The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has just released more details about its 2017 Dredging Summit and Expo, set to take place at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, from June 26-29, 2017.
The Dredging Summit and Expo is a technical conference and exposition organized to promote the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and construction.
The theme for this year’s conference is “Dredging the Americas”, which will focus on the environmental and commercial impacts of dredging in North, Central and South America.
It will provide a forum for improvement of communications, technology transfer and cooperation among associations and societies, while emphasizing the importance of understanding and development of solutions for problems related to the protection and enhancement of the marine environment, the organizers stated.
The Dredging Summit and Expo ’17 will bring together expert representatives of manufacturers, universities, research institutes, consultants, public authorities and contractors working in the dredging, navigation, coastal and inland flood protection, deep-sea mining, offshore wind energy, etc.