Upcoming User Group Meetings

The meetings listed in this calendar are conducted by 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.

2020

[DIGITAL] 7F Users Group
June 16-July 16

[CANCELED] European HRSG Forum
May 26-28

Seventh Annual Meeting, Strasbourg, France, Hilton Strasbourg. Details/registration at www.ppchem.com/event/ehf2020 as they become available. Chairman: Barry Dooley, bdooley@structint.com. Contact: Tapio Werder, tapio.werder@ppchem.com.

[CANCELED] 501D5-D5A Users
June 2-4

23rd Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Mo, Ritz-Carlton St. Louis. Details/registration at www.501d5-d5ausers.org as they become available. Chairman: Gabe Fleck, gfleck@aeci.org.

[CANCELED] Frame 6 Users Group
June 8-11

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

[CANCELED] T3K Annual Conference
Week of June 15

Orlando, Fla, Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld. Meeting is co-located with the Siemens Customer Conference for F, G & H Technology. Chairman: Bob Lake, bob.lake@fpl.com. Contact: Elizabeth Moore, elizabeth.moore@siemens.com.

[CANCELED] Siemens Customer Conference for F, G & H Technology
Week of June 15

Orlando, Fla, Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld. Meeting is co-located with the T3K Annual Conference. Contact: Dawn McCarter, dawn.mccarter@siemens.com.

[CANCELED] HRSG Forum with Bob Anderson
July 20-23

Fourth Annual Meeting, Orlando, Fla, Rosen Shingle Creek. Details/registration at www.hrsgforum.com as they become available. Chairman: Bob Anderson, anderson@hrsgforum.com. Contact: Alan Morris, commercial manager, morris@hrsgforum.com

[CANCELED] Ovation Users’ Group
July 26-30

33rd 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. Contact: Kathleen Garvey, kathleen.garvey@emerson.com.

[RESCHEDULED] CTOTF 
August 23-27

2020 Conference and Vendor Fair, Louisville, Ky, Galt House Hotel. Details/registration at www.ctotf.org. Contact: Ivy Suter at IvySuter@ctotf.org.

Combined Cycle Users Group (CCUG)
August 31-September 3

2020 Conference and Discussion Forum, San Antonio, Tex, San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter. Meeting is co-located with the Steam Turbine, Generator, and Power Plant Controls Users Groups; some joint functions, including meals and vendor fair. Details/registration at www.ccusers.org as they become available. Contact: Sheila Vashi at sheila.vashi@sv-events.net.

Steam Turbine Users Group (STUG)
August 31-September 3

2020 Conference and Vendor Fair, San Antonio, Tex, San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter. Meeting is co-located with the Combined Cycle, Generator, and Power Plant Controls Users Groups; some joint functions, including meals and vendor fair. Details/registration at www.stusers.org as they become available. Contact: Sheila Vashi at sheila.vashi@sv-events.net.

Generator Users Group (GUG)
August 31-September 3

2020 Conference and Vendor Fair, San Antonio, Tex, San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter. Meeting is co-located with the Combined Cycle, Steam Turbine, and Power Plant Controls Users Groups; some joint functions, including meals and vendor fair. Details/registration at www.genusers.org as they become available. Contact: Sheila Vashi at sheila.vashi@sv-events.net.

Power Plant Controls Users Group (PPCUG)
August 31-September 3

2020 Conference and Vendor Fair, San Antonio, Tex, San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter. Meeting is co-located with the Combined Cycle, Steam Turbine, and Generators Users Groups; some joint functions, including meals and vendor fair. Chairman: Peter So, pso@calpine.com. Details/registration at www.powerusers.org as they become available. Contact: Sheila Vashi at sheila.vashi@sv-events.net.

[CANCELED] V Users Group, 2020 Annual Conference
Week of September 14

Niagara Falls, NY, Hilton Niagara Fallsview. Contact: Dawn McCarter, conference coordinator, dawn.mccarter@siemens.com.

[RESCHEDULED] Frame 9FA/FB/H User Conference
Now February 8-11, 2021

Rome, Italy. Details at https://ssl.gtusers.com. Chairman: Kevin Lindley, RWEN Power, kevin.lindley@RWEnpower.com. Coordinator: Yrjo Komokallio, GTUsers.com, yrjo.komokallio@gtusers.com.

Air-Cooled Condenser Users Group (ACCUG)
September 28-October 1

2020 Conference, Danbury, Ct, Crowne Plaza Danbury. Details at www.acc-usersgroup.org when available. Registration/sponsorships contact: Sheila Vashi, sheila.vashi@sv-events.net. Speaker/program contact: Dr Andrew Howell, chairman, ahowell@epri.com.

V94.3A (SGT5-4000F/AE94.3A) User Conference
October 12-15

Prague, Czechia. Details at https://ssl.gtusers.com. Chairman: Arturo Patino, Emirates CMS Power Co, arturop@ecpc.ae. Coordinator: Yrjo Komokallio, GTUsers.com, yrjo.komokallio@gtusers.com.

7EA Users Group
October 26-29

2020 Conference, Houston, Tex, J W Marriott Houston at the Galleria. Contact: Sheila Vashi at sheila.vashi@sv-events.net.

Frame 6FA User Conference
October 20-22

Budapest, Hungary. Details at https://ssl.gtusers.com. Chairman: Richard Heiden, Northland Power, richard.heiden@northlandpower.ca. Coordinator: Yrjo Komokallio, GTUsers.com, yrjo.komokallio@gtusers.com.

V94.2 (SGT5-2000E/AE94.2) User Conference
November 9-12

Prague, Czechia. Details at https://ssl.gtusers.com. Chairman: Alexey Marchenko, Fortum, alexey.marchenko@fortum.com. Coordinator: Yrjo Komokallio, GTUsers.com, yrjo.komokallio@gtusers.com.

Australasian Boiler and HRSG Users Group
December 2-4

ABHUG 2020, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Brisbane Conference & Exhibition Centre. Details/registration at https://www.etouches.com/ehome/abhug2020/Home. Chairman: Dr R Barry Dooley, bdooley@structint.com. Contact: Rachel Washington, rachel@meccaconcepts.com.au.

2021

AOG (Alstom Owners Group) Users Conference
Week of February 7

Fourth Annual Conference and Vendor Fair, Orlando, Fla, venue TBA. Details/registration at https://aogusers.com as they become available. Contact: Jeff Chapin, jchapin@aogusers.com.

Frame 9FA/FB/H User Conference
February 8-11, 2021

Rome, Italy. Details at https://ssl.gtusers.com. Chairman: Kevin Lindley, RWEN Power, kevin.lindley@RWEnpower.com. Coordinator: Yrjo Komokallio, GTUsers.com, yrjo.komokallio@gtusers.com.

501F Users Group
February 21-25

Annual Meeting, Reno, Nev., The Peppermill Resort. Chairman: Russ Snyder, russ.snyder@cleco.com. Details/registration at https://forum.501fusers.org/login when available. Contact: Tammy Faust, meeting coordinator, tammy@somp.co.

501G Users Group
February 21-25

Annual Meeting co-located with 501F Users Group, Reno, Nev., The Peppermill Resort. Chairman: Steve Bates, steven.bates@vistraenergy.com. Details/registration at https://forum.501fusers.org/login when available. Contact: Tammy Faust, meeting coordinator, tammy@somp.co.

Western Turbine Users Inc
March 21-24

31st Anniversary Conference & Expo, Palm Springs, Calif, Renaissance Hotel/Palm Springs Convention Center. Details/registration at www.wtui.com as they become available. Contacts: Charlene Raaker, conference registration coordinator, craaker@wtui.com; Wayne Kawamoto, conference executive director, wkawamoto@wtui.com.

CTOTF Spring
April 11-15

2021 Conference and Vendor Fair, Greenville, SC, Hyatt Regency. Details/registration at www.ctotf.org. Contact: Ivy Suter at IvySuter@ctotf.org.

Siemens Customer Conference for F, G & H Technology
Week of May 17

Orlando, Fla, Rosen Centre Hotel. Meeting is co-located with the T3K Annual Conference. Contact: Dawn McCarter, dawn.mccarter@siemens.com.

7F Users Group
May 24-28

2021 Conference & Vendor Fair, St Louis, Mo, Marriott St Louis Grand. Details/registration at www.powerusers.org as they become available. Contact: Sheila Vashi at sheila.vashi@sv-events.net.

501D5-D5A Users
June 8-10

Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Mo, Ritz-Carlton St. Louis. Details/registration at www.501d5-d5ausers.org as they become available. Chairman: Gabe Fleck, chairman@501d5-d5ausers.org.

Frame 6 Users Group
June 14-17

Annual Conference & Vendor Fair, San Antonio, Tex, La Cantera Resort & Spa. Details/registration at www.Frame6UsersGroup.org as they become available. Chair: Jeff Gillis, william.j.gillis@exxonmobil.com. Contact: Greg Boland, conference manager, greg.boland@ceidmc.com.

Frame 5 Users Group
June 14-17

2020 Conference, San Antonio, Tex, La Cantera Resort & Spa. Meeting is co-located with the Frame 6 Users Group; some joint functions, including meals and vendor fair. Contact: Greg Boland, conference manager, greg.boland@ceidmc.com.

Ovation Users’ Group
July 25-29

34th 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. Contact: Kathleen Garvey, kathleen.garvey@emerson.com.

CTOTF Fall
September 19-23

2021 Conference and Vendor Fair, Scottsdale, Ariz, Omni Scottsdale Resort at Montelucia. Details/registration at www.ctotf.org. Contact: Ivy Suter at IvySuter@ctotf.org.

2022

501F Users Group
February 21-25

Annual Meeting, New Orleans, La, Hyatt Regency.  Details/registration at www.501fusers.org as they become available. Chairman: Russ Snyder, russ.snyder@cleco.com. Meeting is co-located with the 501G Users Group; some joint functions, including meals and vendor fair. Contact: Tammy Faust, meeting coordinator, tammy@somp.co.

501G Users Group
February 21-25

Annual Meeting, New Orleans, La, Hyatt Regency.  Details/registration at www.501fusers.org as they become available. Chairman: Steve Bates, steven.bates@vistraenergy.com. Meeting is co-located with the 501F Users Group; some joint functions, including meals and vendor fair. Contact: Tammy Faust, meeting coordinator, tammy@somp.co.

Western Turbine Users Inc
March 20-23

32nd Anniversary Conference and Expo, Long Beach, Calif, Long Beach Convention Center. Details/registration at www.wtui.com as they become available. Contacts: Charlene Raaker, conference registration coordinator, craaker@wtui.com; Wayne Kawamoto, conference executive director, wkawamoto@wtui.com.