Training of professionals in dam safety : International master on dam safety and operation: ICOLD european club pilot course [La formación de profesionales en seguridad de presas.: El máster internacional en explotación y seguridad de presas y balsas de Madrid: El curso piloto del ICOLD European Club]
Lopez J.P.,Comite Nacional Espanol de Grandes Presas SPANCOLD |
Coro F.G.,Comite Tecnico de Explotacion |
Bueno I.E.,Polytechnic University of Valencia
Revista de Obras Publicas | Year: 2012
TTie scientific and technical community of Dams, through the ICOLD International Congresses and symposia Is showing the general concern for the training of professionals. This resuits in two complementary lines: the training of professionals to design and bulid new dams (especially In developing countries), and training of technical staff who must deal existing dam operation in a safe manner. As on example. It Is summarized the characteristics of the International Master Course on Operation and Safety of Dams and Ponds, which Is taught In Madrid and whose third edition has started last September 2012. Beside this, European Club of ICOLD Is exploring the possibility of Implementing this type of Master at European level, so It has been decided to start with a Pilot Course. The program Is presented in this article.