Recent developments

  • Two nominations for ISRM President have been accepted at this stage.
  • New National Group Macedonia approved
  • The DRC and Zambia are in the process of establishing National Groups.

Online lectures
A new ISRM Online Lecture is available for viewing or downloading on the ISRM website ( 17th ISRM Online lecture: Prof. Charles Fairhurst – “Why Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering”

ISRM Conferences
The following ISRM Conferences are scheduled:

Event title Start date End date Country City
YSRM 2017 - the 4th ISRM Young Scholars’ Symposium on Rock Mechanics and NDRM 2017 - the 5th International Symposium on New Development in Rock Engineering - an ISRM Specialised Conference 2017-05-10 2017-05-13 Korea Jeju
Progressive Failure and Long Term Strength Degradation of Brittle Rocks - an ISRM Specialised Conference 2017-06-05 2017-06-09 Switzerland Ascona
EUROCK 2017 - the ISRM European Rock Mechanics Symposium 2017-06-20 2017-06-22 Czech Rep. Ostrava
GeoProc 2017 - 6th International Conference on Coupled THMC Processes in Geosystems - an ISRM Specialised Conference 2017-07-05 2017-07-07 France Paris
AfriRock 2017 – the 2017 ISRM International Symposium 2017-10-02 2017-10-07 South Africa Cape Town
Shaoxing International Forum on Rock Mechanics and Engineering Geology - an ISRM Specialised Conference 2017-10-27 2017-10-28 China Shaoxing
EUROCK 2018 - the ISRM European Rock Mechanics Symposium 2018-05-22 2018-05-26 Russia Saint Pe-tersburg
RockDyn-3 - 3rd International Conference on Rock Dynamics and Applications - an ISRM Specialised Conference 2018-06-26 2018-06-27 Norway Trondheim
ARMS10 - the ISRM 10th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium 2018-10-29 2018-11-03 Singapore Singapore
ISRM 14th International Congress on Rock Mechanics 2019-09-20 2019-09-27 Brazil Foz do Iguaçu