CARMA is the Canadian Rock Mechanics Association, which represents the combined membership of the Canadian Geotechnical Society’s Rock Mechanics Division and the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum’s Rock Engineering Society. CARMA also acts as Canada’s National Group for the International Society for Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (ISRM).
CARMA strives to develop, maintain and promote communications and cooperation between practitioners of rock mechanics and rock engineering. It provides its members with opportunities to present the results of professional activities by organizing events and activities to facilitate knowledge, experience and information transfer and exchange. It also provides its members with opportunities to upgrade and update their professional knowledge and skills.