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WEDA Midwest Chapter Seeks Papers for April Meeting

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Midwest Chapter is seeking papers for their annual meeting, to be held April 2 through 4 at the Doubletree Hotel, 611 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202.

Deadline for submission is March 15.

The Theme of the meeting is "Adding Value to the Dredging Process." Authors wishing to present a paper should submit it to Tim Briggs, WRScompass, 954 W. Washington Blvd. 5th Floor, Chicago, IL 60607, tbriggs@wrscompass.com, phone: 630-258-6619.

The meeting begins at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2 with registration, followed by an ice breaker from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

Thursday's events will begin at 7:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast, followed by welcoming remarks at 8:30 and technical papers. Lunch will be provided by the hotel at noon, followed by a boat tour of Milwaukee Harbor from 1 to 3 p.m. The chapter business meeting will be held from 3 to 5 p.m.

On Friday morning, a continental breakfast at 7:30 will be followed by technical presentations at 8:30, a Corps of Engineers District panel discussion at 10:30, and adjournment at noon.

The hotel WEDA rate is $93/night plus tax. Phone 414-273-2950 or 800-222-TREE for reservations.

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