Call for Abstracts for WEDA’s Eastern Chapter Meeting

The Western Dredging Association recently announced that registration and early sponsorship are open for the WEDA 2024 Eastern Chapter Meeting.

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Now, the Board of the Eastern Chapter of WEDA invites interested individuals to submit an abstract for a technical presentation at the Fall 2024 conference. This year’s meeting will be focused on Challengers in the Dredging Industry – Recruitment, Hiring, Education & Training, and Retainage.

The meeting be will held at the Maritime Conference Center outside of Baltimore, MD, from October 15-17, 2024. This center will feature Full Mission Ship Simulator Tours.

Tentative Agenda:

  • Tuesday (10/15/24): Morning will start the program with an opportunity to take the Dredging 101 course, followed by the afternoon Dredging 201 program. That will be followed by an Ice Breaker and Ship Simulator Demonstrations & Tours from 6-9;
  • Wednesday (10/16/24): The agenda will consist of technical presentations and a luncheon program that will allow members to meet with USACE district representatives on a one-on-one basis. WEDA’s evening reception will be at the Guiness Open Gate Brewery—more details and sponsoring opportunities to come;
  • Thursday (10/17/24) will continue with a half day of technical presentations and conclude with chapter business at noon.

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