DICEP 2022, also known as the 23rd Annual Design and Installation of Cost-Efficient Piles technical conference brought dozens of deep foundations professionals to the Omni Royal Orleans Hotel in Downtown New Orleans, LA September 12-14, 2022. The three-day seminar featured 12 technical programs, two additional and optional short course were also available for early arrivals. Attendees were provided daily, continental breakfasts. Tuesday's schedule included lunch and an evening reception.
DICEP is an exclusive PDCA program presents modern approaches to maximize and promote the increased use of driven piles through a series of engineering-focused presentations. It takes a deep dive into tried-and-true methods, as well as emerging techniques, for innovative design, construction, and equipment use related to deep foundations, earth retention and/or pile driving. Attendees can expect to learn the advantages of using driven pile foundations for various types of projects; included will be insights into current industry research and technology.
The conference is primarily designed for geotechnical, structural, and civil engineers. However, other firms or individuals who conduct business, support or are associated with the deep foundations, earth retention and/or the driven pile industry regularly attend. Licensed PEs earn professional development hours (PDHs) at this conference.
PDCA thanks all DICEP 2022 attendees, exhibitors and sponsors. Exhibitors included: American Equipment & Fabricating Corp., American Piledriving Equipment, Inc., Ardaman and Associates, Inc., Consolidated Pipe & Supply Company, Inc., GRL Engineers, Inc., Pile Dynamics, Inc., Giken Ltd., J.D. Fields & Company, Inc., Liebherr, Lodge Lumber, Meever USA, and Nucor Skyline. Those sponsoring specific functions within the conference were; American Equipment & Fabricating Corp., ICE-International Construction Equipment, Inc., Liebherr, Nagy Engineers, Inc., and Pacific Pile & Marine, L.P.