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ARMS9, Bali, October 2016: Call for Papers

On behalf of Indonesia Rock Mechanics Society (IRMS) and the 9th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium (ARMS9) Committee, it is with great honor we invite you and your respected society members to take part in the upcoming 9th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium and submit your Paper to be presented during the Symposium to be held in October 18th – 20th, 2016 upon acceptance.

Abstract submission is open until January 31, 2016.

Topics of interest include:
Site Investigation, Laboratory Experimentation, Field Experimentation & Observation Monitoring, and Numerical Modelling, in several sectors: Mining, Energy and Infrastructure, with sub-topics as follows, but not limited to:

a. Mining Sector :
• Rockmass Characterization
• Ground Stability (Underground & Open pit)
• Rock Excavation (Drill Blast & Mechanical Excavation)

b. Energy Sector:
• Geomechanics for petroleum engineering – well design, injection, fracturing, production and depletion of reservoirs, well stimulation
• Geomechanics in geothermal exploration and production
• Coupled processes – geomechanics, fluid flow, heat, transport
• Geophysics and geology in geomechanics
• Wellbore stability and Ground Stability in Coal Bed Methane and Underground Coal Gasification

c. Infrastructure Sector
• Underground waste storage/disposal
• The stability of natural slope
• Deep and shallow tunnels
• Dam stability
• Earthquake ground motions and seismic hazards analysis

ARMS9 Committee