WEDA XXV Call for Papers Issued
The theme of the technical conference is “Dredging for Sustainability”. Suggested topics are dredging and navigation, dredging systems and techniques, new dredging equipment, surveying, cost estimating, dredging challenges, project case studies, automation, river and inland dredging, contaminated sediments, numerical modeling, geotechnical aspects, Superfund projects, beach nourishment, beneficial uses of dredged material, and wetland creation and restoration.
Submission of abstracts imply a firm commitment from the author to present the paper at the conference.
Technical paper committee: Dr. Ram Mohan, Blasland, Bouck & Lee, Inc., 100 Four Falls Corp Center, Suite 106, W. Conshohocken, PA 19428-2950. Phone: 484-530-9119, ext. 35; fax: 484-530-9118; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Robert E. Randall, Department of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, phone: 979-862-4568, fax: 979-862-8162, email: email@example.com.
Steve Garbiciak. Jr., Blasland, Bouck & Lee, Inc., 30 W. Monroe Street, Ste 1710, Chicago, IL 60503-2404, phone: 312-332-4937, fax: 312-332-4434, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The conference will be held at the Astor Crowne Plaza hotel in New Orleans on June 18 through 23, 2005. Members are encouraged to watch the WEDA website www.westerndredging.org for announcements.
This is the silver anniversary meeting of the organization. Executive Director Larry Patella has announced that nominations for next year’s Dredger of the Year are being accepted. They can be emailed to him at WEDA@comcast.net, or submitted by phone at 360-750-0209.