The topics of the symposium are as follows:

12th ICOLD European Club Symposium
"Role of dams and reservoirs in a successful energy transition"
Topic Description
Topic A: Dams and reservoirs for hydropower in Europe Opportunity for energy generation and storage
Large-scale storage reservoirs
Pumped storage reservoirs
New energy potential (PV, ...)
Efficiency increase of existing schemes
Topic B: Dams and reservoirs for climate change adaptation in Europe Balancing extreme hydrological conditions (floods, droughts)
Protection against floods
Protection against other natural hazards (mass movements, glacier lake outburst floods, …)
Irrigation and water supply
Multipurpose dams
Topic C: Impact mitigation of dams and reservoirs in Europe Environmental flows
Sediment continuum
Fish passage
Hydropeaking
Greenhouse gas emissions
Topic D: How to deal with ageing dams and levees in Europe Dam safety
Upgrade and refurbishment
Extension and renewal
Incorporating new purposes
Decommissioning

These topics, as well as all the most relevant practical information can also be found on the Flyer of the event.