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Pacific Chapter

The Pacific Chapter of WEDA represents the West Coast of the United States including Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Hawaii and Alaska, Guam, American Samoa, and Western Canada.

Pacific Chapter WEDA Fall 2020 Meeting    |    Save the Date     

Wednesday October 28th
Friday, October 30th, 2020 

MOTIF Seattle
1415 Fifth Avenue, 
Seattle, Washington 98101

Map & Directions

Call for Abstracts: The first call for abstracts will be sent out Friday, March 13, 2020. 

Location: Centrally located in downtown Seattle, the Motif Seattle Hotel is a boutique hotel that sits at the crossroads between premium shopping, stunning city landmarks, popular Seattle sports teams and venues, as well as music both past and present.

Online registration will be available soon on this webpage. The detailed agenda listing the presentations and speakers will be posted on the website when available.

Registration Fees:

  • $325 Member (Current WEDA Member)
  • $425 Non-Member
  • $350 Government Employee (non-member)
  • Sponsorships are available using the online registration form
    • $1000 Captains
    • $500 Leverman
  • $75 for Guests ($25 for lunch & $50 for tour)

As you know, this event could not happen without the generous support of our sponsors such as you. We are excited to offer two tiers of sponsorship this year:

  • Captains ($1,000) – includes prominent logo placement throughout the event, recognition at the ice breaker, and space at the registration table for information and giveaways.
  • Leverman ($500)  – includes prominent logo placement throughout the event and recognition at the ice breaker.

For early sponsorship, please contact us at info@westerndredging.org.

Hotel Reservations:

Book your reservations as soon as possible for the special WEDA Pacific Chapter group rate ($249/night standard conference or $189/night government rate). Book your reservations by calling: 1-855-515-1144. To receive the group rate, you must mention that you are attending the Western Dredging Association Conference  in October.  To book online, please access the following link: coming soon.

Don’t wait! The reservation cutoff is October 7, 2020.

See you in Seattle!

Shelly Anghera, Ph.D.
President, WEDA Pacific Chapter
630 Grand Avenue Suite D
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(657) 261-2675



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The Pacific WEDA Board would like to thank all of our speakers, attendees, strategic partners, corporate sponsors, members of the press for making the 2018 Pacific Chapter Meeting a HUGE success!

We also would like to sincerely thank Matt Arms of the Port of Long Beach for his five years of dedication to the Pacific chapter board and welcome Catherine Chu from the Port of Seattle as our new program director.

We look forward to seeing you next year in Seattle, WA. 


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