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Dredging 2012 Conference Update

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Huge Response to Call for Abstracts

The fourth specialty conference on dredging and dredged material disposal, Dredging 2012, will be held in San Diego, California, USA from October 22—25, 2012. Although it has been almost 10 years since the last meeting of this international forum, it was obvious that there is overwhelming interest in the topics! The conference organizing committee has received a huge response to its Call for Abstracts, and they are now starting their review process. We hope to have a preliminary program and registration details posted in March.

The theme of this year’s conference is 40 Years of Dredging and Environmental Innovation. The conference will bring together professionals and practitioners from developed and developing areas of the world to discuss the new topics and “debates” that have emerged over the last decade, as well as future issues. Dredging 2012 is a four-day technical specialty conference organized by PIANC USA and the Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute of American Society of Civil Engineers (COPRI ASCE).

Exhibiting & Sponsoring — Act Now! Spaces Are Going Quickly!

As fellow members of the dredging community, we know events like this help to establish and maintain your profile as experts in the field of dredging. This is a unique opportunity for exposure to over 500 participants through event sponsorship or exhibition. We know that you won’t pass up a chance like this!

Exhibit at Dredging 2012 and enjoy the benefits of time with a targeted audience. Exhibition includes one complimentary registration, advertising opportunities in the conference marketing materials, and a one-time use of the attendee mailing list. Great booth locations are available for a limited time.

Maximize your reach to the audience by becoming a sponsor. A basic Bronze sponsorship ($2,000) includes exhibition space and advertising opportunities in the conference marketing materials. Sponsorship upgrades include additional benefits:

  • Silver ($5,000) — Sponsor of meals and breaks and one complimentary registration
  • Gold ($10,000) — Sponsor of other high-profile components of the conference and two complimentary registrations
  • Platinum ($15,000) — Sponsor of Opening Day and two complimentary registrations (Only one available!)

As a prominent member of the dredging community, you can’t afford to miss out!

For more information on the technical program, exhibiting and more, visit http://dredging12.pianc.us You are leaving the PIANC USA web site. Click this icon for more information. or contact us at dredging@pianc.us.





revised 1 February 2012

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