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DFI to Host International Deep Mixing Conference: June 15-18, Gdańsk, Poland
Call for Abstracts Open
 

April 10, 2019, Hawthorne N.J.:

Deep Foundations Institute (DFI), in conjunction with leaders in the international deep mixing community, is hosting the 7th conference in a series on deep mixing, June 15-18, 2020, in Gdańsk, Poland. 

Deep Mixing 2020 — Best Practice and Legacy is aimed at defining the future of deep mixing and transferring the charge of advancing the industry to the next generation of practitioners. The technical program will include presentations on all aspects of current deep mixing technology and research and provide a forum for discussion with all stakeholders including contractors, engineers, researchers, equipment and material suppliers, and owners. 

Co-chairs of the conference are Professor Michał Topolnicki, Ph.D., Keller Poland, and Professor George Filz, Ph.D., Virginia Tech, U.S. 

Abstracts for technical papers are invited addressing frontiers of soil mixing related to the following topics:

  • Laboratory mixing and material testing
  • Properties of treated soil materials (binders, durability, material models)
  • Analyses and design procedures (methodology, modeling, recommendations, codes)
  • Contracting strategy/specifications/practice
  • Field testing and performance monitoring (measurements, long-term data)
  • Mixing equipment and construction technologies
  • Quality control and quality assurance
  • Environmental mixing and related research
  • Liquefaction mitigation with mixing (analyses, experience)
  • Case histories with lessons learned

Abstracts are due Monday, June 24, 2019. For more information or to submit an abstract, visit www.dfi.org/DM2020.

Contact: Theresa Engler, Executive Director, (973) 423-4030, tengler@dfi.org

About Deep Foundations Institute (DFI)
DFI (www.dfi.org) 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.
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