Great Success for 8th ICE Conference in Amsterdam

The eighth ICE Coastal Management conference, which was held recently in Amsterdam, brought together 220 engineers, scientists and coastal management professionals from over thirty countries across the world.

The main focus of the event was on current issues, research and practical applications.

Over 60 speakers from 27 different countries presented their papers, including notable presentations from Jan-Hendrik Dronkers, Director General, Rijkswaterstaat and Liz van Duin, Director for Network Development, North Sea and Delta.

In addition to the presentations, attendees were able to view a poster display of 20 noteworthy coastal projects from around the world. They were also able to take part in a technical visit to the Delft Sand Motor and the Engineering Department at Delft University of Technology.

On the final day the winners of the conference awards were announced as follows:

  • Best Paper: Dr Shimrit Perkol-Finkel | Blue is the New Green – Harnessing Urban Coastal Infrastructure for Ecological Enhancement;
  • Best Poster: Beth Riley | Mapping Salt Marsh Margins – a Methodological Comparison;
  • Best Presentation: Carrie Baron | Changing Perspectives – Exploring and Implementing the Realities of Sea Level Rise in the Coastal Community of Surrey British Columbia.

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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