About the Sheraton Sand Key Resort Conference
Sheraton Sand Key Resort
1160 Gulf Blvd
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767
Previous conferences have taken place in: Stavenger Norway, San Diego, Sao Paolo, Barcelona, Houston, Rome, Coral Gables and Belfast.
Per Bjorklov, Chairman of the organizing committee
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IFDAT 2016 Stavanger, Norway
The 2016 IFDAT conference will be held in Stavanger, Norway at the Radisson Blu Atlantic Hotel. Home of Statoil’s headquarters and the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate, Stavanger is the energy capital of Europe. More than half of the Norwegian oil and gas industry is located in Stavanger. Not only is the area saturated in energy, it’s abundant with beautiful beaches as well as some of the most spectacular highlights of the Fjord region including Pulpit Rock and Kjerag Bolt. With direct flights to 72 destinations worldwide, Stavanger is easily accesible and ideal for international assembly.
IFDAT 2015 in San Diego
Again, we will be introducing two exciting items this year. These are an international survey, to be presented by Bill Current, as well as enhancements to the IFDAT website. Bill Current will be distributing the international survey among drug testing providers to identify international drug trends.
From this survey and other sources, the IFDAT website will become home to useful information pertaining to trends, laws, and guidelines from different areas of the world.
IFDAT 2014 in Titanic Belfast
One hundred years after the birth of the world's most famous ship, Titanic Belfast has become a major new tourist attraction for Northern Ireland.
The Titanic Signature Building now known as Titanic Belfast was identified in Northern Ireland Tourism Board's Strategic Framework for Action 2004-2007 as one of five key tourism signature projects to enhance Northern Ireland's tourism offering.
IFDAT 2013 in Coral Gables
The 2013 IFDAT conference took place Monday, November 4 through Tuesday, November 5 in Coral Gables, Florida.
Our conference covered topics like worldwide testing, alternate testing methods, legal challenges in testing, international MRO services, new technology in testing, background checks, and contractor compliance in the oil and gas industry.
Coral Gables 2013 Information
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IFDAT 2012 in Rome, Italy
The Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Rome, Italy will host the 2012 IFDAT conference. Founded by Father Agostino Gemelli in 1921 it is now the largest privately-owned Catholic university in Europe. The university established a presence in Rome with the institution of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgical Medicine in 1958 and the adjoining Agostino Gemelli General Hospital, which was officially opened in 1964. Today, the Rome campus has around 5,000 students enrolled in various degree programs (medicine, healthcare, biotechnology, healthcare business and business management), and 1,300 students enrolled in post-graduate programs.
On the top floor of the hospital an apartment is reserved for the Pope
Rome 2012 Information
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IFDAT 2011 in Houston, Texas
The 2011 IFDAT conference took place Tuesday, November 8 through Wednesday, November 9 in Houston, Texas.
We had a great turnout with many brilliant speakers.