Western Dredging Association (WEDA)

Pacific Chapter WEDA Fall Conference 2016


The Pacific Chapter of WEDA represents the West Coast of the United States including Hawaii and Alaska, Guam, American Samoa, and Western Canada. The Board of the Pacific Chapter of WEDA invites you to submit an abstract for a technical presentation at our Fall 2016 conference in in San Diego California. Presentations on all aspects of dredging and disposal, navigation structures, environmental restoration, and related topics are welcome and should be sent to Shelly Anghera at

Event Type:
Oct. 19-21, 2016
601 Pacific Coast Highway
San Diego , CA , USA

Projected Agenda Summary:

  • Wednesday session: Corps/Industry Meeting from 1-3 PM, Ports Meeting 1-3 PM, 2016/17 Federal Dredging Program presentation from 3-5 PM, Hosted Ice Breaker 6-9 PM.
  • Thursday's agenda will consist of technical presentations and a luncheon program. A tour of the Midway Aircraft Carrier in San Diego Bay will follow the luncheon.
  • Friday morning will continue with technical presentations and conclude with chapter business around noon.

Centrally located in downtown San Diego, Embassy Suites San Diego Bay - Downtown is within easy reach of the water front, airport and the colorful Gaslamp District. Many wonderful and unique dining and entertainment options are within walking distance of the hotel. (The hotel is 3 miles from San Diego Int'l Airport, only minutes by car.)

Sponsorship: As you know, this event could not happen without the generous support of our sponsors such as you. We are very excited to be offering three levels 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.
  • Deckhand ($250) – includes logo placement at the event and recognition at the icebreaker.

* For Captain, Leverman & Deckhand Sponsorships, please use the online registration form by clicking here.

In addition to our standard sponsorships, there is an opportunity to sponsor coffee breaks Thursday and Friday morning or the Thursday afternoon luncheon presentation. Please contact Shelly Anghera at programdirector@pacificweda.org for details.

Hotel Reservations:
Book your reservations prior to September 19, 2016 for the special WEDA Pacific Chapter group rate ($199/night standard conference & $140/night Federal Government rate).

For the Standard Room rate of $199, click here and enter code WD1
For the Government Room rate of $140, click here and enter code WD2

You can also book your reservations by calling: 1 (800) EMBASSY, You must mention that you are attending the Western Dredging Association Conference to receive the group rates.

$300 Member
$400 Non-Member
$325 each for Group registrations of 5 or more non-members
$50 for Guests ($25 for lunch & $25 for Midway tour)

Pacific Chapter WEDA Fall 2015 Conference

The WEDA Pacific chapter Board would like to thank all of our sponsors, speakers and attendees for making the 2015 Pacific Chapter Meeting a HUGE success!! We look forward to seeing you next year in San Diego! The presentations for this meeting can be accessed by clicking on the link below.

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