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The Society has successfully organized the 4th ARMS Symposium in Singapore. Besides the two and half days main program of the symposium, two short courses, two workshops, technical visits, and social program are also organized. The symposium Information is summarized as below:
4th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium (ARMS-4)
ISRM International Symposium 2006
8 to 10 November 2006
Meritus Mandarin Singapore
Website: www.arms2006.org

Total No of registrations: 409
No of counties of participants: 34
No of oral presentations: 165
No of poster presentation: 139

Title: Borehole stability, earth stresses and drilling
Date: 6-7 Nov, 2006
Venue: CACS Seminar room A, NTU

Title: Underground Storage Facilities
Time and Date: 8:30-12:30, Tuesday, November 7, 2006
Venue: Meritus Mandarin Hotel

Dr Genhua Shi, the president of DDA Company, USA was invited by the Underground Technology and Rock Engineering Programme, Nanyang Technological University to visit Singapore for one month. A two-day short course on Discontinuous Deformation Analysis (DDA) for Rock Mass Stability and Deformation was given by Dr Shi in Nanyang Technological University on 2-3 Nov. 2006.