IADC Young Author Award at IX PIANC – COPEDEC 2016

The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) Young Author Award will be presented at the Ninth International Conference on Coastal and Port Engineering in Developing Countries (IX PIANC – COPEDEC 2016) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this October.

René Kolman, secretary general of IADC, will present the award to the winner on the last day of the conference on 21 October, 2016.

The purpose of the IADC Award is “to stimulate the promotion of new ideas and encourage younger men and women in the dredging industry”.

Each year at selected conferences, the IADC grants awards for the best papers written by authors younger than 35 years of age.

In each case the Conference Paper Committee is asked to recommend a prize-winner whose paper makes a significant contribution to the literature on dredging and related fields.

Rudy Helmons, a PhD-Candidate in Dredging Engineering at the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), has won the IADC Young Author Award in 2015.

The award was also presented by René Kolman at CEDA Dredging Days 2015 conference at Ahoy Rotterdam on 6 November, 2015.

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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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