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Event | International Symposium in Military Aspects in Blast and Shock

DST, the University of Wollongong and the University of Sydney are jointly hosting the 26th International Symposium on Military Aspects of Blast and Shock (MABS 26) to be held in Wollongong, Australia from the 14th – 19th November 2020.

The MABS Symposium is a unique forum for those in the international defence community interested in the most recent advances in shock and blast research.

The symposium brings together scientists, engineers, consultants and other experts who work in the fields of blast and shock wave research, associated thermal effects and protective structures. 

Attendees include representatives from Defence research institutions, government agencies, industry and academia from across Australia and around the world.


The official due date for abstracts is the 2nd of March but requests for late submissions will be considered by the organising committee. Further information on abstract submission is available on the MABS website.

Sponsorship opportunities

MABS 26 provides a wide range of opportunities for your organisation to be associated with the 26th International Symposium on Military Aspects of Blast and Shock. 

For more information about sponsorship opportunities, visit the Sponsors and Exhibitors page.


Registrations open on 9 March.

Further information

More information about the symposium, including how to register is available from the MABS26 website.

Event information

Date and time

Sat 14 Nov 2020 (All day) to Thu 19 Nov 2020 (All day)


Novotel Wollongong Northbeach, 2-14 Cliff Road