The Organizing Committee invites all members of the rock mechanics community to submit abstracts of papers until 30 October 2018. Please access the Congress website and follow the instructions.
The International Society for Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, ISRM, is pleased to announce its 14th Congress to be held 13-18 September 2019 in the city of Foz do Iguaçú, Brazil at the Bourbon Spa & Convention Hotel. The Congress is being organized by the ISRM Brazilian National Group in partnership with the Argentinian and Paraguayan National Groups.
The central theme of the Congress is Rock Mechanics for Natural Resources and Infrastructure Development, a theme much relevant and needed for the current stage of most countries. All ISRM regions are invited to share their experience in the theme. The program of activities has been released and is available at the Congress website www.isrm2019.com and features short courses, workshops, technical sessions, the Early Career Forum and the student fun game RockBowl. Distinguished experts such as Daniel Francois Malan (South Africa), Laura Pyrak-Nolte (USA), John Read (Australia), Giovanni Barla (Italy), Li Xiao (China), Yuzo Ohnishi (Japan), Tarcisio Celestino (Brazil) and Erling Fjaer (Norway) will deliver keynote lectures that cover rock engineering for underground and open pit mines, civil works and petroleum engineering, experimental and computational state-of-the-art.