The conference is taking place from 24 to 26 November 2010 at the Vienna University of Technology in Austria, under the slogan ‘Reliable hydropower for a safe and sustainable power production’.

Themes of the conference are:

• New projects and refurbishment.
• Design and numerical calculation of hydraulic components.
• Pumped storage.
• Maintenance and safety.
• Small hydro.
• Sustainability and social impacts of hydro power plants, administration practices.

Due to the use of a conference administration tool (ConfTool-Pro) the submission of an abstract is managed online. Anyone interested in submitting abstracts should do the following:

• Create an account under ConfTool-Pro (online at the conference website
• Declare the corresponding author
• Upload your abstract(s) as a PDF-file (max. 2 per author)
• All further steps will be managed online via this tool

CONTACT: Institute for Energy Systems and Thermodynamics/RG Fluid-Flow Machinery, Vienna University of Technology, Getreidemarkt 9/302, A-1060 Vienna, Austria. Tel: +43 1 58801 30515 (or 30201). Fax: +43 1 58801 31399. Email: