Second Call for Papers for the 2016 World Dredging Conference

This is the “Second Call for Papers” for the 2016 World Dredging Conference, WODCON XXI, scheduled to be held at the Hyatt Regency in Miami, FL from June 13-17, 2016. The deadline date for submission of abstracts is September 15, 2015. | View Second Call for Papers online

Interested authors are invited to submit one page abstracts (less than 400 words). The abstracts must contain a descriptive title; author(s) contact information (name, company, address, phone, email). Abstracts are to be emailed to the chair of the respective regions (WEDA, CEDA, & EADA).

Robert Ramsdell
Cees van Rhee
John Dobson

The Technical Papers Committee will review all abstracts and notify authors of acceptance and provide final manuscript instructions for production of the WODCON proceedings on CD’s. Submission and acceptance of an abstract means that one or more of the authors must register, attend the WODCON XXI, and give the presentation in English. One full registration with payment must be made when the draft manuscript is submitted.

Improving Dredge Safety Treatment of Dredged Sediments
Innovative Equipment and Techniques Land Reclamation
Dredging Research & Education Surveying & Mapping
Budgeting & Cost Estimating Dredging for Beach Nourishment
New Dredging Equipment Environmental Dredging & Capping
Dredging for Flood Control Deep Sea Mining/Dredging
Geotechnical Aspects of Dredging Beneficial Reuse of Dredged Sediments
Navigation Channel Design Other topics will be considered


Abstracts Deadline September 15, 2015
Notification of Acceptance / Author Instructions October 15, 2015
Draft Manuscripts to be submitted January 15, 2016
Reviewer Comments to Authors March 1, 2016
Final Manuscripts to be submitted April 15, 2016

Conference registration will be available at the beginning of 2016. Registration fees and additional information about hotel reservations and the conference will be distributed out via email and posted on the WODCON XXI page of the WEDA website.

Dredging exhibitors from all over the world will showcase their products and services in the Exhibit Hall. Please contact WEDA’s Executive Director at to ensure that you receive all up-to-date information your opportunity for early booth selections, when the layout map is finalized.

Organizations serious about sponsoring this once in a decade Western Hemispheric event, should contact WEDA’s Executive Director at for consideration.

If you have any questions regarding the “Second Call for Papers”, please contact any of the members of the WODCON Technical Papers Committee. All other inquiries, please email

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