Registration Open for DFI's 39th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations  

January 21, 2014, Hawthorne N.J.: The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) is hosting its 39th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations, October 21-24, 2014 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, GA.

The event draws more than 600 engineers, contractors, suppliers, manufacturers and academics in the deep foundations industry from around the world to share experiences, exchange ideas and learn about the current state of the practice.

The conference begins on Tuesday, October 21 with day-long meetings of DFI's 15 technical committees. The conference officially opens on Wednesday, October 22 and features the exhibit hall with more than 100 manufacturer and supplier exhibits. Papers on projects and case studies of national and local interest will be presented by industry leaders from October 22 - October 24.

DFI's principal awards - the Distinguished Service Award, Outstanding Project Award (OPA) and C. William Bermingham Innovation Award, with its $5,000 prize - will be presented during the Award Banquet. The winners of the Young Professors Paper Competition and the Student Paper Competition will also be recognized at the dinner by the DFI Educational Trust.

Registration is open for attendees, exhibitors and sponsors at

About Deep Foundations Institute (DFI)
DFI ( 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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