67th Geomechanics Colloquium 2018

The Austrian Society for Geomechanics cordially invites you to the 67th Geomechanics Colloquium which is held in Salzburg at the congress center "Salzburg Congress" on October 11th and 12th, 2018.

Here you can find the program: GMK18

The Session Topics are:

  • Special measures for geotechnical problems - Lessons learned
  • Relevant parameters for the selection of TBMs
  • Model selection for design and construction
  • New developments in tunnel supports

Deadline for submissions was January 31st, 2018


For online registration please click here. Alternatively you can also download the registration form: Anmeldeformular.pdf


Prior to the Colloquium, The Austrian Tunnel Day is scheduled on October 10th, 2018

Here you can find the program: Tunnel Day



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 10th to 12th 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 13th.

Program for Accompanying Persons
We will offer a pleasant and interesting sightseeing-program for accompanying persons on Thursday, October 11th.

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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Beside the Journal Geomechanics and Tunnelling the Austrian Society for Geomechanics offers a selection of Books and Guidelines.