Do you have a knack for photography and some great shots of a recent job you’d like to share? Take your camera on your next job site and upload your best pictures. Qualifying entries will be displayed through ISEE’s social media channels and on-screen at the annual conference in Denver.

Voting will be open to all. The Best of Show winner will receive a free registration to the 47th annual conference. Winners will be announced at the annual conference, on social media, and in the Journal of Explosives Engineering.

Visit the photo contest page today to see all the categories and enter your pictures.

Photo Contest Entry

Showcase your organization's latest products, services and technology at the world's largest conference on explosives engineering. Public exhibit booth registration for the 46th Annual Conference on Explosives & Blasting is now open.

This is your organization's chance to get its name out in front of 1,600 key decision makers, industry experts, government regulators and field blasters. To purchase booth space, visit the conference section of our website. Be sure to reserve your space soon because the exhibit hall will sell out quickly.

The 46th Annual Conference on Explosives & Blasting Technique will be from Jan. 26-29, 2020, at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colo. Sponsorships are available for events and amenities. Call (440) 349-4400 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

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More than 1,800 people from around the world met Jan. 27-30, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn., for the 45th Annual Conference on Explosives & Blasting Technique, setting a new attendance record for the ISEE conference on explosives engineering.

The conference included technical and poster sessions, workshops, industry socials and more than 180 exhibits showcasing latest technology. Keynote presenter and futurist David Houle kicked off the event with his discussion on emerging global trends and how they could affect the future of the explosives industry.

The online SEE Education Foundation auction, which wrapped up Tuesday, Jan. 29, raised nearly $8,000. Big-ticket items included one-of-a-kind quilt from Crazy Horse Memorial, a lifetime ISEE membership and an Alaskan dog sledding adventure.

The money raised through the auction will go to the Education Foundation ISEE Scholarship Fund, which awards scholarships to college students from across the globe who are pursuing careers in the blasting industry.

Ronald Elliott, International Blasting Consultants, won the Distinguished Service Award; Paul Downing, Lancer Insurance Company, and David True, Austin Powder Company, were honored with the Industry Service Award; Mark Dean, Texcel, Melvin Fletcher, Dyno Nobel, Cristian Rodriguez, Split Engineering, were awarded the President's Award; Donald McNeil, PDK Inc., was awarded the Blaster's Leadership Award; Donald Thompson, Thunderbird Mining Systems, was honored with the Driller's Leadership Award; and Gonzalo Marias, Austin Powder Argentina, won the Paper of the Year Award.

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Get ready for the 45th Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique by downloading the official mobile app to help you maximize your time at the event. Download the app to view the complete schedule and add your favorite exhibitors and sessions to the personalized planner for convenient on-the-go access before and during the conference. Be sure to check the app often. More information will be added soon.

App Features

  • View the schedule
  • Find exhibitors
  • Build your planner
  • Read speaker bios
  • Get the latest event alerts
  • Tweet and share with your friends and colleagues

Where to Download

Apple App Store

Google Play

We're now accepting video submissions for the Blasters R Us Video Round Up. Submit your 5 to 7 minute video today, and be part of the wildly popular showing during the Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique.

To get started, download a submission form and submit it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Once your form has been processed, you will receive a link to upload your video. The round up will take place during the 45th Annual Conference on Explosives & Blasting Technique held in Nashville, Tenn.

The deadline to submit your video is Sunday, Jan. 13. Submit yours today.

Download a Submission Form