• DFI Europe
  • DFI Trust

48th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations

October 31 – November 3, 2023

Seattle, Washington

Join us for our 48th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations in Seattle and network with the largest gathering of international practitioners specializing in cutting-edge technologies and risk management for deep foundations, ground improvement, earth retention and excavation support. Attend special lectures featuring our world-renowned keynote speakers, share experiences and lessons learned and discuss the advancements and innovations in the state-of-practice, research, materials and equipment.

For Manufacturer, Supplier and Service Provider Session Submissions:

Deadline Extended: Friday, June 2, 2023

Technical Committee and Working Group Meetings

(Pacific Time)
Grand Ballroom CGrand Ballroom AGrand Ballroom BWillow
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.Technical Committee and Working Group Breakfast
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.Women in Deep Foundations
9:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.BREAK
9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.Structural Slurry Wall and Seepage ControlInternational GroutingSoil MixingElectric Power System Foundations
10:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.BREAK
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.Testing and EvaluationSubsurface Characterization for Deep FoundationsIndustry Wide Working Platforms Working GroupCodes & Standards
11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.Technical Committee and Working Group Lunch & Learn

Grand Ballroom D
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.Ground ImprovementJoint ADSC-DFI MicropilesSeismic and Lateral LoadsInformation Management Systems
2:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.BREAK
2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.Augered Cast-in-Place and Drilled Displacement PilesSustainabilityManufacturers, Suppliers and Service ProvidersDFI Risk and Contracts
3:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.BREAK
3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.Helical Piles and TiebacksDriven PilesJoint ADSC-DFI Anchored Earth RetentionGeo-Industry Wide Risk Working Group
4:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.BREAK
4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.Drilled ShaftsTunneling and UndergroundDeep Foundations for Landslides and Slope Stabilization
5:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.DFI Leadership Meeting

(Trustees and Chairs)
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.WiDF Networking Reception