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You are invited to submit papers related to ground support in mining and civil engineering. All abstracts will be reviewed, and those approved will be invited to submit a full paper. Only abstracts and full papers written in English will be accepted.

First draft papers due   March 1, 2016
Notification to authors of paper acceptance   April  15, 2016
Final papers due   June 1, 2016
Authors' registration deadline   June 10, 2016
Ground Support 2016   12-14 September 2016

Full papers will be subject to peer review where the selection criterion includes relevance to the conference theme, accuracy and originality of ideas, significance of the contribution and quality of presentation.

The approved papers will only be published in the conference proceedings if they are presented at the conference. Therefore, the paper will be included in the proceedings when the author register and pay the conference fee. 

Abstract Submission
You are welcome to submit abstracts covering any of the topics listed below. In your abstract, clearly state the research objective, the work performed, and your findings. You may include figures if it is necessary to explain the abstract. Your abstract should be written in English. Please keep the title to less than 15 words, the main text to approximately 500 words, and not more than 5 keywords. Also include your name and affiliation along with those of your co-authors. Remember to choose the most relevant topic. Upload the abstracts as a .doc or .pdf document here.