DFI 43rd Annual Conference on Deep Foundations

Anaheim, California
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
DFI 43rd Annual Conference on Deep Foundations
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - Saturday, October 27, 2018

Hilton Anaheim
(714) 750-4321
777 W Convention Way
Anaheim, California 92802
United States

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Conference Summary
8 Great Reasons to Attend this Conference
Chart of Registration Categories, Fees, and Policies
Organizing Committee
Quick Links
Cooperating Organizations
Media Partners


Conference Summary

Join us for our 43rd Annual Conference on Deep Foundations in Anaheim 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 related to extreme events, contracts, and risk mitigation, and learn about advancements and innovations in the state-of-practice, research, materials and equipment. Explore technical topics related to performance based design and construction of foundations subject to increasingly challenging structural demands. Discuss and debate all aspects of assessment, development, design, and monitoring for complex loading conditions in the 21st century. Visit the Exhibit Hall which features 140+ companies. View our conference program for details.

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8 Great Reasons to Attend this Conference

  1. Join the largest gathering of international practitioners specializing in cutting-edge technologies and risk management for deep foundations, ground improvement, earth retention and excavation support.
  2. Explore technical topics related to performance based design and construction of foundations subject to increasingly challenging structural demands.
  3. Discuss and debate all aspects of assessment, development, design, and monitoring for complex loading conditions in the 21st century.
  4. Learn about advancements and innovations in the state-of-practice, research, materials and equipment for deep foundations, earth retention, and excavation support.
  5. Share experiences and lessons learned related to extreme events, contracts, and risk mitigation.
  6. Explore the Exhibit Hall featuring specialty services of 140+ companies.
  7. Attend one or more of DFI’s 24 technical committee and working group meetings and become involved in projects that promote safety, quality, durability and sustainability in the geotechnical and deep foundation industry.
  8. Make the most of your time in Anaheim — attend DFI’s Annual Conference and enjoy this exciting Southern California city!


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

Full Conference Registration for DFI Members, Non-Members, Exhibitors, Exhibitor 2nd Attendees, Young Professional, and Government attendees includes access to:

-Conference Presentations
-Exhibit Hall
-Continental Breakfasts
-Morning and Afternoon Networking Breaks
-Welcome and Business Meeting Luncheons
-Welcome Reception
-Hal Hunt Lecture on Communications
-DFI Awards Reception and Banquet
-Online Conference Proceedings and Flash Drive  

Students Attendees Receive: Access to any Student Activities, Conference Presentations, Exhibit Hall, Continental Breakfasts, Morning and Afternoon Networking Breaks, Hal Hunt Lecture, Online Conference Proceedings and Flash Drive. Luncheons and the Welcome Reception are not included.

Choose the Registration Type that suits your needs. Special Event Tickets are available for purchase for registration categories that do not include luncheons, receptions and the awards banquet.  


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

Organizing Committee

A dedicated group of industry professionals serve on the Conference Organizing Committee for this event.

View the listing of Organizing Committee Members and their roles.


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Payment Instructions

  • You may register for this Conference using a major Credit Card, Debit Card, PayPal, Check or Purchase Order. Check payments due within 30 days of registration and should be made payable to DFI.

    To make payment by wire, contact DFI at bookkeeper@dfi.org.

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

    DEEP FOUNDATIONS INSTITUTE
    326 Lafayette Avenue
    Hawthorne, NJ 07506

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    Fax: (973) 423-4031

    Refunds for Registration will not be issued after Friday, September 29, 2018. However, you may transfer your registration to another DFI Member. 
     
    Refunds for Exhibit Booths will not be issued after August 31, 2018. Please refer to your Exhibit Space Agreement for Details.

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