When: 8/8/2023 - 8/10/2023 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: 40 Edwin H Land Boulevard Cambridge, MA 02142

DFI S3: Slopes, Support and Stabilization

August 8-10, 2023
Royal Sonesta Boston
40 Edwin H Land Boulevard
Cambridge, MA 02142
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Conference Summary

Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) S3: Slopes, Support and Stabilization is a 2.5-day conference on the practical application of deep foundations and ground improvement techniques for stabilizing soft ground, landslides and slopes, and supporting deep excavations. 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 8, 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 9 and Thursday, August 10, 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.

Members from the following committees are collaborating to organize this event:
  • Anchored Earth Retention
  • Deep Foundations for Landslides and Slope Stabilization
  • Drilled Shaft
  • Ground Improvement
  • Slurry Wall
  • Soil Mixing
  • Subsurface Characterization for Deep Foundations 
  • Testing and Evaluation