DFI to Host SSI: Stabilize, Support and Improve Technical Seminar: August 28-30, 2017, Washington D.C. 

May 25, 2017, Hawthorne N.J.:

Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) is hosting a technical seminar, SSI: Stabilize, Support and Improve, on August 28-30, 2017, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington D.C.

The conference, organized by several DFI Technical Committees, focuses on the effective application of deep foundations, ground improvement and soil mixing for stabilization of slopes and excavation support.

This event expands on past DFI seminars on deep foundations for landslides, slope stabilization, tiebacks and soil nails, and presents current technologies, design concepts, research and case histories for challenging slope and landslide repairs, excavation support and slope stabilization projects using deep foundation and ground improvement methods. Presentations will highlight technical and economic advantages and long-term maintenance.

DFI Technical Committee meetings are being held on Monday, August 28 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., followed by two days of technical sessions on August 29-30. Equipment, material and instrumentation suppliers, contractors, engineers and other vendors will exhibit innovative products and services during the seminar.

In conjunction with the SSI Seminar, the DFI Women in Deep Foundations (WiDF) Committee is hosting an outing at Nationals Park for the Washington Nationals vs. Miami Marlins baseball game on Monday, August 28 following the Technical Committee meetings.

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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 4,000 members worldwide.