DFI 49th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations

Water — Resiliency — Infrastructure

DFI's 49th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations is October 7 - 10, 2024, in Aurora, Colorado - just outside of Denver. The theme of this international conference is Water — Resiliency — Infrastructure. This conference features two concurrent technical tracks. One covering traditional topics and the other focused on water related topics.

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  • Sustainability and Resiliency in Practice
  • Surface Water
  • Deep Foundation Advancements
  • Groundwater
  • Evolving Practice with National, State and Local Codes
  • Innovation in Equipment and Materials
  • Working with Geo and Natural Hazards
  • Advances in Testing, QA/QC and Information Management
  • Project Delivery
  • Case Histories
  • And more!

Schedule Overview

Monday, October 7

Conference Day 1: Technical Committee Meetings, Lunch and Learn and Women in Deep Foundations Networking Reception.

Tuesday, October 8

Conference Day 2 (Full Day): Exhibits, Opening Plenary and Technical Sessions, Welcome Luncheon and Welcome Reception.

Wednesday, October 9

Conference Day 3 (Full Day): Exhibits, Technical Sessions, Business Meeting Luncheon and Hal Hunt Lecture.

Thursday, October 10

Conference Day 4 (Half-Day): Exhibits, Technical Sessions and Closing Plenary

Organizing Committee

A dedicated group of industry professional serve on the Conference Organizing Committee for this event. Led by Conference Chairs Dave Paul, P.E. of Paul GeoTek Engineering, Luca Barison of Nicholson Construction Company, and Program Co-Chairs Brad Long, P.E. of HDR and Tom Pullen, P.G. of Brierley Associates.

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Dave Paul, P.E.

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Luca Barison

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Brad Long, P.E.

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Tom Pullen, P.G.

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