Call for Presentations

In addition to our invited speakers, proposals for Presentations are requested with the goal of providing more depth for important technical areas.

  • Maximum one-paragraph description of the proposed presentation
  • Maximum half-page biography of the presenter

Themes for presentations include:

Updated themes/ topics for sessions:

Asset Maintenance

  • Maintaining live assets
  • Gate management and refurbishment
  • Corrosion treatment and protection
  • Inspection and maintenance technology and methods

Operations and Monitoring 

  • Remote area Operations
  • Communications and accessibility
  • Monitoring and instrumentation
  • Adapting to modern safety requirements

Source management

  • Catchment protection
  • Mixed use sources
  • Public interface and expectations
  • Drought/ climate response

Mistakes and failures – lessons learned 

  • Incidents and learnings
  • Knowledge retention and sharing
  • Management of asset issues (new and old)

Key Dates 

Call for Presentations 2 February 2018
Proposals Due 2 March 2018
Acceptance Notification 16 March 2018
Preliminary Presentation Due  23 March 2018
Final Presentation Due  6 April 2017

Prospective presenters are invited to send their proposals with the requested information via email to by 2 March 2018. 


The presenting author will be required to register for the Forum in order to ensure his/her paper(s) is included in the final Program. The deadline for presenting author registration is 23 March 2018