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Lun 11th Mar
9:00 am
to Mié 13th Mar
3:00 pm

The threat and occurrence of high-magnitude, uncontrolled induced seismicity has been a persisting issue in several kinds of subsurface systems for decades now. Research on limiting induced seismicity to improve the safety of these systems began ever since the first observed cases in wastewater injection. The number of groups working to solve this problem only increased with every major event, focusing on various aspects of induced seismicity. Our understanding of the underlying processes has improved consistently, but the recent events at Pohang, Castor, Groningen, etc., have showcased that there is more to learn in terms of the physics, and demand better characterization, monitoring and forecasting systems in place.


This Workshop aims at fostering debate on the latest advances in process understanding, subsurface characterization and forecasting of induced seismicity. We welcome contributions from the academia and industry alike in topics ranging from, but not limited to numerical modeling, laboratory experiments, field studies, application of AI in induced seismicity, etc. We welcome contributions in the form of both posters and oral presentations that broadly fit into the following sessions:


Session 1: Understanding of the causes of induced seismicity

Session 2: Post-injection seismicity: can we forecast it?

Session 3: Subsurface characterization

Session 4: Forecasting induced seismicity

Session 5: Case Studies of induced seismicity


Confirmed invited speakers

  • Gillian Foulger (Durham University)

  • Peter Meier (GeoEnergie Suisse)

  • Serge Shapiro (Freie Universität Berlin)

  • Leo Eisner (Seismik)

  • Jesús Carrera (CSIC)

  • Ioannis Stefanou (Nantes University)

  • Marie Violay (EPFL)

  • Keita Yoshioka (Montanuniversität Leoben)

  • Grzegorz Kwiatek (GFZ)

  • Yusuke Mukuhira (Tohoku University)

  • Luis Cueto-Felgueroso (Technical University of Madrid)

  • Qinghua Lei (Uppsala University)

  • Silvia De Simone (CSIC)

  • Mateo Acosta (CalTech)

  • Alexis Sáez (EPFL)

  • Jean Schmittbuhl (Strasbourg University)

  • Sarah Weihmann (RWTH Aachen University)

  • James Verdon (University of Bristol)


Closing of the registration: 29th of February 2024

Registration here



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