Course Proposal Information

Click here to Submit an Abstract or Pre-Conference Workshop Proposal

Pre-Conference Workshop Curriculum Overall Objective

POWERGEN International 2019 will again be offering a POWERGEN University Pre-Conference Workshop Curriculum of courses encompassing technical and non-technical issues. These courses are aimed at power professionals, from project engineers to chief technology officers, and are designed to further educate them on specific issues/technologies and practical skills to thrive in the competitive marketplace.

Course Topics of interest for Pre-Conference Workshop Courses

Successful courses have generally fallen into two different types of courses:  Subject overview or in-depth analysis. 

The following are topic suggestions for pre-conference workshops:

  • Gas Turbine Design, Maintenance and O&M
  • Measurement, Controls and Automation Technology
  • Business Opportunities in emerging international markets
  • Water Usage and Management
  • Wastewater Discharge Standards and Compliance
  • Energy Storage Technologies and Development
  • HRSG Design and Maintenance
  • Workforce Management
  • Cogeneration O&M
  • Emissions Control
  • Coal Ash Management
  • Wind Turbine O&M
  • Drone Technologies and Applications
  • On-Site Power Systems
  • Reciprocating Engines
  • Solar PV and CSP
  • Biomass Projects
  • Steam Turbine Performance Improvement Strategies
  • Coal Plant /Boiler Efficiency Improvement Strategies
  • Risk Management / Business Strategies
  • Digital Solutions
  • Federal and State Environmental Initiatives
  • Policy & Regulation
  • Nuclear O&M and Construction

Course Format & Details

Format:                    4-hour, Half-Day courses;
8-hour, 1-Day courses.

Registration Fee:     $300 ($325 after September 20) – Half-Day courses;
$495 ($525 after September 20) – 1-Day courses.

Includes:                  Course Materials (Provided by Instructor), Lunch for 8-hour courses only, 1 or 2 coffee breaks depending on length of course and Certificate of Completion.                                                                                                         

Course Dates:          November 18, 2019
Course Times:          8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location:                   Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

Responsibilities and Financial Arrangements
Your organization agrees to provide both an oral and written presentation.  Along with the presentation, your organization will provide detailed workbook and handout materials for the delegates attending your course at POWERGEN International 2019.  *Final workbook and handout material must be submitted by October 28, 2019.                             

As a part of the agreement between POWERGEN International conference management and Pre-Conference Workshop instructors, Clarion agrees to provide marketing and logistical support, registration services, promotional mailings, general correspondence, money collection and financial reporting.  POWERGEN International will also provide onsite management, including catering and audiovisual services.                  

The reasonable expenses for these services will be deducted from the gross revenue of the seminars, then the profit will be split 50/50 with the instructors.

Submitting a Course Proposal

Submit your proposal for a POWERGEN University Pre-Conference Workshop (PGU) by the deadline, February 19, 2019. Click here to submit your Pre-Conference Workshop proposal.  The names and full contact information for all workshop instructors, including a biography, must be submitted by the deadline, February 19, 2019. 

Course proposals must show how the presentations(s) will provide value to the audience and directly affect or aid the power industry professionals attending the POWERGEN International 2019 Conference. SALES PITCHES ARE NOT ALLOWED OR PERMITTED.

Deadline TO submit a proposal is FEBRUARY 19, 2019