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CEDA Dredging Days 2017
9-10 November 2017, Ahoy, Rotterdam

Sustainable Dredging - Continued Benefits

CEDA Dredging Days 2017 will be the perfect opportunity to hear the latest developments in sustainable dredging from leading researchers and industry experts. Delegates benefit from a comprehensive technical programme which includes peer-reviewed presentations, an interactive session and a technical visit. Co-located with Europort 2017 – the international exhibition for maritime technology – this will be the best use of two days for serious industry professionals.

CEDA's trademark event has been the primary international dredging conference in the CEDA region (Europe, Middle East, Africa) for almost 40 years. Widely recognised as the forum for industry leaders to discuss and share dredging challenges, solutions and experiences, it is traditionally attended by around 250 professionals from more than 20 countries.

Registration will open 20 March 2017.

A wealth of knowledge and excellent networking

Delegates at CEDA Dredging Days 2017 will hear from experienced speakers who have taken a novel approach to dredging projects while adding value to nature, economy and society, in marine and freshwater environments. The technical papers committee has accepted 22 of 38 submitted abstract and grouped them into the following six sessions:

  • Project initiation, planning and design
  • Environmental and social assessment and management: Predictions, modelling and monitoring
  • Sustainable working methods and equipment
  • Sediment management
  • Inland dredging
  • Academic session

View the full list of accepted abstracts click here.

In addition to the 22 presentations, the technical programme will include an interactive session on managing dredging contracts, and the Young CEDA Pitch-talk Session designed to encourage young dredging professionals.

There will be many opportunities for delegates to network and exchange ideas with their peers, including the pre-event technical visit, a guided breakfast networking session, and a reception  hosted and sponsored by the Dutch Section of CEDA. There will be a student programme hosted by Young CEDA. The participation of 70 students will be sponsored by CEDA.

Who should attend

  • CEDA Dredging Days provides an essential update for scientists, researchers and practitioners representing:
  • Ports, coastal, waterway management and environmental authorities
  • Environmental organisations and conservation bodies
  • Knowledge institutes and universities
  • Consultancies and dredging companies
  • Manufacturers

For detailed information visit the conference's website: www.cedaconferences.org/dredgingdays2017

Events - Dredging Days 2015- 2x2 // 2x2-dredgingdays.jpg (539 K)Snapshots from the previous Dredging Days. To see some great photos about the previous CEDA Dredging Days click here.

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