66th Geomechanics Colloquium 2017

The Austrian Society for Geomechanics cordially invites you to the 66th Geomechanics Colloquium which is held in Salzburg at the congress center "Salzburg Congress" on October 12th and 13th, 2017.

Here you can find the detailed programm as pdf: GMK2017_Detailedprogramm_EN

The Session Topics are:

  • Geomechanical aspects of current tunnel projects
  • Refurbishment of infrastructure
  • Engineering geological documentation - quo vadis?
  • Pressure tunnel design and surveillance



Prior to the Colloquium, following Workshops are scheduled on October 11th, 2017:

  • Guideline for the geotechnical design of underground structures - Experience
  • Grouting
  • Rock mechanics in Eurocode 7



Conference Language
The conference languages at the Geomechanics Colloquium will be German and English. Simultaneous translation will be provided.

Conference Venue
The conference will be held at the congress center "Salzburg Congress" (Auerspergstraße 6, 5020 Salzburg, entrance Mirabellgarten), located in the center of the city. Salzburg is famous for its marvellous historical city center and the cultural activities.

Technical Exhibition
The conference is accompanied by a technical exhibition from 12th to 13th of October. For availability of exhibition space please contact the secretariat of the Austrian Society for Geomechanics.

Field trip
A field trip will be organized for Saturday, October 14th.

Program for Accompanying Persons
We will offer a pleasant and interesting seightseeing-program for accompanying persons on Thursday, October 12th.

Advertising possibilities

On the link above, you can get all information about the advertising opportunities. Please contact the secretariat of the Austrian Society for Geomechanics about the booking of advertising possibilities.


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