News and information for the worldwide dredging industry

Bookmark and Share Email this page Email Print this page Print

Important Dredging Conferences Announced

The WESTERN DREDGING ASSOCIATION (WEDA) PACIFIC CHAPTER plans a three-day technical conference in San Diego, Wednesday, November 7 through Friday, November 9. The theme will be port expansion and ship channel deepening projects, impacts of endangered species on the dredging industry, and new developments in marine construction. On Wednesday afternoon the Corps of Engineers Northwestern and South Pacific Divisions will present their dredging programs, and Thursday and Friday will be devoted to technical papers and panel discussions.

The conference will be held at the Holiday Inn on the Bay, 1355 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, California. Make hotel reservations at 619-232-3861 and ask for the special WEDA rate. For conference registration, contact Leonard Juhnke, chapter president, at 206-762-0850; email

The NORTH AMERICAN LAKE MANAGEMENT SOCIETY (NALMS) will meet November 6 through 9 at the Monona Terrace Community &Convention Center, Madison, Wisconsin. The conference and exhibition will introduce and review the latest technical trends and projects related to fresh water resources management and maintenance. Contact Terry E. Thiessen at 608-233-2836; email:

The WEDA MEXICO CHAPTER will hold a meeting in conjunction with the 3rd International Congress of Ports and Coasts in Veracurz, Mexico, October 11 and 12. The congress is sponsored by the Mexican Association of Port, Maritime and Coastal engineering (AMIP). The venue is the convention center of the Continental Plaza Hotel in Veracruz City, and will include an exposition area for maritime, coastal and port services and products. The congress will focus on developments in the port, maritime and coastal areas. Contact AMIP at +52 5660-6418; email:

Don’t miss CEDA (Central Dredging Association) DREDGING DAY in Amsterdam on November 15. Held in conjunction with Europort 2001, this day will include talks on dredging seen from outside the industry, student technical talks, and a contest for the best dredging song. Contact the organization’s director Anna Csiti, PO Box 488, 2600 AL Delft, The Netherlands; phone +31 15 2783145; email:

Add your comment:
Edit Module