DFI 47th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations

Theme: Leading With Purpose

Tuesday, October 4 – Friday, October 7, 2022

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745
United States
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Phone: (973) 423-4030
Fax: (973) 423-4031
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Registration is now open. We are so excited to be going to National Harbor! Thank you to our exhibitors and sponsors that moved with us to 2022.

Conference Summary and Schedule

The DFI 47th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations being held held October 4-7, 2022, in National Harbor, Maryland. The theme is Leading with Purpose. #DFI47. This conference will highlight the hard work, leadership, passion, connections, technologies, and professionalism that drive the deep foundations industry worldwide.

Presentation Highlights:

  • New Ways of Doing Things
  • Infrastructure, Policy and Legislation
  • Load Testing, Smart Monitoring and Data Management
  • Adapting Deep Foundation Techniques
  • The Business of the Business
  • High Value Subsurface Characterization
  • Designing for Complex and Local Geology
  • Challenges to Working Within State and National Codes
  • Groundbreaking, Mega and Local Projects
  • Local and National/International Case Histories

Schedule at a Glance: 

Monday, Oct. 3 - Pre-Conference: Board and Technical Committee Chairs Meetings

Tuesday, Oct. 4 - Pre-Conference: Technical Committee Meetings and Women in Deep Foundations Networking Reception

Wednesday, Oct. 5 - Conference Day 1 (Full Day): DFI Educational Trust 5K Fun Run/Walk, Exhibits, Opening Plenary and Technical Sessions, Welcome Luncheon, Conference Welcome Reception and Poster Presentations

Thursday, Oct. 6 - Conference Day 2 (Full Day): Exhibits, Technical Sessions, Business Meeting Luncheon, Hal Hunt Lecture on Communications, Awards Reception & Banquet

Friday, Oct. 7 - Conference Day 3 (Half-Day): Exhibits, Technical Sessions and Closing Plenary

*Schedule subject to change

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Organizing Committee

A dedicated group of industry professionals serve on the Conference Organizing Committee for this event. Led by Conference Chair, Sebastian Lobo-Guerrero, Ph.D., P.E., project engineer/lab manager at American Geotechnical and Environmental Services (AGES) and Technical Program Co-Chairs, Hannah Iezonni, P.E. design engineer of Keller-North Ameriica, and Chris Woods, P.E., G.E., D.GE.m LEED AP BD+C, Vice President of Densification, Inc., this event is expected to serve attendees at a high-level.

Hannah IezzoniHannah Iezzoni, P.E.
Technical Program Co-Chairs

Chris WoodsChris Woods, P.E., G.E., D.GE, LEED AP BD+C
Technical Program Co-Chairs

Cooperating Organizations

We thank the following industry organizations for their support of this conference. Learn more about them by clicking on the logo and viewing their website.

Media Partners

DFI’s Media Partners are committed to keeping our industry well-informed about our conferences and happenings around the world. We thank them for their partnership.


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