2024 Power Plant
Simulation Conference

February 11-15, 2024
Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA




The 2024 Power Plant Simulation Conference (PowerPlantSim’24) is an annual conference sponsored by The Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS). 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 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:
  • 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 fossil power plant simulators are encouraged to attend and/or participate by simulating original presentations. Utility personnel associated with the maintenance, management, training, regulation, or application of nuclear and fossil power plant simulators are encouraged to attend and/or participate by submitting original presentations.


Important Dates

Submissions for Nuclear and Support Simulation Tracks Deadline: Friday, December 15, 2023
Exhibitor Prospectus Form Deadline: Friday, December 1, 2023


Support Simulation
William Talbot, Talbot Simulation Associates

Nuclear Track
Michael Strawser,  Talen Energy

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


PowerPlant Simulator Nuclear Training

As an attendee, please feel free to join as the training will be included in your PowerPlantSim’20 registration. If you are interested in the training alone, it can be purchased individually for the fee of $300 with the manual form below.

Venue & Hotel

Venue Address
Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort
10000 Beach Club Dr.
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
(843) 449-5000

Room Block Information
We have a room block reserved at Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort from February 11, 2024, through February 15, 2024. Booking your room is simple, just select “Book a Room” to receive your group’s preferred rate. You can make your reservations here. The deadline to book your reservations is Friday, January 5, 2024.

Exhibitor & Sponsorship Prospectus

Download the 2024 PowerPlantSimulation Exhibit & Sponsorship Agreement

Booth Information

Meet and interact with SCS’s PowerPlantSim attendees searching for the latest solutions, innovations, and resources in Simulation Support and nuclear simulation. Reserve early. Booth location will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis upon receipt of a signed contract and payment.
Booth Exhibits | $1,500
Meet with attendees face-to-face in the exhibit hall. Exhibitors must use selected drayage company for additional furniture, storage requirements, power requirements, etc.
  • 10’X10′ booth with pipe and drape.
  • 6′ draped table and 2 chairs.
  • 1 full conference registration included.
  • 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.
  • Training is not included (unless full registration is purchased).
  • 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.
  • Training is not included (unless full registration is purchased).

Exhibitor Access Hours

Exhibitor Access Hours
The exhibit hall will open for exhibitor-only access on Sunday, February 11, 2024 from 12pm to 5pm during exhibitor set up.
Exhibitor Set Up
Sunday, February 11, 2024:  12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Exhibitor Hall Hours
Monday, February 12, 2024:  9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday,  February 13, 2024:  9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday,  February 14, 2024:  9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Exhibitor Dismantle
Wednesday,  February 14, 2024:  Begins at 4:00 pm*
*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 4pm, Wednesday, February 14.
(SCS reserves the right to make changes to the exhibit schedule when necessary. Exhibitors will be notified of any changes.)

Sponsorship Information

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 Carmen Ramirez or call (858) 277-3888.

Questions? Call Phone: 858-277-3888 or Email scs@scs.org