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Pacific Chapter

The Pacific Chapter of WEDA represents the West Coast of the United States including Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming, and Canada: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba.

Pacific Chapter WEDA Fall 2023 Meeting  

Wednesday, October 25th
Friday, October 27, 2023 

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Loews Coronado Bay Resort
4000 Coronado Bay Rd
Coronado, CA 92118

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Tentative Agenda: 

  • Wednesday, we are offering the Dredging 201 Short Course from 8 a.m. to noon in the Pavilion with our official Program Registration opening between 11:30 and 12:30 p.m. in the hotel lobby. Dredging 201 will be followed by a closed Ports Meeting and an open USACE/Industry Partnering Session from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. before opening remarks by USACE that will kick off the 2024/25 USACE Federal Dredging Program presentation from 1:45 to 3:15 p.m., Safety Presentations  from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m., a Women of WEDA Special Networking Event from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m., and our signature Hosted Ice Breaker Social and Poster Session from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Thursday's agenda will consist of technical presentations featuring Navigation and Regional Dredging Projects in the morning, followed by a luncheon program with a keynote speaker. The afternoon will resume with Remediation Dredging Projects followed by a Flagship Cruise on San Diego Bay.
  • Friday will continue with presentations on Regulatory UpdatesDredging Technology, and Beneficial Reuse Projects in the morning, conclude with Pacific Chapter business in the early afternoon. 


Early Bird Registration Fees: (Rates increase $100 after Oct. 1st except for Gov't employees, Dredging 201 course and yoga)

  • $425 Member (Current WEDA Member)
  • $525 Non-Member
  • $400 Government Employee
  • $100 Dredging 201 Short Course
  • $10 Sunrise Yoga on Thursday AM (includes equipment and instructor)
  • Sponsorships are available using the online registration form
    • $1500 Captains
    • $1000 Leverman
    • $500 Deckhand
  • $175 for Guests ($75 for lunch & $100 for Thursday Boat Tour) 

USACE - Pay onsite link
For U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that need to pay onsite at the WEDA Registration Desk inside the Loews Hotel Coronado 
(Coming in 2023)

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:

  • Captains ($1,500) – includes prominent logo placement throughout the event, recognition at the ice breaker, and space at the registration table for information and giveaways.
  • Leverman ($1000)  – includes prominent logo placement throughout the event and recognition at the ice breaker.
  • Deckhand ($500)  – includes prominent logo placement throughout the event and recognition at the ice breaker.

For early Captains & Leverman Sponsorship, please get in touch with us at Info@WesternDredging.org

Location: Loews Coronado Bay Resort is perched on a 15-acre peninsula West of downtown San Diego. The Hotel is surrounded by shimmering bay waters and the San Diego skyline. Approximately 14 miles from San Diego International Airport (SAN)

Hotel Reservations: 

Non-Government Reservations 
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Government Reservations - coming soon
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See you in Coronado!

Kimbrie Gobbi
President, WEDA Pacific Chapter


2022 Pacific Chapter Meeting in San Francisco, CA

The Pacific WEDA Board would like to thank all of our speakers, attendees, strategic partners, corporate sponsors, members of the press for making the 2022 Pacific Chapter Meeting a HUGE success!! 

We also would like to sincerely thank Jarod Norton from USACE for his six years of dedication to the Pacific chapter board.

We look forward to seeing you next year in Coronado! 

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