XIV Conference of Blasting

The Chilean Association of Explosives Engineers (ASIEX) is pleased to announce the XIV Conference of Blasting, to be held in Chile in the Enjoy Hotel at Antofagasta City, between the days November 7th to 9th, 2023.


The main topics of the conference will include drilling innovation, blasting approach to Industry 4.0, new technologies applied to blasting, application and results of new products, drilling and blasting design techniques, new modeling software and other applications, safety applied to drilling and blasting, environment (vibrations, airblast, gases, dust, flyrock), energy efficiency, regulations, industry challenges and the added value of blasting, effects of sustainable blasting with the mining process, from a geotechnical perspective and the implications of blasting in the conversion of open pit mining to underground mining.

Engineer Italo Onederra (PHD)

An international recognized expert in explosives and blasting technologies. He has a bachelor’s degree in engineering with honors from the University of Melbourne, a master’s degree in engineering sciences and a PHD from the University of Queensland.

His research includes developments in alternative explosives free of ammonium nitrate; fragmentation and blasting modeling techniques, today incorporated into commercial software. He currently leads a research group focused on advanced preconditioning and fragmentation methods for future low-impact mineral extraction techniques.

Mr Onederra workshop will be: “Technology in explosives and blasting engineering: impact of applied R&D and future challenges”

INSCRIPTION (Limited Places):

$ 550.000 + tax 19% per attendant (Covers 3 days of seminars, welcome cocktail, lunches and closing dinner).

US$ 740 + tax 19% by PayPal at web page www.asiex.cl (only for abroad companies).

$ 250.000 + tax 19% (accredited with certificate from educational institution).

Best Student
Free to the event, for mining ingeniers studients, proving letter from the university certifying to be the best of the generation (One student per house of studies).

Does not include accommodation or transfers

  • 10% discount to those who participated in the XIII ASIEX 2018 Conference.
  • Academics: 10% discount.
  • Early registration: 10% discount (payment made until July 31, 2023).
  • Exhibitors: 20% discount (one person per paper).
  • Companies: 5% discount (registering 4 or more attendees on the same occasion).
  • (Non-Cumulative Discounts).

Friday, November 03rd, 2023 (limited spaces)

Data for payment via electronic transfer or deposit:

Beneficiary name: Asociación Chilena de Ingenieros Explosivistas A.G.
Tax n°: 65.058.590-9
Bank name: Banco Santander Santiago
Account type: Cuenta Corriente.
CLP Account No.: 0-000-05-22549-3 (Chilean Pesos)
USD Account No.: 5100146101 (US Dollar)


The sponsorship opportunities offered by ASIEX 2023 vary from the incorporation of your company logo in a bag and in the notebook provided to attendees, a speech at the closing dinner (only Platinum sponsor), until inclusion of a web sponsor banner, and projection of logos during the Conference. Categories have different levels and prices (Platinum – Gold – Silver).

Inquiries and registrations to email coordinadora@asiex.cl
or to the Telephone +569 2752 8631

  1. Please request a quote to email coordinadora@asiex.cl
  2. Send your Purchase Order
  3. Send Attendees information
  4. Inform billing data