Registration is open for the 2019 Western Dredging Association Eastern Chapter Meeting. The meeting is set to be held at the Hotel Dupont in downtown Wilmington, Delaware, from October 16 to 18.
This year’s program has been developed around the specific topic of Beneficial Use of Dredged Materials. Presentation proposals are still being accepted with a final call for abstracts set for July 31. Presentations that focus on the beneficial use of dredged materials are encouraged. These can include beach restoration, marshland restoration, engineering with nature, coastal resiliency and inland applications such as flood protection/prevention. For project presentations, work must have been completed in the last two years and performed along the eastern coast of the U.S. The presentation should be 20 minutes with time for questions. Abstracts should be sent to Steve Miller, program manager, WEDA Eastern Chapter, Ellicott Dredges, LLC firstname.lastname@example.org.
The conference will include an opportunity on the first day to take the Dredging 101 course, followed by two days of technical presentations, chapter business update, a luncheon and tour of Philadelphia Navy Yard.
For all up-to-date conference information for the 2019 WEDA Eastern Fall Conference, please visit the Eastern Chapter Page of the WEDA website.