Key Power Industry Conferences and Trade Shows to Think About in 2019

Conferences and exhibitions are a valuable way for power professionals to share ideas and network, gain up-to-date training, further education, understand regulatory or policy changes, and access the latest products and technologies. POWER‘s editors compiled this helpful list of events in 2019 that cater to the power industry. 


ARC Industry Forum
February 4-7
Orlando, FL

February 5-7
New Orleans, LA

Connected Plant Conference 
February 19-21 
Charlotte, NC

The third annual event presented by POWER and its sister publication Chemical Engineering seeks to help industry to harness digital tools to drive success. Presenters will explore the fast-paced advances in automation, data analytics, computing networks, “smart” sensors, augmented reality, and other technologies that companies are using to improve their processes and overall businesses in today’s competitive environment.

Energy, Utility, and Environment Conference 
February 25-27
San Diego, CA


ABB Customer World 
March 4-7
Houston, TX

Power and Gas M&A Symposium 
March 5-6
New York, NY

March 11-15
Houston, TX

The Future of Energy Summit
March 25-26
New York, NY


April 1-5
Hannover, Germany 

Waterpower Week 
April 1-3
Washington, DC

International SMR and Advanced Reactor Summit 
Apr 2-3
Atlanta, GA

2019 MIT Energy Conference 
April 4-5
Cambridge, MA

SEPA Utility Conference 
April 8-10
San Diego, CA

Utility Regulation Conference 
April 16-17
Washington, DC 

ELECTRIC POWER Conference & Exhibition
April 23-26
Las Vegas, NV

Established in 1998, ELECTRIC POWER Conference & Exhibition is an event supporting power generation. We believe in the education, training and development of power professionals, power plant employees, students, and solution providers to continue to advance this sector of the industry. With the support of POWER magazine, an advisory board comprised of individuals from all facets of power generation, and leading industry experts, our conference is known in the industry as the best place to meet, network and gain knowledge and insights on the pressing issues affecting power generation while staying current on regulations, policies, safety and best practices in an ever-changing industry.

POWER magazine is the official publication of ELECTRIC POWER. POWER provides the most important business operations and legal and regulatory news, as well as operations and maintenance information, for the power generation industry. Established in 1882, it is dedicated to providing its global audience with exclusive analysis of the latest trends, best practices, and power generation projects through several platforms, including print, digital, and in person. POWER equips generation professionals and those who support them with the resources they need to make informed decisions that power the future.

Global Offshore Wind Summit
April 24-25
Taipei, Taiwan

CTOTF Spring Conference 
April 28-May 2
St. Augustine, FL


Offshore Technology Conference 
May 6-9
Houston, TX

May 14-16
San Diego, CA

May 20-21
Florence, Italy 

May 20-23
Houston. TX


International Conference on Clean Coal Technologies 
June 3-7
Houston, TX

KPMG Global Energy Conference 
June 5-6
Houston, TX

EEI Annual Convention and Expo 
June 9-11
Philadelphia, PA

Innovation for the Future of Nuclear Energy – A Global Forum
June 10‑12
Gyeongju, South Korea

APPA National Conference and Expo 
June 16-20
Austin, TX

International District Energy Association Conference  
June 24-27
Pittsburgh, PA 

A&WMA Annual Conference & Exhibition
June 25-28
Quebec City, Canada


ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit 
July 8-10
Denver, CO

Intersolar and Electrical Energy Storage (ees) North America 
July 9-11
San Francisco, CA

ASME Power & Energy Conference & Exhibition 
July 14-18
Salt Lake City, UT

HydroVision International 
July 23-25
Portland, OR


IEEE PES General Meeting 
August 4-8
Atlanta, GA


RadWaste Summit 
Sept. 3-5
Henderson, NV

Turbomachinery & Pump Symposium 
September 10-12
Houston, TX

ASME Advanced Clean Energy Summit 
September 15-18
Denver, CO

 CTOTF Fall Conference 
September 15-19
Rancho Mirage, CA

September 17-19
Houston, TX

Solar Power and Energy Storage International 
September 23-27
Salt Lake City, UT

Nuclear Decommissioning & Used Fuel Strategy Summit 
Sep 30-Oct 1
Charlotte, NC


Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting & Expo 
October 14-17
Reno, NV

Distributed Energy Conference 
Chicago, IL

After a sold out inaugural event, the Distributed Energy Conference, another POWER magazine event, has set the bar high and will continue to bring together utility-scale electricity providers with other power generators, including commercial and industrial facilities, cooperatives, and private enterprise. It will focus on real-life applications and the business and financial aspects of distributed generation, including renewables, energy storage, microgrids, and on-site generation.


NARUC Annual Meeting 
November 17-20
San Antonio, TX

POWER-GEN International 
November 19-21
New Orleans, LA