The U.S. Section of PIANC is planning to hold two technical workshops in Portland Oregon October 28 – 30 2003. The topics will be: 1) Passing Vessel Issues; and 2) Wetlands Restoration. The workshops will be held at the Portland Marriott Downtown Hotel. A preliminary program and further details can be found on the following website: http://www.iwr.usace.army.mil/pianc. For more information contact Anne Sudar Email: R.Anne.Sudar@usace.army.mil Phone: 703 428-7166.