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DFI to Host International Conference on Deep Foundations, Seepage Control and Remediation

Matt Ball on February 1, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate

Hawthorne, NJ, Jan. 28, 2016—The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) is hosting the International Conference on Deep Foundations, Seepage Control and Remediation — DFI’s 41st Annual Conference, October 12-15, 2016, at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City. The conference introduces a new technical track featuring seepage control and remediation for dam and levee projects worldwide, in addition to the technical program on deep foundations and earth retention.

The technical program focuses on planning and mitigation, design and construction, project delivery, communication and training, incorporation of emerging technology, data management, risk and liability, and advancements for deep foundation and earth retention systems.

The event is expected to draw more than 1,000 engineers, contractors, government agency representatives, suppliers, manufacturers and academicians involved in the deep foundations industry from around the world to share experiences, exchange ideas and learn about the current state of the practice.

The conference includes meetings of the 18 DFI Technical Committees and 3 Working Groups on Wednesday, October 12. Wednesday through Saturday, October 13-15, includes technical sessions, special lectures, networking lunches and receptions, the Welcome and Business Meeting Lunches, Women in Deep Foundations Reception, Hal Hunt Lecture and Annual Awards Banquet, plus more than 125 exhibits featuring new and innovative products and services.

To register or for more information visit, www.deepfoundations2016.org.

About the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI)

DFI (www.dfi.org) is an international association of contractors, engineers, suppliers, academics and owners in the deep foundations industry. Our multi-disciplinary membership creates a consensus voice and a common vision for continual improvement in the planning, design and construction of deep foundations and excavations. We bring together members for networking, education, communication and collaboration. With our members, we promote the advancement of the deep foundations industry through technical committees, educational programs and conferences, publications, research, government relations and outreach. DFI has more than 3,300 members worldwide.

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