Speakers Announced for 2nd North American Dredging Summit

The Cox Creek facility (Image source/ACI)

William Precht, Director of Marine & Coastal Programs at Dial Cordy & Associates Inc, will join the 2nd North American Dredging Summit as a speaker, reports the Active Communications International (ACI).

According to ACI, Mr Precht presentation is tilted “Can Coral Reefs and Large-Scale Dredging Projects Coexist?”.

The list of confirmed speakers also includes: Christopher J. Cooley, Director Of Environmental Affairs Tampa Bay Port; Paul Matthews, Deputy Port Director Port Of Plaquemines, Louisiana; Kristen Fidler, Chief of Outreach, Policy & Permits, Maryland Port Authority; Michèle Leduc-Lapierre, Senior Program Specialist, Great Lakes Commission; Issac Hametz, Director of Research,  Mahan Rykiel Associates; Brian Davis, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture, Cornell University; etc.

The 2nd North American Dredging Summit will gather leading experts and stakeholders from across the dredging sector for two days of presentations, interactive Q&A sessions and engaging panel discussions.

As a part of the event, participants will have a chance to tour the Cox Creek Dredged Material Containment Facility on May 1, 2018. The Cox Creek facility, crucial to the port of Baltimore’s shipping channel development, was constructed by the Army Corps in the 1960s and has a total placement capacity of 6 million cubic yards, half of which has already been filed.

The 2nd North American Dredging Summit is set to take place on 2nd-3rd May, 2018, in Baltimore, Maryland.

 

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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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