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WEDA Pacific Chapter Hosts Conference in Seattle

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Pacific Chapter will host its annual conference at the Arctic Club in Seattle, Washington from October 22 to 24.

On Wednesday, October 22, from 1 to 3 p.m., the Corps/Dredging Contractor meeting will take place, with the 2014/15 federal dredging program presentation from 3 to 5 p.m., followed by the ice breaker from 6 to 9 p.m.

The agenda on Thursday, October 23, will include technical presentations and a luncheon program. A tour to the Boeing Museum of Flight will follow the luncheon.

On Friday, October 24, technical presentations will continue in the morning and conclude with chapter business about noon.

Technical presentation topics include the repowering of Dredge Oregon from the Port of Portland, Everett Shipyard Cleanup, strategic endangered species protection for dredging projects, the benefits of mechanical dewatering and more.

Book your reservations prior to Friday, October 3, 2014 for the special WEDA Pacific Chapter group rate ($180/night standard conference and $152/night Government rate). Note: Available number of rooms at special rate is limited; conference rates available only until room-block sells out.

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