1. What's new this year?
The Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions are reshaping the business landscape. Across the utility, industry, transportation and infrastructure sectors, companies are looking for focused, agile solutions to manage their transition into an increasingly digital world while maintaining competitiveness. APW, now ABB Customer World, will highlight both new and existing end-to-end digital solutions that build on the intelligent cloud and close the loop with connected devices. From past lessons learned to the future revealed, this event saves you time, money and manpower. Ask your questions, deliver your feedback to developers, take advantage of hands-on training by experts, and learn from ABB’s customers and project managers how to maximize value from your current assets.
Experience for yourself all that ABB Customer World has to offer by registering here: http://new.abb.com/apw/customerworld
Utopia is THE event for power generation and water DCS users in North America. It is your chance to meet, interact, and get to know your peers and experts in the industry, all while having a great time! We've merged the event with APW, now ABB Customer World, to maximize your experience and your time. This year, ABB is pleased to host the following events for Utopia 2017:
Celebrating 100 years of Innovation
- Date: Tuesday, March 14
- Time: 6:00 - 9:00 PM
- Place: Marriott Marquis (next to the George R. Brown Convention Center)
Did you know it is the 25th anniversary of Utopia and the 100th anniversary of the Bailey Boiler Meter, the origin of today's modern control systems? Come celebrate our Utopia tradition and technological innovation with a fun evening of Texas BBQ, beer and bourbon tasting. Get educated on the art of BBQ with your industry peers and colleagues.
North American Power Generation and Water DCS Users Group
- Date: Thursday, March 16
- Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
- Place: George R. Brown Convention Center
Stay current on the future of technology with a full ABB technology update. Participate in our traditional town hall discussion providing opportunities to share experiences, listen to industry peers, ask questions, and hear thoughts from the Steering Committee.
2. What sort of educational workshops and training are available?
The ABB Customer World conference curriculum features applications and best practices workshop tracks, new product and product updates tracks, and hands on training. PDHs are available for all sessions and some select sessions offer CEUs to participants. Explore the curriculum in full detail here: https://event.crowdcompass.com/apw2017-sessions