2013 PowerPlant Conference

2013 Powerplant Simulation Conference(PowerplantSim'13)

Jan. 28  - Feb. 1, 2013 | Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel | Tampa, FL, USA

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Current PowerPlantSim Info

The 2013 Power Plant Simulation Conference (PowerPlantSim’13) is an annual conference sponsored by The Society for Modeling and Simulation International.  This conference focuses on the special needs of the nuclear and fossil power plant simulation community and includes presentations by technology and industry leaders, technical sessions, panel and roundtable discussions, and vendor exhibits.  The primary goal of the conference is to promote open exchange of simulator related information between all attendees.   


Who should attend?

All individuals associated with the maintenance, management, regulation, or application of nuclear and fossil power plant simulators are encouraged to participate by submitting original presentations.


Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Next Generation Simulators
  • Post Fukushima Extended Blackout Modeling
  • Severe Accident Simulation
  • Simulator Knowledge Retention
  • Advanced Fuel Pool Modeling
  • Fleet Coordination – Does it Work?
  • Recent Simulator Projects
  • Thermal-Hydraulics
  • Post Event Testing
  • Virtual Simulation
  • Control of Virtual Simulation Technologies
  • Smart Grid and Cyber Security Impacts
  • ANSI/ISA 77.20 Fossil Functional Requirement Strategies
  • Workforce Development, Re-staffing, and Knowledge Transfer/Retention

Utility presentations and vendors co-presenting with utility presentations will be given first priority. All submittals will be reviewed and considered.

Please submit your suggested presentation title directly to the track chairs below:

Fossil Track

Chair: Bruce Kelly, Sega Inc.
(913) 681-2881

Nuclear Track

Chair: Scott Cupp, Entergy,Arkansas
(479) 858-6858

Call for Papers Important Dates

Submissions Open: Oct. 1, 2012
Deadline for Presentation Topic Submission: Dec. 15, 2012
Submit Paper to Fossil Track: bkelly@segainc.com
Submit Paper to Nuclear Track: scupp@entergy.com


Registration Fees

PowerPlantSim 2013
  Early Registration Regular Registration Late/Onsite
Dates On/Before 11/01/12 11/02/12 - 01/18/13 On/After 01/19/13
Member $390 $418 $434
Non-Member $485 $513 $529
Student/Retiree* $242 $256 $264
*Students/Retirees must submit verification forms to get a discount

Registration Discounts


Exhibitor Info

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