Malaysian National Committee on Large Dams (MYCOLD) is proud to host the first International Conference on Dam Safety Management and Engineering (ICCDSME 2019). The conference with the theme “Resilient dams for safe communities” is co-organized by the Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) and Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN). It is also with great pleasure to announce that the principal keynote speakers of the conference includes Michael F. Rogers (President of ICOLD/CIGB), Tracey Williamson (Chairman, British Dam Society), Datuk Seri Ir. Azman Bin Mohd (President/CEO of TNB), Dato' Ir. Dr. Hj. Md. Nasir Bin M d. Noh (Director General DID Malaysia), Tony Bennett (Director Dam and Public Safety Ontario Power Generation), Prof. Dr. Kwansue Jung (APG ICOLD) and Prof Pierre Y. Julien (Department of Civil Engineering, Colorado State University, USA).

The “KICKOFF” meeting was held on 14th February, 2019 at Energy Sphere Building, UNITEN, where representative from DID Malaysia, DID Corporate, DID Design and Dam Division, TNB Generation, TNB Research, NAHRIM and UNITEN members were attended. The meeting was chaired by Datin Prof Ir Dr Lariyah Mohd Sidek, Chairman MYCOLD. On that meeting, the following points are discussed:

  • Proposed Payment Plan by MYCOLD to ICOLD – Expected date to pay the Fees
  • Suggest Keynote Speakers from ICOLD in ICDSME2019
  • Link the Conference ICDSME2019 into ICOLD Website
  • Promote ICDSME2019 to All ICOLD members (Regional SEA)
  • Conduct Short Course by Expert from ICOLD during ICDSME2019 (eg. Dam Safety, Emergency Management for Dam Safety, Dam Safety Review and Dam Decommisioning)
  • Support the expenses for Keynote Speakers from ICOLD
  • Any special support for MYCOLD by ICOLD
  • Benefits to MYCOLD members (Technical Bulletins)
  • Involvement of MYCOLD members in Technical Committees in ICOLD

Important Dates:

Abstract Submission
Full Paper Submission
Acceptance Notification 
Camera Ready Submission
Early Bird Registration 
Conference Day
: 31 March 2019
: 15 June 2019
: 15 July 2019
: 30 August 2019
: 15 October 2019
: 19-21 November 2019

For more information about ICDSME 2019 Conference, please visit our website