Thursday 2 November 2017 – Post Conference Workshop 

Where approval has been given, you will be able to download the Presentation Slides for each session

  Workshop:  Tunnel Stability – Innovations & Problem Solving in Design, Materials & Construction
8:30 8:45 Welcome by Nigel Casey, ATS 2017 Chairperson
Host:  Phil Clark, ATS2017 Steering Committee Member
                           Topic  Presenter
8:45 9:15 Keynote Presentation: How does Rock Reinforcement Work? Presentation Slides Phil Dight, ACG WA
9:15 9:35 Shear testing of Rock & Cable Bolts for Civil Tunnel Purposes & Implications for Design –Vimeo Link Philip Pells, Pells Consulting
9:35 9:55 Time Dependent Rock Mass Behaviours & Implications for Tunnels Presentation Slides Bill Bamford, Bamford Rock Testing
9:55 10:15 Structural Connectivity Between Shotcrete and Handlebar Plates for Normal Rock Bolts and Low Profile Rock Bolts Strath Clarke, PSM
10:15 10:45  
10:45 11:15 Long Term Behaviour of Support Elements in Tunnels – Results of an Austrian Research Project   Presentation Slides Prof Robert Galler, University of Leoben
11:15 11:45 Design Limitations of AS Standards to Ground Support Design of Tunnels and other Underground Structures  Presentation Slides David Oliveira, Jacobs; Harry Asche, Aurecon
11:45 12:15 Selection of Appropriate Rock Mass Parameters  Presentation Slides Robert Bertuzzi, PSM
12:15 12:45 Panel Discussion Design Methods and Design Validation


Panel: Phil Dight, Philip Pells, Bill Bamford, Strath Clarke, Prof. Robert Galler, David Oliveira, Robert Bertuzzi,  Harry Asche
12:45 13:45  Luncheon
13:45 14:15 Innovations in Rock Reinforcement  Presentation Slides Greg Seiders, Bluey
14:15 14:45 Evolving Roof Profiles – Are We Solving Problems or Creating Problems?  Presentation Slides Christian Bodner, Aurecon
14:45 15:15 Recent developments in ground support elements and installation: A contractor’s perspective  Presentation Slides Uwe Hestermann, LLBJV
15:15 15:45  Afternoon Tea
15:45 16:15 Recent Developments in ground support elements and installation: A supplier perspective  Presentation Slides
DSI Video
Guenther Volkmann, DSI
16:15 16:45 Panel Discussion Constructability Issues: Are They Design or Supplier Issues Panel: Greg Seiders, Christian Bodner, Uwe Hesterman; Guenther Volkmann
16:45 17:00 Closure and final thoughts by ATS Chairperson & Workshop Chair Nigel Casey 
Phil Clark
Roads & Maritime Services
16:45 18:30  Post Workshop Drinks & Canapes