Monday June 26, 2017

  7:30 am 6:00 pm     Registration Desk Open – 3rd Floor
 
SHORT COURSES    (Plaza Ballroom, 2nd floor)
  8:00 am Noon     Short Course – Slurry Transport – view all details
  12:00 pm 5:00 pm     Exhibitor Move In
  1:00 pm 5:00 pm     Short Course – THE BIG HUG AND THE BOTTOM LINE: A MODEL FOR SAFETY CULTURE CHANGE THAT DRIVES OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE
 
ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSION MEETING    (Georgia Ballroom B, 2nd floor)
  3:00 pm 6:00 pm     Environmental Commission Meeting
 
WELCOME RECEPTION    (Regency Ballroom, 3rd floor) 
  6:30 pm 9:30 pm     Welcome Reception

Tuesday June 27, 2017

 
BREAKFAST   (Regency Ballroom, 3rd floor) 
  7:30 am 8:45 am     Breakfast – inside Expo Hall
 
OPENING PLENARY    (Plaza Ballroom, 2nd floor)
  8:45 am 9:30 am     Opening Plenary
 
BREAK     (Regency Ballroom, 3rd floor) 
  9:30 am 10:00 am     Coffee & Refreshment BreaK 
 
SESSION 1A – IMPROVING DREDGE SAFETY PANEL    (Plaza Ballroom A, 2nd floor)
  10:00 am 10:20 am   1a-1    One Company’s Journey to Safety Excellence view paper
  10:20 am 10:40 am   1a-2  The Evolution of Dredge Pipeline Safety in an Active Recreational and Fishing Community – view paper
  10:40 am 11:00 am   1a-3  Mercury Marine – Dredge Pipeline Hazards
  11:00 am 11:20 am   1a-4 Dredging Pipeline Safety and Education for Recreational Boaters – view abstract
 
SESSION 1B – NAVIGATION CHANNEL DESIGN & MAINTENANCE  (Plaza Ballroom C, 2nd floor)
  10:00 am 10:20 am   1b-1  Systems Thinking Approach to Modernization and Maintenance of Aging Inland Waterways Infrastructures – view paper
  10:20 am 10:40 am   1b-2  Permitting and Constructing the Intracoastal Waterway Deepening Project in Broward County, Florida – view paper
  10:40 am 11:00 am   1b-3  Port of Seattle Terminal 91 Underwater Regrading – view paper
  11:00 am 11:20 am   1b-4  Challenging Dredge Operation Over Active Utilities in New York Harbor – view paper
 
LUNCH    (Regency Ballroom, 3rd floor) 
  11:30 am 12:30 pm     Plated Lunch with guest speaker Cliff Stewart – view bio
 
WEDA MEMBERSHIP MEETING     (Regency Ballroom, 3rd floor) 
  12:30 pm 1:00 pm     WEDA Membership Meeting – view details
 
SESSION 2A – BENEFICIAL REUSE OF DREDGED MATERIAL   (Plaza Ballroom A, 2nd floor)
  1:00 pm 1:20 pm   2a-1 Colorado Lagoon Restoration Project: Where Dredging and Mitigation Banking Meet  – view paper
  1:20 pm 1:40 pm   2a-2 Glenrose Tidal Marsh Project
  1:40 pm 2:00 pm   2a-3 Application of Laboratory and Modeling Tools to Design Thin Layer Placement Projects for Marsh Nourishment – view paper
  2:00 pm 2:20 pm   2a-4 Dredged Sediment Characteristics after Treatment by Geosynthetic Dewatering Tubes – view paper
  2:20 pm 2:40 pm   2a-5 Lake Sediment Removal Utilizing Hydraulic Dredging and Mechanical Dewatering – view paper
 
SESSION 2B – INNOVATIVE SURVEYING AND DREDGE MONITORING     (Plaza Ballroom C, 2nd floor)
  1:00 pm 1:20 pm   2b-1 Optimise your dredging operation by using visual 3D software – view paper
  1:20 pm 1:40 pm   2b-2 Mitigating dredging risks using enhanced geophysical methods: the Aquares resistivity method – view paper
  1:40 pm 2:00 pm   2b-3 Improving Spatial Monitoring of Dredge Operations: A Small Unmanned Aerial System Application to Map Turbidity – view paper
  2:00 pm 2:20 pm   2b-4  Planning Dredging Operations with Persistent Berth Depth Monitoring Techniques – view paper
  2:20 pm 2:40 pm   2b-5 Mapping Dredged Material and a Sand Cap using Sediment Profile Imaging (SPI) and a Semi-automated Image Processing System
 
BREAK   (Regency Ballroom, 3rd floor) 
  2:45 pm 3:30 pm     Coffee & Refreshment BreaK 
 
SESSION 3A – MANAGING DREDGED SEDIMENTS PANEL     (Plaza Ballroom A, 2nd floor)
  3:30 pm 4:50 pm   3a Managing Dredged Sediments Panel – view abstract
            Moderator: Rebecca Gardner, Anchor QEA, LLC
            Panelists: Matt Wotman, Anchor QEA, LLC, Kristien Seabloom, Fraser River Pile & Dredge Inc., Steve Shaw, Sevenson Environmental Services, Inc., Dan Boucher, QM Environmental
 
END OF TECHNICAL SESSIONS FOR TUESDAY 
  5:15 pm 6:15 pm     Young WEDA Corner
  6:30 pm 8:30 pm     Young WEDA Reception

Wednesday June 28, 2017

 
BREAKFAST   (Regency Ballroom, 3rd floor) 
  7:30 am 8:30 am     Breakfast – inside Expo Hall, 3rd floor
 
Canadian Member Breakfast/Meeting    (Prince of Wales, 3rd floor)
  7:30 8:30     Brekfast for Canadian contractors, consultants, suppliers and gov’t agencies 
 
SAFETY COMMISSION PLENARY   (Plaza Ballroom, 2nd floor)
  8:30 am 9:30 am     Safety Commission Plenary – overview
 
BREAK   (Regency Ballroom, 3rd floor) 
  9:30 am 10:00 am     Coffee & Refreshment BreaK 
 
SESSION 4A – BENEFICIAL REUSE AND MANAGEMENT OF DREDGED SEDIMENT   (Plaza Ballroom A, 2nd floor)
  10:00 am 10:20 am   4a-1 Dredged Material Containment Construction for Emergent Wetland Marsh Creation – view paper
  10:20 am 10:40 am   4a-2 Resilience of Upland Confined Disposal Facilities and Beneficial Re-use of Dredged Material for Coastal Protection – view paper
  10:40 am 11:00 am   4a-3 Alternative Approaches for Managing Dredged Sediment – view paper
  11:00 am 11:20 am   4a-4 Fountain Lake Restoration Project: Internal Phosphorus Loading – view paper
  11:20 am 11:40 am   4a-5 Assessment of Equipment Performance and Environmental Effects during the Debris Removal Pilot Study at Gowanus Canal – view paper
 
SESSION 4B – DREDGING RESEARCH & EDUCATION     (Plaza Ballroom C, 2nd floor)
  10:00 am 10:20 am   4b-1 A new approach to determine the concentration distribution in slurry transport – view paper
  10:20 am 10:40 am   4b-2 Experimental Study on Flow Characteristics for the High Efficiency transporting of the Dredge Soil – view paper
  10:40 am 11:00 am   4b-3 Slurry transport in inclined pipes – view paper
  11:00 am 11:20 am   4b-4  Use of Acoustic Cameras in Dredging Research – view paper
  11:20 am 11:40 am   4b-5 Effects of Sedimentation on Winter Flounder Eggs in Laboratory Experiments – view paper
 
LUNCH   (Regency Ballroom, 3rd floor) 
  11:45 am  1:15 pm     Lunch Buffet inside Expo Hall
 
SESSION 5A – DREDGING FOR BEACH NOURISHMENT AND NAVIGATION   (Plaza Ballroom A, 2nd floor)
  1:20 pm 1:40 pm   5a-1 The “Biggest”, the “Baddest, And the “Bestest” – Coastal Restoration Cajon Style – view paper
  1:40 pm 2:00 pm   5a-2 Rebuilding “Stronger than the Storm” – Enhancing Resilience of the New Jersey Marine Transportation System – view paper
  2:00 pm 2:20 pm   5a-3  Development of the oficial budget and cost estimating system for port dredging in Brazil – view paper
  2:20 pm 2:40 pm   5a-4 Specifics of Navigation Channel Design and Maintenance Requirements at Remote North Pacific Coastline of Sakhalin Island, Russia – view paper
 
SESSION 5B – INNOVATIVE DREDGING EQUIPMENT I     (Plaza Ballroom C, 2nd floor)
  1:20 pm 1:40 pm   5b-1 Optimizing construction equipment for long reach excavation in the dredging Industry – view paper
  1:40 pm 2:00 pm   5b-2 Corrosion Resistance in Earthmoving Machines: Viable Modifications for Marine Environments – view paper
  2:00 pm 2:20 pm   5b-3 Bigger impact with smaller equipment, small scale urban dredging for flood control – view paper
  2:20 pm 2:40 pm   5b-4  Full-Depth, Bottom-Sealed Filter Curtains and Their Place in Lieu of Standard Silt Curtains or Cofferdams in Dredging Programs – view paper
 
BREAK   (Regency Ballroom, 3rd floor) 
  2:45 pm 3:30 pm     Break – Ice Cream Social
 
SESSION 6A – ENVIRONMENTAL DREDGING IN ESQUIMAT HARBOUR     (Plaza Ballroom A, 2nd floor)
  3:30 pm 3:50 pm   6a-1 Esquimalt Graving Dock Waterlot Phase 2 South Jetty Remediation Design and Construction Challenges – view paper
  3:50 pm 4:10 pm   6a-2 Comparing Dredge Residuals Prediction and Performance for Esquimalt Graving Dock Waterlot Phase 1b Remediation – view paper
  4:10 pm 4:30 pm   6a-3 Controlling Recontamination During Phase 2 Remediation at the Esquimalt Graving Dock – view paper
  4:30 pm 4:50 pm   6a-4  An Update on the Department of National Defense Esquimalt Harbour Remediation Project – view paper
 
SESSION 6B – INNOVATIVE DREDGING EQUIPMENT II     (Plaza Ballroom C, 2nd floor)
  3:30 pm 3:50 pm   6b-1 Applying Proven Dredge designs in a non-standard situation; The Oil Sands – view paper
  3:50 pm 4:10 pm   6b-2 Development of Mega Cutter Suction and Trailer Suction Hopper Dredgers & Related Projects in Canada – view paper
  4:10 pm 4:30 pm   6b-3 Mechanical Environmental Clamshell 
 
END OF TECHNICAL SESSIONS FOR WEDNESDAY
  5:15 pm 6:15 pm     Young WEDA Corner
  6:00 pm 7:15 pm     GALA Reception
  7:30 pm 9:30 pm     Gala Dinner

Thursday June 29, 2017

 
BREAKFAST   (Regency Ballroom, 3rd floor) 
  7:30 am 8:30 am     Breakfast – inside Expo Hall
 
ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSION PLENARY     (Plaza Ballroom, 2nd floor)
  8:30 am 10:00 am     Plenary – WEDA Environmental Commission Panel – A West Coast Tour of Canada’s Dredging and Disposal Issues and Opportunities
 
BREAK     (Regency Ballroom, 3rd floor) 
  10:00 am 10:20 am     Coffee & Refreshment BreaK 
 
SESSION 7A – SEDIMENT REMEDIATION     (Plaza Ballroom A, 2nd floor)
  10:20 am 10:40 am   7a-1 Exercising Record of Decision Flexibility with a Contaminated Sediment Dredging Pilot Project at the Ashland/NSP Superfund Site 
  10:40 am 11:00 am   7a-2  River Raisin Area of Concern – NAPL Area – Sediment Remediation – view paper
  11:00 am 11:20 am   7a-3 Post-dredging Residual Sediment Stabilization – view paper
  11:20 am 11:40 am   7a-4 Boeing Plant 2 Sediment Remediation: Remedial Dredging Methods to Manage the Risks of Residuals, Resuspension and Release; the Benefits and Costs – view paper
 
SESSION 7B – INNOVATIVE DREDGING EQUIPMENT III     (Plaza Ballroom C, 2nd floor)
  10:20 am 10:40 am   7b-1 More Efficient Diesel Electric Power Plant for Dredges – view paper
  10:40 am 11:00 am   7b-2 Towards a green maritime technology – view paper
  11:00 am 11:20 am   7b-3  Novel Technologies for Wear Protection and Monitoring in Dredging – view paper
  11:20 am 11:40 am   7b-4  The Dredge Fleet Monitoring System (DFMS) Boxed in Industry 4.0 – view paper
 
CLOSING SESSION    (Plaza Ballroom, 2nd floor)
  11:50 am 12:45 pm     Closing Session
  1:15 pm 4:45 pm     Post conference Lunch & Boat Tour

 

 

 

 

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