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Pacific Chapter

The Pacific Chapter of WEDA represents the West Coast of the United States including Hawaii and Alaska, Guam, American Samoa, and Western Canada.

2017 Pacific Chapter Meeting in Portland, OR  | View Announcement

Wednesday October 25th

Friday October 27th, 2017 
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Embassy Suites Portland - Downtown

319 SW Pine Street
Portland, OR 97204

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Call for Abstracts

The call for abstracts will be sent out in late April and the details will be posted on this webpage.

Projected Agenda Summary:

  • Wednesday session: Corps/Industry Meeting from 1-3 PM, Ports Meeting 1-3 PM, 2017/18 Federal Dredging Program presentation from 3-5 PM, Hosted Ice Breaker 6-9 PM inside the Embassy Suites Hotel.
  • Thursday's agenda will consist of technical presentations and a luncheon A tour unique to the culture and industry of Portland will follow the luncheon.
  • Friday morning will continue with technical presentations and conclude with Pacific Chapter business around noon.

Centrally located in downtown Portland, Embassy Suites Portland - Downtown is within easy reach of the water front and the MAX line, stuffed with exciting dining and entertainment options and downtown businesses.

Hotel Reservations:
WEDA Pacific Chapter group rate ($249/night standard conference & $169/night Federal Government rate). Online reservation link will be available soon on this webpage. To reserve your room by phone, call 1 (800) EMBASSY. Make sure to mention that you are attending the Western Dredging Association Conference in order to receive the WEDA group rate. The hotel reservation cutoff date is September 25, 2017.

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

See you in Portland! 

Jarod Norton
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Portland District
333 SW First Ave.
Portland, OR 97204
(503) 808-4348


Pacific Chapter WEDA Fall 2016 Conference

The Pacific WEDA Board would like to thank all of our speakers, attendees, strategic partners, corporate sponsors, members of the press for making the 2016 Pacific Chapter Meeting a HUGE success!!  We look forward to seeing you next year in Portland!


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