DFI S3: Slope - Support - Stabilization

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Conference Summary*

Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) S3: Slopes Slides and Stabilization is a 2-day conference on the practical application of deep foundations and ground improvement techniques for stabilizing soft ground, landslides and slopes, and supporting deep excavations.  This event will be held in person, and online participation is also available.  The technical program highlights the state-of-practice, current research, innovations, advancements, and case histories of deep foundations, anchored earth retention, slurry walls, ground improvement, deep mixing.  The popular software discussion will be held again this year: a featured interactive panel discussion that covers the effective use of software for analyzing slope and landslide stabilization and deep excavation projects.

On Tuesday, August 3, related DFI technical committees will hold committee meetings in the afternoon. All DFI committee meetings are open for anyone to attend.  In the evening, DFI's Women in Deep Foundations Committee will hold a fundraising networking event, and all attendees are invited to join and participate.  More details on the event will be posted shortly.

All S3 technical sessions are presented in plenary format and in depth discussion is encouraged.  On Wednesday, August 4 and Thursday, August 5, keynote lecturers and other industry experts will provide presentations on the latest analytical and design methods and practical applications. 

Equipment, material and instrumentation suppliers, contractors, engineers, and other vendors will present their services in our Exhibit Hall.

*schedule subject to change based on program needs

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Members from the following committees are collaborating to organize this event:

  • Anchored Earth Retention
  • Deep Foundations for Landslides and Slope Stabilization
  • Drilled Shafts
  • Ground Improvement
  • Seismic and Lateral Loads
  • Slurry Walls
  • Soil Mixing
  • Subsurface Characterization
  • Testing and Evaluation

Who Should Attend

This conference attracts contractors; engineers; manufacturers and equipment suppliers; researchers; federal, state and local agency representatives; owners; and policy makers involved in the design, construction and execution of slope stabilization, ground improvement, and deep excavation support projects.

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What Your Registration Includes

Full Conference Registration for Attendees, Exhibitors, and Speakers Includes:

Conference Presentations
Software Discussion and Panel 
Exhibit Hall Access
Continental Breakfasts
Morning and Afternoon Networking Breaks
Networking Lunches
Networking Reception
Access to Online Conference Proceedings
Access to Online Conference Platform

Registration Fees and Policies

Technical Program Committee

They are supported by a dedicated group of industry professionals who serve on the program committee.

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