2020 IADC Cybersecurity for Drilling Assets Conference & Exhibition

Start: 3 September 2020
End: 3 September 2020

Venue: Hyatt Regency Austin
Location: Austin, Texas, USA

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Registration Information

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  • Registration fee: IADC Member: $375 Non-Member: $465
  • 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 format)

For questions regarding the conference, please contact Lori Gagula, lori.gagula@iadc.org at +1.713.292.1945.


The 2020 IADC Cybersecurity for Drilling Assets Conference will examine existing cybersecurity regulations, industry best practices and standards of relevance for industrial control systems and drilling assets.  The event will convene timely technical papers and interactive panel sessions.

NOTE: This event immediately follows the IADC Advanced Rig Technology Conference & Exhibition, which takes place on 1-2 September at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas.  Separate registration is required.  Details available at http://dev2.iadc.org/event/iadc-art-2020/.

Call for Abstracts: Expires 31 March

IADC is pleased to announce a Call for Abstracts for the 2020 IADC Cybersecurity for Drilling Assets Conference. The conference will be held on 3 September at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas. Presentations related to the topics below are of particular interest:

  • Cybersecurity strategy, policies, standards & regulations
  • Cybersecurity & rig contracts
  • Legal aspects of cybersecurity
  • Securing rig systems
  • Network segmentation approaches for rig systems – practice & standards
  • Hardening of rig systems
  • Information sharing
  • Cybersecurity training & awareness
  • Building cybersecurity solutions for rig systems: Case studies & industry best practice reports
  • Cybersecurity technology for rig systems
  • Designing cyber risk education programs for offshore personnel
  • Experiences in cybersecurity incursion: Learning from incidents

NOTE: Selected abstracts might be assigned to interactive panel discussions, rather than scheduled as conventional presentations.

Authors are invited to submit proposals for presentations at the conference. For consideration, an abstract for each proposed paper must be submitted to IADC no later than Tuesday, 31 March 2020. Authors of papers selected will receive confirmation letters and guidelines by Friday, 1 May 2020. Please note that formal papers are encouraged, but are NOT required for this conference. Prior to paper proposal submission, management clearance must be obtained. Any issues concerning clearance should be outlined when the paper proposal is submitted.

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Click here to view General Guidelines for IADC Abstract Submissions.

We look forward to your participation and hope to see you at this important event!

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Exhibition Information

Cost for the 10′ x 10′ space is $1,250.
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 TBD pm on Wednesday, 2 September. All booths must be completely set up by 6:30 am on Thursday, 3 September.

  • You may tear down your booth space after the last coffee break ends on Thursday, 3 September.

  • The exhibitor space is a 10′ x 10′ area. It will be set with a 6′ skirted table and two chairs with access to electricity. Please do not exceed 10′ 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:

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


Sponsorship Opportunities

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.

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Diamond $25,000
(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:

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

* Comps refer to number of complimentary registrations


Hotel Information

Hyatt Regency Austin
208 Barton Springs
Austin, Texas, USA, 78704
Phone: +1.512.477.1234
Single/Double Occupancy……..$239
Rates available until 10 August 2020.
Click here to view the hotel website.

Please make your room reservations directly with the hotel.
Please be sure to mention IADC to obtain discounted rate.

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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2020 IADC Cybersecurity for Drilling Assets Conference & Exhibition