2nd International Explosives Conference

United Kingdom
Edinburgh, John McIntyre Conference Centre
18-20 June 2024
Application dates
To 31 January 2024
Participation types
  • English

About conference

The UK’s Centre of Excellence for Energetic Materials (CoEEM), in conjunction with the Sector Skills Strategy Group (SSSG) and Cranfield University, is hosting the second International Explosives Conference 2024 (IEC-2024) in Edinburgh.

This event is for all professionals involved in the fundamental science of explosives and energetic materials. If you are interested in the science that underpins deeper understanding of explosives, propellants, pyrotechnics and gas generators, this is the event for your consideration. We invite all, from early careers through to subject matter experts to be involved.

By design the conference is unclassified to accommodate a broad international participation. The style of the event is keynote and other presentations, interactive plenaries and poster sessions. There will also be a networking drinks reception on the early evening of 18th June and a dinner on the 19th June.


Next Generation Energetics

Principal Conference Themes:

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Simulation and Computing
  • Synthesis and Manufacturing
  • Space Programme
  • Sustainability and Toxicology
  • Novel Explosives
  • Other related topics will be considered.

Key dates

31 January 2024: Deadline for submission of abstracts for oral presentations and posters for selection by the Editorial Committee

31 March 2024: Early Bird registration ends

18 June 2024: Start of the International Explosives Conference


Early Bird Delegate until 31st March 2024

Three days, lunch and refreshments, networking drinks and dinner: £495

Delegate after 1st April 2024

Three days, lunch and refreshments, networking drinks and dinner: £595

Students and Early Careers

Student bursaries will require a short statement of support from your supervisor. Early Careers is defined as the first ten years of education or employment: £200

Attendance at the drinks reception and dinner: £150