Upcoming Southeast Chapter Events

    • November 15, 2017
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • The Energy, Coast and Environment Building at LSU, Nicholson Drive Exension, Baton Rouge, LA 70803
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    The Hydrographic Society of America - Southeast Chapter would like to invite you to join us for our November Technical Meeting & Luncheon on November 15th. 


    "Coastal Restoration – What’s at Stake – Ideas, Solutions and Case Studies"

    We are pleased to announce the following speakers:

    • Professor Reda Amer, PhD Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Tulane University. Professor Amer will talk about remote sensing techniques for monitoring sediment diversions and land loss/gain in the lower Mississippi delta.     
    • Chris McLindon - President, New Orleans Geological Society - topic TBA 
    • Dr. Ehab Meselhe - PhD, PE, Vice President for Science and Engineer -The Water Institute of the Gulf, Professor River-Coastal Science and Engineering Tulane University
    • Tim Osborn, Navigation Manager Central Gulf Region, Office of Coast Survey, NOAA  
    • Jean Cowan - Ecosystem Restoration Specialist - Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council    

    Wednesday, November 15th, 2017


    08:00 a.m. to 04:00 p.m.

    Registration - 08:00 a.m. to 09:00 a.m



    Energy, Coast & Environment Building at LSU

    Dalton AJ. Wood Auditorium

    Nicholson Drive Exension

    Baton Rouge, LA 70803

    Telephone: 225-578-4400

    Web: http://www.ence.lsu.edu/


    If pre-registered and paid prior to the event:

    THSOA Members: $50.00
    Non-Members: $75.00

    State and Federal Government Employees $50
    Students with ID: $25.00

    Attendee cost on day of event:

    THSOA Members: $75.00
    Non-Members: $100.00

    State and Federal Government Employees $75
    Students with ID: $25.00

    Please RSVP online or by emailing The SE Chapter President, Mike Nitska,  mike.nitska@hydroterratec.com

    Professional Development Credits will be available


    Ruby – $1,500.00 (Three free tickets to Technical Meeting)
    Emerald – $1,300.00 (Two free tickets to Technical Meeting)
    Diamond – $1,100.00 (One free ticket to Technical Meeting)


    10'X10' Booth exhibits  - $100.00 (includes electricity)

    Deadline to become to sponsor or exhibitor is Friday October 27th.



    • December 13, 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Pat's Fisherman Wharf Restaurant, 1008 Henderson Levee Rd, Henderson, LA 70517
    Do you think you make the best gumbo around? Do your friends and family rave endlessly about it? Well now is your chance to put your roux where your mouth is!!!

    Come join us for the Southeast Chapter’s 7th Annual Gumbo Rumble on the Levee Wednesday December 13, 2017 at Pat’s Fisherman’s Wharf in Henderson.

    Enter your team. All gumbo will be cooked on site with roux made from scratch or store bought. Each team should be prepared to provide their own ingredients, pot, propane and burner and prepare enough gumbo for 30-50 people (Table decorations and giveaways are encouraged). The chapter will provide the rice, bread, potato salad, green salad, bowls and utensils. Contact Linda Guillory or Kim Dailey or southeast@thsoa.org to enter your team and for additional information.

    This year there will be two categories– Surf Gumbo (Seafood) and Turf Gumbo (Chicken, duck, turkey).

    Awards will be given for 1st place and runner up in each category and the Mystery Swamp Monster (Most unique presentation or ingredient), plus the Fan Favorite.

    All proceeds from this event will go toward funding the Southeast chapter’s Student Scholarship Awards program.

    For platinum/gold/silver/bronze sponsorship opportunities or to donate a door prize please contact Kim Dailey or Linda Guillory or southeast@thsoa.org.

    Wednesday December 13th, 2017

    Setup and Cooking Begins: 12:00 p.m.
    Official Judging: 5:30 p.m.
    Gumbo Tasting: 6:00 p.m.
    Fan Favorite Voting: 7:00 p.m.
    Award Presentations: 7:45 p.m.

    Pat’s Fisherman’s Wharf
    1008 Henderson Levee Rd
    Henderson, LA 70517-7862
    Tel: 337-228-7512

    Cost to Attend:
    For only $25, you get to sample the gumbo and fixin’s and to vote for the Fan Favorite.

    Prior to Day of Event by Check, Cash or by credit card via the website.

    Registration: We will of course accept registration and payment the day of the event but would like to have folks pay prior. To attend this event, please R.S.V.P. via the website or to Kim Dailey or Linda Guillory or southeast@thsoa.org.

    Platinum Sponsorship $500.00 (Includes 3 Tasting Tickets)
    Gold Sponsorship $300.00 (Includes 2 Tasting tickets)
    Silver Sponsorship $200.00 (Includes 1 Tasting Ticket)
    Bronze sponsorship $100.00

    All sponsors will have their company logo on the event banner, apron and acknowledged at the event. Platinum sponsors will have their logo and acknowledged on the Southeast Chapter web site.

    All proceeds from this event will go toward funding THSOA's Southeast Chapter Student Scholarship Awards program.

    For platinum/gold/silver/bronze sponsorship opportunities or if you would like to donate a door prize please contact: Kim Dailey or Linda Guillory or southeast@thsoa.org

Past events

September 20, 2017 Southeast Chapter - September 2017 Technical Meeting
August 17, 2017 Southeast Chapter - August 2017 Technical Meeting
July 19, 2017 July 2017 Southeast Chapter Z-Boat Demonstration and Technical Meeting Notice
June 21, 2017 Southeast Chapter - June 2017 Technical Meeting
April 19, 2017 Southeast Chapter - April 19, 2017 Crawfish Boil
March 15, 2017 Southeast Chapter - March 2017 Technical Meeting
February 15, 2017 Southeast Chapter - February 2017 Technical Meeting
December 07, 2016 Southeast Chapter - December 2016 Gumbo Rumble
November 08, 2016 Other Events - Hydro2016
November 02, 2016 Southeast Chapter - November 2016 Technical Meeting & Luncheon
September 21, 2016 Southeast Chapter - September 2016 Technical Meeting
September 19, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - OCEANS ‘16
September 15, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - Finite Element Analysis for Geophysics and Site Investigation Specialists
August 30, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - Marine Site Characterization Course
August 05, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - MIST Industry Town Hall
August 03, 2016 Canceled: Southeast Chapter - August 2016 Bowling Social
July 20, 2016 Southeast Chapter - CANCELED - July 2016 Technical Meeting
June 15, 2016 Southeast Chapter - June 2016 Technical Meeting
June 13, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - WODCON XXI
June 07, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - Working for Our Coast 2.0: Competition and Innovation in the Environmental Management Sector
June 01, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - State of the Coast Conference
May 18, 2016 Southeast Chapter - May 2016 Technical Meeting
May 16, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - Canadian Hydrographic Conference
May 15, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - USGIF GEOINT Symposium
April 20, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - Louisiana Society of Professional Surveyors 55th Annual Convention
April 13, 2016 Southeast Chapter - April 2016 Crawfish Boil
April 13, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - 2016 Engineering and Technology Expo
March 16, 2016 Southeast Chapter - March 2016 Technical Meeting
February 23, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - Underwater Intervention
February 17, 2016 Southeast Chapter - February 2016 Technical Meeting
February 17, 2016 Non-THSOA Event - 17th Annual Career Connections Expo
January 20, 2016 Southeast Chapter - January 2016 Annual General Meeting & Elections
December 16, 2015 Southeast Chapter - December 2015 Gumbo Rumble
December 07, 2015 Non-THSOA Event - Meso American - Caribbean Sea Hydrographic Commission (MACHC)
November 23, 2015 Non-THSOA Event - Hydro2015
November 18, 2015 Southeast Chapter - November 2015 Technical Meeting
November 18, 2015 Non-THSOA Event - WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter Meeting
November 17, 2015 Non-THSOA Event - GIS DAY
November 08, 2015 Non-THSOA Event - Coastal & Estuarine Research Federation
October 28, 2015 Southeast Chapter - October 2015 Lunch & Learn
October 27, 2015 Non-THSOA Event - LAGCOE -- Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition
October 19, 2015 Non-THSOA Event - OCEANS ‘15
October 15, 2015 Non-THSOA Event - MIST Industry Town Hall
October 13, 2015 Non-THSOA Event - ASBPA's 2015 National Coastal Conference: "Broadening Coastal Perspectives"
October 04, 2015 Non-THSOA Event - Teledyne Marine Technology Workshop

Website Sponsor

Please email southeast@thsoa.org if you would like to become a website sponsor.