DFI-India 2017: 7th Conference on Deep Foundation Technologies for Infrastructure Development in India

October 5, 2017 - October 6, 2017
Indian Institute Of Technology (IIT) Madras
Chennai, India
DFI-India held its 7th Annual Conference in Chennai in collaboration with IIT Madras and the Chennai Chapter of the Indian Geotechnical Society, the site of their 2012 conference. This two day conference focused on emerging technology developments and case histories on deep foundations, deep excavations and ground improvement featuring presentations of practical importance showcasing latest technologies in the areas of geotechnical investigation, analysis and design including seismic aspects, treated soil properties, computer software, tele-networking, instrumentation, testing, monitoring, installation/construction equipment and methods, with supporting data on improvement of quality, productivity, safety and sustainability. A one-day workshop preceded the conference on October 5th. The event was of particular interest to contractors, developers, local and government representatives, designers, consultants and educators involved in geotechnical design and construction. Equipment, material and instrumentation suppliers, contractors and other vendors presented their products and services in the Exhibit Hall.