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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 2022 Meeting   |    

Wednesday, October 26th
Friday, October 28th, 2022 

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Hyatt Regency San Francisco Downtown SOMA 
50 3rd Street 
San Francisco, CA 94103

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Tentative Agenda: 

  • Wednesday, we are offering the Dredging 101 Short Course from 8 a.m. to noon and followed by sessions to include a closed Ports meeting from 12:30 to 1:00 p.m., the Corps/Industry Partnering from 1 to 2 p.m., the USACE 2022/23 Federal Dredging Program presentation from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Safety Presentations and Discussion Panel from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. and our signature Hosted Ice Breaker Social and Poster Session from 5:30 to 8:30 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. In the afternoon, we will resume the meeting on a Hornblower Cruise at Pier 3 for our technical session on Beneficial Reuse with special presentations about the Port of Oakland combined with a tour of San Francisco Bay sponsored by the Port of Oakland.
  • Friday will continue with the Women of WEDA Breakfast followed by a special Regulatory Discussion Panel in the morning, followed by technical presentations related to Environmental and Remediation Dredging, and conclude with chapter business in the early afternoon.   


Registration Fees: 

  • $375 Member (Current WEDA Member)
  • $475 Non-Member
  • $350 Government Employee
  • $100 Dredging 101 Short Course
  • Sponsorships are available using the online registration form
    • $1000 Captains
    • $500 Leverman
  • $100 for Guests ($40 for lunch & $60 for Thursday Boat Tour)


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For U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that need to pay onsite at the WEDA Registration Desk inside the Hyatt Regency SF. 

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 Captain & Leverman Sponsorship, please use the above online registration form. 

Location: Hyatt Regency San Francisco Downtown SOMA is a sophisticated destination close to the city’s most innovatively stimulating sights. In SoMa, San Francisco’s arts district, the city’s cutting-edge creative scene is alive and well. Here, contemporary art museums sit shoulder to shoulder with the renowned Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, fine dining restaurants, and artisanal coffee shops. 

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See you in San Francisco!

Jarod Norton
President, WEDA Pacific Chapter
USACE Navigation Program Manager
Northwestern Division
(503) 808-3721



2021 Pacific Chapter Meeting in Seattle, WA

The Pacific WEDA Board would like to thank all of our speakers, attendees, strategic partners, corporate sponsors, members of the press for making the 2021 Pacific Chapter Meeting a HUGE success!! 

We also would like to sincerely thank Shelly Anghera from Moffatt & Nicol for her six years of dedication to the Pacific chapter board.

We look forward to seeing you next year in San Franciso, CA. 


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