EFFC Technical Working Group

EFFC Technical Working Group

To:EFFC Executive Committee

The EFFC is calling for abstracts to be submitted for the DFI/EFFC Conference in Rome in 2018. The title of the conference is Urbanisation and Infrastructure Development Future Challenges.

This year we are encouraging clients to provide abstracts on the geotechnical challenges of their upcoming projects. We also want Papers on the following topics covering aspects from the technical through to contractual issues, risk quality control, execution methods and final acceptance criteria : 

· Deep Foundation Technologies

· Ground Improvement Technologies

· Modeling & Computing for New Techniques

· Project Management Information System (PMIS)

· Building Information Modeling

· Equipment and Material Advancements

· Contractual Rules

· Construction Risk

· Case Histories including Lessons Learned

· Innovative Solutions for Complex Problems

· Harmonization of National & International

Please can you:

  1. Distribute the attached Call for Abstracts within your Federations and companies
  2. Encourage as many organisations as possible to submit abstracts for consideration. 
  3. Let me know if there are any infrastructure clients that you intend to approach.

The deadline for submissions is Friday 16th June a website is due to go live soon that will allow abstracts to be submitted. Alternatively if you wish to send them directly to me I will pass them through to the organising committee. 

Kind regards, 

Ciaran Jennings