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10 June 2014

Bancomzvjazok JSC Has Participated in the Annual Meeting ICOLD 2014

Bancomzvjazok JSC as part of the Ukrainian delegation has participated in the 82nd Annual Meeting ICOLD 2014, which was held June 1-6 in Indonesia. This year, the event brought together about 1,600 delegates from 76 countries, including 87 exhibitors and 146 speakers. On June 4, within the framework of the 82nd Annual Meeting ICOLD, the International Symposium on the key theme: “The Role of Dams in Global Ecology Problems” was held. The Symposium has been opened by the Hermanto Dardak, Vice-Minister of Public Works of Indonesia, and Adam Nombre, the ICOLD President. “This event for delegates is an opportunity to get acquainted and the opportunity to work together to strengthen our organization, satisfy professional interests, ensure the sustainable development of this profession in the new millennium, and make a contribution to the development of water resources in order to solve the problems that the world is facing today: access to water, clean and cheap energy, ensuring food security, improving river navigation, health and tourism, and protecting against natural disasters related to floods, droughts, etc. We wish the ICOLD 2014 Meeting in Bali, Indonesia, to be an opportunity to discuss the latest technological developments and exchange relevant information within the technical committee,” Adam Nombre said. The program of the event has included 7 parallel plenary sessions devoted to various areas. At the session “Problems of Dam Safety Policy and Its Practical Implementation”, the representative of Bancomzvjazok JSC has made a presentation on the theme “Introduction of Geodynamic Monitoring Systems in Ukraine”. Also during the conference, participants were given the opportunity to attend technical tours on the dam of Bali islands: Telaga Tunjung and Titab. The International Commission on Large Dams of the World Power Conference (ICOLD) was founded in 1928 as a discussion platform for the exchange of knowledge and experience in the construction of dams. This event contributes to the improvement of hydroelectric power stations not only in the design, construction, and operation of new facilities, but also in terms of the reconstruction of old dams and environmental impact or socioeconomic factors.