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Energetic Materials Summit

May 21-23, 2019

The Purdue Energetic Materials Summit (PEMS) is a biennial summit designed to bring together thought leaders and decision makers in the defense, security and academic communities to discuss key challenges and potential technical solutions associated with energetic materials. The inaugural event was held on May 22-24, 2017, on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN. Invitation is required to attend or speak at the summit. The summit will alternate between invited presentations and free time allotted for conversation and community building amongst attendees. The work presented at the summit will neither be recorded nor released publicly.

Questions regarding the summit should be submitted to:


Brian Barrett
Conference Coordinator
Ray W. Herrick Laboratories
177 S. Russell Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2099
+1 765-494-6078