Registration is open for the 2nd DFI-PFSF Piling & Ground Improvement Conference taking place March 10-12, 2021, at International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney in Australia.
This conference — being hosted by Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) and Piling & Foundation Specialists Federation (PFSF) — intends to promote all aspects of the deep foundations, earth retention and ground improvement works. The technical program focuses on the following topics:
- Design and construction solutions to foundation problems
- Innovative site investigation methods and techniques
- Ground improvement for structural support and retention works
- Testing of foundations
- Developments and innovations in construction equipment, methods and materials
- Potential environmental and structural impact of piling work on adjacent structures
- Infrastructure works projects from PPPs, government authorities, builders, consultants and contractors
- Case studies with lessons learned
The conference features four keynote lectures:
- “Forms of Contracting, Approaches to Risk Sharing, and the Impact on Innovation, Productivity and Project Outcomes,” Phil Oxley, BSc (Hons), MBA, NSW Advisory Leader, Mott MacDonald
- “Building the Foundations of a New City Using Innovative Ground Improvement Strategies – Capital City District,” Jerome Racinais, Engineering Director, Menard
- “The Application of Dynamic Analyses for Testing of Non-Uniform Deep Foundations,” Samuel Paikowsky, Ph.D., Professor, University of Massachusetts Lowell
- “Driven Displacement Pile Ground Improvement for Liquefaction Mitigation,” Armin Stuedlein, Ph.D., P.E., Associate Professor, Geotechnical Engineering, Oregon State University
To register, visit www.dfi.org/PFSF2021.