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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.

2020 Midwest Chapter Meeting   |  View Save the Date Flyer   |    Register Now!

Tuesday March 24th

Thursday March 26th, 2020 
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Hyatt Regency Green Bay

333 Main Street
Green Bay, WI 54301


The 2020 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting will be held March 24-26, 2020 in Green Bay, WI at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Abstracts: For a successful conference, individuals and firms are invited to make presentations in the following areas:

  • Sediment Investigation
  • Environmental Dredging
  • Navigational Dredging
  • Coast/Shoreline protection and restoration
  • Sediment management and re-use
  • Surveying
  • Other topics may be considered

Abstract/Presentation Submission Schedule:

    • Abstracts Due: January 31
    • Presentation Acceptance: February 14
    • Draft Presentation Due: March 4
    • Reviewer Comments to Presenter: March 11
    • Final Presentation Due: March 18

Please send abstracts to Craig Harley at craig.harley@ramboll.com.

The general schedule will be:

  • Tuesday March 24
    • Dredging 101 Course from 1-5 PM
    • Ice Breaker Reception at hotel at 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday, March 25
    • Women of WEDA (WoW) Breakfast Meeting
    • Presentations in morning
    • Lunch & tour to Lambeau Field in the afternoon
  • Thursday, March 26
    • Presentations in morning
    • WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting
    • 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 24, 2020 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 25, 2020. 

Registration Fees:
$200 WEDA Members / Gov't Employees
$250 non-members
$600 Sponsorship (includes one (1) registration)
$50 WEDA's Dredging 101 Short Course

Sponsorship packages for the 2020 Midwest Meeting are $600 and include the following benefits:

  • One (1) registration for the meeting
  • Your company logo on this webpage, all meeting literature and signage at the meeting.
  • Opportunity to distribute literature or other items at our registration desk (note this benefit is now available only to meeting sponsors).

CLICK HERE to sponsor online with a credit card or contact info@westerndredging.org for payments by check.

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. 


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 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
IAI   |  Clean Water Solutions


Midwest Chapter Presentations Download Library