15th International ISRM Congress 2023
& 72nd Geomechanics Colloquium

Challenges in Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering
October 09th - 14th, 2023

We will try to provide an exciting and high quality program of articles, workshops and poster presentations.

Submission of contribusion will be activated shortly.

preliminary topics

The following topics are currently planned:

  • Deep geothermal energy
  • Underground storage for liquid and gaseous media
  • Geological risks and natural hazards
  • Long term behaviour of underground structures
  • Challenging rock engineering projects
  • Digitalization & Automatisation
  • Monitoring
  • Numerical methods in rock engineering
  • Geological investigation and characterization
  • New developments in rock support
  • NATM versus TBM
  • Comparison of international tunnelling contracts
  • Hydropower projects and dams
  • Rock and rock mass properties
  • Deep mining and underground engineering
  • Petroleum engineering and carbon sequestration
  • Rock slope engineering
  • Early Career Forum (Young Researchers)

Important Dates

Please note the following dates:

Call for Papers: 01st March, 2022

Deadline for Submission of Abstracts: 31st October, 2022

Deadline Submission Full Paper: to be announced

Opening Registration: 01st January, 2023

End of Early Bird Registration: 01st  June, 2023