48th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations

October 31 – November 3, 2023

Seattle, Washington

Join us for our 48th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations in Seattle 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 and discuss the advancements and innovations in the state-of-practice, research, materials and equipment.

Technical Committee and Working Group Meetings

Monday, October 30, 2023 | Sheraton Grand Seattle, Second Floor

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.DFI Executive Committee Meeting (closed meeting)
11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.DFI Board Meeting (closed meeting)

Tuesday, October 31, 2023 | Sheraton Grand Seattle, Second Floor

(Pacific Time)
Grand Ballroom CGrand Ballroom AGrand Ballroom BWillowRedwood
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.Technical Committee and Working Group Breakfast

Grand Ballroom D
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.Women in Deep Foundations8:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
EFFC/DFI Tremie Concrete Task Group
9:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.BREAK
9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.Structural Slurry Wall and Seepage ControlInternational GroutingSoil MixingElectric Power System Foundations
10:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.BREAK
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.Testing and EvaluationSubsurface Characterization for Deep FoundationsWorking Platforms Industry-Wide Working GroupCodes and Standards
11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.Technical Committee and Working Group Lunch & Learn

Grand Ballroom D
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.Ground ImprovementJoint ADSC-DFI MicropileSeismic and Lateral LoadsInformation Management Systems
2:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.BREAK
2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.Augered Cast-in-Place and Drilled Displacement PileSustainabilityManufacturers, Suppliers and Service ProvidersDFI Risk and Contracts
3:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.BREAK
3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.Helical Piles and TiebacksDriven PileJoint ADSC-DFI Anchored Earth RetentionGeo-Industry Risk Working Group
4:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.BREAK
4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.Drilled ShaftTunneling and UndergroundDeep Foundations for Landslides/Slope Stabilization
5:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.DFI Leadership Meeting
(Trustees and Chairs) | Willow
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.WiDF Networking Reception

Cirrus Ballroom, 35th Floor