Networking / Events

EXERTER will attend external events and organise workshops within the Security of Explosives (SoE) area. Below we gather information on upcoming events which might be of interest to stakeholders within SoE. If you want to recommend conferences and other events with an SoE focus, please scroll down to the form below and leave a recommendation.

Upcoming events

Organised by

EXERTER Annual stakeholder workshop

Autumn 2021 - Date and Venue to be confirmed and subject to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions


Upcoming events in 2022


4-6th April 2022
Reading, UK link, opens in new window


Trace Explosives Detection 2022
9-13 May, 2022

New Orleans, Louisiana, US  

scientificworkshops.orgexternal link, opens in new window

Scientific Workshop Group/
Trace Explosives Detection Workshop (TED)

EFEE World Conference on Explosives and Blasting

15-17 May 2022
Maastricht, Netherlands link, opens in new window

Forensics Europe Expo 2022

8-9 June 2022

London, UK

4th Workshop Concealed explosives detection

20-24 June, 2022

Dublin, Ireland

scientificworkshops.orgexternal link, opens in new window

 Scientific Workshops /

International Security Expo (ISE)

27-28 September 2022

London, UK

Nineteen events /

The EXERTER annual workshop, is a great opportunity for experts to contribute with expertise and discuss the results, and for EXERTER to extend the network to other stakeholder groups.

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Previous events

Organised by

EXERTER Interactive Workshop

1 December 2021

“From the lab to the client”

Time and registration details to be confirmed.



FEINDEF ‘21 - International Defence and Security Exhibition

3-5 November 2021
Madrid, Spain link, opens in new window



Fundación Feindef


EXERTER Interactive Workshop

5th October 2021

“Is standardization an enabler for exploitation of innovations in security against explosives?”

Read more here.


4th International Conference CBRNE – Research & Innovation

18 May 2021


CEA / Agence Innovation Défense / Service de santé des armées / Fédération Nationale Sapeurs Pompiers de France / DGA / SDiS Nord /

EXERTER Webinar on 

The Myth of Martyrdom: Using the Psychology of Suicide Bombers to Prevent Their Attacks

6 May 2021, 15:30-17:00 CET, via Webex

Read more.





EXERTER Virtual Conference 2021 
4 May 2021

Lectures from stakeholders of the explosives security community, discussing and evaluating this year’s core subject “PERSON-BORNE IED”



Innovation Procurement Workshop
for Security Practitioners

30 March 2021, 13.00 – 16.30 CET


Registration and more informationexternal link, opens in new window

A jointly organised workshop by the EU funded projects:

MEDEA, iProcureNet and CIVILnEXt


EXERTER Webinar on Incident response to PBIED - Experiences from Interpol and presentation of the UrbanAware tool.

2 December 2020, 14:00-16:00 CET, via Zoom

Read more.



EXERTER Stakeholder requirements national discussions 
Dates to be confirmed

EXERTER partners will host national disucssion events in liu of the annual conference.

EXERTER partners

EXERTER Virtual Conference 2020 
5 November 2020

Presentations on the outcomes from the work around the Explosives in Public transportation scenario.



CoU Workshop on Forensics: Explosives, Conventional forensics, Digital forensics 
22 October 2020, Virtual event,

EXERTER will be presented at the next CoU Workshop on Forensics: Explosives, Conventional forensics, Digital forensics.

DG Home


ENTRAP final workshop (virtual event)

6 October, 2020

via Webex


ENTRAP project 


21-25 September.

EXERTER was invited to be presented at this meeting, which was organised by the EOD and CBRN units at the Police in Portugal




Citizen Aid- the research behind a system for managing casualties from explosive events

9 June 2020, 14:00 to 14:30 CET (UTC +2) 

via Zoom

Read more

EXERTER Consortium, in cooperation with

the CitizenAid programme


Introduction to MEDEA Network of Practitioners

8 April 2020, 14:00 to 14:30 CET (UTC +2) 

via Zoom



EXERTER Consortium, in cooperation with

the MEDEA Network of Practitioners


BKA International Symposium 2020

November 2020




Security & Policing

3-5 March 2020

Farnborough, UK


Home Office

BKA International Symposium for Bomb Investigators and Bomb Technicians

25-29 November 2019




EXERTER Project Meeting and Workshop

19-21 November 2019

The EXERTER consortium will meet at Fraunhofer EMI:s facilities in Freiburg, Germany


EXERTER project / Fraunhofer EMI


Mötesplats Samhällssäkerhet

19-20 November 2019

Kista, Stockholm, Sweden

www.samhallssakerhet.seexternal link, opens in new window



SRE 2019 Event

6-7 November 2019

Helsinki, Finland


European Commission

Security Cluster Event

29-31 October 2019


KEMEA, Greece / DG Home


4th C-IED Technology Workshop

1-3 October 2019

Madrid, Spain external link, opens in new window


C-IED COE, Spain, 

in collaboration with NATO and MoD, Spain.



The 13th CBRNe Protection Symposium

Science for Safety and Security

24-26 September 2019

Malmö, Sweden

www.cbw.seexternal link, opens in new window    



FOI, Sweden



9th Annual EU-US Explosives Experts’ Seminar 

17-19 September 2019

Brussels, Belgium 


DG Home


EXERTER 1st Annual Workshop

14-15 May 2019

Oslo, Norway


EXERTER project / BKA

ENTRAP Practitioners Workshop

20-21 February 2019

Home Office, Sandridge, UK



ENTRAP project / Home Office

Security Research Event 2018

5-6 December 2018

Making Europe a safer place: demonstrating the impact of EU-funded security research


European Commission and the Austrian Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology.



EXERTER Project Meeting and Workshop

28-29 November 2018

The EXERTER consortium met at ENEA facilities in Frascati, Italy for project monitoring and preparations for the annual workshop



EXERTER project / ENEA



EXERTER Kick-off

12-13 June 2018

The EXERTER consortium met at FOI facilities in Stockholm area, Sweden for the project Kick-off



EXERTER project / FOI



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FOI, Swedish Defence Research Agency
Department of Weapon Effects and Security of Explosives

SE-164 90 Stockholm



Anneli Ehlerding

Project Manager

Tel : +46 8 555 030 00

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 786805.