IADC Critical Issues Latin America Conference & Exhibition

Start: 16 October 2018
End: 17 October 2018

Venue: Hyatt Regency Mexico City
Location: Mexico City, Mexico


Registration Information

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  • Registration for this event is $700 per attendee.
  • Employees of federal regulatory agencies may be eligible for a 50% discount on conference registration.
  • Speakers, sponsors and exhibitors 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) 
  • Click here to download the Conference Registration Form in Espanol (PDF)

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


IADC is pleased to announce its first “Critical Issues Latin America Conference & Exhibition.” Critical Issues are market, technology and commercial factors shaping business today and tomorrow. These factors present either opportunities or challenges to the global drilling industry. Regional operations have their own unique requirements and IADC’s Critical Issues Latin America will explore those opportunities and challenges important in the region.

The Call for Abstracts has expired.
Authors of papers selected will receive confirmation letters and guidelines by 12 March 2018.

General subject themes envisioned for the event include the following:

  • Health & Safety
  • Well Control
  • Environmental Practices & Waste Management
  • Drilling Rig Standards
  • Optimizing Drilling Performance
  • Field Re-development
  • Shale Gas Drilling & Completions
  • Deepwater Drilling
  • Drilling & Completions Challenges
  • Regulatory Compliance & Impact
  • Innovative Application of Technical Solutions
  • Regional Economic Drivers
  • Human Resources: Recruitment, Training, Retention
  • Project Planning, Implementation & Development

Conference Program Committee

Angel Hernandez, Weatherford
Carlos Perez Tellez, PEMEX
Francisco Soriano Guerrero, Felco Energy Solutions
Hugo Espinosa, Baker Hughes, a GE company
Jorge Rios, Precision Drilling
Jose Leal Hirzel, National Oilwell Varco
Maria Clara Silva, Ensco plc
Mateo Herrera, Helmerich & Payne IDC
Mick Leary, BP
Pam Gerrans, Lloyd’s Register
Philip Souyris, Seadrill Mexico
Victor Villegas, Nabors Corporate Services
Mike DuBose, IADC


Felco Energy Solutions
International SOS
IADC Bookstore
IADC Accreditation & Credentialing

Exhibition Information

Cost for the 3m x 3m 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, 15 October. All booths must be completely set up by 6:30 am on Tuesday, 16 October.

  • You may tear down your booth space after the last coffee break ends on Wednesday, 17 October.

  • The exhibitor space is a 3m x 3m area. It will be set with a skirted table and two chairs with access to electricity. Please do not exceed 3m 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.

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:
Stephanie Carling, stephanie.carling@iadc.org or Lori Gagula, lori.gagula@iadc.org at +1.713.292.1945.

Sponsorship Opportunities

There are four levels of sponsoring: 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.

Click here to view the sponsorship overview.  Click here to view the sponsorship overview in Espanol.

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Diamond $25,000 (SOLD)
(10 Comps*)


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:
Stephanie Carling, stephanie.carling@iadc.org or Lori Gagula, lori.gagula@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 to obtain discounted rate.

Hyatt Regency Mexico City
Campos Eliseos No. 204 Polanco Chapultepec
Mexico City,  Mexico, 11560
Phone: +52.55.5083.1234   Fax: +52.55.5083.1235
Single/Double Occupancy……..$230.00
Rates available until 24 September 2018.

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.


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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IADC Critical Issues Latin America Conference & Exhibition