USACE to Hold Stakeholder Partnering Forum in Galveston

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host a one-day Stakeholder Partnering Forum on February 22, 2017, to address USACE policy, programs, authorities and business process developments.

James Dalton, USACE director of Civil Works, will provide the keynote address.

“This forum provides us with an opportunity to meet with non-federal sponsors, customers and agency partners to collaborate and gather feedback that will help us make better informed decisions as we work together on shared efforts for assessing and improving integrated watershed management as well as examine current challenges along the Texas coast,” said Col. Lars Zetterstrom, USACE Galveston District commander.

“Plenary sessions will provide the latest information about our programs, projects and business processes. Early bird special topic concurrently-running seminars will be offered on emerging tools for improving stakeholder and team analyses, communications, interactions and decision support.”

This event’s theme is “Strengthen the Foundation, Deliver the Program and Achieve the Vision,” consistent with the philosophy of Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Chief of Engineers.

Sessions regarding the ongoing Texas coast mega study as well as navigation, flood risk management and ecosystem restoration business lines will also be included in the forum, USACE said.

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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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