CPC 2019
Join the 3rd Annual

Connected Plant Conference

Harnessing Digital Tools to Drive Success
February 19-21, 2019
Sheraton Charlotte Hotel, Charlotte, NC

Share and learn practical information about IIoT (Industrial
Internet of Things) implementation in industrial environments.

Presenters explore the fast-paced advances in automation, data analytics, computing networks, “smart” sensors, augmented reality, and other technologies that companies are using to improve their processes and overall businesses in today’s competitive environment.

While some other events may touch on new data-driven analytics products and services, the Connected Plant Conference is the only event focused exclusively on technology designed for the power generation sector.

Chemical Engineering hosts a separate conference track for the chemical process industries. Learn how others are adopting the latest digital technologies for process, product, and enterprise improvements.

Benefits of Attending

Increase your operational efficiency

Regardless of ownership structure, fleet size, or fuel, new digital cloud-computing operational and management tools are now available to help you squeeze more from your investments. Greater connectivity, paired with appropriate data management and analysis, can enable power generation facilities of any size and any technology to address challenges both large and small.

Network with the industry’s early adopters

Meet generators who have adopted the latest connected plant tools. The speaker line-up will provide access to power generators and chemical plants that have adopted the latest digital monitoring, diagnostic, analytics, Industrial Internet of Things, and decision-support technologies.

Discuss solutions for challenges at your plant

Tell vendor representatives what challenges you face and what capabilities are on your wish list. Get a firm grasp on the new digital operating environment and what solutions will work for your plant.

A Certificate of Completion will be available and can be applied towards Professional Development Hours

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Pricing & Registration

Learn how plants are connected via technology

Pricing and Benefits


2018 Connected Plant Conference Highlights

Hosted by POWER and Chemical Engineering, the 2nd annual Connected Plant Conference provided attendees with the latest digital monitoring, diagnostic, analytics, Industrial Internet of Things, and decision-support technology for the power generation and chemical process industries. Check out highlights from the 2nd Annual Connected Plant Conference from February 2018 by clicking the video icon. Thanks for making the second event a successful one with 269 attendees from 9 countries!

What is IoT in the Power Industry?

Listen to Aaron Larson, Executive Editor at POWER, discuss four major technology areas that can be leveraged to enable power plants to fully utilize digital solutions.

What is IoT in the Chemical Industry?

Listen to Dorothy Lozowski, Editorial Director at Chemical Engineering, discuss how the advances associated with IoT are enabling the chemical processing industries to do much more with their data.

2019 Sponsors


Intelligent automation brings benefits for petroleum refining, healthcare, finance and more

Intelligent Automation Week (Dec. 3–6; Austin, Tex.; https://intelligentautomationevent.iqpc.com/) brought together representatives from many varied industries to discuss practical applications for artificial intelligence (AI), robotic process automation (RPA), cognitive computing and more. Participating organizations included McDonald’s, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Pepsico, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, General Motors and many more. Michael Rogers, a contributor […]


Lloyd’s Register unveils AllAssets to digitalize inspection and maintenance for the oil-and-gas sector

Lloyd’s Register (LR; www.lr.org), a leading global provider of engineering and technology-centric professional services, today launched AllAssets, an innovative SaaS-based Asset Performance Management (APM) platform, making optimization for inspection and maintenance a reality. As organizations strive to maximize asset availability and reduce costs, the risk of unplanned maintenance or asset failure rises. Against a backdrop […]


Siemens and Aker Solutions to strengthen digital offerings through strategic collaboration

Aker Solutions  (Fornebu, Norway; www.akersolutions.com) and Siemens AG (Munich and Berlin, Germany; www.siemens.com) have signed a strategic collaboration agreement to further develop digital offerings in engineering, operations and services. The collaboration focuses on the creation of software applications and joint service offerings including the development of industrial digital twins that will drive efficiency throughout the […]

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Watch Out for a Great Lineup of 2019 Presenters

Hotel & Travel

Sheraton Charlotte Hotel

555 South McDowell Street, South Tower
Charlotte, NC, 28204

Rates available until January 29, 2019. The nightly rate is $229 + charges and tax. Reservations can be made online or by calling (877) 822–3224 and mentioning the Connected Plant Conference group block.

Rates available until January 29, 2019. The nightly rate is $229 + charges and tax.

Rates available until January 29, 2019. The nightly rate is $229 + charges and tax. Reservations can be made online or by calling (877) 822 – 3224 and mentioning the Connected Plant Conference group block.

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