We are calling for submissions for the Technical Programme which will consist of Oral and Poster Sessions. There are two tracks for authors to select from :
For those who wish to submit a full paper : Accepted papers will be published in a conference proceedings and submitted for scientific indexing. Selected papers will be considered for publication in a Special Issue in the following three international journals:
- Deep Underground Science and Engineering.
- Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology
- Underground Space
For those who only wish to make a technical presentation. An extended abstract will be required and included in the conference proceedings. Authors whose paper has been (or will be) published in a journal but would like to make a presentation should choose the Technical Track.
Several Special Sessions will be organised to provide a more focused discussion. Interested authors/speakers can request to join a Special Session by contacting the Session Convener after submitting their abstract. Follow the link below for more information.
Special Session #1 : A Retrospective “Lessons Learned” Study of Worldwide Underground Facilities
Special Session #2 : Reinventing Urban Space: Top Down or Bottom Up?
Special Session #3 : Safety and Underground Environment
Special Session #4 : Underwater Space - Potential Places for Human Activities in the Future
Special Session #5 : Underground Energy and Carbon Storage
We welcome submissions under the following themes:
• Case studies
• Combined resource extraction and space creation
• Deep underground engineering
• Elevated City
• Energy and carbon storage
• Geospatial and digital technologies
• Maintenance and repair
• Resilience and Sustainability
• Risk management & legal matters
• Safety & Underground Environment
• Underground construction technology
• Underground infrastructure
• Underground logistics
• Urban geology and Urban geophysics
• Underwater Space
Submission of abstracts are now open. Do take note of these key dates and visit this page again for more updates on submission guidelines and other information.
Abstract Submission Deadline:
Scientific Track - 31 March
For those who wish to submit a full paper
Technical Track - 1 September
For those who only wish to make a presentation, including authors whose paper has been (or will be) published in a journal but would like to give a presentation at the conference. An extended abstract will be required and included in the conference proceedings.
Results of Abstract Submission
1 May 2023
Full paper Submission
1 July 2023
Early Bird Registration
Deadline 30 September 2023