Final manuscripts are due May 31, 2021


Submission and acceptance of your manuscript means that one or more of the authors MUST register by May 15, 2021 and attend the Virtual Dredging Summit ’21. 



Use the following Template for Full Papers for all formatting details.

 Template for Full Papers 

All draft manuscripts MUST be submitted by April 5, 2021, online at 

All authors received instructions via Exordo communication. All authors are required to submit a full paper for peer-review by the Technical Paper Committee (TPC) to be included at the meeting and in the meeting proceedings. The website is now open to receive papers. The TPC has developed a template document to guide the content and formatting of your submission. 

Instructions for uploading your paper or extended abstract and presentations:

  1. Please log into your  account.
  2. Select your abstract submission
  3. At the bottom of the sheet, select “Edit”, this will bring you to new entry fields
  4. You will be asked to include a bio for the presenting author(s)
  5. Please upload your draft papers in Word to allow for ease in commenting and applying minor edits. 
  6. Finally, please acknowledge the copy-write request for your extended abstract to be included in the proceedings

You may go back and edit any of the information up to the final submission deadline of May 18, 2021.

Shelly Anghera, Ph. D.
WEDA Technical Papers Committee Chair
Moffatt & Nichol
Email: [email protected]  

Submit Manuscripts

The final proceedings will be assembled by Donald Hayes.

Donald Hayes
U.S Army Corps of Engineers
Engineer Research and Development Center
Vicksburg, MS, USA

Telephone: 702-895-4723
Email: [email protected]


Authors are to obtain all necessary approvals for publication from employers or others involved, before the submission of the paper. Submission of a manuscript implies that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere and that original, previously unpublished work is being presented. The manuscript is to be free from evident commercialism or private interest. Copyright will be the property of the Western Dredging Association, but the author will be granted permission to reprint the manuscript and third party requests will be passed on to the authors. Manuscripts should be concisely written and not exceed 15 total pages including figures and tables. The conference proceedings will be available online and distributed out electronically at the conference. The proceedings will be in color. Please give the manuscript instructions to the person responsible for the preparation of the manuscript.

Keywords: Please provide 5 keywords that are not already contained in the title.


Dredging Summit & Expo Template for Full Papers
For all formatting details, please download the example manuscript template by clicking here.



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