This free webinar, featuring Canadian Dam Association / L’Association canadienne des barrages (CDA) and Uganda Committee on Large Dams (UCOLD), and ICOLD Young Professionals Forum (ICOLD-YPF) will be organized on 27th June 2024, 12h00 – 13h30 Eastern time.

Link to the webinar:

Webinar Flyer.

Opening remarks on the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between CDA and UCOLD will be given by Jean-Pierre Tournier ing., PhD, Expert Advisor of Hydroelectric Developments at Hydro-Québec and CDA Delegate. Highlights on the significance of the MOU will be given by Fredrick Wasike, P.Eng, Manager, Dam Safety and Water Resources at Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) and UCOLD Delegate. Mateja Klun, ICOLD YFP Board Chair, will provide information about the ICOLD Young Professionals Network.

A presentation of how alkali-aggregate reaction (AAR) affects some dams in Uganda will be provided by Patsheba Ayebare, Dam Safety Engineer, from UEGCL. A technical introduction to AAR will be presented by Gurinderbir Sooch, M.A.Sc, P.Eng, Director, Hydropower and Dams with Hatch.