The 22nd World Dredging Congress & Exposition (WODCON XXII) will take place in Shanghai, China, this week, from 22-26 April, 2019.The event is being organized by the World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA), China Dredging Association (CHIDA) and Eastern Dredging Association (EADA).As the world’s top summit on dredging held every three years, the congress will bring together industry experts and elites to discuss the prospect of the harmonious development between dredging and ecology, and comprehensively display the whole continuously innovating dredging industry image since the new century, devoted to making greater contributions to global ecological culture construction.The theme of the WODCON XXII is “Enhance the Harmony between Dredging and Ecology” with the three main forums:Environmental dredging makes the world a better place;Towards a new era of intelligent dredging;Sustainable dredging and marine economic development.Additional topics of focus are:Prediction of sustainable dredging strategy;Environmental and ecological assessments of dredging projects, Risk control and Process dynamic management;Efficient dredging and reclamation technology;Construction technology, processes and methods for dredging projects;Water environment and ecological management and restoration; beneficial use of dredged material;Design and manufacturing of green and efficient dredging and ocean engineering equipment;Intelligent Dredging and Information Technology;Experiences or cases of construction, technology innovation and management of major projects;International Engineering Guidelines, Legislations, Standards, and Contract Management.
The Peninsula Hotels enables travelers to beat the winter blues by indulging in personal pampering with two special promotions – Winter Escapes and The Suite Life. Guests booking the Winter Escapes promotion will receive complimentary breakfast for two as well as their choice of an added-value benefit (varies by hotel). Highlights include a complimentary room upgrade, limousine transfer, afternoon tea, spa credit or dining credit.Travelers interested in booking a suite for one night will receive a second night in the suite complimentary as part of The Suite Life promotion. Both offers are available now through March 31, 2010.Winter Escapes From now through March 31, 2010 inclusive, each of the Peninsula’s nine hotels in the U.S. and Asia offer a menu of three enticing value-added options. Celebrating its first winter as the jewel of The Bund, the recently opened Peninsula Shanghai also welcomes travelers for a winter escape. Guests booking rooms or suites can select one to tailor their stay to their personal taste and preferences, making a stay at any of the Peninsula hotels worldwide even more memorable. Highlights include: -$50 dollar gift certificate to The Peninsula Spa by ESPA at The Peninsula New York -Two hour canal tour for two at The Peninsula Bangkok -$50 towards dinner for two at the acclaimed Avenues at The Peninsula Chicago -Afternoon tea for two at The Peninsula Hong Kong, a legendary high tea experience -$100 credit towards services The Spa at The Peninsula Beverly Hills -A pair of Peninsula Teddy Bears or champagne at The Peninsula Tokyo -Private tour of the Ayala Museum from The Peninsula ManilaThe Suite Life Within the same period, guests at any of the hotels with the exception of The Peninsula Bangkok can also enjoy a complimentary second night when booking a two-night suite stay with The Suite Life.www.peninsula.com