Convention

TENTATIVE AGENDA:

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
8:30 AM - Annual Joe Scribellito Jr. Memorial Golf Outing
Herndon Centennial Golf Course - $95 per person
8:30 AM - Day Excursion
Attendees who are not participating in the golf outing have the option to join us for a day excursion. We will be boarding a shuttle at 8:30 AM and traveling to Washington D.C. to visit the Spy Museum, as well as the Vietnam and WWII Memorials. Shuttle will board in the afternoon at 2:30 PM to return to the hotel. Price is $25 per person and includes transportation, admission to the Spy Museum and a boxed lunch.

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Cocktails & Visit with Exhibitors
6:30 PM - President’s Dinner
8:00 PM - Award Presentations
8:30 PM - Entertainment, Chinese Raffle

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
7:00 AM to 4:30 PM - Presentations and Visit with Exhibitors
· Keynote Presentation – Twelve Ingredients for Sustained Growth, presented by Tim Connor
   View Keynote Handout
· Time to Bring Our A-Game,
presented by Ben Rivers, FHWA
· September 11, 2001 – The Pentagon Search and Recovery,
presented by Leo Titus, ECS
· Medical Marijuana and Safety, presented by Adele Abrams, Law Office of Adele L. Abrams
· Case study on NYC Bioswale Project,
presented by Joe Kurzynowski, Retired, Master Well Driller
· Drilling Lifesaving Absolutes,
presented by Jim Wright, Terracon
4:30 PM - Convention Recap/All Chapter Meeting

REFUND POLICY: Cancellation between now and August 30th – refund will be 90%. Cancellation between August 30th and September 13th- refund will be 50%. NO REFUNDS after September 13th.

HOTEL INFORMATION:
The Hyatt Regency Dulles, 2300 Dulles Corner Blvd. Herndon, VA 20171 is located just minutes from Washington Dulles International and a short Metro ride to D.C. Enjoy door-to-door service with a complimentary airport shuttle, which also runs by
the bustling Reston Town Center. Hotel amenities include indoor lap pool and full-size hot tub, 24 hour gym, fitness concierge and more. Nearby attractions include Mount Vernon, Arlington National Cemetery, Smithsonian Museums and others. Call (703) 713-1234 or (800) 233-1234 to make your reservations and be sure to mention “National Drilling Association” to receive the NDA Rate of $179 per night.
Deadline to receive the NDA Rate is September 10th. The hotel has limited rooms available - reserve early!

2019 CONVENTION CONTINUING EDUCATION:

The Convention is pre-approved for credit hours in the following states:

  • Colorado - 5 hours (2019-01-037-A)
  • Florida - 6 hours (164-092719-101)
  • Indiana - 4 hours (19-018)
  • Maryland - up to 8.5 hours
  • Nebraska - 5.5 hours
  • Nevada - 3 hours (only select presentations)
  • North Dakota - 6 hours
  • Oregon - 6.5 hours
  • New Jersey - 6 points (4 technical and 2 safety)
  • New Jersey SRPLB - 3 hours (only select presentations)
  • North Carolina - up to 3 hours (CP19008 - only select presentations)
  • South Dakota - 3 hours (only select presentations)
  • Texas - 7 hours (course 20740)
  • Washington - 6.5 hours
  • West Virginia - 6.5 hours
  • Wisconsin - 2 hours (only select presentations)

 

The following states do not pre-approve credit hours but should accept the NDA Convention for credit:

  • Kansas (Click here for form)
  • Kentucky (1.0 hour of credit for each session attended)
  • Mississippi
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee

 

Other states pending approval