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Events July-August 2007

September 27-October 2. ACSM/NSPS Fall Meeting, Hilton Arlington, 950 North Stafford Street, Arlington, Virginia 22203. Contact: Trish Milburn, American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, 6 Montgomery Village Avenue, Suite #403; Gaithersburg, MD 20879; phone: 240-632-9716, ext. 105; fax: 240-632-1321; e-mail:

September 16-19. Smart Rivers 2007, “Positioning Inland Navigation as a Powerful Link in the Global Supply Chain” at the Seelbach Hilton Louisville, Kentucky. Includes a pre-conference workshop: The Future of the U.S. Inland Navigation System – Meeting the Challenges. Sponsored by PIANC and other interested organizations. Conference registration, contact: Bruce Lambert, Secretary, PIANC USA, 7701 Telegraph Rd. Alexandria, VA 22315-3868; 703-428-6667; Bruce.Lam, Hotel registration: Phone: 502-585-3200; fax: 502-585-9239;

October. WEDA Gulf Chapter meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana. Date and venue to be announced. Watch the WEDA web site:

October 9 11. WEDA Eastern Chapter meeting. Hyatt Regency Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Contact Michael Gerhardt, Deputy Director of Internal Operations & Analysis, Dredging Contractors of America, 503 D St. NW, Suite 150, Washington D.C. 20001. Phone 202-737-2674; fax: 202-737-2677. Hotel reservations: 800 -233-1234 or Request the Western Dredging Association group rate: $138 government; $209, non-government.

October 16-18. ICUEE (International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition), Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Kentucky. Trade show and educational program, sponsored by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. Contact: ICUEE: phone 866-236-0442 (toll free) or 414-272-0943, fax 414-272-1170, e-mail or visit the show website at

October 24-26. WEDA Pacific Chapter meeting at the Waikiki Marriott, Honolulu, Hawaii. Contact Doris McKillip U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, OD-NW, PO Box 2946, Portland, OR 97208-2946. Phone: 503- 808-4348 doris.j.mckillip@usace. Hotel reservations: Waikiki Beach Marriott, 2552 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii 96815, phone: 800-367-5370 or 808-922-6611.

November 5-9. Europort Maritime 2007. Ahoy Conference Centre, Rotterdam. Contact: Elly van der Loo, Ahoy Rotterdam, Ahoy’-weg 10, 3084 BA Rotterdam, The Netherlands, phone: +31 (0)10 293 32 50; fax: +31 (0)10 293 32 18; e-mail:

November 7-8. CEDA Dredging Days: “The day after we stop dredging: dredging for infrastructure and public welfare”, conference and exhibition, in conjunction with Europort Maritime 2007, Ahoy’ Rotterdam Conference Centre, Rotterdam. This conference is dedicated to the memory of John Land. Contact: Dr. Anna Csiti, CEDA Secretariat, Radex Building, Rotterdamseweg 183c, 2629 HD Delft. The Netherlands. e-mail:;

November 9. Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals board of directors and general membership meeting. In conjunction with the NWC at Riverview Hotel, Mobile, Alabama. Contact the IRPT office at 316 Board of Trade Place, New Orleans, LA 70130; phone 504-585-0715; email:; web:

November 7-9. National Waterways Conference annual meeting. Riverview Hotel, Mobile, Alabama. Contact the NWC, 4650 Washington Boulevard, #608, Arlington, VA 22201. Phone: 703-243-4090; fax: 703-243-4155; email:; web:

November 28-30. International Workboat Show, Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana. Contact Bob Callahan, Show Director, 207-842-5592,

December 9-12. Brazil Chapter Meeting, “Dredging in South America”, Western Dredging Association at the Intercontinental Hotel in Rio de Janeiro. Contact Larry Patella, executive director, Western Dredging Association, PO Box 5797, Vancouver, WA 98668, USA. Phone 360-750-0209; email:; or Paulo Roberto Rodriguez, Director General, Terpasa Dragagem, Campo de Sao Cristovao, 348 Grupo 502 Sao Cristovao, Rio de Janeiro 20 921-440, Phone/fax: +21 3860 8866, email:


March 11-15, 2008. Conexpo-Con/Agg and IFPE, Las Vegas Convention Center, Nevada. Construction and aggregate producers conference and exhibition sponsored by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, and the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association, along with the National Fluid Power Association. Contact the show directors AEM at 6737 W. Washington St., Suite 2400, Milwaukee, WI 53214; phone 414-298-4141; fax: 414-272-2672; email: info@;

April 13-16, 2008. Solutions to Coastal Disasters Conference 2008, Turtle Bay Resort, Oahu, Hawaii. Sponsored by COPRI, the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI) of ASCE. 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, Virginia 20191; phone 703-295-6300; web site: /cd2008/index.html

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