PowerPlantSim 2025

The 2025 Power Plant Simulation Conference (PowerPlantSim’25) is an annual conference sponsored by The Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS).

Jacksonville, FL, USA- November 12th, 2015: JEA (Jacksonville Electric Authority) North-side power generating Station in Jacksonville, Florida.

Marriott Jacksonville Downtown  


January 26-30, 2025     Marriott Jacksonville Downtown, Jacksonville, Florida

The 2025 Power Plant Simulation Conference (PowerPlantSim’25) is an annual conference sponsored by The Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS). This conference focuses on the needs of the nuclear and fossil power plant simulation community and includes presentations by technology and industry leaders, technical sessions, panel and round-table discussions, and vendor exhibits. The primary goal of the conference is to promote open exchange of simulator related information between all attendees. Topics of interest include but are not limited to the below topics.

  • Simulator Modifications
  • Simulator Upgrades
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Non-Operations Training Simulator Uses
  • Advanced Simulator Technologies
  • Regulations/ANS-3.5 Update
  • Industry Events Benchmarking (OE, INPO, NRC findings, SIFs)
  • Knowledge Retention/Succession Planning
  • Simulator Management Challenges
  • Progress in Simulator Capabilities

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

Power Plant Simulation Important Dates & General Submission Deadlines

Important Dates

Submission Deadline: Coming Soon


Submission Guidelines

Please send your proposal topic title and abstract to our track chairs. You can also contact them regarding specific submission requirements or questions.

Nuclear Track:
Michael Strawser, Talen Energy

Support Simulation Track:
William Talbot, Talbot Simulation Associates


Nuclear Power Plant Simulator Training

As a registered attendee, please feel free to join in the training as it is included in your PowerPlantSim’25 registration. If you are interested in the training alone, it can be purchased individually for the fee of $300.

Training Registration Form

Hotel Information

Marriott Jacksonville Downtown                                                                                                 245 Water Street, Jacksonville, Florida, 32202

Situated in the heart of the River City, Marriott Jacksonville Downtown connects you with Jacksonvilles most popular cultural and business districts. You are conveniently close to TIAA Bank Field, Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, the Prime Osborn Convention Center and other popular attractions. Relax poolside with dramatic views of the Riverfront and skyline. Enjoy fine dining or a chilled cocktail at J Bar and Juliette’s on the hotel's main level.

Power Plant Simulation Conference Registration

Coming Soon

Power Plant Simulation Exhibitor & Sponsorship Details


Meet and interact with SCS’s PowerPlantSim attendees searching for the latest solutions, innovations, and resources in simulation support and nuclear/fossil fuel power plant simulation. Reserve early. Booth location will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis upon receipt of a signed contract and payment. Meet with attendees face-to-face in the exhibit hall.

Booth Exhibits | $1,500

Exhibitors must use the selected drayage company for additional furniture, storage requirements, power requirements, etc.

Exhibit Booth setups include:

  • 10’X10′ booth with pipe and drape (fixed or adjustable telescoping vertical uprights supported by a weighted steel base, and adjustable telescopic or fixed horizontals that provide a drape support frame with removable drape panels. Pipe and drape are used to divide, hide, and/or decorate a space temporarily).
  • 6′ draped table and 2 chairs.
  • 1 full conference registration included. (Nuclear Power Plant Simulator Training not included unless a full registration is purchased separately).
  • The company description is included in the program book.
  • Discounted additional exhibitors at $200 per person (limit 2 per company) exhibit booth and refreshment breaks only.
  • Exhibitor logo included in signage.

Table Top Exhibits | $650

  • 1 full conference registration is included.
  • The company description is included in the program book.
  • Logo included in signage.

Extra Exhibitors | $200

  • Add-on for Booth Exhibit Options.
  • Nuclear Power Plant Simulator Training is not included (unless full registration is purchased separately).


The exhibit hall will open for exhibitor-only access on Sunday, January 26, 2025, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. during exhibitor set up.

Exhibitor Set Up (exhibitor-only access)
Sunday, January 26, 2025:  12:00 pm – 5:00 p.m.

Exhibitor Hall Hours
Monday, January 27, 2025:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday,  January 28, 2025:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday,  January 29, 2025:  9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Exhibitor Dismantle
Wednesday, January 29, 2025:  Begins at 12:00 p.m.

Early dismantling is disruptive to the exhibit floor; therefore, exhibitors may not pack, tear down, or remove any portion of their exhibit prior to the official closing at 12 p.m., Wednesday, February.

SCS reserves the right to make changes to the exhibit schedule when necessary. Exhibitors will be notified of any changes.

Drayage Company
Coming Soon


Upgrade & Elevate Your Exhibiting Experience

Your exhibit booth is just the beginning. To help you stand out from the competition, we offer several marketing and promotional opportunities that can enhance your presence and visibility at the meeting. We’re open to fully customizable exhibits and sponsorships. Contact the SCS Office if you are interested in creating a customized sponsorship package. Below are some of the items our exhibitors have sponsored in past years:

  • Hotel Room Key
  • Lanyards
  • E-Blast
  • Tote bag Insert
  • Back Cover Program Advertisement
  • Evening Hors d’Oeuvres

Questions about exhibiting and sponsorship? Contact SCS at [email protected] or call (858) 277-3888.