International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review
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PIANC the International Navigation Association will present a conference Gulf Coast Hurricane Preparedness Response Recovery and Rebuilding in conjunction with other interested organizations for those interested in post-storm ecosystem restoration and coastal infrastructure protection.

To be be held in Mobile Alabama November 11 through 14 the conference will deal with beneficial uses of dredged material long term economic and environmental recovery emergency preparedness watershed-wide flood hazard master planning self sustaining ports navigation regional sediment management ecosystem resiliency community resiliency flood and storm damage reduction engineering and environmental challenges and technological advances.

Other sponsors are the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) Association of Floodplain Managers of Mississippi Coasts Oceans Ports and Rivers Institute of ASCE (COPRI) Dredging Contractors of America EPA Gulf of Mexico Program Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association Gulf of Mexico Coastal Observing System Regional Association Institute for Trade and Transportation Studies National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Northern Gulf Institute Transportation Research Board/Marine Board US Army Corps of Engineers.

Contacts for more information are: Anne Sudar phone: 703-428-7166 email: r.anne. sudar@usace.army.mil and Kelly Barnes at 703-428-9090 email: Kelly.j.barnes@usace. army.mil. Complete information can be found on the web site: http://www.pianc.iwr.usace. army.mil/2008