Call for Abstracts

Abstract submissions are now open

Submissions close 9 November 2020

Conference themes

  • Ground support – tendon systems, surface liners, injection systems in open cut and underground mining
  • Alternative materials in ground control
  • Geotechnical instrumentation, monitoring and data management
  • Mine design – geotechnical considerations
  • Geotechnical design methodologies
  • Geomechanics of multiseam, multireef and complex orebodies
  • Geotechnical challenges in extreme mining environments
  • Backfill technologies
  • Pillar design and performance
  • Rock mass characterisation techniques and practice
  • Regional stability
  • Slope stability
  • Geotechnical risk management
  • Best practice case studies
  • New challenges and innovations in ground control
  • Numerical modelling in design

Key Dates

Abstract submission deadline – 9 November 2020

Notification to authors – 7 December 2020

Draft extended abstracts due – 18 January 2021

Final extended abstracts due – 29 March 2021

Conference Dates – 25 – 27 May 2021