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DFI 2020 Awards: Call for Entries

DFI announces a call for entries for its 2020 Awards, which showcase and celebrate the achievements and contributions of individuals, teams and companies in the deep foundations industry.

Deadline February 1, 2020, for the Ben C. Gerwick Award for Innovation in Design and Construction of Marine Foundations nominations. The award recognizes the innovative spirit of Gerwick and his phenomenal contribution to the marine foundation industry over his 62 year professional career as a contractor, educator and construction engineer. The 2020 Gerwick Award is being presented at DFI’s SuperPile ‘20 in St. Louis, Missouri, June 3-5, 2020.

Deadline May 4, 2020, for the 2020 Outstanding Project Award, Distinguished Service Award and C. William Bermingham Innovation Award submissions. The awards are being presented at DFI’s 45th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations in National Harbor, Maryland, October 13-16, 2020.

The Outstanding Project Award (OPA) recognizes the superior work of DFI members. Each year, a project is chosen from several geotechnical projects submitted for consideration by DFI members.

The Distinguished Service Award (DSA) recognizes individuals who have made exceptionally valuable contributions to the advancement of the deep foundations industry.

C.William Bermingham Innovation Award encourages and recognizes innovative contributions to deep foundations technology. The award pays tribute to the innovative spirit of Bill Bermingham, DFI past president, and his contributions to DFI and the deep foundations industry.

Information and nomination forms are available at www.dfi.org/awards.

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