IADC Workforce Development Committee

IADC Workforce Development Committee

Meeting & Venue Details

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Start DateOctober 26, 2021Start Time9:00 am
End DateOctober 26, 2021End Time11:00 am



9:00 – 9:05 Welcome, Introductions, IADC Antitrust Policy
9:05 – 9:10 Safety Moment
9:10 – 9:50 IADC’s Sustainability Committee Action for ESG

Neil Forrest, Vice President of Sustainability-Seadrill  


9:45 – 10:30 Stacey Earley, SPE subcommittee chairs – Diversity Recruiting and Retention  

Panel Session:  Recruiting and Obtaining a Diverse Workforce.  Best Practice and Lessons Learned from Other Industries

Jill Metcalf, Director – Transportation and Global Logistics Technology Center

Shortel Brent – Sr Manager of Job Development

10:30 – 10:45 New Social Platforms for Industry Recruitment

Adam Lemmer-RigZone

10:45-10:55 IADC Updates

Brooke Polk- IADC Senior Director-Accreditation Operations

10:55 – 11:00 AOB

IADC Workforce Development Committee Mission

The mission of the Workforce Development Committee is to promote awareness of training and to facilitate the exchange of information regarding suitable training methods and materials that benefit the worldwide drilling and drilling services industries.

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General Committee meetings are open to participants from all categories of IADC membership. The Chairman may invite non-members to attend when it furthers the interests of the Committee. At the discretion of the Chairman and IADC staff, the meeting or portions of the meeting may be exclusively reserved for drilling contractor members. Meetings will be held at such times and locations as may be selected by the Chairman with the advice of the Committee. For any questions, please contact the IADC Committee Coordinator.