Save the Date for the ISM 14th International Workshop on Micropiles 

March 7, 2018, Eighty Four PA:

The International Society for Micropiles (ISM), ADSC and DFI are hosting the 14th International Workshop on Micropiles on August 21-24, 2019, in Sofitel Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

The Workshop provides an opportunity for members to meet, present and exchange data, and share experiences and developments on a relatively informal basis. The Workshop includes technical presentations covering regional states of practice; advancements of micropile construction, materials, research and development; and educational/promotional activities.

The Workshop will also feature The 10th Lizzi Lecture, the 8th Lizzi Scholarship and the third World Cup of Micropiles. Defending World Cup Champions (2017), PCA Contracting, is serving as the host sponsor for the workshop. The program chair is Helen Robinson, P.E., of GEI Consultants, Inc.

For more information contact ISM Technical Lead: Mary Ellen Bruce Large, P.E., D.GE, Deep Foundations Institute at


About ISM
The International Society for Micropiles (ISM) is a consortium of international representatives involved in the design, construction, research/development and instruction/promotion of micropile technology. ISM provides an international forum for debate, advice, problem-solving and support to micropile specialists and nonspecialists throughout the world. Members of the Society can actively seek advice and experience from other members within this international group. ISM aims to be respected internationally as the preeminent center of knowledge for the development, advancement and promotion of micropile technology.