IADC Contracts & Risk Management Conference


The biennial IADC Contracts & Risk Management Conference explores pertinent issues affecting contracts and risk management within the drilling industry. Speakers report on market issues, contract provisions, new contract requirements and indemnification issues, to name a few.

Earn MCLE’s!

IADC will apply for participatory CLE hours with the Texas State Bar Association, the Louisiana Supreme Court and the Oklahoma Bar Association.

StartOctober 8, 2024EndOctober 9, 2024

2022 Event Demographics

Registrants by Job Title

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


Registrants by Company Type

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

Registrants by Location

  • Registrants
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Norris Conference Center – CityCentre

816 Town and Country Blvd., Ste. 210
Houston, Texas 77024
Phone +1.713.590.0950

The venue is located between The Moran and Sonesta Simply Suites in CityCentre.
There is no negotiated hotel room block associated with this meeting.

Registration Information

  • Registration fee: IADC Member $500;   Non-member $625
  • Employees of federal regulatory agencies may be eligible for a 50% discount on conference registration.
  • Speakers and sponsors are not eligible for online registration. Please contact us at registration@iadc.org.
  • No refunds will be made for cancellations 30 days prior to the conference date.
  • In order to receive a letter of invitation, IADC requires payment in advance via Wire Transfer.

    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.

    Need Help? registration@iadc.org / +1 (713) 292-1945

    The Call for Abstracts has expired. Authors will be notified by 10 May.

    Conference Program Committee

    • David Faure, Transocean
    • John Kilburn, Transocean
    • Ron Potter, Transocean
    • Tom Bowes, Precision Drilling
    • Tyler Smith, Nabors
    • Mike Dubose, IADC


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

    *Comps refer to number of complimentary registration
    Interested? Contact lori.gagula@iadc.org / +1.713.292.1945


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