|DFI Annual Student and Young Professor Paper Competitions |
Call for Papers EXTENDED
March 18, 2020, Hawthorne NJ:
DFI and the DFI Educational Trust announce that the Call for Papers is open for the annual Student Paper Competition and Young Professor Paper Competition. The due date for abstract submissions has been extended until Monday, March 23.
The winning authors are invited to attend DFI's 45th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations (#DFI45), October 13-16 in National Harbor, Maryland, to present their papers. Winners also receive free conference registration, two nights of lodging and a $1,000 stipend for travel expenses. FI also offers the winner and first runner-up a library of up to 20 DFI Publications and a complimentary two-year DFI Individual Membership. Their winning papers will be considered for publication in the DFI Journal.
Papers are being solicited on the topics relating to deep foundations design and construction.
Contact: Emilio S. Fandino, DFI Educational Trust Administrator, (973) 423-4030, firstname.lastname@example.org.About the DFI Educational Trust: The Deep Foundations Institute Educational Trust (www.dfitrust.org) is an independent, 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization established in 2006 by the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) as its charitable arm. The mission of the Trust is to support and encourage individuals in the fields of study related to the deep foundation industry by providing scholarships and opportunities to meet and work with deep foundation industry leaders. About the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI)
DFI (www.dfi.org) is an international association of contractors, engineers, suppliers, academics and owners in the deep foundations industry. Our multi-disciplinary 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 4,000 members worldwide.
Tracy Brettmann, Trust chair, with 2019 Student Paper Competition winners Jamie Crispin and Abagail Bateman, University of Bristol, U.K.