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CEDA Dredging Days 2015: Innovative dredging solutions for ports - conference and exhibition


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CEDA Dredging Days is CEDA's trademark event and it is the primary international dredging conference in the CEDA region since 35 years. It is widely considered as an invaluable forum for leading researchers and industry experts to discuss and share dredging challenges, solutions and experiences.

Dredging Days is still the best place to update on the latest.

The conference and exhibition will be 5-6 November 2015, at Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and will be held in conjunction with Europort 2015. There will also be an optional technical visit on the afternoon of 4 November.Events - Dredging Days 2015 - Audience // cedadredgingdays.jpg (186 K)

This year’s conference will feature 25 peer reviewed technical papers by experts from a range of countries. They will present the latest technical and scientific developments and cover best practices, relating to maintenance and capital dredging in ports and access channels, and the management of sediments including the sediment balance of the broader port environment.

Further highlights of the programme include:

  • The keynote address: ‘Implementation of sustainable design solutions in port development’ will be given by Tiedo Vellinga, Director Environmental Monitoring Maasvlakte 2 - Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
  • An expert panel, chaired by P Laboyrie, Witteveen+Bos, the Netherlands and Chairman of CEDA Environment Commission, will discuss the question ‘When is your project sustainable?’ in an interactive session with the audience.
  • A session of Young CEDA Pitch Talks chaired by A de Heer, Witteveen+Bos, the Netherlands and Chairman of Young CEDA.
  • A Student Programme under which CEDA offers around 50 free registrations to graduate and post-graduate students who have shown great affinity with dredging technology within their studies.
  • The CEDA Netherlands Reception.

The technical sessions will be complemented by a dredging exhibition where leading companies and organisations will showcase their latest products and services to conferences attendees.

For detailed information, including registration fees and to register online click CEDA Dredging Days 2015 Registration. Download the brochure below.