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Dam Engineering Journal Special Issue

The 5 best papers submitted to DW2020 will be published in a Special Edition of the DAM ENGINEERING JOURNAL.

The Organisers of the DAM WORLD Conference Series acknowledge the partnership of the editors of the DAM ENGINEERING JOURNAL.

Submission of Abstracts - 15th February, 2020
Notification of Abstract Acceptance - 20th February, 2020
Submission of Full Paper - 10th May, 2020
Notification of Full Paper Acceptance - 31st May, 2020
Authors and Early Registration - To be Announced
Final Version of Full Paper - 1st July, 2020
Presentation Upload - 3rd September, 2020


Authors are invited to submit an Abstract within the Themes & Topics of DW2020 until 15th February, 2020.

DW2020 will be using the ConfTool Conference Management System for Submissions of Abstracts, Full Papers and for Registrations. Please, create an Account in DW2020 ConfTool plataform.

Abstracts should have a maximum of 350 words and must be written in English (text only). All Abstracts submissions should be entered directly in the ConfTool form (Abstract field), there is no need to upload any files.

The Publication Fee entitles Authors to publish papers in the Conference Proceedings and to receive an electronic copy of the Proceedings ONLY.

At least one Author must register for the conference. Deadline for Authors registration to be announced.

Each Author Registration is entitled to 3 Papers. There is also an option of paying Publication Fees, which will entitle Authors with more than 3 Papers, or Authors who do not intend to participate in the Conference, to publish extra Papers. Please, contact DW2020 Organising Committee if you would like to submit more than 3 Papers.

Abstracts should be updated in the ConfTool form when submitting the Final Version of the Full Paper.

Full Paper

All Authors of approved Abstracts are invited to submit Full Papers until 10th May, 2020.

Full Paper Guidelines and the Full Paper Template are available to download.

Full Papers should be submitted in a PDF file (maximum of 5MB). Files are to be uploaded in DW2020 ConfTool System, please, DO NOT send files by e-mail.

IIMPORTANT NOTICE: ConfTool will be using double-blind reviews. Thus, in the first submission of Full Papers DO NOT enter the Authors names neither photos in your paper, despite the fact that those fields are available in the template. For the Final Version of the Full Paper, Authors are kindly requested to add Authors Names and Authors Photos in the file.

After approval of the Full Paper, Authors are required to upload a pdf and word versions of the Paper. Do not forget to include Authors Names and Authors Photos in the Final Version!

Conference Proceedings will be published electronically.

Only Papers with at least one Author registered by the deadline for Authors Registration (deadline to be announced) will be included in the Proceedings. Each Registration is entitled to 3 Papers.

If you have any problems with DW2020 ConfTool, please, contact DW2020 Organising Committee (

Paper Presentation

Authors of approved Papers and registered by the Authors Registration Deadline, are kindly requested to upload their presentations (PPT files) in DW2020 ConfTool system by the deadline of 3rd September, 2020.

The Presentation Template is available to download. Only presentations using the template will be accepted.

will publish a Special Issue with a selection of Best Papers submitted to DW2020 in Theme 1 - Concrete and Masonry Dams


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