Presentations 2023


Tuesday March 21

Opening by Patrick IJnsen (KIVI  & Maurice Bottiau (DFI)
Presentation ‘The foundation of this conference’
– Gerald Verbeek (Allnamics)

Keynote session 1: Process to accommodate extra load on the piled foundation plate – Jan-Jacob van Blijswijk (Shell)

Session 1:

Decarbonization and Reuse of Steel Foundations – Roel Bijlard (ArcelorMittal)
Risks associated with reuse and remediation of foundations – Pawan Sethi (Tetra Tech Coffey and University of Sydney)
Using the piles of a building demolished decades before as the foundation of a modern building – Péter Turai (HBM)
Improving the inspection tool for wooden foundations and its significance for carbon sequestration – René Klaassen (SHR)

Keynote session 2: The inspection and testing of existing foundations to asses their suitability for re-use – Marcel Bielefeld (Allnamics) 

Session 2:

Existing Piles Hwy 9 Greenock in Canada – Tony Sangiuliano (Ministry of Transportation of Ontario, Canada)
Testing and reinforcing of existing foundations for conversion of industrial to residential buildings – Jan Verstraelen (Smet F&C)
The inspection and testing of existing foundations to assess their suitability for reuse and extended use – Maarten Profittlich (Fugro)
Assessment of masonry arch bridges with a shallow- or pile foundation – Thomas Harrewijn (Royal HaskoningDHV)
Reuse of existing steel piles through integrity assessment – Paolo Lopriore and Maria Carmela Romano (Technip) 
Investigation program for the reuse of an existing pile foundation system in Budapest – János Szendefy (Eferte)

Wednesday March 22

Keynote session 3: The role of investigations in effective risk management for foundation re-use – Henry Tayler (ARUP UK)

Session 3:
Sint Sebastiaansbrug in Delft, The Netherlands – Rodriaan Spruit (City of Rotterdam Engineering)
Cost and carbon implications of different foundation solutions – Siamak Feizi (NGI)
Pile installation fatigue damage from impact driving records: A case study of offshore monopiles – Michele Orlando (HVR Engineering)
Engineering considerations when considering foundation reuse – lessons learned – Martijn van Delft (Allnamics)
The use of integrated geotechnical software to optimize material quantities in the deep foundation industry – Thomas Zwaenepoel  (CloudPiling)
Introduction to the EFFC-DFI carbon calculator – Luke Deamer (Keller)

Keynote session 4: 2023 “Decarbonization of structures and projects in practice:”  Recycling, Reduction, Substitution, and the Energy Transition – Patrick IJnsen, KIVI

Session 4:
Geothermal activation of geotechnical elements using the mixed-in-place technology– Hursit Ibuk (Bauer)
Launching the EFFC circular economy guide – Luke Deamer (Keller)
LB16 unplugged (zero emission machine) for concrete piles with re-used concrete – Roland Nöstler (Liebherr) and Lena Naessl (PST                                          Spezialtiefbau Süd)
Jetgrouting for foundation strengthening – a step towards a more sustainable solution – Peter Freitag (Keller Grundbau)
Effective ways to reduce the carbon footprint in a deep soil mixing solution – A case study from Singapore – Calvin Tang (Keller Foundations)
Energy Sheet Piles double the beneficial use of a foundation – Jacco Haasnoot (CRUX Engineering)