Call for Extended Abstracts

 

The Symposium

Itasca is pleased to announce that the 5th International Itasca Symposium will take place February 17-20, 2020 in Vienna, Austria. The Symposium will be hosted by The University of Vienna and will feature topics and discussion covering the spectrum of Itasca software: 3DEC, Blo-Up, FLAC, FLAC3D, FLAC/Slope, Griddle, InSite, KATS, MINEDW, PFC2D, PFC3D, REBOP, Slope Model, UDEC, XSite. The FLAC/DEM Symposium also provides a venue for Itasca software users to meet, discuss, and share their work performing applied numerical analysis and research with Itasca software.

 

Themes

  • Mining engineering geomechanics (surface and underground)
  • Civil engineering geomechanics
  • Hydrogeology and environmental geomechanics
  • Energy geomechanics
  • Microseismicity applications
  • Materials and process engineering
  • Numerical methods

 

Call for Extended Abstracts

Participants are invited to submit Extended Abstracts related to the use of Itasca software, including 3DEC, Blo-Up, FLAC, FLAC3D, FLAC/Slope, Griddle, InSite, KATS, MINEDW, PFC2D, PFC3D, REBOP, Slope Model, UDEC, XSite. Instructions for submitting an abstract can be found on the Authors page. All submissions must be in English.

Accepted submissions are expected to be presented at the symposium and will also be published online in the Proceedings of the Fifth International Itasca Symposium. Visit the previous Itasca Symposia.

The best overall Extended Abstract will receive the Peter Cundall Award and will be invited to present one of the Symposium keynote addresses.

Key Dates

  • June 15, 2019: Deadline for receipt of Extended Abstracts (updated)
  • August 15, 2019: Notification of abstracts accepted for presentation (updated)