The 2025 IADC Advanced Rig Technology (ART) Conference & Exhibition serves as a leading forum to explore the state of the art in rig technology, downhole operations, and integrating the two seamlessly with minimal human intervention. The event will also review activities of the IADC ART Committee, which has steadily advanced drilling technology, by exploring future technology, drilling control systems, automation, questions of reliability and more. The committee has developed operational guidelines, assessed pros and cons of advanced drilling technology, developed new definitions and more.

StartSeptember 30, 2025EndOctober 1, 2025
Hilton Reykjavik Nordica

2023 Event Demographics *This event rotates between the US and Europe

Registrants by Job Title

  • Management
  • Quality, Health, Safety & Environment
  • Libary/Miscellaneous
  • Training/Education
  • Company Owner/Corporate Officer
  • Completion Engineer
  • Student
  • Drilling and/or Completion Operations
  • Drilling Engineer
  • Drilling & Completion Engineer








Registrants by Company Type

  • Equipment Manufacturer
  • Independent Oil Producer
  • Land Drilling Contractor
  • Land/Offshore Drilling Contractor
  • Major Oil Producer
  • Offshore Drilling Contractor
  • Offshore Well Servicing Contractor
  • Training
  • Oilfield Service/Consultant
  • Trade/Professional Association

Registrants by Location

  • Registants
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Venue & Hotel

Hilton Reykjavik Nordica

The room block and reservation link will be made available from mid-September 2024. Please check back.

Adres: Sudurlandsbraut 2 Reykjavik, 108 Iceland.
Phone: +354 444 5000

Negotiated Room Rate: 45 400.- ISK, per room, per night, including breakfast. Inclusive of 11% VAT and other taxes.
Cancellation Policy: 7 days prior to arrival date.

Please note that there are several 3rd party companies actively approaching conference delegates and exhibitors by phone and email trying to sell hotel rooms at the contracted hotel for a cheaper rate than the published rate on this conference website. Please note that these companies do not represent IADC or the hotel, nor has IADC or the hotel authorized them 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 be sure to make your hotel reservations exclusively through the contracted hotel.

Registration Information

  • Registration fee IADC Member: €775,- / Non-Member: €975,-
  • Federal government employees may be eligible for a 50% discount on conference registration.
  • Speakers, sponsors and guests are not eligible for online registration.
    (Please contact europe@iadc.org to obtain the correct registration form).
  • IADC offers discounted registration to full time students not currently employed in industry.  Please contact europe@iadc.org for further information.
  • For package deals for multiple registrations (excluded speakers, session chairs/moderators, program committee), please contact europe@iadc.org
  • No refunds will be made for cancellations 30 days prior to the conference date.

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.

Recording in any form (audio, video, still photography, etc.) of presentations and/or speakers during sessions, poster presentations, workshops, etc., without the express written consent of IADC and the party to be recorded is strictly prohibited.  *Those who do not comply with the Recording Equipment/Photo policy may be asked to leave the premises and barred from receiving complimentary press registration for future IADC events.

Press registration must be received 1 week prior to the event to ensure entrance.  Members of the press will be identified with a green press ribbon attached to their name badge.

Need Help? Europe@iadc.org / + 31.24.675.2252

Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts will be made available after the IADC Advanced Rig Technology 2024, which will be held 27-28 August 2024 at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, United States

Please check back.

Conference Program Committee

  • Juergen Binder, Herrenknecht Vertical
  • Scott Boone, Nabors Drilling
  • Jarrod Chapman, Ensign Energy Services Inc
  • Blaine Dow, SLB
  • Salaheldin Elkatatny, King Fahd University
  • Sarah Kern, H&P
  • Robert van Kuilenburg, Noble Drilling
  • Trent Martin, Transocean
  • Greg Myers, HMHW
  • Dimitrios Pirovolou, Weatherford
  • Rodrigo Rendon, KCA Deutag
  • Keith Ross, Halliburton
  • Guido van den Bos, NOV
  • Linda Hsieh, IADC

Exhibition Information


The space will be set with a skirted table, two chairs and access to electricity. With the space, you receive 2 complimentary conference registrations and up to 2 additional registrations at half price (EURO 388).

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. IADC Exhibitions will solely be visited by conference attendees. Non-conference attendees are not allowed to enter the exhibition area.


For more information and exhibition bookings please contact us at europe@iadc.org or phone: +31.24.675.2252.
Reservations can be made by completing the letter of agreement and returning it by e-mail: europe@iadc.org.
Exhibition space is being allocated on a first come, first served basis!


There are four levels of sponsoring: Diamond sponsor, 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.

*Comps refer to number of complimentary registration

Note: no refunds for cancellations of sponsorships will be issued.

For more information and sponsor bookings please contact us at europe@iadc.org or phone: +31.24.675.2252

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