DICEP Starts Tuesday in Houston, There's Still Time to Register

Dave Chapman presents a program about sheet piling design at a previous DICEP technical conference

There's still time to secure your registration at PDCA 24th Annual Design & Installation of Cost-Efficient Piles (DICEP Conference beginning Tuesday, September 12, 2023, at the Houston Marriott West Loop. The Exhibit Hall is sold out, but if you are interested sponsoring some portion of the event, you can find information about availability on the registration page. Please click on the following link to register and learn more about this annual technical conference. 

DICEP 2023 Schedule at a Glance:

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

3:00 pm     Registration Opens   

4:00 pm     Opening Ceremony & Welcome Announcements     

5:00 pm     Role of Geotechnical Engineering on Design Build Panel Discussion     
  • Chad Held, P.E., Executive Vice President, Eustis Engineering
  • Clayton Signor, Owner, Texas Pile, LLC
  • Silas Nichols, P.E., Principal Geotechnical Engineer, Federal Highway Administration's Office of Infrastructure
5:00 pm     Meet & Greet Reception - Exhibit Hall

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

7:00 am     Registration & Breakfast - Exhibit Hall     

8:00 am     Morning Welcome Announcements     

8:15 am     Installation of an Offshore Platform     
  • Bob Stevens, PhD, PE, F.ASCE, D.GE, Principal Consultant, Fugro
8:45 am      The Impact of In-Depth Understanding of Steel Sheet Piling     
Materials, Design, Configuration and Installation on Construction Cost   
  • Gerry McShane, Director Piling Sales, Service Steel Warehouse

9:15 am     Earthen Levee Retrofit with Pressed-in Double Sheet Pile Walls     
Takefumi Takuma, Senior Advisor, Giken America

9:45 am     Optimizing Pile Lengths with an Embedded Instrumentation Load Test Program for a Large Industrial Plant
  • Brandon Phetteplace, P.E., Project Engineer, GRL Engineers, Inc.
  • Daniel Sprunk, Project Manager, Cajun Industries, LLC

Break - Exhibit Hall     10:15 am

10:45 am     Tale of Two Shorings: Dallas Rail Yard and Lake Austin Water Quality Pond
  • Clayton Signor, Owner, Texas Pile, LLC

11:45 am     The Role of Sustainability in Future Design     
  • Silas Nichols, P.E., Principal Geotechnical Engineer, Federal Highway Administration's Office of Infrastructure

12:30 pm     Lunch - Exhibit Hall

1:30 pm     Innovative Methods for Pile Installation
  • Keith Cronin, Pacific Pile & Marine
2:00 pm     Fundamentals of Driven Pile Design Principles
  • Aaron Budge, PhD, P.E., Associate Dean, College of Science, Engineering & Technology, Minnesota State Univ.
3:00 pm     Break - Exhibit Hall

3:30 pm     Design Changes and a Material Substitution - Savings for Heritage Point at Canalside's Building One in Buffalo, NY
  • Buck Darling, President, Herbert F. Darling, Inc.
4:00 pm     Design Considerations for Displacement Rigid Inclusions
  • Timothy C. Seigel, P.E., G.E., D.GE, CEO/Senior Principal, Dan Brown & Associates
4:30 pm     Surfside Beach Pier Replacement Value Engineering Design
  • Michael Simpson, P.E., Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Infrastructure Consulting & Engineering

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