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Schedule of Events

Please note that this schedule may change. Please check your onsite program for final times and locations of all activities. Be sure to check the conference app for dates and times of committee meetings.

Friday, February 3rd Registration Opens for All at 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm (one beer drink ticket with early registration)

 

Saturday, February 4

7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Blasters Weekend Registration Open

8:15 am – 8:15 am

Welcome and Introductions

8:15 am – 10:00 am

Morning Sessions 1 &2

Session 1
Safety Discussion: Avoiding Accidents and Fatalities

Session 2
Choice of Explosives Products: Perspectives from a Blasting Contractor

10:30am – 12:15 pm

Morning Sessions 3 & 4

Session 3
Calculating Pre-Split

Session 4
Using technology to blast more efficiently and safely

1:15pm -2:45pm

Workshops (Attendees Select One)

Workshop A
Blasters Calculations

Workshop B
Transporting Explosives: Shipping Paper Do’s and Don’ts

Workshop C
Use of Seismographs

Workshop D
Fly Rock Prevention

3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Workshops (Attendees select one)

Workshop A
Blasters Calculations

Workshop B
Transporting Explosives and the Correct Filling Out of Paperwork

Workshop C
Seismographs

Workshop D
Fly Rock Prevention – what to be aware of to eliminate this deadly hazard

9:30 am – 5:30 pm

Bookstore Opens

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Clay Shoot

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Opens to All

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Blasters Reception in Exhibit Hall

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Executive Committee Meeting

8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Board Directors Reception

Sunday, February 5

7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Conference Registration Open

9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Bookstore

8:00 am – 10:30 am

Chapter Management Workshop

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Regulatory Panel Discussion

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Blasters Video Round Up

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Drill MWD program

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Bench f.k.a. Demo Stage

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Exhibit Hall opens with welcome reception in hall beginning from 4-6pm

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Student Industry Connection

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Sessions Chairmans Meeting

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Auction

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The International Reception

7:30 pm – 9:30

ISEE Social at 1902 Night Club Brought to you by the Emerging Professionals

Monday, February 6

6:30 am - 8:00 am

Past Presidents Breakfast

7:30 am – 4:00 pm

Registration Opens

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Opening General Session w/Keynote

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Technical Sessions

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Bookstore Opens

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Opens

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Bench f.k.a. Demo Stage

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Attendee Lunch in Exhibit Hall

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

ISEE Committee Meeting

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Untold Stories “Industry Highlights and History” bought to you by the Emerging Professionals

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Ice cream networking social in exhibit hall

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Scholarship Committee Meeting

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Blasters Forum Poster Session

Tuesday, February 7

7:00 am – 8:30 am

Foundation Trustees Meeting

7:00 am – 8:30 am

Seismograph Section Meeting

8:00 am -3:30 pm

Technical Sessions

8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Conference Registration Opens

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Publications Meeting

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Opens

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Bench f.k.a. Demo Stage

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Conference Advisory Committee Meeting

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Blasters Training Committee Meeting

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Fragblast Section Meeting

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Drillers Section Meeting

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Program Committee Meeting

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Attendee Lunch in Hall

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Finance Committee Meeting

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Emerging Professionals Section Meeting

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

International Committee Meeting

6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

“All Clear Cheers and Beers Bash”

Wednesday, February 8

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Registration Opens

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Board of Directors Meeting