DFI-PFSF Piled Foundations & Ground Improvement Technology for the Modern Building and Infrastructure Sector

Melbourne, Victoria
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
DFI-PFSF Piled Foundations & Ground Improvement Technology for the Modern Building and Infrastructure Sector
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 7:00 AM -
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 6:00 PM (Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney Time)

Melbourne Exhibition Centre
+61 3 9235 8000
2 Clarendon Street
South Wharf VIC
Melbourne, Victoria 3006

Map and Directions

Conference Summary
Why Attend?
Chart of Registration Categories
Organizing  and Program Committees


Conference Summary

This inaugural joint conference with the Piling and Foundation Specialist Federation (PFSF) covers piling and ground improvement works associated with building and infrastructure developments, including foundation works and retention requirements for basements. Presenters will share their experiences and knowledge encompassing aspects of design, construction and performance (or lack of) for piling and ground improvement techniques for building and infrastructure works.

Why Attend?

The conference will gather design professionals, engineers, contractors, researchers, material and equipment suppliers, and government agencies involved in the design, construction and research of piling and ground improvement solutions for building and infrastructure projects.  You’ll share international experiences with worldwide experts, interact with practitioners specializing in cutting-edge technologies, and participate in technical sessions that include design methods, testing and quality control/assurance, equipment developments and data collection and management.

What Your Registration Includes and
Chart of Registration Categories, Fees and Policies

Full Conference Registration** for DFI and PFSF Members, Non-Members, Exhibitors, Exhibitor 2nd Booth Delegates, Young Professional, Government and Student Delegates includes access to: 

-Conference Materials
-Conference Presentations

-Exhibit Hall
-Networking Breakfasts
-Morning and Afternoon Networking Breaks
-Networking Lunches
-Welcome Reception (Monday, March 20)
-Online Conference Proceedings Access

**Tickets for the Reception and Banquet on Tuesday, March 21 must be purchased separately.

View our chart of Registration Fees, Payment and Cancellation Policies for details.

Conference Organizing and Technical Committees

A dedicated group of industry professionals serve on the Organizing and Technical Committees for this event. View the listing of the members and their roles.

Contact Information

  • Phone: +1 (973) 423-4030
    Fax: +1 (973) 423-4031

Payment Instructions

  • You may register for this Conference using a major Credit Card (we cannot accept American Express), Debit Card, PayPal, or Wire. To make payment by wire, contact Lisa Rayment at LRAYMENT@DFI.ORG.

    Cancellations must be made in writing by mail, email or fax. 

    326 Lafayette Avenue
    Hawthorne, NJ 07506 
    Email: staff@dfi.org
    Fax: (973) 423-4031

    Refunds for registration will not be issued after Tuesday, February 28, 2017. However, you may transfer your registration to another delegate. Sponsorship fees are non-refundable.  

    Images of individuals may be captured by the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI)/the Piling Foundation Specialists Federation (PFSF) during events/activities organized and hosted by DFI/PFSF using still photography, video or any other medium. DFI/PFSF reserves the right to use such images on the DFI/PFSF website, in Deep Foundations Magazine, in newsletters and/or other publicity material. By registering and/or participating in a DFI/PFSF event/activity, the persons whose images are captured during such an event consent to the use of said images by DFI/PFSF as described above.

326 Lafayette Avenue
Hawthorne, NJ 07506
United States of America
Phone | (973) 423-4030
Email | staff@dfi.org

235 Charles Street
Launceston TAS 7250
Phone | 0425 209 401
Email | Admin@pilingfederation.org.au