Theme: Dredging in the 21st Century — 40 Years of Dredging and Environmental Innovation
PIANC USA and the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI of ASCE) are pleased to announce the dates and location for the fourth specialty conference on dredging and dredged material disposal, Dredging 2012. Since it will have been ten years since the last conference, held in Orlando, FL, in 2002, many new issues have emerged and will be discussed and debated. The following topics will be included in the conference agenda and a "Call for Abstracts" announcement will be advertised later this year.
State of Engineering Practice
Dredging Contracting and management Innovations
Environmental Dredging (Remediation/Restoration) — Twenty Years of Trial and Error
Current Dredging Research
Integrating Dredging and Dredged Material Reuse with Environmental Restoration
Working with Nature — International Initiative
Site Characterization and Survey
Sediment Resuspension/Residuals — Have We Learned Anything?