|DFI to Host 45th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations October 2020 in National Harbor, Maryland Abstracts Being Accepted Until December 13|
November 18, 2019, Hawthorne N.J.:
Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) is hosting its 45th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, from October 13-16, 2020.
The theme of the conference is People. Purpose. Passion. The conference will showcase a profession at the top of its game, highlighting the hard work, passion, connections, technologies and professionalism that drive the deep foundations industry worldwide.
Abstracts for original technical papers and panel discussions are being accepted through Friday, December 13, 2019, at www.dfi.org/Annual2020 on the following topics:
The 50+ member organizing committee is being led by Conference Chair Sebastian Lobo-Guerrero, Ph.D., P.E., American Geotechnical & Environmental Services (A.G.E.S.), and Program Co-Chairs Jennifer Nicks, Ph.D., P.E., Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and Gregg Piazza, P.E., GeoStructures.
The event is expected to draw more than 1,000 engineers, contractors, government agency representatives, suppliers, manufacturers and academics involved in the deep foundations industry from around the world to share experiences, exchange ideas and learn about the current state of the practice.
In addition to the technical program, the conference includes keynote lectures; the Hal Hunt Lecture on Communications; Manufacturers, Suppliers and Service Providers Sessions; networking opportunities; a Student Activities Program; the City-by-City Companions’ Program; and more than 150 exhibits featuring new and innovative products and services.
Early registration opens January 15, 2020, at www.dfi.org/Annual2020.
Contact: Theresa Engler, Executive Director, (973) 423-4030, firstname.lastname@example.orgAbout 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.