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Gulf Coast Chapter

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

2019 Gulf Coast Chapter Annual Meeting  

When:
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

-to-
Thursday, November 14, 2019

Where:
San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center

5222 Seawall Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77551
(800) 392-5937


Driving Directions

LOCATION:
The San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center is scenically located on Seawall Boulevard. It is a 32-acre, beachfront hotel and spa resort with breathtaking Gulf views on beautiful Galveston Island, Texas. The San Luis Resort is only a 10min drive from Galveston’s Strand Historic District. (The San Luis Resort is roughly a 43 mile drive from William P. Hobby (HOU) Airport and a 70 mile drive from George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH))

GENERAL INFORMATION:
The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association is conducting its annual meeting from November 12-14, 2019 at the San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center in Galveston, TX. . The meeting will provide 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, will attend to discuss dredging economics, benefits, technologies and current issues. Professional Development Hours (PDHs) certificates will be available for this meeting.

 

TENTATIVE AGENDA:

  • November 12th
    • Tuesday (11/12/19) evening will start with an Ice Breaker Social and early registration from 6-9 PM.
  • November 13th
    • Wednesday (11/13/19) agenda will consist of technical presentations and a luncheon program. Evening will follow up with a social event and dinner.
  • November 14th
    • Thursday (11/14/19) will continue with a partial day of technical presentations, luncheon program, and conclude around 3pm.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS:
Book your reservations prior to October 13, 2019 for the special WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter group rate ($159/night). GSA Government rate available for Government Attendees (Government ID required).

Book your reservations by calling 1-800-392-5937. To receive the group rate, you must mention that you are with Western Dredging Association - Gulf Coast Chapter. 

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

If you have any questions, please contact any of the Gulf Coast Chapter Board Members listed on this page. On behalf of the Gulf Coast Chapter Board, we look forward to seeing you in New Orleans this November! 

 

Thank you and see you in Galveston!

Dave Allen
WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter President

 

 

2018 Gulf Coast Chapter Annual Meeting 

The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association conducted its annual meeting on November  15, 2018 at the ACE Hotel in New Orleans, LA. 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