Time to Register for WEDA’s 2022 Gulf Coast Chapter Meeting

The Board of the Gulf Coast Chapter has just announced that registration is now open for WEDA’s 2022 Gulf Coast Chapter Meeting in New Orleans, LA.

The Western Dredging Association will hold their annual meeting at the Lowes New Orleans Hotel from November 7-9, 2022.

According to WEDA, the Gulf Coast Conference is anticipated to be well-attended by a wide range of navigation stakeholders, including dredging contractors, vendors, facility operators, shippers, Environmental Resource Agencies, the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Representatives from all areas of the industry, including regulatory, resource agencies, contracting, and manufacturing, will attend to discuss dredging economics, benefits, technologies, and current issues.

TENTATIVE AGENDA:

  • Monday (11/7/22)
    The Dredging 101 Course will be instructed by Dr. Donald Haynes from 1:00 to 5:00 PM. That will be followed by an Ice Breaker from 6-8 PM at the Lowes Hotel.
  • Tuesday (11/8/22)
    The agenda will consist of technical presentations and a luncheon program with a keynote speaker. The afternoon session will conclude with chapter business and appointment of board members for 2023. Following this, an evening reception will be held aboard the Steamboat City of New Orleans.
  • Wednesday (11/9/22)
    A unique half-day session will allow WEDA members and dredging industry personnel to meet USACE District representatives and state government officials on a one-on-one basis for discussion of upcoming dredging projects.

Additional information for the event can be found on the WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter event website.

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