PPCUG – Power Plant Controls Users Group


The Power Plant Controls Users Group is being formed in 2018. The Power Users Group leadership team recognized that controls is not a very well covered topic in conference. It has always been a short session or breakout where most of the audience are not fully engaged. There are those few who seems to want more, thus the reason the group is being formed.

As a starting point, the group will be technology and OEM agnostic and will cover all topics related to controls, hardware, software, instrumentation, cyber security, digital transformation.

A steering committee has been formed to organize a conference focus on controls. Hope to see you all there.

Power Plant Controls Users Group Steering Committee


Photo taken: 2019 Conference in St. Louis, MO

Left to right: Brian Hall, TECO; Bryan Eddins, Duke Energy; Peter So, Calpine; David Martorana, Tenaska; Clift Pompee, Duke Energy; Jason Justice, Southern Company
Camera Shy: Adam McCool, Tenaska

  

Steering Committee Members:

Bryan Eddins – Duke Energy
Committee member since 2018

Brian Hall – TECO
Committee member since 2018

Jason Justice – Southern Company (2021 Chair)
Committee member since 2019

David Martorana – Tenaska
Committee member since 2019

Adam McCool – Tenaska
Committee member since 2019

Clift Pompee – Duke Energy
Committee member since 2019

Peter So – Calpine
Committee member since 2018

Mission Statement of the Power Plant Controls Users Group

Power Plant Controls Users Group is organized to provide an open forum through conferences and technological aids to the Owners/Operators of control systems for effective communication, discussion, and information dissemination regarding the operation, maintenance, inspection, troubleshooting, and repair of such systems to maximize equipment performance and reliability. All control systems regardless of OEM will be included in these discussions.
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Save the Date: August 29 – September 1, 2022

Information coming soon…

Conference dates: August 23-27, 2021

  • Co-located with 7F, 7EA, and STUG (2021 only)
  • 193 User attendees
  • 104 Vendors represented at vendor fairs

Evening Vendor Fair: Tuesday, August 24, 2021 – 104 Exhibit booths
Lunch Vendor Fair: Wednesday, August 25, 2021 – Same exhibitors

(1 Platinum Plus, 3 Platinum and 5 Gold Sponsors)

Conference dates: November/December 2020

Conference dates: August 26-29, 2019

  • Annual Conferences (GUG, CCUG and STUG) and 2nd Controls Symposium (PPCUG) with shared meals and vendor fair
  • 193 Users – CCUG = ??; GUG = ??; STUG = ??; PPCUG = ??
  • 88 Exhibitors represented at Vendor Fair

Vendor Fair: Monday, August 26, 2019 – 88 Exhibit booths

Conference dates: August 27-30, 2018

  • Annual Conferences (GUG, CCUG and STUG) and 1st Controls Symposium (PPCUG) with shared meals and vendor fair
  • 217 Users – CCUG = 92; GUG = 47; STUG = 58; PPCUG = 20
  • 88 Exhibitors represented at Vendor Fair

Vendor Fair: Monday, August 27, 2018 – 88 Exhibit booths




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