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Eastern Chapter

The Eastern Chapter of WEDA represents Bermuda, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida (East Coast) Georgia (Eastern), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, DC, West Virginia, Virgin Islands and Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Canada.

2023 WEDA Eastern Chapter Annual Meeting  |  Meeting Updates |  Register Now

Tuesday, October 10th at 8 AM
Thursday, October 12th at noon 

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DoubleTree by Hilton Jacksonville Riverfront
1201 Riverplace Blvd 
Jacksonville, FL 32207
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Tentative Agenda

  • Tuesday (10/10/23) at 8 am will start the program with an opportunity to take the Dredging 101 course at 8 am followed by Dredging 201 at 1 pm. That will be followed by an Ice Breaker from 6-9
  • Wednesday's (10/11/23) agenda will consist of technical presentations and a luncheon program allowing members to meet with USACE district representatives one-on-one. We are excited to announce that our evening reception will be at the Jax Museum of Science & History. More details and sponsoring opportunities to come.
  • Thursday (10/12/23) will continue with a half-day of technical presentations and conclude with chapter business. This year will include voting for a new member to the eastern chapter board. 

Jacksonville Riverfront Double Tree Hilton offers premier accommodations and views of downtown and St. John’s River. Located in the heart of the trendy San Marco District. 

Opportunities will be sent out in the coming weeks. We will develop different ways for members to promote themselves and allow them to select different items/events to support and allow the sponsors to show their wares.

Conference Registration: The registration fee structure is as follows: 

WEDA Member: $400
Non-member: $500
Gov't Employee: $400
Dredging 101 & 201 Course: $100 each
Students: $200 for qualifying students 

Hotel Reservations:

  • By phone (available 24 hours a day) to 1-800-222-8733 and be sure to ask for “Western Dredging Association” or Group Code WDA
  • By Internet—click on this link: Booking Link: Doubletree Jacksonville Riverfront


Premiere Sponsor       $2000.00 (Jax Museum + Gold)

  1. Features the event's sponsorship at the Jax Museum of Science & History and includes special recognition, signage, the ability to have a booth or table at the event, and marketing items.
  2. Interactive logo on WEDA Eastern Chapter website, advertising in Conference agenda, Conference PowerPoint rotation
  3. Project Pictures or video on Powerpoint
  4. Recognition at the event
  5. Signage at the event
  6. Table for exhibition

Gold     $1000.00

  1. Interactive logo on WEDA Eastern Chapter website, advertising in Conference agenda, Conference PowerPoint rotation
  2. Project Pictures or video on Powerpoint
  3. Recognition at the event
  4. Signage at the event
  5. Table for exhibition

Silver   $500.00

  1. Interactive logo on WEDA Eastern Chapter website, advertising in Conference agenda, Conference PowerPoint rotation
  2. Recognition at the event
  3. Signage at the event
  4. Table for exhibition

Sponsorships are available online by clicking here. For payments by check, please get in touch with us at Info@WesternDredging.org.

See you in Jacksonville!


Walter Dinicola
President, WEDA Eastern Chapter
Anchor QEA, LLC

2022 WEDA Eastern Chapter Annual Meeting 

The WEDA Eastern Chapter was held at the Hilton in Albany, NY. The Eastern Chapter Board would like to thank all of our speakers, attendees, strategic partners, corporate sponsors, exhibitors, and press members for making the 2022 Eastern Chapter Meeting an overwhelming success! The presentations for this meeting have been uploaded and can be accessed by clicking the presentation download library links at the bottom of this page. 

Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you next year in Jacksonville, FL. 

Eastern Chapter Presentation Download Library