Do you have a knack for photography and some great shots of a recent job you’d like to share? Submit them to our 24th annual photo contest for a chance to win a $500 gift certificate to the ISEE Bookstore.

The winner will be announced during our 43rd Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique held Jan. 29 – Feb. 1, 2017, in Orlando, Fla.

There are categories for blasters and drillers at work, construction blasting, quarrying and mining, demolition blasting, specialty blasting and student entries. All submissions will be judged on composition, content and quality.

The deadline to enter is Dec. 1, 2016. So what are you waiting for? Download an entry form today.

Photo Contest Form (PDF)

Calling all students looking to make a mark in the explosives industry! The ISEE Conference Program Committee is pleased to announce the Call for Student Papers to be presented at the 43rd Annual Conference on Explosives & Blasting Technique, the largest gathering of its kind involving field blasters, manufacturers of explosives related products, educators and researchers, to be held Jan. 29 - Feb. 1, 2017, in Orlando, Florida.

This is an excellent opportunity for students to network with senior researchers and professionals from academia and the industry. Ideas should be submitted in a 200-400 word abstract highlighting the major points of the proposed 8-10 page paper and be approved by the student's faculty advisor. Papers addressing all explosives and blasting-related topics will be considered. Accepted papers will be assigned to either a technical session or Blasters Forum Poster Session. Papers received by the deadline, with paid conference registration, will be published in the Conference Proceedings.

Please contact the conference director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to receive the online student submission instructions. Abstract submissions must be in by Oct. 1, 2016. The deadline for your paper submission is Nov. 1, 2016.

If you have any questions, please contact the conference director or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Submit your abstract by Oct. 1, 2016.

Exhibitor registration is now open for the 43rd Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique held Jan. 29 – Feb. 1, 2017, at the Caribe Royale Orlando in Orlando, Florida. Showcase your organization's latest technology, equipment, design, products and services to the global explosives marketplace. 

This annual event, with as many as 1,600 blasters, manufacturers, government officials and suppliers, is the premiere international forum for targeting the hands-on explosives user. Be sure to reserve your exhibit booth today. Register now.

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The deadline to submit an abstract of your recent research or work for 43rd Annual Conference on Explosives & Blasting Technique has been extended to Friday, May 27. This is your chance to share your techniques, strategies and research with your peers and industry leaders at the world’s largest conference on explosives engineering.

Click here to read the requirements and upload your 200 to 400 word abstract online. If your abstract is selected, you will have the opportunity to present your findings at the 43rd Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique.

The Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique is the largest gathering of its kind involving field blasters, manufacturers of explosives-related products, educators and researchers. The conference provides a forum for the discussion of practical and technical information as well as presentation of the latest discoveries in the commercial explosives industry worldwide. ISEE members and non-members are invited to submit ideas for papers to be presented at the conference. Presented papers will be published in the proceedings of the conference.

Click here to submit your abstract today.

The deadline to submit an abstract for the 43rd Annual Conference on Explosives & Blasting Technique is Friday May 13.  This is your chance to submit your findings for a chance to present your work at the world’s largest conference on explosives engineering.

Papers addressing all explosives and blasting-related topics will be considered. Accepted papers will be scheduled for either one of the technical sessions or the Blasters Forum, a multimedia poster event with one-on-one interaction between the author and the audience.

The submission site, guidelines, instructions and deadlines can be viewed here. Please contact us if you do not receive confirmation within two weeks of submitting your abstract. Chapter sponsored papers must be submitted by the deadline.

Sponsored by ISEE, the 43rd Annual Conference on Explosives & Blasting Technique will be from Jan. 29 – Feb. 1, 2017, at the Caribe Royale Orlando Hotel in Orlando, Fla.

The Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique is the largest gathering of its kind involving field blasters, manufacturers of explosives-related products, educators and researchers. The conference provides a forum for the discussion of practical and technical information as well as presentation of the latest discoveries in the commercial explosives industry worldwide. ISEE members and non-members are invited to submit ideas for papers to be presented at the Conference. Presented papers will be published in the Proceedings of the conference.

Submit your abstract today.