The winning authors are invited to attend DFI’s 46th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations in Las Vegas, October 12-15, 2021, to present their paper. Winners receive free conference registration, two nights of lodging and a $1,000 stipend for travel expenses. DFI also offers the winner and first runner-up access to a library of more than 100 industry articles and a complimentary two-year DFI Individual Membership. Winning papers will be considered for publication in the DFI Journal.
For more information on the criteria and submission guidelines, download the Student Paper Competition Call for Papers or the Young Professor Paper Competition Call for Papers. About DFI Educational Trust:The Deep Foundations Institute Educational Trust (trust.dfi.org) is an independent, 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization established in 2006 by the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) as its charitable arm. The mission of the Trust is to support and encourage individuals in the fields of study related to the deep foundation industry by providing scholarships and opportunities to meet and work with deep foundation industry leaders.
About Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) DFI (www.dfi.org) 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.