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Ground Support 2019 Attendee Portal

Thank you for registering to attend the Ninth International Symposium on Ground Support in Mining and Underground Construction.

Symposium venue

Radisson Hotel Sudbury

Address: 85 Ste. Anne Road, Sudbury, ON, P3 E 4S4, Canada
Phone: +1 (705) 675-1123



The ACG has secured a rate on accommodation for delegates of the Ground Support 2019 Symposium, details are as follows:

Check-in date: 21 October 2019
Check-out date: 25 October 2019
Standard – 2 double beds: CAD$139.00
Executive Queen: CAD$149.00
Executive King: CAD$169.00

These rates may not include local taxes, please confirm with the hotel when booking.

To book accommodation, please contact the hotel direct at

For a list of alternative accommodation in Sudbury, click here.


Car parking and transport

The Radisson Hotel Sudbury has some parking at no charge. The hotel is connected to a shopping mall which also has ample parking. All attendees staying at the Radisson Hotel will be provided with a parking tag. All visiting attendees will be provided with an exit pass for the Rainbow Centre Mall which can be obtained by seeing the staff at the symposium registration desk.

Public transport

Public transport is available in the city of Sudbury, please visit for more information.


There are a number of taxi companies in operation in the Sudbury area:


Symposium papers

Symposium papers are freely available at the ACG’s Online Repository at from Monday 14 October 2019.

We recommend you bring along a tablet, should you wish to review the papers during the event.


Contact the ACG for further details

Australian Centre for Geomechanics
Tel: +61 8 6488 3300 I


Event Manager

Josephine Ruddle
Event Manager
Mobile: +61 409 118 003

Symposium Venue

Radisson Hotel Sudbury


The Ground Support 2019 Symposium has been registered with the Canada Border Services Agency. If you are an international delegate, please use the CBSA recognition letter to facilitate your entry into Canada.



The registration desk is located in the Palladium foyer, upstairs from hotel reception.

Pre-registration 15:00 to 17:00, Tuesday 22 October 2019

Main registrations 07:00 to 08:00, Wednesday 23 October 2019


Symposium timings*

Day One – Wednesday 23 October 2019

Programme commences:            08:15

Programme concludes:                17:05

Day Two – Thursday 24 October 2019

Programme commences:             08:00

Programme concludes:                17:00

Day Three – Friday 25 October 2019

Programme commences:             08:00

Closing address:                          16:30


Symposium programme*

View the current programme


Symposium dinner

Date:      Thursday 24 October 2019
Venue:    Science North
Time:      18:30
Dress:     Smart casual

Please advise the ACG of any special dietary requirements by 7 October 2019.

A bus will be leaving The Radisson Sudbury at 18:00 and returning to The Radisson, departing Science North at 10:45

If you are driving please see map below.

*Subject to change

Symposium Dinner Venue

Science North