DFI Announces Seventh Annual SuperPile Conference June 18-20, Cambridge, MA

Hawthorne, NJ (January 6, 2014): The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) is hosting its seventh annual SuperPile conference on June 18-20, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency, Cambridge, MA.

SuperPile ‘14 is a collaboration of seven DFI Technical Committees and is chaired by Les Chernauskas, P.E., Geosciences Testing & Research, Inc. (GTR) and member of the DFI Driven Pile Committee. The conference kicks off with Technical Committee Meetings on Thursday, June 18, which are open to the public. The event continues on Thursday, June 19 and Friday, June 20 with more than 20 technical presentations on augered cast-in-place/drilled displacement piles, drilled shafts, driven piles, marine foundations, micropiles, seismic and lateral loads, and testing and evaluation of foundation systems. The conference will also include approximately 40 exhibitors.

Presentation proposals are being accepted until Monday, February 3, 2014. Interested parties should submit an abstract of not more than 300 words to to be considered as a speaker during the conference sessions.

More information is available at http://www.dfi.org/update/SuperPile2014CFP.pdf

About the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI)

DFI (www.dfi.org) is an international association of contractors, engineers, suppliers, academics and owners in the deep foundations industry. Our multi-disciplinary 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 3,300 members worldwide.