Itasca Symposia

Past Symposia

Applied Numerical Modeling in Geomechanics – 2020
Feb 16, 2020 - Feb 20, 2020

The Fifth International Itasca Symposium was held at the University of Vienna (Austria) February 17-20, 2020. The Symposium featured topics and discussions covering the application of Itasca software for solving engineering and scientific challenges in geomechanics, hydrogeology, microseismicity, and more.

Applied Numerical Modeling in Geomechanics – 2016
Mar 7, 2016 - Mar 9, 2016

This symposium is the 11th conference to provide a venue for Itasca software users to meet, discuss and share their work performing applied numerical analysis and research with Itasca software. In addition, we are expanding the emphasis of the topics of hydrogeology and hydraulic fracturing, with presentations using Itasca’s latest software products, MINEDW, for mine dewatering projects, and XSite, for hydraulic fracturing applications.

Continuum and Distinct Element Numerical Modeling in Geomechanics - 2013
Oct 22, 2013 - Oct 24, 2013

The 3rd International FLAC/DEM Symposium was held in Hangzhou, China on October 22-24, 2013. This conference provided a venue for engineers, researchers and computer modelers from around the world to meet, discuss, and share their work performing geotechnical numerical analysis with Itasca continuum software, FLAC and FLAC3D, and discontiuum software UDEC/3DEC and PFC2D/PFC3D.

Continuum and Distinct Element Numerical Modeling in Geomechanics – 2011
Feb 14, 2011 - Feb 16, 2011

Itasca hosted the 2nd International FLAC/DEM Symposium on 14-16 February 2011 in Melbourne, Australia. The conference featured topics and discussions covering the spectrum of Itasca software: FLAC, FLAC/Slope, FLAC3D, UDEC, 3DEC, PFC2D, and PFC3D. This conference, in considering all the codes, offered a complete look at the state of numerical modeling with Itasca software.

Continuum and Distinct Element Numerical Modeling in Geo-Engineering – 2008
Aug 25, 2008 - Aug 27, 2008

Itasca software products, first developed in the early 1980s, provide a full range of sophisticated and mature numerical tools to address the challenges of solving the wide spectrum of today's geo-engineering problems. The papers in this volume are the proceedings from the 1st FLAC/DEM Symposium held on August 25-27, 2008 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This is the first conference to feature topics and discussions covering applications of all Itasca software.

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Upcoming Events
4 Dec
Analyses of Embankment Dams and Slopes Using FLAC
Presented by Dr. Richard Armstrong in collaboration with Itasca Consulting Group. This hands-on, virtual training course is 16 hours to... Read More
8 Mar
FLAC3D 2021 Remote Introductory Training
Three days of general feature training addressing basic concepts and recommended procedures for geotechnical numerical analysis.... Read More
22 Mar
3DEC and UDEC 2021 Remote Introductory Training
An introduction to UDEC and 3DEC for application to geotechnical analysis.... Read More