KEYNOTES


Andrew CHAN
Professor, University of Tasmania, Australia
Impact modelling by the combined Finite-Discrete Element Method

Gideon CHITOMBO
Mining3 Technology Leader specialising in Cave Mining, Australia 
Cave mining methods and an introduction of the project Cave Mining 2040

Emmanuel DETOURNAY
Professor, University of Minnesota, USA
To be confirmed

Itai EINAV
Professor, University of Sydney, Australia
X-ray radiography, tomography and rheography for rocks with evolving fractures

Pascal FORQUIN
Professor, Université Grenoble Alpes, France
Strain-rate sensitivity of concrete and rocks under dynamic tensile loading, confined compression and shear

Paul J HAZELL
Professor, University of New South Wales, UNSW Canberra, Australia
Methods for testing the high strain-rate behaviour of materials and structures

Rob JEFFREY
Senior Geotechnical Engineer, SCT Operations Pty Ltd, Australia
Hydraulic fracturing growth and monitoring

Nasser KHALILI
Professor, University of New South Wales, UNSW Sydney, Australia
On the constitutive modelling of coupled two-phase fluid flow and deformation in fractured porous media

Charlie LI
Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Rockburst in hard rock and dynamic rock support

Giang D. Nguyen
Associate Professor, University of Adelaide, Australia
An energy-based rock bust criterion: a combined theoretical experimental-numerical approach

Heping XIE
Professor, Shenzhen University, China
Engineering disturbed rock dynamics