6 - 8 Mar 2018 | Fort Worth Convention Center | Fort Worth, Texas, USA


Thank you for your interest in attending the IADC/SPE Drilling Conference and Exhibition.

We know that travel and training budgets are tight, and it can be difficult to get approval to attend events. Provided below are templated materials to aid in your business justification, along with ways to save time and money!


Present a Justification Letter to Your Supervisor

To help explain to your supervisor the benefits of attending the Drilling Conference, you can use this sample letter (.doc) to include details about how your attendance can bring value back and boost efforts to accomplish company goals.


Calculate Projected Expenses

Before you are able to justify conference expenses, you will need to calculate what they may be. Use this expense template (.pdf) to help estimate the cost of attending the conference.


Follow these tips to help you maximize your time and money:

  • Register by 20 February to receive the advance registration rate.
  • Book your accommodations within the conference’s room block. We have secured rooms within walking distance to the convention center.
  • Extend your learning experience and register for one of our training courses
  • Make a checklist of the technical sessions that you want to attend.

Contact us and we will get back with you quickly