International Conference on Ground Control in Mining

Canonsburg, PA

7/26/2022 8:00 AM - 7/28/2022 5:00 PM MST | Date subject to change.


Experience the biggest conference dedicated to research and advances in ground control in mining.

The International Conference on Ground Control in Mining is THE premier conference to attend to meet industry professionals just like you! Whether you are looking to reconnect with old acquaintances or wanting to expand your professional network, the International Conference on Ground Control in Mining provides the opportunity to do both.

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SME Meetings
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Program Topics

The committee will consider all abstracts covering any/all aspects of the tunneling industry including, but not limited to, the following topics:

  • Extreme Ground Conditions - Dynamic Collapse, Bumps and Rockbursts
  • Mine Case Histories
  • In-situ Stress and Global Stability
  • Numerical Modeling Applications in Ground Control
  • Fundamental Ground Control Studies
  • Rockmass Support Performance
  • New Ground Control Products and Equipment Development
  • Ground Instrumentation and Monitoring Studies
  • Subsurface Subsidence

Deadlines will be strictly enforced in order to ensure efficient, fair, and professional management. NO exceptions will be made. Please mark your calendar with important conference dates and plan so that your activities take place well before deadlines to avoid unforeseen or unavoidable delays in your schedule, to avoid technical overloads or human error caused by last minute "traffic jams," and to give SME and Program Committee members time to help you if needed.

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SME Authors
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Connections that Matter

Sponsors of the International Conference on Ground Control in Mining have the unique opportunity to network and engage with the leading experts in ground control around the world. Take advantage of robust promotional benefits before, during and after the conference to drive your brand awareness and growth.

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Save the Date: July 2022

The International Conference on Ground Control in Mining gives you the chance to participate in a forum designed to promote communication in ground control research among consultants, regulators, manufacturers, and mine operators to expedite solutions to ground control problems in mining.


Hear from industry thought leaders about research and advancements in ground control science.


Engage in open-forum discussions with the authors of some of the industry’s leading peer-reviewed research papers.


Participate in thought-provoking debate designed to provide input toward achieving practical solutions in ground control mining.

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