South Baltic Conference on New Technologies and Recent Developments in Flood Protection

We are happy to invite you to the South Baltic Conference on Dredged Materials in Dike Construction, the second of two project conferences which will take place in Gdańsk, 5-6 June 2014.


The conference is organised in the frame of the project DredgDikes in which the application of dredgd materials in dike construction is investigated. There are a variety of research groups dealing with this topic as well as the general applicability of fine-grained organic dredged materials or composite materials in geotechnical engineering. Also, geosynthetics solutions to solve some of the problems connected to the use of fine-grained organic dredged materials in dike constructions will be reviewed.


  • Materials and technologies
  • Modelling and monitoring
  • Legal and administrative issues

Call for papers

Scientific and technical papers are welcome on all above topics. The papers will be undergo a review process. Abstracts should not exceed 3000 characters of text and a maximum of 5 figures and should contain complete author and contact data. Please indicate the topic of your contribution using the above list. For more information on abstract submission please consult the conference bulletin 1.


Gdańsk University of Technology (for more information please follow this link)

GUT Main Building

GUT Main Building

General Program

Thursday 5 June: Registration, presentations, gala dinner

Friday 6 June: Poster session, excursion to the Gdansk test dike


Qubus Hotel Gdansk: 80.- EUR for a single room, 97.- EUR for a double room (reduced conference rate using password „dredgdikes“, please book before 10 April 2014)

Scandic Gdansk Hotel: 319.- PLN for a single room, 369.- PLN for a double room (reduced conference rate using password „dredgdikes“, please book before 10 April 2014)

Several Hotels in Gdansk, a detailed list will be provided closer to the event.

Important Dates

  • Deadline for abstracts: 30 November 2013 EXTENDED: 15 January 2014
  • Acceptance of abstracts: 31.01.2014
  • Deadline for full papers: 30.03.2013
  • Early bird registration (will come soon)
  • Standard registration (will come soon)


Bulletin 1 – call for papers

DredgDikes Conference Gdansk – Bulletin 2 – Registration Info

Gdansk and 3Citi

Information about the City of Gdansk

Information about the Tricity: Gdansk, Gdynia, Sopot

The conference is cofinanced by the EU, South Baltic Programme.

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