33rd Conference

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33rd Conference will be held July 29 - 31, 2014 (Morgantown WV)

Check out the Final Program 

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Tuesday and Thursday presentations - 15 minutes each
Wednesday presentations - 10 minutes each

Link to the web site of 2014 China ICGCM

Best of Ground Control PPT
International Practice in Hig...
Longwall Shield Recovery, Usi...
Enlightening Bolts: Using Dis...
Cross-Correlation Detection o...
Influence of Roof/Floor Inter...
Investigation of Pillar Loadi...
Applications of Microseismic ...
Mitigation of a Massive Sands...
Ultra-Close Multiple-Seam Min...
A Stability Factor for Suppor...
Registration Fee
Fee CategoryDate RangeAmount
Full Regist...Before and On
After 7/1/2014$650.00
Student Reg...Before and On
After 7/1/2014$350.00
One Day Reg...Before and On
After 7/1/2014$350.00
Author/Reviewer Tutorials

Click here for primary reviewer, peer reviewer and author tutorials

Primary Reviewer

How do I know if I'm a Primary Reviewer?
What is my responsibility as a Primary Reviewer?
How do I know when I have papers to review?
How do I get started?
How do I assign peer reviewers to the papers I am responsible for?
How do I begin the review process?
How do I know the status of the paper reviews?
How do I complete the review process?

Peer Reviewer

How do I know when I have a paper to review?
What does the timer mean?
What happens if I do not act within the alloted timeframe?
Can I preview the paper before I decide if I want to review it?
How long do I have to review the paper?
How do I review the paper?
You are finished with your review requirements!


How do I submit an abstract?
What notifiation will I receive to know that my abstract has been submitted?
How and when will I be notified if my abstract is accepted by the conference?
How do I submit the paper?
What happens after my paper is submitted?
How do I know when the editorial review is completed?
How do I know when my paper is being peer reviewed?
How do I know when the Peer Reviews have been completed?
How do I address the Peer Review comments?
How will I know if my paper has been accepted for publication?
What do I have to do to prepare to present my paper?

Scholarship Opportunities
1. Syd S. and Felicia F. Peng Scholarship
2. Kazem Oraee Scholarship for Mining
Important Dates
Abstract Submission
January 4 - Abstracts due
• January 15 - Acceptance/Rejection determination 
• January 25 - Author notification  
Paper Submission
March 15 - Papers due 
Editorial Review
• April 15 - Editorial reviews completed 
April 25 - Author’s reconciliation of editorial reviews  
Technical Peer Review
• June 5 - Peer reviews completed 
June 20 - Author reconciliation(s) of peer review comments 
• June 25 - Approval of final paper by Primary Reviewer 
• June 30 – Author notification of paper ranking/presentation status 
Author Registration Deadline
July 6 to have paper published in proceedings
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Mailing Address:
P.O. 4292
Star City, WV 26505

Email Address:

Executive Director:
Thomas M. Barczak
Phone: 412-860-7459

Registration Info

Karen Centofanti
Phone: 304-293-3886

Conference Dates:
July 29 - 31, 2014

Lakeview Conference Center
Morgantown, WV, USA