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EVENTS_July-August 2008

September 22-26. Caris 2008, 12th International User Group Conference, Exhibition and Educational Sessions, Hilton Bath City Hotel in Bath, England. Hotel reservations: phone: +44 1225 788 488 (Option 1 or 3); fax: +44 1225 483 337; email: reservations.bath@hilton.com; Hilton Bath City, Walcot Street, Bath BA1 5BJ. Conference information: CARIS Headquarters, 115 Waggoners Lane, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada E3B 2L4. Phone: +1 506-458-8533; fax: +1 506-459-3849

September 23-25. Hypack China, QingDao, China. Contact Hypack at 860-635-1500 or sales@ hypack.com

October 1-3. CEDA Dredging Days, Antwerp, Belgium. Contact: Dr. Anna Csiti, CEDA Secretariat, Radex Building, Rotterdamseweg 183c, 2629 HD Delft. The Netherlands. e-mail: csiti@dredging.org; www.dredgingdays.org

October 7-9. Mediterranean Days, “Mediterranean Sea, Port of the History, Port of the World”. PIANC regional conference at the Villa Igeia Hilton, Palermo, Italy. Contact Secretariat of PIANC Italy, c/o High Council of Public Works, Via Nomentana, 2, Roma, Lazio 00161, Italy. Phone: +39 06 44 12 33 34; fax: +39 06 44 26 72 70; www.med iterraneandays.pianc-aipcn.org; or www.mediterrane andays2008.it

October 7-8. WEDA Eastern Chapter Conference, Mills House Hotel, Charleston, South Carolina. Please register by September 15, even if paying at the door. Contact Jeffrey A. McKee, chapter treasurer, P.O. Box 326, Union Bridge, MD 21791-0326. Hotel is at 115 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401. Phone: 1-800-874-9600 for reservations – $137-gov’t., $219-non-gov’t.

October 7-11. Hydraulic Institute Fall Management and Technical Meeting, in conjunction with Pump Systems Matter™, Oak Brook Hills Marriott, Oak Brook, Illinois. Contact Mary Silver, Hydraulic Institute, 9 Sylvan Way Parsippany NJ, 07054, phone: 973-267-9700 x17; email: msilver @Pumps.org. Hotel: 3500 Midwest Road, Oak Brook, Illinois 60523, phone: 1-630-850-5555; fax: 1-630-850-5569

October 15-16. “Dredging and the Environment”, Tallinn Spa & Conference Hotel, Tallinn, Estonia. Seminar sponsored by the Central Dredging Association (CEDA). For registration, contact Liis Sipelgas, MSI, T +372 620 4314; email: liis@sea.ee; or Anna Csiti, CEDA Secretariat, +31 15 268 2575; email: csiti@dredging.org

October 21-24. Shallow Survey 2008, 5th International conference on high resolution surveys in shallow water, Wentworth by the Sea Hotel, New Castle, New Hampshire. Sponsored by the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping, University of New Hampshire. Contact: Linda Prescott, General Information, email: SS2008Info@ccom.unh.edu; CCOM, 24 Colovos Road, Durham, NH 03824; phone: 603-862-3438, fax: 603-862-0839

October 22. Dredging 201. Workshop on planning dredging projects, including permitting, Oakland, California. Sponsored by the California Marine and Navigation Affairs Commission (C-MANC) and the Bay Planning Coalition. Contact Ellen Johnck, Public Affairs Director, Bay Planning Coalition, 10 Lombard Street, Suite 408, San Francisco, CA 94111; phone: 415-397-2293, fax: 415-986-0694

October 26-29. 27th Annual International Submerged Lands Management Conference. Northwestern Michigan College Hagerty Center, Traverse City, Michigan. Sponsored by the Great Lakes Commission. Contact Becky Pearson, Senior Program Specialist, Great Lakes Commission, phone: 734- 971-9135; email: bpearson@glc.org; www.submergedlands2008.com

November. WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter meeting. Contact WEDA Executive Director Larry Patella, PO Box 5797, Vancouver, WA 98668; phone: 360-750-0209; fax: 360-750-1445; email weda@comcast.net; www.westerndredging.org

November 4-6. HYDRO8, 16th International Hydrographic Symposium, Britannia Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool, England. Contact Howard Evans and Marlene Brown, Hydro8, Reddown House, 27 Reddown Road Coulsdon, Surrey CR5 1AN, U.K. Phone: +44 1737 559 892; fax: +44 1737 556 742; email: admin@hydro8.org.uk; web: www.hydro8. org.uk

November 5-7. Pacific Chapter of the Western Dredging Association Fall 2008 Conference, Mayflower Park Hotel, 405 Olive Way, Seattle, WA 98101, hotel reservations: 206-623-8700 or 800-426-5100. Conference registration and information: Bill Hussin, chapter secretary, 206-762-0850; bhussin @mansonconstruction.com, c/o Manson Construction Co.; PO Box 24067; Seattle, WA 98124.

November 11-15. Gulf Coast Hurricane Preparedness, Response, Recovery and Rebuilding, Mobile, Alabama. Sponsored by PIANC, USACE, COPRI and others. Contact: Anne Sudar, 703-428-7166, r.anne.sudar@usace.army.mil; or Kelly Barnes, 703-428-9090, email: Kelly.j.barnes@ usace.army.mil

November 17-19. Sub-bottom Profilers & Magnetometers, Hampton Inn and Suites, Annapolis, Maryland. Users course sponsored by International Industries and Black Laser Learning, Inc. Contact sales@internationalindustries.net; phone: +1-410-571-0200

November 18-19. Third International Congress for Dredging Technology Development in China. Promoting the beneficial uses of dredged material; saving natural resources and promoting environmental protection. Tjanjin, China. Sponsored by EADA (Eastern Dredging Assn.) and CHIDA (China Dredging Assn.) of WODA (World Organization of Dredging Assn). Hosted by CCCC Tianjin Dredging Co., Ltd. Contact CHIDA at No.9, Dong Zhi Men Wai, Chun Xiu Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing, 100027 China. Phone: +86 010-64174496; fax: +86 010-64159215; www.chida.org, or John Dobson, Eastern Dredging Association, dobsoncj@hot mail.com

2009

Jan 5-10, 2009. OMG Multibeam Sonar Training #50, sponsored by The Hydrographic Society of America (THSOA), 451 Hungerford Dr Ste 119-360, Rockville, Maryland 20850. Email: thsoa@aol.com; www.thsoa.org

January 11-14, 2009. Annual Hypack Training Conference. San Diego Marriott Hotel and Marina in conjunction with the San Diego Convention Center, California. Contact Christine Lonczak, phone: 860-635-1500; sales@hypack.com; www.hypack.com

January 19-21. Cutter Suction Dredge Simulator Short Course, Haynes Coastal Engineering Laboratory, Texas A&M University. Contact Dr. R.E. Randall, Center for Dredging Studies, Ocean Engineering Program, Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843; phone: 979-845-4568; fax: 979-862-8162; email r-randall@tamu.edu

February 2-5, 2009. 5th International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront Hotel, Jacksonville, Florida. Sponsored by Battelle. Contact The Conference Group, Inc., 1580 Fishinger Rd., Columbus, OH 43221; phone: 614-488-2030; fax: 614-488-5747; email: info@confgoupinc.com; www.battelle.org/sedimentscon

March 3-9, 2009 (Tuesday through Sunday). CEDA and WEDA Environmental Commission joint meeting in Panama. Venue to be announced. Contact Anna Csiti, CEDA Secretariat, + 31 15 2682575; cell: +31 6 50507336; +31 15 2682576; email: csiti@dredging.org

March 9-12, 2009. AGG1 Aggregates Forum & Expo, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida, Co-located with World of Asphalt 2009. Presented by NSSGA (National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association); conference managers: Association of Equipment Manufacturers, 6737 West Washington Street, Suite 2400, Milwaukee, WI 53214-5647, phone: 800-355-6635, 414-298-4141; email: alaskowski@aem.org

April, 2009. WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting. Contact WEDA Executive Director Larry Patella, PO Box 5797, Vancouver, WA 98668; phone: 360-750-0209; fax: 360-750-1445; email weda@comcast.net; www.westerndredging.org

May 11-14, 2009 US Hydrographic Conference, Sheraton Waterside Hotel, Norfolk, Virginia. Contact The Hydrographic Society of America (THSOA) at 451 Hungerford Dr., Ste 119-360, Rockville, Maryland 20850. Email: thsoa@aol.com; www. thsoa.org

June 14-17, 2009. Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference, WEDA 29 and TEXAS A & M 40th Annual Dredging Seminar, The Buttes Marriott, Tempe, Arizona. Meeting is from Sunday through Wednesday. Contact association Executive Director Larry Patella, PO Box 5797, Vancouver, WA 98668; phone: 360-750-0209; fax: 360-750-1445; email weda@comcast.net; www.westerndredging .org

July 9-11. International Symposium on Sediment Management, Lille, France. Organized by Ecole des Mines de Douai and Cd2e. Contact: Karine Kominiarz, symposium secretary, Ecole des Mines de Douai, 941rue Charles Bourseul, BP 10 838, F59508 Douai Cedex, France. Phone: +33 3 27 712005; fax: +33 3 27 712916; email: abriak@ensm-douai.fr

September 16-18, 2009 Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2009; Adapting to Change. Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Scotland, U.K. sponsored by the ICE (Institution of Civil Engineers). Dredging and use of dredged materials is one of six identified topics. Contact: ICE Conferences and Events Department, Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, London SW1P 3AA, U.K., phone: +44 20 7665 2293; fax: +44 20 7233 1743; email: events@ice.org.uk, www.ice-breakwaters.com

November 5-6, 2009. CEDA Dredging Days, Rotterdam, in conjunction with Europort Maritime 2009, Rotterdam. Call for papers will be issued in fall of 2008.

2010

September, 2010. WODCON XIX – 19th World Dredging Conference: Dredging Makes a Better World, Beijing, China. Dates and venue to be announced, and will be posted here and on www.dredgemag.com when available.

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