The main symposium theme "Impact of Human Activity on the Geological Environment" was divided into eight main topics dealing with laboratory and field research investigations in geomechanics, geoengineering and mathematical modelling. A.A. Balkema Publishers published the proceedings including 118 papers dealing with these topics.
Organisers of the symposium prepared three excursions and workshops for participants on Thursday - second day of the regular symposium. "Geotechnics" was discussed in University of Technology in Brno. Theme "Mineralogy and microstructures" was presented in Palacky University in Olomouc and "Laboratory measurements in geomechanics" in Institute of Geonics ASCR in Ostrava.
The presentation of companies dealing with geomechanics was organised during the symposium, too. The social events for participants and accompanying persons completed the fulltime program.