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Ignacio Escuder Bueno, founding-partner of iPresas, new Chairman of SPANCOLD (Spanish National Committee on Large Dams) - 07/12/2017

Ignacio Escuder Bueno, founding partner of iPresas, has been designated new President of the Spanish National Committee on Large Dams (SPANCOLD). The election took place last October in Madrid.

SPANCOLD is the Spanish National Committee of the International Commission of Large Dams (ICOLD - CIGB).

The International Commission of Large Dams (ICOLD-CIGB), which has its headquarters in Paris, was created in 1928 with the aim of working for the benefit of society, contributing its knowledge for the contribution of Civil Engineering to the development and the improvement of the quality of life.

Five years later, in 1933, Spain joined the Commission. Since then, the Spanish National Committee of Large Dams (SPANCOLD) has been working within ICOLD. Spanish presidents have been elected as Chairmen of this organization: José Torán (1970-1973) and Luis Berga (2006- 2009).

Currently, ICOLD includes more than 90 countries and more than 7,000

The SPANCOLD Executive Committee of the Plenary is composed of the President, the Vice President, the General Secretary and four Members elected by the Plenary for a period of four years, renewable once.

The Executive Committee meets at least six times a year. Its main function is to coordinate the technical committees, which are integrated by SPANCOLD members.

Currently, SPANCOLD has 50 regular members and aprox. 400 collaborating members.



Ignacio Escuder Bueno, founding-partner of iPresas, new Chairman of SPANCOLD (Spanish National Committee on Large Dams) - 07/12/2017
He was elected in October 2017 during the Plenary meeting held in Madrid and designated by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment on December 5th.

Adrián Morales, iPresas CTO, speaker in the International Forum on Risk Management in Hydroelectric Power Plants - 17/11/2017
The Forum was held at the Salto Grande Hydroelectric Complex in Uruguay.

Adrián Morales, iPresas' CTO, 2017 Young Civil Engineer Award - 02/06/2017
The award was launched at the Headquarters of the Professional Association of Civil Engineers in Valencia on June 1, 2017.

iPresas participates in the V Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction - 28/05/2017
This event, organized by UNISDR, was held in Cancun on May 22-26, 2017.

iPresas Flood - simplified version of iPresas software for flood risk analysis - 05/01/2017
Available this new software version, developed to estimate societal and economic flood risk

iPresas participates in a pilot project in India - 15/12/2016
The DAMSAFE project, Enhancing Dam safet y and Reservoir Management in India, is coordinated by Deltares, is co-funded by RVO (Netherlands Enterprise Agency).

Ignacio Escuder, lecturer on risk-informed dam safety management in Neuquén (Argentina) - 10/10/2016
The training course is organized by the Argentinian National Committee on Large Dams

Ignacio Escuder and Adrián Morales, experts on dam risk analysis for a project funded by the World Bank - 01/07/2016
The work is conducted in the framework of the "Water for Uruguay" programme

iPresas' team works to provide a risk-informed quality control of flood risk reduction measures in Tegucigalpa - 01/06/2016
The project, funded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), aims at providing a risk-informed perspective for planned flood risk reduction measures to be implemented in Tegucigalpa