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Gulf Coast Chapter

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

2021 Gulf Coast Chapter Annual Meeting     

When:
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

-to-
Friday, November 19, 2021

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Where:
The Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel and Spa

26 N Royal St.
Mobile, AL 36602
(251) 338-2000


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LOCATION:
The Battle House Hotel has been a Mobile landmark since it opened in 1852 on the site of a former military headquarters utilized during the War of 1812.  Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa is a member of Historic Hotels of America, the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation

GENERAL INFORMATION:
The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association is conducting its annual meeting from November 17-19, 2021 at the Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel and Spa in Mobile, AL. The meeting will provide a forum for exchanging 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) certificates will be available for this meeting.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS:   
The Gulf Coast Chapter Board will send out the first call for abstracts around the 3rd week of April.

TENTATIVE AGENDA 

  • Wednesday (11/17/21) afternoon will start the program with a golf outing, followed by an Ice Breaker from 6-9 PM.
  • Thursday (11/18/21)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 anticipating that our reception will be at the Maritime Museum. More details and sponsoring opportunities to come.
  • Friday (11/19/21) will continue with a half-day of technical presentations and conclude with chapter business at about noon. This year will include voting in new officers and a new member of the chapter board. Additional details will be sent out soon.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS:
The hotel reservation link will be distributed out and posted here when available.

REGISTRATION:
Online registration will be distributed via email and posted on this web page once available.

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

EXHIBITING OPPORTUNITIES:
Opportunities will be sent out in the coming weeks. 

If you have any questions, please contact us at Info@WesternDredging.org. On behalf of the Gulf Coast Chapter Board, we look forward to seeing you in Mobile this November!  

Thank you,

John Vannoy
WEDA, Gulf Coast Chapter President

 

 

2019 Gulf Coast Chapter Annual Meeting  

The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association conducted its annual meeting on November 14, 2019 at the San Luis Resort in Galveston, TX. 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