Pacific Chapter WEDA Fall 2019 Conference

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Posted May 29, 2019

Pacific Chapter

The Pacific Chapter of WEDA represents the West Coast of the United States including Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Hawaii and Alaska, Guam, American Samoa, and Western Canada.

Pacific Chapter WEDA Fall 2019 Conference | View Announcement

Tuesday October 29th
Thursday October 31st, 2019 Where:
Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
1107 Jamboree Road
Newport Beach, CA 92660 Map & Directions
Call for Abstracts: Please limit your abstract to one page. Presentations on all aspects of dredging and disposal, navigation structures, environmental restoration, and related topics are welcome and presentations specifically relevant to West Coast issues or projects are encouraged. If your abstract is accepted, you will be invited to give a presentation on that subject at the conference. You will not be asked to write and submit a technical paper. Abstract Due Date: Abstracts are due no later than Friday, June 7, 2019. Tentative Agenda
  • Tuesday will begin with registration from 5-6 PM followed by the Hosted Poster Social from 6-9
  • Wednesday Registration will continue at 8 AM. The agenda will begin with the 2018/19 Federal Dredging Program presentation from 8:30-9:20 AM, the Corps/Industry Meeting from 9:20-10 AM, followed by technical presentations and a luncheon program. In the evening, we will take a Newport Harbor history and educational cruise on John Wayne’s private yacht, the Wild Goose from 5-8 PM.
  • Thursday will continue with a half day of technical presentations and conclude with chapter business at about noon.

Location: The Hyatt Regency Newport Beach is a hotel retreat nestled among 26 acres within the Newport Bay Nature Reserve with access to three unique pools and a par-3 executive golf course. The hotel is located one mile away from picturesque Balboa Peninsula where you can browse European style boutiques and shops, grab a bite to eat, or enjoy the views and other activities. Other Newport Beach attractions include the historic Lido Theater, Mariner’s Mile, Corona Del Mar State Beach, and the famous “Wedge” - one of the best body-surfing sites in the world!

Hotel Reservations: Book your reservations by Oct. 7 for the special WEDA Pacific Chapter group rate ($159/night standard conference with the option to upgrade your room for up to $209/night). Book your reservations using the following link:
Or by calling: 1-949-729-1234. To receive the group rate, you must mention that you are attending the Western Dredging Association Conference or use code G-WDAP online.
Conference Registration: Online registration will be available soon on the WEDA website. The detailed agenda listing the presentations and speakers will be posted on this webpage when available.

See you in Newport Beach!

Coy M. McCuistionManson Construction, Co.
5209 E. Marginal Way S
Seattle, WA 98134
(206) 762-0850

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The Pacific WEDA Board would like to thank all of our speakers, attendees, strategic partners, corporate sponsors, members of the press for making the 2018 Pacific Chapter Meeting a HUGE success!!

We also would like to sincerely thank Randy Steed of Ross Island Sand & Gravel for his five years of dedication to the Pacific chapter board and welcome Coy McCuistion from Manson Construction Company as our new program director.

We look forward to seeing you next year in Newport Beach, CA.

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