IFCEE 2015

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register?
Click on the registration button on the home page, or go to the Registration page under the Conference Information tab. Complete all required information along with credit card payment. If you have questions about registration, please contact Emily Matthews at ematthews@adsc-iafd.com or (469) 359-6000.

Is there an Early Bird Registration Price?

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: Purchase a MEMBER FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION before November 15th for $200 Off. (Member Full Registration Only. Not valid for Government, Spouse/Companion, Children, Technical Sessions, Exhibits Only, or Short Courses.)

What kind of payments are accepted for registration?

Registration fees may be paid by CREDIT/DEBIT CARD ONLY. No Cash, Checks, or Wire Transfers will be accepted, online or on-site.

What is the cancellation policy?

All cancellations must be in writing. Prior to Monday, January 12, 2015, IFCEE 2015 Show Management will allow a refund of 75% less a $100.00 processing fee. Cancellations received January 13 through February 10, 2015 will receive a 50% refund less a $150.00 processing fee. No refunds after February 10, 2015, 5:00pm CST. Please fax all cancellation requests to 469.359.6007 or email to Emily Matthews (ematthews@adsc-iafd.com). Substitutions of Attendees: You may substitute attendees at any time.

If I decide at the last minute to attend IFCEE 2015?
Online registration is open until the week prior to the conference on March 17, 2015. We STRONGLY RECOMMEND pre-registering before the conference to avoid long on-site registration lines. 

What does each registration fee cover?
See Registration Fees under the Conference Information and Attendee Tab for all inclusions.

What can I get PDHs for?

PDHs are available for the entire technical program. Concurrent Technical Sessions, Short Courses, and special Lectures are included. Committee Meetings and Social Events are excluded. A PDH form will be provided in your registration packet at check-in.

I am interested in exhibiting at IFCEE 2015. How can I get information?
Please contact Jan Hall at ADSC at 469.359.6000.

How can I get a copy of the agenda?
The agenda is under the Conference Information Tab.

Who can attend IFCEE 2015?
IFCEE 2015 is open to anyone who is interested in the deep foundations industry.

When will I be able to register for IFCEE 2015?
Online registration opens October 15th, 2014.

Will I receive a badge in the mail before IFCEE 2015?
No, all badges are distributed at the conference in the registration area.

Will I receive a receipt for payment?
You will receive a confirmation of registration via email after your registration is completed. This also serves as your paid receipt for your expense reporting purposes.

Can I attend just the exhibits without registering for IFCEE 2015?

Registration is required to attend any of the IFCEE 2015 events. There is, however, a registration option for Exhibits Only, available Wednesday – Saturday. See Registration Information page under the Attendees Tab for pricing.

How do I make hotel reservations for IFCEE 2015?
You will need to make hotel reservations directly with the JW Marriott Hill Country San Antonio. You access the interactive link or find additional hotel information on the Hotel page under the General Information tab on the website.

Will transportation be provided from the airport to hotel?
No transportation is provided from airport to hotel. Attendees are responsible for getting to/from airport. The JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa does not offer shuttle service. Find more information under the Transportation tab on the website.

Will I have to pay for parking at the hotel?
Self parking is complimentary at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa. If you choose to valet park, you will incur a fee. Please see hotel website for more information. 

When will my credit card be charged?
Credit cards will be charged immediately for registration fees. 

I can’t access the hotel registration link on your Web site.
If you are having difficulty making hotel reservations, please call the hotel directly at 800.228.9290. 

How do I make my airline reservations?
Airfare is not included in registration fees. You must make your own airline reservations.

Who attends IFCEE 2015?
General Contractors, Specialty Subcontractors, Manufacturer/Suppliers, Geo-technical Engineers, Structural Engineers, Consulting Companies, and Government Employees from around the globe gather with equipment supplier/manufacturers in the foundation drilling industry to look for new and innovative technology, creative solutions and dynamic contractors to assist them in reaching their goals. View all exhibitors under the Exhibitors Tab.

Who should exhibit?
If you offer any products and services for the deep foundation industry, RESERVE YOUR EXHIBIT SPACE TODAY! Join the growing list of respected exhibitors. Exhibitor Prospectus is located under the Exhibitor Tab.

What are the move-in and out days and times? 
Each confirmed exhibitor will receive an email with specific move in and move out information.

Recommended attire
Attire for the week is business casual. Attendees are encouraged to bring a jacket or sweater because meeting rooms can be cool. Final Night Gala is Black Tie Optional.

Special needs?
If you have special needs or dietary restrictions (vegetarian, kosher, etc.), please specify them on the online registration form. If your special needs are not listed (mobility, auditory, etc.), please email  Jan Hall at jhall@adsc-iafd.com with complete description of your needs.

Can my spouse and/or children attend IFCEE 2015? 
Spouses, companions and children are welcome to attend IFCEE 2015 with you. Spouse/Companions and children can register for a reduced fee. A Spouse/Companion or child registration entitles them entry to all IFCEE 2015 events. Please note a name badge is required for entry into all IFCEE events.

Persons who qualify for a Companion registration are: Immediate family members, boyfriends/girlfriends, etc. You MAY NOT register a co-worker or business associate as a companion. This will be monitored by IFCEE 2015 Show Management and registrations will be cancelled without notice if found. 

For questions of concerns, call IFCEE 2015 Show Management, Jan Hall (jhall@adsc-iafd.com) or Emily Matthews (ematthews@adsc-iafd.com) at 469-359-6000.