The Only Event Covering Digitalization for the Power and Chemical Process Industries.

August 30 – September 1, 2021
Renaissance Austin Hotel
Austin, TX

Experience the dynamic world of artificial intelligence and machine learning to the enabling technologies driving advanced connectivity and data analytics in the power generation and chemical process industries.

Get more from your investments, speed up your response, and keep up with technology advancements and changes.

Benefits of Attending

Weren’t able to attend in 2020?
Download 2020 Post Show Report for additional details.

Increase your operational efficiency knowledge

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 plants of any type address challenges and successfully implement solutions.

Network with the industry’s early adopters

As soon as you arrive at the conference, you’ll have the opportunity to meet with industry leaders who have adopted the latest connected plant tools. Our speaker line-up provides access to leaders from the power and chemical process industry that have implemented the latest digital monitoring, diagnostic, analytics, Industrial Internet of Things, and decision-support technologies.

Discuss solutions for challenges at your plant

With nearly 25 sponsors and exhibitors at the conference, you will have ample opportunity to learn about the latest technologies in an intimate and stress-free conference setting. 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.

Learn with the pros

Our advisory board has been hard at work all year creating a program that will benefit every attendee. Whether you are new to the field or a seasoned professional, there’s something here for you, including detailed case studies and real-world examples that you can put to use at your facility.

Once a year, the who’s-who of the power and chemical process industries come together to learn about proven solutions and the latest innovations being created specifically to improve plant operations. From the dynamic world of artificial intelligence and machine-learning to the enabling technologies driving advanced connectivity and data analytics, leaders come away with tools to increase efficiency, productivity, reliability, and resiliency.


2021 Sponsors

The Connected Plant Conference is the ONLY event covering digital transformation/digitalization for the power and chemical process industries. Get in front of the leaders you need to see!


2020 Connected Plant Conference Highlights

Hundreds of peers and experts — including 65 speakers — discovered what top organizations are doing to stay ahead. Attendees seized the opportunity to discuss everything from control panel capabilities to cybersecurity challenges to the most effective wearables to help your team succeed. Check out these video highlights from the 4th Annual Connected Plant Conference!

2019 Connected Plant Conference Highlights

Hosted by POWER and Chemical Engineering, the 3rd 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 2019 Connected Plant Conference by clicking the video icon. Thanks for making this event a successful one with a record 387 attendees from 10 countries!

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.

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.

2021 Speakers

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.

Sonal Patel
POWER magazine
Misbah Syed
Evonik Corporation
Isabelle Lacaille
Lonza AG/Ltd
Lloyd Colegrove
Independent Consultant
David DeBari
ExxonMobil Research and Engineering
Dr. Michael Menzel
Google Cloud


Hotel & Travel


Hotel Reservations:
Renaissance Austin Hotel
9721 Arboretum Blvd.
Austin, TX  78759

Cut-off date: Sunday, August 12, 2021
Room Rate: $159/night plus tax

Connected Plant Conference participants will receive a discounted rate of $159.00 plus applicable taxes at the Renaissance Austin.  You can book your hotel online or by calling the Renaissance Austin at (512) 343-2626 and mentioning the Connected Plant Conference.



Ellen Nyboer


Chris Hartnett
District Sales Manager

Terry Davis
District Sales Manager

Petra Trautes
Europe Sales Manager


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Kim Arellano

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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.
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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.