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Midwest Chapter

The Midwest Chapter of WEDA represents Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Ontario, Canada. 

2021 Midwest Chapter Virtual Meeting   

For all attendees' health and safety, WEDA's Midwest Chapter Board has decided to go virtual for the 2021 Meeting and postpone the Green Bay in-person meeting until March 22-24, 2022, due to the continuing pandemic. All details regarding how registrations and sponsorships are being handled and the details for both of these meetings are listed below. 

The 2021 Virtual Meeting is Thursday, March 18th, 2021 from 1 to 5:00 PM CST.

2021 Midwest Chapter Virtual Meeting   |   View Agenda 

Thursday, March 18th, 2021

1:00 to 5:00 PM CST 

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Registration & Fees
WEDA is offering the Midwest Chapter Meeting as part of our mission to share knowledge and information about dredging. This four (4) hour meeting is complementary to current members and government employees and $25 for non-members. If you're unsure if your WEDA membership is active, please contact us at info@westerndredging.org.

If your organization would like to sponsor this virtual meeting, please use the following form.

WEDA Members & Gov't Employees


PDH Credits
A certificate for four (4) professional development hours will be available for all participants upon request.

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2022 Midwest Chapter Meeting   |  Register 

Tuesday, March 22nd

Thursday, March 24th, 2022 
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Hyatt Regency Green Bay

333 Main Street
Green Bay, WI 54301


The 2022 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting has been rescheduled for March 22-24, 2022 in Green Bay, WI at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

The general schedule will be: 

  • Tuesday, March 22
    • Dredging 101 Course from 1:00 - 5:00 PM
    • Ice Breaker Reception at the hotel at 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday, March 23
    • Women of WEDA (WoW) Breakfast Meeting
    • Presentations in the morning
    • WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting
    • Lunch & tour of Lambeau Field in the afternoon
    • Networking / social event at Titletown Brewery in the evening
  • Thursday, March 24
    • Presentations in the morning
    • The conference ends at noon 


Dredging 101 Short Course:  -  view all course details
The Dredging 101 Course is being offered by WEDA as part of our mission to share knowledge and information about dredging. Because WEDA is a non-profit organization, with its goal not to make money but to share information, WEDA is offering this course at the very low cost of $50. The course will occur at the Hyatt Regency Green Bay on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, from 1:00-5:00 pm. You can either add this course to your meeting registration or register ONLY for the 101 Course. Click here to register for the meeting and/or the Dredging 101 course separately.

Women of WEDA (WoW) Breakfast - webpage
WoW is dedicated to creating a platform for female members to network with other women in the sector, while also supporting and empowering newcomers to the field by exchanging ideas and offering guidance. All females are welcome to join us for breakfast at the Midwest Chapter Meeting on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. 

Registration Fees:
$200 WEDA Members
$250 non-members
$600 sponsorship (includes one (1) registration) 
$50 WEDA's Dredging 101 Short Course

Hotel Location & Reservations:
The Green Bay Hyatt Regency is located in downtown Green Bay, Wisconsin. It is approximately 8 miles from the Green Bay Austin Straubel Int'l Airport around 15 minutes by shared ride or taxi. 

WEDA – non-government
(Link will be posted towards the end of 2021) 

WEDA Government 
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See you in Green Bay!

Zach Kimmel
President, WEDA Midwest Chapter


2019 Midwest Chapter Meeting

A big thank you to everyone that attended another successful Midwest Chapter Meeting in Memphis, TN March 6-8, 2019. We especially would like to thank our sponsors and speakers for their generous contributions and for making this meeting possible. To view the program and presentations from the meeting, click here.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in 2020!

Aaron Wright
2019 Midwest Chapter President
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Midwest Chapter Presentations Download Library