The National Drilling Association’s annual convention takes place Sept. 30 – Oct. 2 at the Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City, Md. (near Baltimore). A full slate of seminars will keep attendees up-to-date on all the latest industry issues, including highway safety, damage protection, direct-push and sonic drilling, instrumentation, geotechnical grouting, and others. And there will be numerous outdoor demonstrations put on by leading suppliers such as Baroid, USExploration, AMS, Geoprobe, Acker and Diedrich Drill.

There will be plenty of opportunities to socialize and network. For all the pertinent details, visit