DFI SSI: Stabilize, Support and Improve 2017

Washington, District of Columbia
Monday, August 28, 2017
DFI SSI: Stabilize, Support and Improve 2017
Monday, August 28, 2017 4:00 PM -
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 5:00 PM (Eastern Time)

Omni Shoreham Hotel
(202) 234-0700
2500 Calvert Street Northwest
Washington, District of Columbia 20008
United States

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Conference Summary
Who Should Attend
What Your Registration Includes
Registration Fees and Policies
Cooperating Organizations

Conference Summary*

Seven committees of Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) will combine their industry expertise to organize a 2-day technical conference on the effective application of deep foundations, ground improvement, and soil mixing for stabilization of slopes and excavation support.

On Monday, August 28, the Landslides & Slope Stabilization, and the Tiebacks and Soil Nailing committees will meet in the afternoon to discuss progress on various committee projects. The Women in Deep Foundation Committee is also planning to sponsor an evening baseball game featuring the Washington Nationals vs. the Miami Marlins at the Nationals Park at 7:05 pm.

On Tuesday, August 29 and Wednesday, August 30 there will be plenary sessions of presentations and lectures by industry experts on current technologies, key design concepts and case histories that illustrate effective application of deep foundations for stabilization of slopes and excavation support. Recent and future projects will be presented that include challenging slope and landslide repairs and excavation support with deep foundation methods. Equipment, material and instrumentation suppliers, contractors, engineers, and other vendors will present their services in our Exhibit Hall.

DFI Technical Committees planning this conference are:

  • Landslides and Slope Stabilization
  • Tiebacks and Soil Nailing
  • Ground Improvement 
  • Slurry Walls
  • Soil Mixing
  • Subsurface Characterization
  • Drilled Shafts
*schedule subject to change based on program needs

Who Should Attend

This workshop will gather federal, state and local agency representatives, owners and policy makers with foundation practitioners active in the areas of dam, levee and coastal rehabilitation. Contractors, engineers, equipment and material suppliers executing cutoff barrier and ground improvement projects for support of water infrastructure projects are encouraged to attend. Click here to download event flyer to share with your colleagues.

What Your Registration Includes

Full Conference Registration for Attendees, Exhibitors, and Speakers Include:
  • Conference Presentations
  • Exhibit Hall Access
  • Continental Breakfasts
  • Morning and Afternoon Networking Breaks
  • Networking Lunches
  • Networking Reception
  • Access to Online Conference Proceedings

Registration Fees and Policies

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

Technical Program Committee

A dedicated group of industry professionals serve on the program committee for this event.  View what industry leaders and companies are participating in this two-day seminar program.

Cooperating Organizations


Contact Information

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

Payment Instructions

  • You may register for this Conference using a major Credit Card, Debit Card, PayPal, Check or Purchase Order. Terms are 30 days net for all check, wire and purchase order payments. Check payments should have DFI SSI2017 in the memo.

    To make payment by wire, contact Lisa Rayment at LRAYMENT@DFI.ORG.

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

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    Refunds for Registration will not be issued after Monday, August 7. However, you may transfer your registration to another attendee. Refunds for Exhibit Booths will not be issued after Monday, July 10. Please refer to your Exhibit Space Agreement for Details.

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