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

Video Previews

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!

2017 Connected Plant Conference Highlights

Check out highlights from last year’s inaugural Connected Plant Conference from February 2017 by clicking the video icon. Thanks for making the first event a successful one with 132 attendees from 8 countries! Didn’t attend in 2017? Download the 2017 Post Show Report (PDF) for additional details.

2019 Sponsors

News

Fluor uses IBM Watson to deliver predictive analytics capability for megaprojects

Fluor Corp. (Irving, Tex.; www.fluor.com) and IBM (Armonk, N.Y.; www.ibm.com) announced today the use of artificial intelligence-based systems to predict, monitor and measure the status of engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction (EPC) megaprojects from inception to completion. Fluor’s extensive engineering, fabrication, construction and deep supply chain expertise, coupled with artificial intelligence and analytic technologies from […]

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Metso and Hexagon collaborate to improve valve data

Metso Corp.’s (Helsinki, Finland; www.metso.com) valves business has joined forces with Hexagon PPM (Huntsville, Ala.; www.hexagonppm.com) to ramp up its valve quotation efficiency. The agreement complements Metso’s digital quotation tools, and it will enhance the efficient exchange of inquiry, quotation and project execution data between Metso and its engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) customers who […]

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In an Industry First, Xcel Energy Flies a Drone BVLOS

Xcel Energy on September 12 launched a drone to inspect electric power lines near Fort St. Vrain Generating Station in Platteville, Colorado—marking the first flight by a U.S. utility beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) during ongoing inspections. Xcel on Wednesday launched a 35-pound drone that is equipped with two cameras, as local, state, and federal […]

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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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Contacts

Marketing

Jessica Grier
240-328-3609
jgrier@accessintel.com

Sponsorships

Bridgett Green
918-606-8373
bgreen@accessintel.com

Registration

Sarah Garwood
301-354-1705
sgarwood@accessintel.com

Program

Kim Arellano
713-343-1879
KArellano@accessintel.com