IADC Well Control Conference of the Americas & Exhibition

Start: 27 August 2019
End: 28 August 2019

Venue: Moody Gardens Hotel
Location: Galveston, Texas, USA

Conference Sponsors

Registration Information

Advanced registration for this event is not yet available.

  • Registration for this event is $600 for IADC members and $750 for non-members.
  • Speakers and sponsors are not eligible for online registration.
  • In order to receive a letter of invitation, IADC requires payment via Wire Transfer.

For questions regarding the conference, please contact Lori Gagula at lori.gagula@iadc.org or +1.713.292.1945.

Introduction

The IADC Well Control Conference of the Americas will seek to examine the innovations that are shaping the future of well control, from technology to personnel competencies. This event will focus on timely technical presentations highlighting recent developments and innovations in technology, techniques, training, management systems, and a wide variety of other topics that affect well control.

Call for Abstracts

IADC is pleased to issue a Call for Abstracts for the 2019 IADC Well Control Conference of the Americas & Exhibition. Authors are invited to submit proposals for presentations at the conference. Presentations on the following topics are welcomed:

  • Case Histories
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Well Design and Construction
  • Management Systems
  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • Remote Monitoring
  • Training and Human Factors
  • Well Control Competencies
  • Automated Well Control and Kick Detection
  • Regulatory Issues
  • Deepwater and Ultra Deepwater Well Control
  • BOP Operations
  • Shallow Gas
  • Underbalanced Operations and Managed Pressure Drilling
  • Capping and Containment
  • Well Intervention
  • Well Decommissioning
  • Barrier Management
  • Well Integrity

For consideration, an abstract for each proposed paper must be submitted to IADC no later than Friday, 8 February 2019. Authors of papers selected will receive confirmation and guidelines by Friday, 15 March 2019. Please note that formal papers are encouraged, but are not required for this conference.

To be selected for presentations, papers must be of great interest to drilling contractors, operators, service companies, training institutions and equipment manufacturers.

Click Here to submit your abstract

Click here to view General Guidelines for IADC Abstract Submissions

Conference Program Committee

Aaron Mueller, AI Safety Management
Benny Mason, Rig QA International
Charlie Holt, BP
Mark Cockram, Shell
Pete Bennett, Pacific Drilling
Richard Grayson, Nabors Drilling USA
Robert Ziegler, Weatherford
Trampas Poldrack, Basic Energy Services
Steve Kropla, IADC

Exhibitors

IADC Bookstore
IADC Accreditation & Credentialing

Exhibition Information

Cost for the 10′ x 10′ space is $2,000.
The space will be set with a skirted table, two chairs and access to electricity.
With the space, you receive one complimentary conference registration and up to two additional registrations at half price.
No refunds for cancellations will be issued.

  • Exhibitors can set-up after 3:00 pm on Monday, 26 August 2019. All booths must be completely set up by 6:30 am on Tuesday, 27 August 2019.
  • You may tear down your booth space after the last coffee break ends at TBD on Wednesday, 28 August 2019.
  • The exhibitor space is a 10′ x 10′ area. It will be set with a 6′ skirted table and two chairs with access to electricity. Please do not exceed 10′ across, as the space in the exhibition area will be limited.
  • Wall space for signs/banners will not be available. All signs/banners must be affixed to the table or free standing.
  • All personnel working the exhibition must be registered. With your space, you will receive one complimentary registration and up to two additional registrations for half price or $300.

Click here to view exhibition diagram.

Exhibitions at IADC events will be limited to showcasing products and services that advance technology, competency or HSE. Exhibitions centered on recruitment or employment should not take space at IADC events.

For exhibition details, please contact:
Lori Gagula, lori.gagula@iadc.org, or Stephanie Carling, stephanie.carling@iadc.org at +1.713.292.1945.

Sponsorship Opportunities

There are four levels of sponsoring: Diamond sponsors, Platinum Sponsors, Gold Sponsors, and Silver Sponsors. Event sponsorships are also available and 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.

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Diamond $25,000
(10 Comps*)

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Platinum $15,000
(5 Comps*)

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Gold $10,000
(3 Comps*)

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Silver $5,000
(1 Comp*)

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Event sponsorships are also available!

For more information please contact:
Lori Gagula, lori.gagula@iadc.org, or Stephanie Carling, stephanie.carling@iadc.org at +1.713.292.1945.

* Comps refer to number of complimentary registrations

Hotel Information

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

Moody Gardens Hotel

Seven Hope Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77554, United States
Phone: +1.409.741.8484  Toll Free: +1.888.388.8484  Fax: +1.409.683.4936
Room Rates: $149.00 per night (single or double)
Rates are available until 5 August 2019.

Click here to view the hotel website.

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 names 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.

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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 Well Control Conference of the Americas & Exhibition