Dredging Creates a Strong Economy and a Cleaner Environment

English Dutch French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

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.

2020 Eastern Chapter Annual Report Read

2019 Meeting Highlights - View photos

Eastern Chapter WEDA Fall 2020 Conference has been postponed    |    Read Update dated May 19, 2020    

The Board of the Eastern Chapter have postponed the Fall 2020 conference due to safety concerns and current social distancing restrictions. The next Eastern Chapter Meeting will be held in Historic Charleston, SC from Wednesday October 13, 2021 through Friday October 15, 2021

Eastern Chapter WEDA Fall 2021 Conference 

Wednesday, October 13th at 1 PM
Friday, October 15th, 2021 at noon 

Francis Marion Hotel
387 King Street 
Charleston, SC 29403
Add to calendar

Map & Directions

General Information: We are currently developing a specific topic for the event. (More to come) 

Call for Abstracts:   
The first call for abstracts will be sent out around March/April of 2021.

Tentative Agenda

  • Wednesday (10/13/21) afternoon will start the program with an opportunity to take the Dredging 101 course. That will be followed by an Ice Breaker from 6-9 PM.
  • Thursday (10/14/21)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. We are currently developing an event for Thursday and will provide additional information in the coming weeks.
  • Friday (10/15/21) will continue with a half day of technical presentations and conclude with chapter business at about noon.

Location: The Francis Marion Hotel became an instant Charleston landmark when it opened in 1924. Rising 12 stories above the Historic District, the hotel offers spectacular views of Charleston’s church steeples, antebellum mansions, and famous harbor, providing easy access to the wealth of Charleston’s historic attractions.

Hotel Reservations: The hotel reservation link will be distributed out and posted here when available.

Conference Registration: Online registration will be available soon on this web page. The registration fee structure is as follows: 

WEDA Member: $300
Non-member: $400
Gov't Employee: $200
Students: Free for qualifying students 

Sponsorships: Early sponsorship opportunities are always appreciated during these challenging times. We are going to develop some different ways for members to promote themselves and allow them to select different items/events to support and to allow the sponsors to show their wares. 

See you in Charleston!

Andrew Timmis
J.F. Brennan Company, Inc.

 2019 WEDA Eastern Chapter Annual Meeting 

The WEDA Eastern Chapter was held at the Hotel Dupont from October 16-18, 2018 in Wilmington, DE. 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 2019 Eastern Chapter Meeting an overwhelming success! The presentations for this meeting have been uploaded and can be accessed by clicking HERE or using the presentation download library links at the bottom of this page. 

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you next year in Charleston, SC.


Eastern Chapter Presentation Download Library