Western Dredging Association Eastern Chapter Fort Lauderdale Meeting
The conference at the Broward County Convention Center was close to the Port Everglades, Florida’s largest container port.
Claire Gilbert, graduate student at Auburn University, Alabama; Leo van Ingen, Area Sales Manager, IHC Ameri-ca, Inc.; Alan Bugg, professor at Auburn University. Gilbert presented her research on Dredge Safety.
The last session of the day was led by Jeff McKee, chief of the Corps Navigation Branch Headquarters, and Barry Holliday, executive director for the Dredging Contractors of America.
Jonathon Sperka, Technnical Direc-tor, Ordnance Holdings, Inc. spoke on “Managing UXO/MEC during Dredging Projects”.