2021 WEDA Pacific Chapter – Call for Abstracts

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) recently launched the call for abstracts for a technical presentation at their Fall 2021 conference.

The event will take place in downtown Seattle at the boutique MOTIF Hotel from Wednesday, October 27th to 29th, 2021.

According to the Board of the Pacific Chapter, presentations on all aspects of dredging and disposal, navigation structures, environmental restoration, and related topics are welcome and presentations specifically relevant to West Coast issues or projects are encouraged.

The authors of the selected abstracts will be invited to give a presentation on that subject at the conference.

The Board of the Pacific Chapter has extended the deadline to submit abstracts until July 31st.

Tentative Agenda for the Fall conference:

  • Wednesday sessions will include the Corps/Industry Meeting from 1-3 PM, Ports Meeting 1-3 PM, 2020/21 Federal Dredging Program presentation from 3-5 PM, Hosted Ice Breaker Poster Social 6-9 PM.
  • Thursday’s agenda will consist of technical presentations and a luncheon program. A tour unique to the culture and industry of Seattle will follow the luncheon.
  • Friday will continue with technical presentations throughout the day and conclude with chapter business in the early evening. Please note this conference has an additional half-day of presentations for attendees to have the chance to share talks.

For all up-to-date conference information for the 2021 WEDA Pacific Fall Conference, please visit the Pacific Chapter website.

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