IADC Annual General Meeting

Start: 8 November 2017
End: 10 November 2017

Venue: Hilton Hotel
Location: Austin, Texas, USA

Conference Sponsors


Registration Information

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  • Registration for this event is $600 per attendee.
  • Employees of federal regulatory agencies may be eligible for a 50% discount on conference registration.
  • Speakers and sponsors are not eligible for online registration. (Complete the Conference Registration Form PDF below)
  • In order to receive a letter of invitation, IADC requires payment via Wire Transfer. The wire transfer information is included on the registration form. (Complete the Conference Registration Form PDF below)
  • Click here to download the Conference Registration Form (PDF format)
  • Click here to download a Guest/Spouse registration form. (PDF format) Spouses and Guests are invited to attend the Welcoming Reception on Wednesday, 8 November & the Annual General Meeting Reception on Thursday, 9 November.*To be used only in conjunction with a paid conference registration. No formal activities for spouses are planned in conjunction with IADC’s AGM.

Conference Links

For questions regarding the conference, please contact Stephanie Carling at stephanie.carling@iadc.org or +1.713.292.1945.


The IADC Annual General Meeting is recognized as the keynote conference for the drilling industry and provides ideal networking opportunities for participants. It features prominent speakers from industry and government.

A summary of events for travel and planning purposes:

Wednesday, 8 November

  • 8:30 am, IADC North America Onshore Advisory Panel Meeting (Committee Members Only)
  • 8:30 am, IADC Offshore Advisory Panel Meeting (Committee Members Only)
  • 8:30 am, IADC Drilling Services Advisory Panel Meeting (Committee Members Only)
  • Noon, IADC Executive Committee Meeting (Committee Members Only)
  • 3-5 pm, Early Registration
  • 5:30-7:30 pm, IADC Welcoming Reception Sponsored by DrillingInfo, Inc.

Thursday, 9 November

  • 8 am, Baker Hughes, a GE company Keynote Breakfast
  • General Session
  • 11:30 am, Keynote Luncheon
  • General Session
  • 4 pm, IADC Board of Directors meeting (IADC Directors Only)
  • 6-8 pm, IADC Annual General Meeting Reception Co-sponsored by Platts RigData

Friday, 10 November

  • 8 am, National Oilwell Varco Rig Census Breakfast & 2017 Contractor of the Year Award
  • General Session
  • Noon, Adjournment

Sponsorship Opportunities

There are four levels of sponsoring: Platinum Sponsors, Gold Sponsors, Silver Sponsors and Event Sponsors are available.  Event Sponsorship will be categorized by monetary contribution with the appropriate level of sponsorship. Please find the benefits of the sponsor packages below. The conference sponsor will receive high profile recognition before, during and after the conference.


Platinum $15,000
(5 Comps*)


Gold $10,000
(3 Comps*)


Silver $5,000
(1 Comp*)


Event sponsorships are also available!

For more information please contact:
Leesa Teel, leesa.teel@iadc.org or Stephanie Carling, stephanie.carling@iadc.org at +1.713.292.1945.

* Comps refer to number of complimentary registrations

Hotel Information


Hilton Hotel Austin
500 East 4th Street, Austin, Texas, 78701, USA
Phone: +1.512.482.8000 Fax: +1.512.469.0078
Room Rates: $269.00 per night
Rates are available until 7 October 2017.

Click here to book your hotel room online. 

Please make your room reservations directly with the hotel.
Please be sure to mention IADC to obtain discounted rate.

Warning: Please note that there is a company named Exhibition Housing Services (EHS) actively approaching conference delegates and exhibitors by phone and email trying to sell hotel rooms at the Hotel for a cheaper rate than the published rate on this conference website. Please note that Exhibition Housing Services does not represent IADC or the hotel, nor has IADC or the hotel authorized EHS to use their nhttp://www.iadc.org/wp-admin/post.php?post=19416&action=editames or trademarks on information they send out to exhibitors and delegates.

To avoid being a victim of fraud, please do not give out your credit card details to any other party and make your hotel reservations exclusively through the Hotel.


Press Policy

Complimentary press registration is limited to one (1) person per company. This individual must be a titled editor, writer, reporter or other bona fide editorial representative of a legitimate industry or consumer publication. Publishers and sales and marketing specialists are excluded from this complimentary registration practice and must pay the full conference registration fee to attend an event.

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Event Summary

IADC Annual General Meeting