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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.

2022 WEDA Eastern Chapter Annual Meeting  |    Register   |  View Agenda

Women of WEDA (WOW):

The Women of WEDA (WoW) are excited to announce two special events that will be held on Tuesday, October 18th at the 2022 Eastern Chapter Meeting in Albany, NY:

  • WoW Professional Headshot Photo & Networking Event – 9:30am to 3:30pm
  • WoW Keynote Speaker – 4:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Eastern Chapter Meeting Ice Breaker event – 6:00pm to 9:00pm

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Tuesday, October 18th at 8 AM
Thursday, October 20th at noon 

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Hilton Albany
40 Lodge St. 
Albany, NY 12207
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Conference Registration: The registration fee structure is as follows: 

WEDA Member: $300
Non-member: $400
Gov't Employee: $200
Dredging 101 & 201 Course: $100 each
Students: Free for qualifying students 

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  • Tuesday (10/18/22) 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 (10/19/22) agenda will consist of technical presentations and a luncheon program that will allow members to meet with USACE district representatives on a one-on-one basis. Wednesday evening there will be a reception at the New York State Museum. 
  • Thursday (10/20/22) will continue with a half-day of technical presentations and conclude with chapter business. This year will include voting in a new member to the eastern chapter board. Additional details will be sent out soon. 


The hotel is in the Capital District of downtown Albany, a five-minute walk from Times Union Center. Take in views of the Hudson River and New York State Capitol from your room and enjoy our indoor pool and whirlpool. We’re also less than eight miles from Albany Airport and within two miles of the Amtrak station.

Hotel Reservations:
The Eastern Chapter Board has secured a room block at the Hilton Albay for $169 per night. Click Here to make reservations online.

Sponsorships: (Note: Sponsorships do not include any registrations. Please register all attendees as a member or non-member)

Premiere Sponsor - $2000.00 (NY State Museum Reception + Gold)

  1. Features the event's sponsorship at the offsite reception 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 web site, 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 web site, 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 web site, 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 contact us at Info@WesternDredging.org.

See you in Albany!


Dave Johanson

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company DJJohanson@GLDD.com



2021 WEDA Eastern Chapter Annual Meeting 

The WEDA Eastern Chapter was held at the Francis Marion Hotel from October 12-14, 2021 in Charleston, SC. The Eastern Chapter Board would like to thank all of our speakers, attendees, strategic partners, corporate sponsors, exhibitors and members of the press for making the 2021 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!


Eastern Chapter Presentation Download Library