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Thursday 12, 2019

SALA Cataratas 1 Cataratas 2 Marfim 1 Marfim 2 Marfim 3 Marfim 4 Marfim 5 Marfim 6 Araucária Ipê 1 Ipê 2
08:00 08:30 REGISTRATION
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13:00 13:30 Lunch
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14:00 14:30                 ISRM Board Meeting    
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Friday 13, 2019

SALA Cataratas 1 Cataratas 2 Marfim 1 Marfim 2 Marfim 3 Marfim 4 Marfim 5 Marfim 6 Araucária Ipê 1 Ipê 2
08:00 08:30 REGISTRATION
08:30 09:00     Short Course
GEOLOGY FOR ROCK ENGINEERING PROJECTS
  Short Course
ROCSCIENCE TOOLS FOR MINING APPLICATIONS
Workshop
ROCK ENGINEERING DESIGN APPROACHES AND CHALLENGES IN DEEP HARD ROCK MINING ENGINEERING 
    ISRM Board Meeting    
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13:00 13:30 Lunch
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14:00 14:30     Short Course
GEOLOGY FOR ROCK ENGINEERING PROJECTS
Workshop
ROCK ENGINEERING DESIGN APPROACHES AND CHALLENGES IN DEEP HARD ROCK MINING ENGINEERING
Short Course
ROCSCIENCE TOOLS FOR MINING APPLICATIONS
      ISRM Board Meeting    
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Saturday 14, 2019

SALA Cataratas 1 Cataratas 2 Marfim 1 Marfim 2 Marfim 3 Marfim 4 Marfim 5 Marfim 6 Araucária Ipê 1 Ipê 2
08:00 08:30 REGISTRATION
08:30 09:00     Short Course
2D AND 3D MODELLING FOR UNDERGROUND AND SLOPE ROCK ENGINEERING
Short Course
GEOTECHNICAL MONITORING IN CONVENTIONAL TUNNELLING
Workshop
ROCK MECHANICS IN NUCLEAR WASTE DISPOSAL PROGRAMS
Short Course
THE INTEGRATION OF STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY AND APPLIED ROCK MECHANICS
FedIGS Board Meeting    
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14:00 14:30     Short Course
2D AND 3D MODELLING FOR UNDERGROUND AND SLOPE ROCK ENGINEERING
Short Course
GEOTECHNICAL MONITORING IN CONVENTIONAL TUNNELLING
Workshop
ROCK MECHANICS IN NUCLEAR WASTE DISPOSAL PROGRAMS
Short Course
THE INTEGRATION OF STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY AND APPLIED ROCK MECHANICS
FedIGS Board Meeting    
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Sunday 15, 2019

SALA Cataratas 1 Cataratas 2 Marfim 1 Marfim 2 Marfim 3 Marfim 4 Marfim 5 Marfim 6 Araucária Ipê 1 Ipê 2
08:00 08:30 REGISTRATION
08:30 09:00 ROCKBOWL   ISRM
Commission's Mtgs
Grouting
ISRM
Commission's Mtgs
Crustal Stress and Earthquake
ISRM
Commission's Mtgs
Design Methodology
ISRM
Commission's Mtgs
Preservation of Ancient Sites 
ISRM
Commission's Mtgs
Education 
ISRM
Commission's Mtgs
ISRM
ISRM Asian Council Meeting
ISRM
Commission's Mtgs
ISRM
Commission's Mtgs
09:00 09:30
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10:30 11:00 ISRM
Commission's Mtgs
Petroleum Geomechanics
ISRM
Commission's Mtgs
Evolution of Eurocode 7
ISRM
Commission's Mtgs
Rock Dynamics
ISRM
Commission's Mtgs
Discontinuous Deformation Analysis - DDA
ISRM
Commission's Mtgs
Testing Methods
ISRM
Commission's Mtgs
Radioactive Waste Disposal
ISRM
Commission's Mtg
Underground Nuclear Power Plant
ISRM
Commission's Mtgs
11:00 11:30
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12:30 13:00 Lunch   Lunch
13:00 13:30 ISRM Council Meeting
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18:00 18:30               Elected ISRM Board Meeting    
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19:30 - 22:30 Opening of Exhibition Area and Welcome Reception Cocktail

Monday 16, 2019

SALA Cataratas 1 Cataratas 2 Marfim 1 Marfim 2 Marfim 3 Marfim 4 Marfim 5 Marfim 6 Araucária Ipê 1 Ipê 2
08:00 08:30 REGISTRATION
08:30 09:00 Opening Session                  
09:00 09:30                  
09:30 10:15 Müller Award
Professor Peter Kaiser
From common to best practices in underground rock engineering
                 
10:15 11:00 Rocha Medal
Dr. Qinghua Lei
Characterisation and Modelling of Natural Fracture Networks: Geometry, Geomechanics and Fluid Flow"
                 
11:00 11:30 Coffee and tea break
11:30 12:00 KN1
Professor Daniel Francois Malan
Innovative rock engineering solutions for deep tabular excavations
                 
12:00 12:15                  
12:15 12:30 KN2
Dr. John Read
The Geotechnical Engineer in Metalliferous Open Pit Mines
                 
12:30 13:00                  
13:00 13:30 Lunch Industry Moment Industry Moment Industry Moment Industry Moment Industry Moment Industry Moment Lunch
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14:00 14:15   The long-term strength of rock salt pillars as back-calculated from collapsed and stable cases Statistical characterization of shale microstructures: determination of Representative Elementary Area Site characterization for the Beishan underground research laboratory for geological disposal of high-level radioactive waste in China An experimental study on the fracability evaluation of hot dry rock: using an integrated thermo-mechanical model ISRM Advisory Board
Meeting
14:15 14:30 An RMR-based stability analysis for empirical design of underground excavation spans Advanced triaxial testing of fault rocks Application on technology of detecting groundwater seepage field in preselected area for high-level radioactive waste disposal Fracturing of migmatite: influence of anisotropy
14:30 14:45 Stress redistribution and its effects on rock failure of large underground caverns with high in-situ stress Significance of large-scale in-situ triaxial tests for validation of sophisticated numerical models TBM performance prediction of Underground Research Laboratory of geological disposal of high-level radioactive waste Reactivation of major faults during strong rock bursts as realization of tectonic process.
14:45 15:00 Impact of size excavation on time-dependent behavior of drifts excavated at the Meuse/Haute-Marne URL Shear behavior of rock mass containing non-persistent joints Design implications of retrievability in HLW geological repositories Characterization of dynamic behavior of NPR bolt based on stress wave theory and SHTB/weight-dropping tests
14:45 15:00 Strategies for managing Large Deformations at CSA Underground Mine On the selection of the most appropriate methods to characterize the shear strength of discontinuities Investigation of the influence of different drying methods on the microstructure of bentonite Experimental investigation on the fluid flow characteristics of 3D-printed single fractures with various fractal dimension
15:00 15:15 Semmering base tunnel: TBM excavation in a faulted rock mass with high overburden - verification and updating of geotechnical models during construction Experimental study on water injection in rock fractures under critical state Cement-rock interface subjected to scCO2 KIC measurement of rocks using a pseudo-compact tension (pCT) test
15:30 16:00 POSTERS SESSIONS + Coffee and tea break
16:00 16:15   Simulating laboratory-scale damage in granite using Bonded Block Models (BBM) GSI adjustments for directional Hoek-Brown strength quantified by case studies Microseismic monitoring using distributed optical fiber sensing techniques – An opportunity for coal burst risk management The Q-Slope Method for Rock Slope Engineering in Faulted Rocks and Fault Zones ISRM Advisory Board
Meeting
16:15 16:30 DEM modeling of hydraulic fracturing with supercritical carbon dioxide A suggested visual approach for estimating Hoek-Brown mi for different rock types Field monitoring seismic response of underground excavations and rock bolts at Kiirunavaara underground mine Stability analysis of over-tilted benches in an ornamental granite quarry
16:30 16:45 Displacement based XFEM for fractured porous media with intersecting discontinuities under dynamic load Tunnelling and karst systems: a review In-situ stress constraints on the focal mechanisms of induced seismicity Probabilistic stability analysis of open pit rock slopes using numerical modelling
16:45 17:00 Analysis of crack propagation for Brazilian split test based on energy entropy Application of the V-GSI system for assessments of rock mass quality and param Improving the quality and quantity of geotechnical core logging data A new method for Predicting of rock fall from the tunnel face
17:00 17:15 Coupled X-FEM approach to reproduce the mechanics due to direct fluid injection into a natural in-situ fault Q-system classification applied to geotechnical-structural domain mapping Seismic identification of magmatic rocks in sedimentary basin: some implication for geomechanics studies A discussion of strength reduction techniques in safety analysis with DEM models
17:15 17:30 Cement grout propagation in 2D fracture networks: impact of rheology Correlation between geotechnical logging from borehole and mapping at Cuiabá mine Rock mechanical analyses of seismic events in a deep coal mine in Germany during flooding Drone imagery for the acquisition and assessment of rock fall areas
17:30 18:00 Invited lecture
ISSMGE President
             
18:00 18:30              
18:30 19:00 Rock Bowl Quarter Finals             ISRM
South America Council 
   
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Tuesday 17, 2019

SALA Cataratas 1 Cataratas 2 Marfim 1 Marfim 2 Marfim 3 Marfim 4 Marfim 5 Marfim 6 Araucária Ipê 1 Ipê 2
08:00 08:30 REGISTRATION
08:30 09:00 KN3
Professor Laura Pyrak-Nolte
Translating the Micro-scale to the Macro-scale: Signatures of Fracture Evolution
                 
9:00 9:15                  
9:15 9:30 KN4
Professor Li Xiao
In-situ Computed Tomography Technique in Geomechanical Testing
                 
09:30 10:00                  
10:00 10:10   Comparison of Bayesian Belief Networks and Artificial Neural Networks for prediction of tunnel ground class Fatigue hydraulic fracturing - Concept and applications in hard rock Preliminary in situ stress and fracture characterization in the Bedretto Underground Laboratory, Swiss Alps: implications on hydraulic stimulation Photogrammetry for recording rock surface geometry and fracture characterization
10:10 10:20
10:20 - 10:30 Neural networks and virtual reality for geo-data solutions Dynamic shear tests on rock discontinuities and some considerations Current Laboratory Techniques for Measuring Biot’s Coefficient of Rock: A Review Discontinuity analysis at different scales using DEMs and photogrammetry
10:30 10:40
10:40 10:50 Comparison of artificial neural networks for TBM data classification On the significance of recognizing the 3D directionality of fracturing under polyaxial stress states for understanding and modelling the 3D directional dilation of brittle rocks Novel true triaxial apparatus applied to the study of sand mass production under anisotropic stress conditions Automatic determination of discontinuity areas from photogrammetric 3D models
10:50 11:00
11:00 11:30 POSTERS SESSIONS + Coffee and tea break
11:30 12:00 KN5
Professor Giovanni Barla
Conventional and Advanced Monitoring of Tunnels With Selected Case Histories
                 
12:00 12:15                  
12:15 12:30 KN6
Professor Tarcisio Celestino
Engineering for Civil Underground Works in Soft Rock
                 
12:30 13:00                  
13:00 13:30 Lunch Industry Moment Industry Moment Industry Moment Industry Moment Industry Moment Industry Moment Lunch
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14:00 14:15   Influence of foliation orientation on tunnel behavior Development of an apparatus to track rock fragment trajectory in 3D 3D rotation applied to in situ stress fields for 2D numerical modelling, borehole stability and drill core recovery in deep geothermal wells Draw point behavior in LKAB’s SLC mines ECF
 Early Career Forum
14:15 14:30 The gap between lining and ground on pressure tunnels excavated in anisotropic rock mass: Effect on the stress distribution Experiment of true triaxial hydraulic fracturing of deep shale using varying pumping rates Cyclic hydraulic stimulation design to develop Enhanced Geothermal Systems Seismic hazard assessment at Cuiabá Mine
14:30 14:45 Leakage potential through a shotcrete lined high pressure headrace tunnel - An analysis on a case from Nepal Wave velocity measurements in three directions on axially loaded water-saturated granite and gneiss core specimens Characteristics of altered volcanic rocks in geothermal reservoirs Risk analysis of limestone open pit mine slope stability in rembang district, Central Java, Indonesia
14:45 15:00 Flexible support intersection between two perpendicular experimental drifts excavated in the Callovo-Oxfordian claystone An experimental study of dynamic fracture toughness of rocks subjected to hydrostatic confinement A 3D numerical study of the heating capability loss of reservoir in enhanced geothermal system Assessment of surface subsidence hazard using strength reduction method: A case study of a limestone mine
15:00 15:15 Consideration of proneness of rocks to strain-bursting through an assessment of elastic parameters Innovative and alternative rock mechanics testing methods Geomechanical investigation of a geothermal aquifer in the South German Molasse Basin Deep shaft sinking through limestone, mudstone, and halite
15:15 15:30 Investigation, design and construction of 5 NATM highway tunnels – Serra do Mar, Brazil Brittle characteristics of hard rocks and temperature effect on rockbursts under thermo-mechanical coupling 3D numerical analysis using a coupled geomechanics and fluid-heat flow model for heat extraction from enhanced geothermal reservoirs Consequences of leaving large pillars at depth and in a high stress environment
15:30 16:00 POSTERS SESSIONS + Coffee and tea break
16:00 16:15   Failure mechanisms under triaxial non-proportional loading of rocks on the basis of acoustic emission measurements Modeling the Japan Trench fault instability by FEA with cohesive joint elements The use of open-source hardware and software in low-cost geotechnical sensors: a strain-gauge logger and a tilt-test machine Anisotropic deformation characteristics of soft mudstone via measuring full strain tensor components during triaxial compression ECF
 Early Career Forum
16:15 16:30 Fracture potential-based multi-staged hydraulic fracturing design in tight oil reservoirs CFD-DEM simulation of solids production in unconsolidated reservoirs Prediction of tunnel crown settlement by means of inclination monitoring The importance of barrier pillars in controlling load transfer and seismicity in us burst-prone mines
16:30 16:45 Forecasting hydraulic fracture geometry using an artificial neural network Application of the node-centric indirect boundary element method to 3D multi-material rock problems Precision evaluation for convergence and settlement measures in tunnels Long-term and short-term uniaxial strength of the Belencito claystone in unsaturated conditions
16:45 17:00 Damage evolution characteristics of rock under confining pressure and repeated blasting The importance of geometric dilation in response to brittle rock failure for support design in high stress environments  Rock mass behavior in deep mines: in situ monitoring and numerical modelling Importance of structural geology in weak rocks failure mechanisms comprehension - 3 open pit mine case studies
17:00 17:15 The relationship between fracture toughness and confining pressure The brittle to ductile behavior of “hard soil and soft rock” – experimental review and challenges for constitutive modelling Method for monitoring of pore pressure in jointed rock mass of an unlined headrace tunnel subjected to varying power plant operation: A case study Progressive failure due to tunnel misalignment with geostatic principal stresses
17:15 17:30 Connectivity and permeability for rock fracture network in both radial and unidirectional flow configurations Effect of crushing on rock avalanches: constitutive approach Quality control of support system in hard rock mines Highest mountains suggest strong curvature of shear strength envelopes for rock
17:30 18:00 Rock Bowl Semi Finals & Finals               ISRM
Europe Council
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Wednesday 18, 2019

SALA Cataratas 1 Cataratas 2 Marfim 1 Marfim 2 Marfim 3 Marfim 4 Marfim 5 Marfim 6 Araucária Ipê 1 Ipê 2
08:00 08:30 REGISTRATION
08:30 09:00 KN7
Professor Yuzo Ohnishi
Advances in numerical approaches for coupled problems in rock mechanics and recent developments in related fields
                 
9:00 9:15                  
9:15 9:30 KN8
Dr. Erling Fjaer 
The role of rock mechanics in oil field development
                 
09:30 10:00                  
10:00 10:10   Simplified methods of geomechanical analysis for small-scale underground mining Discrete element simulations of punch tests for the mechanical characterization of cortical meshes Updated in situ rock stresses in Norway based on recent estimations and measurements Latest progress on weak rocks  
10:10 10:20  
10:20 10:30 A limit equilibrium model to simulate the effect of pillar geometry Experimental study of reinforced soil bunds subjected to horizontal impact Potential applications of multi-sensor remote sensing in rock mass characterisation  
10:30 10:40 Properties and characteristics of weak rocks  
10:40 10:50 The Effect of Rock Mass Damage on Strength Degradation in Large Open Pits New rockfall testing method of flexible rockfall barriers Distribution of structural planes and its influence on brittle failure in China Jinping Underground Laboratory Phase II  
10:50 11:00  
11:00 11:30 POSTERS SESSIONS + Coffee and tea break
11:30 11:45 Understanding the instability mechanisms of chalk mines in presence of water (France) Managing the Deforming of Ground Support and Reinforcement On extraction-induced microcracking in aggregates Effect of pH on the geomechanical properties in slopes in open pit mine – A case study in the Peruvian Andes Methodology to Predict and Reduce the Unplanned Dilution in Narrow Vein Underground Mines. Case Study: Córrego do Sítio Mine - Santa Bárbara - MG, Brazil. Elected ISRM Board
Meeting
11:45 12:00 Prediction of grout take in rock grouting using data mining Creation of rock mass monitoring deformations systems on rock burst hazardous mineral deposits. Thermal conductivity characteristics of thermally treated Beishan granite under uniaxial compression condition Global characterization of high rock slopes using the Hoek-Brown mb parameter as controlling index Analysis of propagation and attenuation characteristics of stress wave in sandstone with small shock disturbance
12:00 12:15 Numerical modelling of thermal drilling of rock by heating-cooling cycle In-situ assessment of distributed strain and curvature characteristics in shotcrete tunnel linings based on fiber optic strain sensing A new approach of the Cerchar abrasiveness test to predict the wear of TBM's disc cutter Slope stability in heterogeneous rock masses with a block-in-matrix fabric Experimental investigation on the size effects of KIC in selected rock types
12:15 12:30 Establishing a stepwise verification and upscaling process for modelling brittle failure in rock using the fdem method On-site applications of innovative tools for deformation monitoring in underground excavations Correlations between geomechanical and physical properties for amphibolites and schists from south of Minas Gerais state, Brazil Q-Slope and RHRS for the evaluation of highway rock slopes – Serra do Mar, Brazil In situ application of Schmidt hammer test on a coal face with large-scale
12:30 12:45 3D numerical modeling of rock cutting experiments under confining pressure through discrete element method Long-term stability monitoring of underground cavern using geotechnical instrumentation - A case study Geometrical and mechanical characterization of 3D-­printed rock joints Slope stability assessment and slope optimization at Letseng Diamond Mine, Lesotho Visco-elastic-plastic solutions for tunneling and corresponding support measures in squeezing rock with different rheological constitutive models
12:45 13:00 Geomechanical modeling of mudrock stress-level dependency and application to a salt-sediment system Engineering geological assessment and instrumentation & monitoring of deep excavations in urban infrastructure projects: an approach towards safer excavation Combination of various laboratory tests to investigate rock burst Dynamic Stability of Mine Slopes due to Bench Blasting Assessment of coal pillar behaviour at great depth using field monitoring and numerical models
13:00 13:30 Lunch Industry Moment Industry Moment Industry Moment Industry Moment Industry Moment Industry Moment Lunch
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14:00 14:15 Deformation measurements of Basal Reef stopes with cemented backfill in South Africa. Field testing of weak rock deformation in water tunnels: A practical review of the flatjack test Near-wellbore geomechanical damage of naturally fractured system due to production-induced stresses Long-time monitoring of rock-hewn rock structures in Cappadocia (Turkey) and some environmental effects Estimation of concrete lining thickness for stability of circular mine shafts in different rock masses Elected ISRM Board
Meeting
14:15 14:30 Underground gas production and migration induced by mining subsidence In-situ swelling pressures in sulphate bearing rocks: findings from field observations Numerical simulation of slot-shaped breakout in high-porosity sandstone Geological and hydrogeological characterization for modelling and rock engineering purposes: Case studies from the Äspö Hard Rock Laboratory, Sweden On the mechanism of pillar rockbursts induced by dynamic disturbances from blasting
14:30 14:45 Failure mechanisms developed in rock masses under shallow foundations Uncertainty quantification of in situ stress estimations: a Bayesian approach A coupled SPH-PD numerical procedure for the analysis of fluid flow through deformable porous media Research on risk of metro foundation pit construction by nonlinear fuzzy comprehensive evaluation model Application of the Theory of Critical Distances for the fracture prediction of rocks at different temperatures and containing U-shaped notches
14:45 - 15:00 Leakage remediation of the right abutment of a concrete face rockfill dam and behavior after five years Theoretical bandwidth for the measurement of strain waves in borehole tensor strainmeters Numerical simulations of cascade casing collapse in oil wells due to events in the production stage The remediation of a rock fall and a landslide at karst edge Experimental study on energy dissipation of red sandstone soil with different dry densities by SHPB
15:00 15:15 Stability evaluation and safe designing of barriers against rivers in an opencast working - A case study Long-term experience with stress state determination using CCBO probe in various rock mass Numerical modeling of pore collapse in hydrocarbon reservoirs using the cap plasticity constitutive model Influence of an open-pit quarry on the stability of an underground cavity Failure mechanism and Acoustic Emission characteristic of Beishan granite under true triaxial compression
15:15 15:30 Geomechanical substantiation of measures of safety in the process of development of the Southern Hingansk deposit 3D imaging on a hard rock TBM Effects of Crustal Stress on the Hydraulic Stimulation of Shale Gas Reservoirs Neuro-construction of a landslide susceptibility simulator Study on the blasting perforation process of blast holes in single row under different confining pressures
15:30 16:00 Coffee and tea break
16:00 16:30 John Hudson Memorial Session                   
16:30 17:00                  
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17:30 18:00 Closing Cerimony                  
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