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WEDA Dredging Summit & Expo '18
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The Virginia Maritime Association is proud to sponsor the The Dredging Summit & Expo ’18, a technical conference organized by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA).

6/25/2018 to 6/28/2018
When: Monday, June 25, 2018
Where: Hilton Norfolk The Main Hotel
100 E Main Street
Norfolk, VA  23510
United States
Contact: Thomas P. Cappellino
(949) 422-8231

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WEDA Dredging Summit & Expo '18
Navigating The Future in Dredging



The Dredging Summit & Expo ’18 is a technical conference organized by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) to promote the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and construction. It will provide a forum for improvement of communications, technology transfer, and cooperation among associations & societies, while emphasizing the importance of understanding and development of solutions for problems related to the protection and enhancement of the marine environment. The conference will take place at the brand new Hilton Norfolk The Main Hotel from June 25-28, 2018.


The Dredging Summit & Expo ’18 will bring together expert representatives of:

  • contractors working in:
  • dredging
  • navigation
  • coastal and inland flood protection
  • deep-sea mining
  • offshore wind energy
  • oil and gas production fields
  • marine engineers
  • manufacturers
  • dredging technology providers
  • harbour & port representatives
  • consultants
  • port engineers
  • hydrographic surveyors / geologists
  • environmental managers
  • infrastructure managers
  • public authorities
  • suppliers
  • universities
  • research institutes
  • civil engineers
  • geotechnical engineers



AT WEDA’s Dredging Summit & Expo ’18 you will get three days filled with high-quality presentations, access to our Expo featuring 80+ exhibitors and a complete social program to properly facilitate interactions with more than 400 attendees from all segments of the dredging industry.

  • Access to all technical sessions & panels
  • Access to our Expo featuring 80+ exhibitors
  • Ice Breaker / Welcome Reception on Monday evening
  • Breakfast on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
  • Extended AM & PM breaks / Ice Cream Social
  • Lunch with Guest Speaker on Tuesday
  • Buffet Lunch Wednesday
  • GALA Dinner on Wednesday
  • Access to the proceedings online

** Continuing education short courses and the post conference technical tour/lunch can be added to your registration for additional fees.

Thank you to our Anchor Members



Virginia Maritime Association
236 E. Plume Street Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 757-622-2639
Fax: 757-622-6302