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Keynote Speaker Announced for DFI’s 49th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations

May 17, 2024 - in Announcement, Events

October 7–10 in Colorado   Hawthorne, N.J.: Barbara Jackson, Ph.D., FDBIA, CEO and president of Barbara Jackson LLC, is the keynote speaker for the opening plenary session at DFI’s 49th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations (DFI49). The international…

DFI Announces New Student Engagement Committee

March 8, 2024 - in News, People

Chris Woods Named Chair   Hawthorne, N.J. (March 5, 2024): DFI announces the formation of a Student Engagement Committee. The committee, with support…

DFI Announces Formation of New Foundation Reuse Committee

March 8, 2024 - in News, People

Andrew Boeckmann Named Chair   Hawthorne, N.J. (March 5, 2024): DFI announces the formation of the Foundation Reuse Committee, which had been a task…

Registration Is Open for DFI’s 49th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations October 7–10 in Colorado

February 15, 2024 - in Announcement, Events

Hawthorne, N.J. (February 13, 2024): Join more than 1,000 geotechnical professionals this fall at DFI’s 49th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations (DFI49), being held October 7–10, at Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center in Aurora, Colorado.…

Registration is Open for DFI’s S3: Slopes, Support and Stabilization

March 24, 2023 - in Announcement, Events

Hawthorne, N.J.:  Registration is open for S3: Slopes, Support and Stabilization being held August 8-10 at the Royal Sonesta in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The two-and-a-half-day conference focuses on the practical application of deep foundations and ground…

Registration is Open for DFI’s SuperPile ‘23 June 7-9 in Atlanta

March 9, 2023 - in Events, News

Hawthorne, N.J. (March 9, 2023):  Registration is open for SuperPile ’23, a piling design and construction conference hosted by DFI in partnership with ADSC. The annual SuperPile conference is taking place at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis on June 7-9.…

Registration Open for DFI-EFFC International Conference on Deep Foundations and Ground Improvement

February 25, 2022 - in Announcement, Events

May 18-20 in Berlin   Hawthorne, N.J.:  Registration is open for the DFI-EFFC International Conference on Deep Foundations and Ground Improvement: Smart Construction for the Future being held May 18-20, 2022, in Berlin. The conference is a global…

DFI Announces Robert Stier as New Co-chair of Tunneling and Underground Committee

October 28, 2021 - in News, People

Hawthorne, N.J.: Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) announces Robert Stier of Drill Tech Drilling & Shoring is the new co-chair of DFI’s Tunneling and Underground Committee. He joins co-chair, Jim Morrison, P.E., P.Eng., COWI, and takes over for outgoing…

Dale Biggers, P.E., of Boh. Bros., Named 2021 DFI Distinguished Service Award Recipient

August 20, 2021 - in News, People

Hawthorne, N.J.:  Dale Biggers, P.E., a vice president at Boh Bros. Construction in New Orleans, is the recipient of DFI’s highest award bestowed to an individual, the Distinguished Service Award (DSA). This award recognizes individuals who have made…

DFI Announces Winners of 2021 Student Paper Competition

August 4, 2021 - in Awards, News

Hawthorne, N.J.:  DFI announces the winners of the 2021 Student Paper Competition. Osama Drbe, a Ph.D. candidate at Western University London in Ontario, Canada, is the winner of the Student Paper Competition. His paper is titled, “Effect of Negative…