Dr. Dan Brown, P.E.Â will be speaking at the 10th International Conference on Piling and Deep Foundations organized by The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) and the European Federation of Foundation Contractors (EFFC).Â The meeting will be held May 31st through June 2nd, 2006 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Â Dan will also serve as moderator for a session on monitoring and testing of deep foundations.Â Papers co-authored by the DBA team include a paper on base grouting of drilled shafts in the southeatern U.S.Â byÂ Dan, Dr. Steve Dapp, P.E. of DBA, and Mike Muchard, P.E. of Applied Foundation Testing, Inc.Â , and a paper on performance based specifications for continues flight auger (CFA) or augercast piles by Dan, Robert Thompson, P.E. of DBA, and Silas Nichols, P.E.Â with theÂ Geotechnical Engineering Section of FHWAÂ These papers will be available on this web site after the conference.