At this time, the Pennsylvania Drilling and Blasting Conference committee is evaluating when to hold the next on-site conference. We are closely monitoring the situation with the community’s best interest in mind as part of Penn State’s efforts to maintain public health and safety in the face of the coronavirus outbreak. For the latest updates and information, visit:

Contact Us

About Registration

Noncredit Registration Office
The Pennsylvania State University
Box 410
State College, PA 16804
Phone: 814-867-4973
Fax: 814-863-2765

Additional Information

Penn State Conferences and Institutes
The Pennsylvania State University
225 The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: 814-863-5100

About Program Content

Joe Flick
The Pennsylvania State University
213 Research Building West
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: 814-865-7472

Chapter Representatives

Keith Pucalik, C.P.G.
Mid-Atlantic Chapter, ISEE
359 Northgate Drive, Suite 100
Warrendale, PA 15086
Phone: 724-933-7620
Fax: 724-933-7630

Daniel Ray Leach
Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter, ISEE
2244 High Street
Elizabethtown, PA 17022
Phone: 717-574-4024

Conference Planning Committee

Aaron Christ, New Enterprise Stone & Lime
Rachel Conaway, Penn State
Jay Elkin, Wampum Hardware Company
John Farris, Penn State
Joe Flick, Penn State
Tom Hairhoger, Austin Powder Company
Kristin Klemish, Vibra-Tech Engineers, Inc.
Rick Lamkie, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Daniel Ray Leach, Sales and Operations Consultant
Dale Marker, Hanson Aggregates
Scott Mueller, Blue Stone Drilling
Keith Pucalik, Vibra-Tech Engineers, Inc.
Ron Ruby, Maurer-Scott
Scott Schilling, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection – Deep Mine Safety
Matthew Tomlin, American Rock Mechanics, LLC
Kirk Whitaker, Dimension Supply