When: 10/31/2023 - 11/3/2023 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: 800 Convention Place Seattle, WA 98101

October 31 November 3, 2023

Seattle, Washington

Join us for our 48th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations in Seattle, WA and network with the largest gathering of international practitioners specializing in cutting-edge technologies and risk management for deep foundations, ground improvement, earth retention and excavation support. Attend special lectures featuring our world-renowned keynote speakers, share experiences and lessons learned and discuss the advancements and innovations in the state-of-practice, research, materials and equipment.

Theme: Embracing Change

Tuesday, October 31 Friday, November 3, 2023

Seattle Convention Center

800 Convention Place
Seattle, WA 98101
United States

Contact Information  
Phone: (973) 423-4030



Conference Summary and Schedule

DFI's 48th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations will be held October 31 November 3, 2023 in Seattle, Washington. The theme is Embracing Change.  This conference will look into the trends in industry advancements, changing policies and standards and incorporating resiliency in design and construction across the deep foundation industry.

Presentation Highlights:

  • Incorporating Resiliency into Practice
  • Evolving Practice with National, State and Local Codes
  • Creative Solutions to Current Business Challenges
  • Geotechnical Challenges in the Pacific Northwest and Similar Environments
  • Mitigating Geo and Natural Hazards
  • Deep Foundation Advancements
  • Marine Foundations and Challenges
  • Advances in Testing, QA/QC and Information Management
  • Case Histories
  • And more!
Schedule at a Glance: 

Tuesday, Oct. 31 - Pre-Conference: Technical Committee Meetings, Lunch and Learn and Women in Deep Foundations Networking Reception

Wednesday, Nov. 1 - Conference Day 1 (Full Day): Exhibits, Opening Plenary and Technical Sessions, Welcome Luncheon and Welcome Reception

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

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

*Schedule subject to change