CEDA Dredging Days 2024

Dredging in a changing world
Leading science and business in the dredging industry

Submit your abstract

27-29 May 2024, WTC Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

The CEDA Technical Papers Committee invites scientists and practitioners (representing: project promoters, dredging contractors, academia, research and knowledge institutes, engineering firms, surveying/monitoring specialists, regulators, equipment designers and manufacturers, suppliers of ancillary equipment, legal firms, financiers etc.) to contribute to the conference programme and submit abstracts for presentations in one of the various session categories.


The TPC is interested in, but not limited to the following topics:

  • Adaptive management
  • Aggregate dredging
  • Coastal and inland flood protection
  • Data driven technology
  • Decarbonisation
  • Deep sea mining
  • Dredging for renewable energy projects
  • Dredging process automation
  • Dredging technologies and processes
  • Early contractor involvement
  • Environmental aspects of dredging
  • Land reclamation and dredging for civil infrastructure
  • Monitoring of dredging works
  • Navigation channel development and maintenance
  • Offshore pipeline and cable burial and protection
  • Port construction and maintenance
  • Remediation dredging
  • Reservoir dredging


Abstracts (maximum 300 words) should be submitted via this link by Friday 29 September 2023.


1. Academic/Scientific Sessions (paper + oral presentation)
2. Practice-oriented Sessions (extended abstract + oral presentation)
3. Young CEDA Pitch Talks (oral presentation Pecha Kucha style)


One session will be dedicated to presentations on subjects that are “really new”. Are you working on an absolute novelty and would you like to share this in the interest of the industry as a whole? Please let us know when submitting your abstract! Any topic related to dredging is welcome.

Submission of abstracts:  29 September 2023
Notification of acceptance:  1 November 2023
Submission of draft version:  10 January 2024
Reviewer comments to authors:   14 February 2024
Submission of final version:  13 March 2024


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Last update: 27 June 2023