Conferences

Slope Stability 2020: Everybody into slopes and open pits  - in less than two years, it is time for Slope Stability 2020,  which will be held in Perth, in May 2020. We will be there, how about you?

Ground Support 2019: Itasca is coming to Sudbury for Ground Support 2019, October 23-25, 2019.  

Freiberg Geomechanics-Colloquium: Itasca participated in this annual event in Freiberg, read more about this here.

Caving 2018: We took part in Caving 2018 in Vancouver, October 15-17, 2018. You can find our paper (on InSAR application in cave mining) here

RocDyn-3: Itasca will hold a presentation at the Third International Conference on Rock Dynamics and Applications (RocDyn-3), June 25-29, in Trondheim, Norway. 

Slope Stability 2018: Itasca presented a keynote at Slope Stability 2018 in Sevilla, April 11-13, 2018. You can find our presentation here.  

Bergmekanikdagen 2018: Itasca particiapted at "Bergdagarna" (the Swedish Rock Engineering Days) in Stockholm on March 20-21, 2018. Read more about this here!

SME Annual Conference : We were at the SME Annual Conference in Minneapolis, February 25-28, 2018. You can find our presentation on rock mechanics at Kevitsa here

3rd Nordic Rock Mechanics Symposium : We presented our work on stress modeling and mining seismicity at this conference in Helsinki, Oct 11-12

World Tunnel Congress 2017: Itasca participated and presented our work on regional stress model for Stockholm

Deep Mining 2017: Itasca presented our work on cave modeling and ground deformations at the "Eight International Conference on Deep and High Stress Mining" in Perth on March 28-30. Our presentation can be found here, and the conference paper can be downloaded (open access) from here

Bergmekanikdagen 2017: Itasca presented two papers at the Swedish Rock Mechanics Day, March 13 in Stockholm.  Our presentations are here: Tunneling in heterogeneous conditions and Stress model of Stockholm.

Ground Support 2016: We participated in the eight symposium on "Ground Support in Mining and Underground Construction" in Luleå, Sweden, on September 12-14, 2016. More information and photos are posted here. You can read more about our paper at the conference, and download the full paper

ISMS 2016: Itasca took part in the 3rd International Symposium on Mine Safety Science and Engineering, in Montreal, August 13-19, 2016. Our keynote presentation is here, and the Symposium Proceedings can be viewed on-line

Rock Stress 2016:  The 7th International Symposium on In-Situ Rock Stress was held in Tampere, Finland on May 10-12, 2016. Itasca presented a paper on stress calibration. 

Itasca Symposium 2016: Itasca arranged the 4th Itasca Symposium on Applied Numerical Modeling on March 7-9, 2016, in Lima, Peru. The Proceedings are available for free download

DMUG 2015: We participated at the Design Methods in Underground Mining Symposium, in Perth on November 17-19 2015, and presented a paper on failure and fall-outs in ore passes

EAGCG, 2015: Jonny Sjöberg gave two keynote lectures at the Eastern Australian Ground Control Group workshop in Launceston, March 19-20. 2015. 

ARMS8, 2014: Itasca Consultants AB participated in the ARMS8 International Symposium in Sapporo, 2014. We presented a case study on cave propagation from the LKAB Malmberget mine, more specifically the Fabian orebody.

Rock Stress 2013: Itasca participated in the 6th International Symposium on In-Situ Rock Stress in Sendai, Japan on August 20-22, 2013. Jonny Sjöberg gave a keynote address on the topic of ""Numerical Modeling of Mining-Induced Seismicity — Review and Case Study Example from the Malmberget Mine".

Eurock 2012: Itasca Consultants AB was represented with two papers and one presentation at Eurock 2012: (1) Simulation of blasting (paper | presentation) and (2) Ground deformations from sublevel caving (paper). We also had a booth at the symposium. 

Deep Mining 2012: Itasca was represented with a paper and presentation, as well as chair person for one of the sessions at this Symposium. The program is available at Deep Mining 2012. The Symposium was held in Perth, March 28-30, 2012. Itasca Consultants also gave an invited presentation at the Stress Measurement Workshop March 31, 2012.

2nd FLAC/DEM Symposium: Itasca Australia arranged the second FLAC-DEM symposium in Melbourne, February 14-16, 2011. Itasca Consulants presented two papers: (1) 3D analys of the LKAB Malmberget mine (paper presentation) and (2) Forensic analysis of a fault slip rockburst event in Kiirunavaara (paper | presentation).