What is a virtual conference and exhibition?
What is the cost of the virtual event?
Is the Exhibition free?
Yes, this year we’ve made the exhibition free so you can explore our drilling virtual showcase and discover the latest technology for the drilling sector. To register for the exhibition only, click here.
Is there an early bird discount?
Yes, we have introduced a special advanced early bird ticket rate, but this is only available for a limited time! Book your ticket today to avoid higher fees!
Is the conference available on demand?
How do I access the conference proceedings?
Registered Attendees are entitled to access the technical papers from the SPE/IADC Virtual International Drilling Conference.
Digital Proceedings are delivered on OnePetro®. From the first day of the conference you will be able to visit www. onepetro.org and enter your access token to download the proceedings. Registration and log-in to OnePetro will be required to redeem your token and can only be used for a single OnePetro account. After redeeming your token you will have continued access to all technical papers for this conference in OnePetro on any compatible device when logged on to your account.
Your unique 12-digit access code and detailed instructions will be available in the registration email coming from SPE Communications along with your credentials.
Papers will go live on the first day of the conference.
Will I have access to all sessions?
Yes! Similar to if you were attending the conference in-person, you will be given the opportunity to select which scheduled sessions you’d like to attend virtually. It is up to you to decide which scheduled sessions interest you in a given time block and to attend those sessions as desired.
Can I set up my own agenda?
Yes, you get access to ‘My Event’ which is your own profile where you can create your own programme and calendar of events, which will then create you a reminder ensuring you never miss a session! On My Event, you can also set up your meetings, access your networking and bookmark your favourite companies.
Virtual Conference and Exhibition Questions
What features are included?
Can I interact with other attendees?
Can I interact with exhibitors at the SPE/IADC Virtual International Drilling Conference and Exhibition?
Yes! Our Drilling Showcase Exhibition will have virtual booths set up where you can learn about each company, attend exhibitor events, download and review materials, watch informational videos, and book video appointments to learn about the latest developments in Drilling.
I’m not tech-savvy; are there tools/resources to help me navigate a virtual conference?
Yes! Click here to view video tutorials on how to use the platform a help desk on the day of the conference to help you understand how to best use and navigate the platform.
Are there any special device or bandwidth requirements for me to engage in this event?
To participate, you need an Internet connection and web browser. We recommend hi-speed internet for the best viewing experience. We also recommend that you join the conference using a supported internet browser, which includes Google Chrome, Firefox, or Safari.
Internet Explorer is not recommended.
How does the matchmaking work?
This event uses Swapcard as the event platform and one of the main benefits of Swapcard is the use of AI to matchmake attendees to each other. You can get better results by completing your profile and adding content to what you are looking for / what I am offering fields.
Who can send a meeting request?
Only attendees who have a paid ticket can send a meeting request to another delegate. This function will allow you to propose a time for a video chat with the chosen delegate and is the perfect opportunity for you to grow your network!
To upgrade or to register, please click here.
AI POWERED MATCHMAKING
Meet new people in the event with AI recommendations for your meetings and network.
We are proud to have such forward thinking exhibitors this year. We are sure that there will be enough interesting content for you in their booths.
Meeting someone new? Just drop them a line and agree to have a video call on our platform.
Create your own personal programme with meetings and most interesting keynotes and sessions.
Advance your technical insight with over 100+ technical papers exploring the latest developments in the drilling sector.
How to Get Started?
Register your attendance here.
Before the event, we will send you directions on how to create your profile to the event platform one week prior to the event.
Create your profile and start matchmaking from 1 March 2021.