2022 Ohio Drilling and Blasting Conference

March 16 & 17, 2022
DoubleTree Hotel, Worthington, Ohio

Co-Sponsored by International Society of Explosives Engineers (ISEE)

Online and phone registrations are now closed, but you can still register onsite. In-person registration hours are:

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 16

7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.
Thursday, March 17

Registration

Registration fee includes materials, admission to sessions, Wednesday evening reception, continental breakfast, breaks and lunch on Thursday.

Hotel Reservations

The DoubleTree Hotel, 175 Hutchinson Ave., is located just off the I-270/US Rt.23 N orth Interchange. A block of rooms has been reserved at the DoubleTree Hotel, call (614) 885-3334 or 1-800-870-0349 with rates for the conference at $99 single/double. Conference participants are responsible for their own lodging arrangements and should identify themselves with the Ohio Drilling and Blasting Conference when making reservations.

Reservations must be made no later than March 3, 2022.

Tentative Agenda

Wednesday, March 16

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Evening Reception and Early Sign-in

Thursday, March 17

7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Sign-in and Continental Breakfast
7:45 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Airblast Principles and Measurement
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Rock Breakage Theory and Why It Matters
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Underground Limestone Blast Optimization
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. Kentucky Lock Project Challenges
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch & Awards Presentation
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Often Overlooked Facets of D&B Design
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. An Urban Nightmare Blasting Project
2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Airblast & Ground Vibration Issues
4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Quality Control of Bulk Product
4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Conference Evaluation & Prize Drawings