This is your opportunity to share your knowledge and expertise with your peers; to help them to be the best in the field. You are therefore cordially invited to submit a proposal to be considered. Proposals will be accepted for: Presentations and Case Studies.
Speakers will present to our membership in a lecture style format with time allotted for questions from the audience. Presentations are typically 40 minutes in length, but longer presentations will be considered. Please note: Our membership base is of many disciplines and all Delegate attendees at the In-Service Training will be permitted to attend all training sessions.
Topic Summary
The IABTI seeks to educate our members; therefore presentations may not be commercial in nature or promote any specific product. An abstract of your topic and major points must be submitted for review to the International Business Office and will only be used for tentative selection. Final selection and acceptance is based upon completed presentations submitted on time.
Case Studies
Technicians and Investigators are encouraged to submit and present a case study on a recently adjudicated case or to highlight a recent case that will bring new insights to the attendees and expand their investigative techniques.
Focus Areas and Topics
Papers addressing the IABTI’s core competency areas are requested:
• Bomb Disposal and IED Operations • Explosives Detection Canine
• Bombing and Explosive Accident Investigation • Information Management
• Community and Industry Outreach • Military EOD, UXO & Demining Operations
• Energetic, Toxic and Destructive Materials • Science and Technology
• Explosives & Destructive Device Regs & Law • Security Management
Presentation Requirements
All presentations must be submitted in electronic format. (MS Word/MS PowerPoint).
Individual presentations are preferred (if approved, teams will be limited to two (2) presenters).
In appreciation for your participation, the Delegate registration fee for the main Presenter will be waived, provided they are a current member of the IABTI.  We may also be able to provide other assistance, if that is needed to facilitate your presentation, on a case by case basis. Therefore we request that you have the appropriate permission and support from your organization. Unfortunately, the IABTI is unable to provide an honorarium.

Pertinent Dates
15 Feb  - Abstract Acceptance Notification
15 April - Finalization of Program
June 2024 - International In-Service

To submit your training application, please complete the form below.

What type of training are you proposing? *
Training Category: (please select one)
Hands-on/Demonstrative Category: (please select one)

Presenter/Trainer Information

Will more than one individual be presenting? *

Scheduling Preference

Preferred Day: *
Preferred Time: *



I authorize IABTI to post my picture and my bio on IABTI's public website and in IABTI's mobile app *

I hereby authorize IABTI to record my training/demo AND to offer the recording to the members of IABTI. *