The 2009 International Foundation Congress and Equipment Exposition (IFCEE ’09) is a joint conference sponsored by ADSC: The Inter-national Association of Foundation Drilling, ASCE’s Geo-Institute, and the Pile Driving Contractors Association (PDCA). To be held in Orlando, Fla., Mar. 15-19, this conference will be the largest geotechnical engineering and geo-construction event ever.

The 52 technical and business management presentations will enable you to take advantage of the infrastructure-related economic turnaround that is sure to come.  In these difficult economic times, it is all the more important to have the intellectual and physical tools that will guarantee that you will be well positioned to succeed in the future. Equipment from all over the world will be on display to show you how to maximize your efficiency and productivity.

With the newest, state-of-the-art foundation construction machines, confirmation testing equipment and innovative materials, you will be able to work smarter and faster, thus gaining a competitive edge in the design and construction marketplace.

Keynote speaker Major General Don Riley will share the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s plans for addressing the needs of the nation’s infrastructure, which is certain to get priority attention as part of any economic stimulus program. Internationally renowned experts will speak directly to the issues of forecasting how, where and when the world’s economies will regain momentum – specifically as it relates to the geo-industry. Fifteen of the world’s leading professional geo-industry organizations will be represented at the Congress.

The Congress will feature ASCE’s prestigious Terzaghi and Peck Lectures, as well as the annual meetings of the ADSC, Geo-Institute, and PDCA.

IFCEE ‘09 will offer the best professional advancement value available anywhere as you will be able to see, learn and share the latest technical information in one place, at one time.

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