Save the Date for the ISM 14th International Workshop on Micropiles 

March 7, 2018, Hawthorne N.J.:

The International Society for Micropiles (ISM), ADSC and DFI are hosting the 14th International Workshop on Micropiles on August 21-24, 2019, in Sofitel Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

The Workshop provides an opportunity for members to meet, present and exchange data, and share experiences and developments on a relatively informal basis. The Workshop includes technical presentations covering regional states of practice; advancements of micropile construction, materials, research and development; and educational/promotional activities.

The Workshop will also feature The 10th Lizzi Lecture, the 8th Lizzi Scholarship and the third World Cup of Micropiles. Defending World Cup Champions (2017), PCA Contracting, is serving as the host sponsor for the workshop. The program chair is Helen Robinson, P.E., of GEI Consultants, Inc.

For more information contact ISM Technical Lead: Mary Ellen Bruce Large, P.E., D.GE, Deep Foundations Institute at


About Deep Foundations Institute (DFI)
DFI ( is an international association of contractors, engineers, manufacturers, suppliers, academics and owners in the deep foundations industry. Our multidisciplinary 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 3,500 members worldwide.