Call for Abstracts Open for the ISM 15th International Workshop on Micropiles 

May 25, 2022, Eighty Four PA:

The Call for Abstracts is now open for the International Society for Micropiles (ISM) 15th International Workshop on Micropiles on May 31 – June 2, 2023, at The Sebastian in Vail, Colorado. 

The theme of the workshop is Taking Micropiles to New Heights. 

To participate, please submit an abstract (300 words) by Monday, October 10, 2022, summarizing your proposed presentation content to Papers are not required for this 15th workshop. The Program Committee will select speakers to make oral presentations at the workshop. Presentations will be made in plenary sessions and followed by in-depth discussion. 

Presentations are being accepted on all topics related to micropiles: innovations, state of practice and research, seismic design, numerical analysis, codes and guidance specifications, durability and design life, micropile/structure connection details, load testing, equipment and material evolutions, construction challenges, difficult ground (groundwater/karst), case histories and lessons learned, landslide prevention/slope stabilization, historic renovation and energy piles. 

The workshop includes lectures, discussions, and panel sessions on all aspects of micropile technology, supplemented with social events. The workshop also features the 11th Lizzi Lecture, the 9th Lizzi Scholarship and the 4th World Cup of Micropiles. 

For more information, contact Technical Program Chair Ty Jahn, P.E., Condon-Johnson Associates 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.