ISEE members: We want to hear from you. A membership survey was emailed Monday, Sept. 12 to members. The survey will take about 10 minutes to complete. Your opinion counts and will directly impact our services, mission and strategic plan. Please submit yours today. 

Be sure to include your member number at the end of the survey to be entered into a raffle. The grand prize winner will have the choice among one full 43rd Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique registration, an R.L. Winston Rod Company New Boron III X Super 10 fishing rod or a lifetime membership to ISEE.

If you didn’t receive a membership survey, you can access it by logging into the member's section of our website or you can contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (440) 349-4400.

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.

For a limited time only, get 50% off the Blasters' E-Handbook with any purchase of the print edition, or save 30% on any Blasters' E-Handbook single order. 

With  more than 1,000 pages of explosives knowledge written and designed by experienced industry professionals, the e-book version of the Blasters’ Handbook, 18th Edition, second printing, contains all the same great information as the original print book. It is compatible with most iPads, iPhones, Windows PCs and Macs.

Head over to the ISEE online bookstore, and start saving today. This offer will expire Friday, Oct. 7.

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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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Board of Directors

The ISEE Nominating Committee is seeking nominations of candidates for the ISEE Board of Directors fall 2016 election. Candidates must be qualified as members of the society who have demonstrated leadership and active participation in the society and in the explosives industry.

Candidates who are elected to the board will take office February at the end of the Annual Membership Meeting that will be held at the 2017 Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique.

To nominate a candidate, log on to the member's section of the ISEE website and click the "Board of Directors Nomination Form" located in the menu near the bottom of the page.

Awards

Nominate a coworker or colleague who has made an exceptional contribution to the fields of explosives or drilling for one of the International Society of Explosives Engineers most prestigious awards. There are three awards the ISEE is accepting nominations for:

Blaster’s Leadership Award: Presented to those who exemplify the blaster in the field and have given generously of time and talents in helping fellow blasters.

Driller’s Leadership Award: The award recognizes a drill operator, manager or drill expert who has given an extraordinary amount of time and knowledge to help fellow drillers and blasters with application, engineering or field work.

Distinguished Service Award: An award of merit given to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the field of explosives engineering.

Click here to nominate a candidate online or to download a nomination form.

ISEE Website Login

You will be prompted to log into the ISEE website to access both forms. Use your email address you have on file with ISEE as your username and your member ID for your password. You do not need to make an account. All ISEE members have accounts automatically created for them.

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