24th DCA Annual Congress 2019 - Krakow/Poland
The Drilling Contractors Association (DCA) is organising its annual congress again this year. We cordially invite you to Krakow/Poland. Members, friends and partners of the DCA will meet from October 16 – 18, 2019 at Hotel Qubus to hear interesting specialist lectures and exchange experiences.
Sponsors of this annual congress are the polish companies Heads, ZRB Janicki and PPI Chrobok. Many thanks for their support go to all these sponsors!
The motto of the 24th annual congress is: “HDD smart and green”
The congress will open with a very interesting lecture by Prof. Dr. Dr. Franz-Josef Radermacher, chair of the faculty for “Data Bases/Artificial Intelligence at the University of Ulm and director (CEO) of FAW/n (Research Institute for Applied Knowledge Processing/n) Ulm, also member of the Club of Rome on the topic 'The world in the year 2050'. The focus of his exciting and challenging subject matter of the lecture will be on technology and innovation.
In addition to other interesting lectures concerning the Polish HDD market, two workshops will take place as announced.
Workshop 1 will be dedicated to the topic 'Electrically operated drilling rigs'.Workshop 2 will deal with 'new' trenchless techniques linked to HDD technology and will discuss areas of application as well as advantages and disadvantages compared to classic HDD technology with the participants.
On Friday, lectures on HDD projects will again be presented, as usual. Furthermore, an interesting spouse program is planned (see attached information).