A reminder of decisions approved at the ISRM Council meeting, held at AfriRock 2017:
- The full name of the society has changed to the “International Society of Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering”, but the acronym will remain “ISRM”.
- Prof. Reşat Ulusay was elected as the next ISRM President. He will start his term of office after the 14th Inter-national Congress of the ISRM, which will take place in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, in 2019.
Two ISRM Online Lectures are available for viewing on or downloading from the ISRM website (www.isrm.net):
- 19th Online lecture: Professor Xia-Ting Feng – Rockbursts at deep tunnels
- 20th Online lecture: Professor Milton Kanji: – Dam Foundations affected by Geological Aspects
The 21st Online lecture will be presented on the 15th March by Professor Laura Pyrak-Nolte and will be on geo-physical characterisation of fractures.
The following ISRM Conferences are scheduled:
|Event title||Start date||End date||Country||City|
|1st International Conference on Advances in Rock Mechanics||2018-03-29||2018-03-31||Tunisia||Hammamet|
|EUROCK 2018 - the ISRM European Rock Mechanics Symposium||2018-05-22||2018-05-26||Russia||Saint Pe-|
|RockDyn-3 - 3rd International Conference on Rock Dynamics and Applications - an ISRM Specialised Conference||2018-06-26||2018-06-27||Norway||Trondheim|
|VIII Brazilian Rock Mechanics Symposium||2018-08-28||2018-09-01||Brazil||Salvador|
|ARMS10 - the ISRM 10th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium||2018-10-29||2018-11-03||Singapore||Singapore|
|2019 Rock Dynamics Summit in Okinawa||2019-05-07||2019-05-11||Japan||Okinawa|
|ISRM 14th International Congress on Rock Mechanics||2019-09-13||2019-09-18||Brazil||Foz do Iguaçu|
|YSRM2019 - the 5th ISRM Young Scholars’ Symposium on Rock Mechanics and REIF2019 - International Symposium on Rock Engineering for Innovative Future||2019-12-01||2019-12-04||Japan||Okinawa|
|EUROCK 2020 - Hard Rock Excavation and Support - an ISRM regional Symposium||2020-06-00||2020-06-00||Norway||Trondheim|