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RS2016: Deadline for discounted registration fee is 31 March

ISRM Specialized Conference 2016
7th International Symposium on In-Situ Rock Stress
May 10-12, 2016, Tampere, Finland

-- Deadline for discounted registration fee is 31 March
-- Five keynote lectures and over 70 papers will be presented: see the complete list on the website --
-- Download the updated bulletin --

The Finnish National Group of ISRM and the Finnish Association of Civil Engineers RIL invite you to the 7th International Symposium on In-Situ Rock Stress to be held during 10–12 May 2016 in the beautiful city of Tampere, Finland.

The Symposium consists of interesting keynote presentations, parallel sessions and technical excursions. Post-symposium excursions will be arranged to Olkiluoto nuclear waste repository site (as first in the world!) and Pyhäsalmi mine (one of the oldest and deepest underground mines in Europe). Please keep visiting the website for the latest information.

This symposium encompasses all aspects of rock stresses such as:
- Rock stress measurements with different methods
- Interpretation and analysis of results
- Case studies (nuclear waste disposal, mining, civil engineering)
- Regional stress fields
- Seismicity and rock stress
- New, innovated stress measurement methods
- Rock structures and rock stress
- Stress modeling

Confirmed keynote speakers:
- "Stress measurements in Finnish nuclear waste site", Kimmo Kemppainen, Posiva Oy
- "Fennoscandian stress field", Ove Stephansson, Steph Rock Consulting AB
- "Deep mine stresses, mining induced seismicity", Stephen D. McKinnon, Queens University
- "Development of hydraulic fracturing method", Francois Cornet, emeritus prof.
- “An integrated approach for the evaluation of measurements and inferences of in-situ stresses”, Ömer Aydan, University of Ryukyus

Download: RS16_March2016.pdf
    •  Download the updated bulletin

    •  Go to the conference website