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Call for Abstracts Open for DFI-India 2019 Conference: Deadline: April 5, 2019 

March 6, 2019, Hawthorne N.J.:

Call for abstracts are being accepted for DFI-India 2019, 9th Annual Conference on Deep Foundation Technologies for Infrastructure Development in India, being held November 15-16, 2019, at the National Academy of Construction (NAC), Hyderabad, Telangana, India. This event is being organized by DFI of India in collaboration with NAC and Indian Geotechnical Society Hyderabad Chapter. Abstracts are due April 5, 2019.

Abstracts for papers that focus on a safe and sustainable future with respect to technology, equipment, work methods, skilled workforce, quality and productivity and case studies are being accepted under four major topics:

  • Improving Current Practice with Case Studies
  • Developments in Safe and Efficient Geo-Construction
  • Advances in Deep Foundations, Earth Retention Systems and Ground Improvement
  • Urban Development/Redevelopment
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The DFI-India 2019 conference provides a forum for a wide range of geo-professionals to present, discuss and debate all aspects of latest deep foundation technologies appropriate for the faster development, expansion and improvement of India’s critical infrastructure. Presentations will highlight the latest and appropriate geo-technologies, contract and project management procedures, work methods, latest equipment and tools, and the skill development programs needed in India. The conference is being preceded by a technical workshop on a relevant foundation theme on November 14, 2019.

For more information and to submit an abstract visit www.dfi.org/India2019.

About Deep Foundations Institute (DFI)
DFI (www.dfi.org) is an international association of contractors, engineers, manufacturers, suppliers, academics and owners in the deep foundations industry. Our multidisciplinary 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 3,500 members worldwide.
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