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Gulf Coast Chapter

The Gulf Coast Chapter of WEDA represents Alabama, Florida (West Coast), Georgia (Western), Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. 

2018 Gulf Coast Chapter Annual Meeting and S.A.M.E. Luncheon  |  View Agenda

When:
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

-to-
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Where:
ACE Hotel New Orleans

Central Business District
600 Carondelet Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 941-9191


Driving Directions

LOCATION:
The ACE Hotel sits comfortably on the corner of Carondelet and Lafayette Streets in the Warehouse District of the best city on Earth! Just a few short blocks from the famous French Quarter District, the hotel is approximately 30 minutes driving time from the New Orleans Armstrong International (MSY) Airport.

GENERAL INFORMATION:
The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association is conducting its annual meeting on November 13-15, 2018 at the ACE Hotel New Orleans. The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates. Representatives from all areas of the industry, including regulatory, resource agencies, contracting, and manufacturing, will attend to discuss dredging economics, benefits, technologies and current issues. Professional Development Hours (PDHs) are available, click here to view agenda.

WEDA's DREDGING 101 SHORT COURSE - view details

When:
Tuesday, November 13, 2018  -  1:00 to 5:00 PM
Where:
ACE Hotel New Orleans - Music Room
Cost:
$25 per participant

A certificate for 4 Four (4) Professional Development Hours (PDH) will be issued for course participants.

WEDA will be offering the Dredging 101 Short Course on the 1st day of the Gulf Coast Chapter Meeting at the ACE Hotel in New Orleans. The short course can be added to your conference registration or purchased separately. Click here to view all course details

GENERAL SCHEDULE:

  • November 13th
    • Golf Tournament - click here for details
    • WEDA's Dredging 101 Short Course - click here for details
    • Early Registration at The ACE Hotel from 5:30 – 7:00pm
    • Welcoming Cocktail Party at The ACE Hotel from 6:00 – 8:00pm with light hors d’oeuvres and open bar
  • November 14th
    • Registration opens at The ACE Hotel at 7:30am
    • 8:30am – Conference Opening
    • 12:00pm – S.A.M.E. Luncheon
    • 6:00 to 9:00pm – The Big Event at The WWII Museum - view details
  • November 15th
    • Registration opens at The ACE Hotel at 7:30am
    • 8:30am – Conference Start
    • 12:00pm – End of Conference 

HOTEL RESERVATIONS:
Book your reservations prior to October 22, 2018 for the special WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter group rate. We have managed to secure the prevailing GSA Government rate of $148* for all attendees! You can either make your reservations by calling 504.941.9191 or online using the link below. Please mention or enter group code: 1811WESTDRED

* plus taxes, service charges, housekeeping and gratuity

 

REGISTRATION:
WEDA or SAME Members: $200
Non-Member: $250
USACE: $150 (Fee Does not Include S.A.M.E. Luncheon)
S.A.M.E. Luncheon Only: $30
Golf Outing: $90 - see details

If you have any questions, please contact any of the Gulf Coast Chapter Board Members listed on this page. On behalf of the Gulf Coast Chapter Board, we look forward to seeing you in New Orleans this November! 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIESView tiers & benefits 
If you are interested in being a corporate sponsor or have any questions, please contact Mr. Allen Dupont, Secretary WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter at Allen.Dupont@gmail.com

Click HERE to sponsor online.

EXHIBITING OPPORTUNITIES:
3' x 6' spaces are available for $300 and all exhibitors must also register for the conference.

Click HERE to Register and Exhibit

Thank you and see you in New Orleans!

Scotty Emmons
WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter President

 

 

2017 Gulf Coast Chapter Annual Meeting 

The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association conducted its annual meeting on November  9, 2017 at the Mobile Convention Center in Mobile, Alabama. The WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter Board would like to thank all of our sponsors, speakers and attendees for making the meeting a HUGE success! The meeting provided a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates. Representatives from all areas of the industry, including regulatory, resource agencies, contracting, and manufacturing attended to discuss dredging economics, benefits, technologies and current issues. To view the presentations from the meeting, please click on the appropriate link in the download library below.

 

Gulf Coast Chapter Download Library