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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org. Hotel registration: Phone: 502-585-3200; fax: 502-585-9239; www.seelbachhilton.com
October. WEDA Gulf Chapter meeting New Orleans Louisiana. Date and venue to be announced. Watch the WEDA web site: www.westerndredging.org
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 pennslanding.hyatt.com. 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 email@example.com or visit the show website at www.icuee.com.
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. army.mil. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com; www.dredgingdays.org
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: firstname.lastname@example.org; web: www.irpt.net
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: email@example.com; web: www.waterways.org
November 28-30. International Workboat Show Morial Convention Center New Orleans Louisiana. Contact Bob Callahan Show Director 207-842-5592 firstname.lastname@example.org
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: WEDA@comcast.net; 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: Terpasa@uol.com.br
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@ conexpoconagg.com; email@example.com
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: http://content.asce.org/conferences /cd2008/index.html