The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) invites all interested authors and presenters to submit abstracts for the Western Dredging Association’s Dredging Summit & Expo ’21. The conference will take place at the brand new JW Marriott in downtown Tampa, FL from June 14-17, 2021. WEDA’s technical sessions at the Dredging Summit and Expo are the premier venue to discuss the science and practice of dredging, navigation, and marine engineering. All abstracts are to be submitted online at https://weda2021.exordo.com/.
The deadline to submit abstracts has passed for 2021.
The theme for this year’s conference is “Dredging: The Impacts of Climate Change“. The presentations featured at this conference are technical papers to be shared for the advancement of the science and profession of dredging, navigation, and marine engineering. The plenary sessions are not meant to provide a forum for promoting commercialized information. Abstracts presenting both practical applications as well as applied research are encouraged. View Call for Abstracts PDF online.
The presentations featured at this conference are technical papers to be shared for the advancement of the science and profession of dredging, navigation, and marine engineering. The plenary sessions are not meant to provide a forum for promoting commercialized information.
Papers (oral presentations)
Extended Abstract (oral presentations)
Technical Session Proposals
HOW TO SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT
|South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico regional issues||COVID-19 – Impacts and Adaptation|
|Improving Dredge Safety||Climate Change Impacts|
|Innovative Equipment and Techniques||Sea Level Rise Planning|
|Dredging Research & Education||Shoreline Protection & Beach Nourishment|
|Contracting, Budgeting & Cost Estimating||Beneficial Reuse of Dredged Material|
|Engineering with Nature||Dredging for Restoration|
|Dredging for Flood Control||Port Deepening Program Updates|
|Navigation Channel Design||Emerging Environmental Regulations|
|Surveying & Mapping||Treatment of Dredged Sediments|
|Sediment Management||Upcoming Dredge Contracting Opportunities|
|Environmental Dredging & Capping||Other topics will be considered|
|Abstracts Deadline||January 17, 2021|
|Notification of Acceptance||January 29, 2021|
|Draft papers or ext. abstracts with presentations are due||March 19, 2021|
|Reviewer Comments to Authors||May 4, 2021|
|Final papers or ext. abstracts are to be submitted||May 18, 2021|