Mon 24 September 2018
- Wed 26 September 2018
Stockholm, Other
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Dam removal seminar in Stockholm

A seminar on dam removal will be celebrated on the 24-26 of September in the Swedish city of Hudiksvall, approximately two hours and a half north from Stockholm. 

The seminar will be 3 days long, 2 days for talks and the last day for the fieldtrip to dam removal sites. The first day there will be different presentations about dam removal (social issues, policy in European countries, Hydropower perspective, etc.) and the second day there will be real case studies presentations. On this second day there are still free slots available, to share your dam/weir removal projects at the seminar please send an e-mail to .


Confirmed keynote speakers are: 

  • Jaakko Erkinaro – Natural Resources Institute Finland (LUKE). The impact of dams on migratory fish
  • Anne Shaffer – Coastal Watershed Institute (USA). Nearshore effects of the Elwha dam removal
  • Pao Fernández Garrido – World Fish Migration Foundation. Dam removal 101 and From Sea To Source Book 
  • Stephane Fraisse - French National Institute for Agricultural Research. Pre- and post-removal study of Vézin and La Roche dams. 


For more information about the seminar (fees, registration link, fieldtrip photos, etc.) please go to Full program will be ready at the end of June. Please note that there are limited number of seats, so it is recommended to register as soon as possible.