Thank you for your interest in attending the Third Latin American Perforating Symposium!

IPS— International Perforating Symposia have been held biennially worldwide under the support of IPF –International Perforating Forum. Since the first IPS 2008 in Houston, USA, regional conferences are held nowadays in Malaysia, EAU, Holland, Oman, Russia, China, Argentina and now again in Colombia. Organization for SLAP 2018 is ongoing and we are prepared to receive up to 140 delegates this year. The symposium will be fully sponsored.

The Latin American Perforating Symposium‐SLAP 2018, will include:

  • Operators Summit on Perforating ‐held on Wednesday evening.
  • Two-days Perforating Symposium ‐features presentations and forum sessions with key speakers.
  • The poster session followed by a reception ‐provides an opportunity to network throughout the global perforating community.

Abstract submissions until September, 15, 2018. Presentations title, abstract, and presenter name should be e‐mailed to Marcia Benavides ( by the close date. Please note ‐ formal conference papers are not required.

Event Sponsorship

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. The sponsorship logos will be displayed on the conference banners.

Meeting Registration

SLAP 2018 conference will once again be a fully sponsored event, enabling the Symposium to be offered at no registration cost. The committee may need to restrict places based on the size of the venue on a first ‐come, first ‐served basis. Currently, the maximum attendance is 140 delegates.

Venue and Accommodation

SLAP 2018 will take place at AR Convention Center‐Bogotá, D.C., Colombia. Accommodation is not included in the Symposium registration. You may choose from a variety of hotels. located less than 200 meters from de AR Convention Center: NH Collection: Teleport Royal & Hacienda Royal, W Bogotá hotel, Hampton by Hilton, and others.

Should you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at

Looking forward to seeing you at SLAP 2018 in BOGOTA!


SLAP 2018 Organizing Committee:

Committee Chairmen: Fernando Armirola ‐Cepsa, Diana Chaparro ‐Ecopetrol

Committee Members: Marcia Benavides ‐Schlumberger, Diana Garzón ‐Summum, Liliana Rodriguez‐Halliburton, Juan Rodriguez‐Weatherford, Hernando Trujillo ‐Hocol, Randy Van Der Ree ‐Baker Hughes

Diana Simancas ‐ANH, Dario Lattanzio ‐ETA S.A, Andres F. Diaz ‐Halliburton



REGISTRESE PARA SLAP 2018 Bogotá, Colombia


Agradecemos su interés por participar del tercer Simposio Latino Americano de Perforating


El INTERNATIONAL PERFORATING SYMPOSIUM IPS, se ha realizado alrededor del mundo bajo el soporte del INTERNATIONAL PERFORATING FORUM IPF. Desde el primer IPS realizado en el año 2008 en Houston, USA, se han realizado conferencias regionales hasta el día de hoy en Malasia, Emiratos Árabes Unidos, Holanda, Omán, Rusia, China, Argentina y ahora nuevamente en Colombia. Actualmente se está llevando a cabo la organización del SLAP 2018 y estamos preparados para recibir 140 asistentes este año. El simposio será de acceso gratuito con registro previo.


El Simposio Latino Americano de Perforating – SLAP 2018, incluirá:

  • Reunión de operadoras sobre Punzado/Perforating a realizarse la noche del miércoles.
  • Simposio de Punzado con presentaciones y sesiones/foro con presentadores clave.
  • Una sesión de Posters seguida de un coctel que le dará la oportunidad de relacionarse con la comunidad de punzado internacional.

Recepción de resúmenes para presentación hasta el 15 de Septiembre de 2018. Incluir Título de la Presentación, Resumen, y nombre del presentador enviándolo a Marcia Benavides ( antes de la fecha de cierre. Tener en cuenta que no son requeridos aun, para esta instancia, los documentos formales de la presentación.

Esperamos verlo en el evento.

Comité Organizativo de SLAP 2018:

Directores del Comité: Diana Chaparro – Ecopetrol; Fernando Armirola – Cepsa

Miembros del Comité: Marcia Benavides – Schlumberger; Diana Garzon – Summum; Liliana Rodríguez – Halliburton; Diana Simancas – ANH; Juan Rodríguez – Weatherford; Hernando Trujillo – Hocol; Randy Van Der Ree – Baker Hughes; Darío Lattanzio – Etasa Group; Andrés F. Díaz – Halliburton.

    October 24, 2018 - October 26, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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