ISRM Congress 2019
- 798 abstracts were accepted and 15 were rejected.
- The list of all accepted abstracts will be available soon at the Congress webpage.
- The site is open for the full paper submission and will close on March 18th.
- Taylor and Francis will be the Publisher for ISRM2019 and all refereed and finalised pa-pers must be with the Publisher by the end of June.
- Registration is open as well as reservation for accommodation at the official hotel. In-structions are available at the Congress webpage.
- The announcement for Rockbowl and call for team registration have been published at the Congress webpage. Some contacts have been made and the work is coming along very well.
- Sponsorship has been granted by Geobrugg.
Two new suggested methods have been approved and will be made available on the ISRM website:
- Determining Deformation and Failure Characteristics of Rocks Subjected to True Tri-axial Compression.
- ISRM SM for In-situ AE Monitoring of the Fracturing Process in Rock Masses.
Two new ISRM Online Lectures are available for viewing or downloading on the ISRM website (www.isrm.net):
- 24th Online lecture: Professor Claudio Olalla: Computing Foundations with Hoek and Brown Failure Criteria
- 25th Online lecture: Prof. Derek Martin: Stress-induced fracturing (Spalling) around underground excavations: Laboratory and In-situ Observations (as of 21 March 2019).
The following ISRM Conferences are scheduled:
|Event title||Start date||End date||Country||City|
|Geotechnical Challenges in Karst||2019-04-11||2019-04-13||Croatia||Omis-Split|
|8th International Symposium in Geomechanics - an ISRM Specialised Conference||2019-05-06||2019-05-10||Colombia||Bucaramanga|
|2019 Rock Dynamics Summit in Okinawa||2019-05-07||2019-05-11||Japan||Okinawa|
|ISRM 14th International Congress on Rock Mechanics||2019-09-13||2019-09-18||Brazil||Foz do Iguaçu|
|YSRM2019 - the 5th ISRM Young Scholars’ Symposium on Rock Mechanics and REIF2019 - International Symposium on Rock Engineering for Innovative Future||2019-12-01||2019-12-04||Japan||Okinawa|
|EUROCK 2020 - Hard Rock Excavation and Support - the ISRM European Rock Mechanics Symposium||2020-06-13||2020-06-19||Norway||Trondheim|
|EUROCK 2021 - the ISRM European Rock Mechanics Symposium||2021-06-01||2021-06-01||Italy||Torino|