Save the Date for the ISM 16th International Workshop on Micropiles 

May 24, 2024, Eighty Four PA:

 The International Society for Micropiles (ISM) is hosting its 16th International Workshop on Micropiles on September 24-26, 2025 in Valencia, Spain. 

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

The Workshop will feature the 12th Lizzi Lecture, the 10th Lizzi Scholarship and the 5th World Cup of Micropiles. 

ISM member company Ischebeck Ibérica is the host for the workshop. 

“Björn Ischebeck of Ischebeck Titan and David Pérez, managing director of Ischebeck Ibérica have organized a fabulous location for the workshop,” says Mary Ellen Large, ISM executive director. “The event is being held at the modern 4-star Barceló Valencia hotel, which is just minutes from the famous Museu de les Ciències. We are excited to be back in Europe for the workshop. Our last workshop in Europe was the 12th workshop in Kraków, Poland in 2014.” 

For more information on the workshop, visit or contact ISM Executive Director: Mary Ellen Bruce Large, P.E., BC.GE, Nicholson Construction Company 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.