“ICOLD-APG Regional Club” Online Virtual Meeting

Subject: Program & Detailed Agenda of ICOLD-APG Regional Club Online Virtual Meeting – Tuesday, October 19th, 2021, 09:00-11:30 A.M. (Tehran Time)


Dear President of ICOLD, Mr. Michael Rogers,

Dear Secretary General of ICOLD, Mr. Michel de Vivo,

Dear Colleagues of ICOLD-APG Regional Club

Greetings from IRCOLD, Tehran.


At the outset, I hope this letter finds you and the whole ICOLD family in a place of safety and good health.

Referring to my previous emails, reminders and correspondence, I cordially invite you to attend the annual ICOLD-APG Regional Club Meeting which is virtually held on Tuesday, October 19th, 2021, from 09:00 to 11:30 A.M. (Tehran Time) at the following link:


This link is only usable for the day of the meeting. Please just click on the above link or copy it in your google chrome address bar. Then, the following page appears on your screen. Please use a VPN only if you have trouble opening this page. Afterwards, please follow steps 1 to 3 to enter the ICOLD-APG Regional Club Online Virtual Meeting. Please check your access to this page before the meeting. Although the connection to the meeting is easy and straightforward, the local IT team will be available at 8:30 to coordinate the issues.

When you enter the meeting, the system asks you in the following page how you would like to join the audio. Please select “Microphone”.

As I explained before in my invitation, this year, we have a theme on “Recent Developments and Innovations in Dam Materials and Construction Technologies“. Each member country will have this opportunity to report its annual activities or alternatively give a speech on the theme or even present both of them. For giving speech on the theme, the member countries are requested to present their experiences, policy & regulations, guidelines & standards, lessons learnt & best practices related to the theme.

For presentation, each member will have totally 10 Minutes and the meeting is expected to take around 2:30 hours.

In the following, please find the general agenda of the meeting. The detailed agenda has been attached in a separate pdf file.

APG Online Virtual Meeting

Time: Tuesday, October 19th, 2021, 09:00-11:30 A.M. (Tehran Time)

Meeting Chair: Prof. Ali Noorzad

Meeting Secretary: Dr. Babak Ebrahimian

General Agenda

(1) Opening Remarks by Chairman of APG

(2) Congratulatory Remarks by President of ICOLD

(3) Congratulatory Remarks by Secretary General of ICOLD

(4) Keynote Speech by Prof. Ali Noorzad, Chairman of APG

(5) Reporting Annual Activities by APG Member Countries

(6) Presentation on Theme by APG Member Countries

(7) Discussion and Suggestions

(8) Concluding Remarks by Chairman of APG

It is emphasized that the meeting is open to the public. Thus, the national committees can also invite their respected members to this online virtual meeting.

It is highly appreciated to inform the APG Secretariat (Mr. Amir Farid Mojtahedi) about your presence ASAP. Please also send your annual activity report and/or presentation on the theme (both ppt and pdf) definitely before the meeting at most up to Monday, October 18th, 2021 in order to upload them in the online webinar system.

Enclosed, please find the detailed schedule and program of APG 2021 Online Virtual Meeting as well as the Poster for your reference. For any comments and suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

I look forward to meeting you online on Tuesday, October 19th, 2021, 09:00-11:30 A.M. (Tehran Time).

My best wishes to you all for continued safety and good health, and take care.

Sincerely yours,

Prof. Ali Noorzad

Vice President of ICOLD

Chairman of ICOLD-APG Regional Club

President of IRCOLD


Detailed schedule and program of APG 2021 Online Virtual Meeting :

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