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2019 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting

November 06, 2018 2:04 AM | Melissa Wood (Administrator)

Mark your calendars and plan on attending the 2019 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting will be held March 6-8, 2019 in Memphis, TN at the Embassy Suites Hotel Memphis. 

When:
Wednesday March 6th

-to-
Friday March 8th, 2019 
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Where:
Embassy Suites Hotel Memphis

1022 S Shady Grove Rd.
Memphis, TN 38120


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Abstracts: For a successful conference, individuals and firms are invited to make presentations in the following areas:

  • Sediment Investigation
  • Environmental Dredging
  • Navigational Dredging
  • Coast/Shoreline protection and restoration
  • Sediment management and re-use
  • Surveying
  • Other topics may be considered

Please send abstracts to Aaron Wright at awright@iaiwater.com.


The general schedule will be:

  • Wednesday March 6: WEDA's Dredging 101 Short Course followed by an Ice Breaker Reception at hotel at 6:00 PM
  • Thursday March 7: Presentations in morning, lunch & tour in the afternoon following by Microbrewery networking
  • Friday March 8: Presentations in morning. Conference ends at noon.

Location:
Embassy Suites is located in the Poplar/Germantown area, this all-suite hotel is adjacent to the Regalia Shopping Center and close to restaurants, major businesses and attractions. The hotel is approximately 10 miles from Memphis Int'l Airport (MEM), making it easily accessible by car, taxi or Uber. Travel time is 15 minutes.

Sponsorship:
Early sponsorship packages for the 2019 Midwest Meeting are $500 and include the following benefits:

  • One (1) registration for the meeting
  • Your company logo on this webpage, all meeting literature and signage at the meeting.
  • Opportunity to distribute literature or other items at our registration desk (note this benefit is now available only to meeting sponsors).

Note: After December 31, 2018 the sponsorship package will increase to $600

If you and your firm are interested in sponsoring the meeting, CLICK HERE to sponsor online with a credit card or contact info@westerndredging.org for payments by check.

Hotel Reservations:
Embassy Suites Hotel Memphis
The group name at hotel is Western Dredging Association - Midwest Chapter and the group rate of $159 per night is available for the nights of March 5, 6 & 7, 2019.



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