Upcoming User Group Meetings

The meetings listed in this calendar are conducted by independent user groups serving generating plants powered by gas turbines. The editors recommend they receive priority status in your conference planning. This is a working list, so please check back often.

2017

501F Users Group
February 19-23

Annual Meeting, Reno, Nev, Peppermill Resort Spa. Chairman: Russ Snyder, russ.snyder@cleco.com. Details/registration at http://501f.users-groups.com when available. Contact: Tammy Faust, meeting coordinator, tammy@somp.co.

HRSG Forum with Bob Anderson
February 28-March 2

Inaugural Meeting, Charlotte, NC, EPRI Charlotte Campus. Chairman: Bob Anderson. Details/registration at www.HRSGForum.com. Contact: Alan Morris, commercial manager, amorris@morrismarketinginc.com.

Western Turbine Users Inc
March 19-22

Western Turbine Users Inc, Las Vegas, Nev, South Point Hotel. Chairman: Chuck Casey, ccasey@riversideca.gov. Details/registration at www.wtui.com when available. Contact: Charlene Raaker, craaker@wtui.com.

CTOTF Spring
April 23-27 

Conference & Trade Show, Orlando, Fla, DoubleTree by Hilton (at entrance to Universal Orlando). Chairman: Jack Borsch, jborsch@lakeworth.org. Details/registration at www.ctotf.org. Contact: Ivy Suter, ivysuter@gmail.com.

7F Users Group
May 15-19

2017 Conference & Vendor Fair, San Antonio, Tex, La Cantera Hill Country Resort and Spa. Chairman: Clift Pompee, clift.pompee@duke-energy.com. Details/registration at www.powerusers.org when available. Contact: Sheila Vashi at sheila.vashi@sv-events.net.

European HRSG Forum
May 16-18

Fourth Annual Meeting, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Courtyard by Marriott Amsterdam Airport. Chairman: Ladislav Bursik, ladi.bursik@bht-gmbh.com. Details as they become available at http://europeanhrsgforum.de.

501D5-D5A Users
June TBA

20th Anniversary Meeting, decision on venue pending. Chairman: Gabe Fleck, gfleck@aeci.org. Registration and other details at www.501d5-d5ausers.org as they become available.

Frame 6 Users Group
June 18-22

Annual Conference & Vendor Fair, San Antonio, Tex, La Cantera Hill Country Resort and Spa. Co-chairmen: Jeff Gillis, william.j.gillis@exxonmobil.com, and Sam Moots, smoots@coloradoenergy.com. Details/registration when available at www.Frame6UsersGroup.org. Contact: Greg Boland, Creative Ventures Holding, conference manager, greg.boland@ceidmc.com.

Ovation Users’ Group
July 23-27

30th Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, Westin Convention Center Hotel. Register for membership (end users of Ovation and WDPF systems only) at www.ovationusers.com and follow website for details when available. Contact: Kathleen Garvey, kathleen.garvey@emerson.com.

Combined Cycle Users Group (CCUG)
August 28-31

2017 Conference and Discussion Forum, Phoenix, Ariz, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass. Meeting is co-located with the Steam Turbine Users Group and Generator Users Group; some joint functions, including meals and vendor fair. Chairman: Steve Royall, sgr8@pge.com. Details at www.ccusers.org when available. Contact: Sheila Vashi at sheila.vashi@sv-events.net.

Steam Turbine Users Group (STUG)
August 28-31

2017 Conference and Vendor Fair, Phoenix, Ariz, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass. Meeting is co-located with the Combined Cycle Users Group and Generator Users Group; some joint functions, including meals and vendor fair. Vice Chairman: Bert Norfleet, bert.norfleet@dom.com. Details at www.stusers.org when available. Contact: Sheila Vashi at sheila.vashi@sv-events.net.

Generator Users Group (GUG)
August 28-31

2017 Conference and Vendor Fair, Phoenix, Ariz, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass. Meeting is co-located with the Combined Cycle Users Group and Steam Turbine Users Group; some joint functions, including meals and vendor fair. Chairman: Kent Smith, kentn.smith@duke-energy.com. Details at www.genusers.org when available. Contact: Sheila Vashi at sheila.vashi@sv-events.net.

CTOTF Fall
September 17-21

Conference & Trade Show, San Antonio, Tex, Hyatt Regency Hill Country. Chairman: Jack Borsch, jborsch@lakeworth.org. Details/registration at www.ctotf.org when available. Contact: Ivy Suter, ivysuter@gmail.com.

Details to come on: T3000 Users Group, V-Users Group, ACC Users Group, 7EA Users Group, Australasian HRSG Users Group.