Where the global hydro industry connects

Join 3,000+ attendees and more than 300 exhibiting companies from around the globe at the largest worldwide gathering of hydro professionals. Hydrovision International provides a week of informative hydropower focused meetings including perspectives on the role of hydropower and issues affecting hydro resources. It will also help participants develop a vision to meet challenges and ensure the future sustainability of hydro.

Conference packages and pricing

Our packages are designed to give you the best possible experience at the best value. Check out what we have below and if you have any questions, just contact us

Individual Conference

$1,020

 

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All Conference Sessions (11 PDH Credits)
Keynote Session
Exhibition Floor Entrance
Exhibit Hall Receptions
Delegate Lunches
Thursday Evening Networking Party
Online Access to Presentations
hubs Pro-Plan membership

Power Producer Training Program

$665

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All Conference Sessions (11 PDH Credits)
Keynote Session
Exhibition Floor Entrance
Exhibit Hall Receptions
Delegate Lunches
Thursday Evening Networking Party
Online Access to Presentations
hubs Pro-Plan membership

Benefits of attending include:

  • Build alliances among 3,000+ hydro professionals and water resource stakeholders
  • Attend multiple networking events to make a connection with colleagues
  • Share knowledge, expertise and viewpoints toward effective solutions
  • Gain a better understanding of current and future challenges affecting hydro during the 60+ conference sessions
  • Hear from over 350 hydro speakers

Sending more than five people? See Discounted Group Rates>> 

Delivering the most important topics in the industry
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ASSET RESILIENCE AND SUSTAINABILITY

Expert managers share lessons learned and new insights to arrive at sound solutions to asset management challenges. This track will help you address key asset management issues, with a goal towards improving the bottom line.

Who Should Attend:
Consultants, Equipment Manufacturers/Suppliers, Generation Managers, Hydroelectric Department Managers (Engineering, Communications, Finance and Human Resources), Managers of Hydroelectric Assets, Production Managers

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CIVIL WORKS AND DAM SAFETY

Attendees learn from owners, managers and regulators about products, programs, and approaches in use today. Explore practical ideas that will help you manage the maintenance or modification of civil components.

Who Should Attend:

Civil/Structural Engineers, Consultants, Dam Safety Managers and Regulators, Maintenance Supervisors, Operations Supervisors, Project Managers, Service Contractors

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EQUIPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

Technical papers presented in this track focus on all things equipment, such as controls, bearings, generators, turbines, instrumentation and more. In addition, speakers cover innovative ideas and new technology.

Who Should Attend:

Business Development Specialists, Consultants, Heads of R&D, Maintenance Supervisors, Maintenance Supervisors, Operations Supervisors, Project Developers, Project Managers

HydroVision Asset and Sustainability Track

MARINE AND HYDROKINETIC ENERGY

Experts cover the more technical aspects of marine hydrokinetics worldwide and is intended to supplement some of the higher-level information being presented at other MHK conferences.

Who Should Attend:
Device Developers, Technical Staff, Supply Chain Companies, Heads of R&D, University Personnel, Electrical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Potential Installers

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MARKET TRENDS AND STRATEGIES

Significant changes in the global marketplace are affecting hydropower generation and development. Technical paper authors will discuss development opportunities and other hydro trends and strategies.

Who Should Attend:
Business Development Specialists, Consultants, Equipment Manufacturers/Suppliers, Financiers/Lenders/Insurers, Managers of Hydroelectric Assets, Project Developers

HydroVision Asset and Sustainability Track

NEW DEVELOPMENT

What types of development approaches can serve as successful models for emerging hydro thoughout the world? These sessions examine the major forces that are moving new hydro forward and exploring new solutions.

Who Should Attend:
Business Development Specialists, Consultants, Equipment Manufacturers/Suppliers, Financiers/Lenders/Insurers, Project Developers, Project Owners

HydroVision Asset and Sustainability Track

OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE

Every aspect of hydro plant operations and maintenance contribute to it's success. Hydropower’s most innovative and progressive O&M managers share their approaches to cutting costs, improving equipment longevity and overall performance.

Who Should Attend:
Consultants, Equipment Manufacturers/Suppliers, Maintenance Supervisors, O&M Personnel, Operations Supervisors, Plant Managers and Superintendents, Project Managers, Safety Specialists, Service Contractors

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS

Managing and operating hydroelectric projects is an ongoing challenge. The technical papers presented here focus on a variety of issues of this nature, including planning and forecasting, power system stability, risk assessment, and transmission issues.

Who Should Attend:

Consultants, Equipment Manufacturers/Suppliers, O&M Personnel, Operations Supervisors, Plant Managers and Superintendents, Project Managers, Safety Specialists, Service Contractors

HydroVision Asset and Sustainability Track

POLICIES AND REGULATIONS

Experts share their perspectives on policy and regulatory initiatives in their regions.  The track offers perspectives from throughout the world on hydro policy, with some sessions that focus specifically on U.S hydro policies and regulations.

Who Should Attend:
Attorneys, Business and Compliance Managers, Consultants, Financiers, Hydro Generation Managers, Independent System Operators, Owners of Hydroelectric Assets, Regulators, Resource Agency Representatives, Tribal Representatives

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SOCIAL/ENVIRONMENTAL

Authors present technical papers on a variety of topics related to the environmental and social aspects of hydropower plants and their operations, including climate change, fish habitat and protection, and tribal/indigenous peoples perspectives.

Who Should Attend:
Attorneys, Business Managers, Consultants, Environmental Specialists, Project Owners, Special Interest Group Representatives, Water Resource/Watershed Managers

HydroVision Asset and Sustainability Track

WATER AND ENVIRONMENT

The management of water resources is complex. Experts provide solutions to challenges and share insights about water resource negotiations, impact of climate change and new tools.

Who Should Attend:
Consultants, Environmental Specialists, Project Owners, Special Interest Group Representatives, Water Resources Attorneys, Water Resource/Watershed Managers

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WATER MANAGEMENT AND MOVEMENT

From basin-wide planning to flood protection to water resource management, these technical paper authors cover a wide range of topics related to managing and moving water at dams and hydropower plants.

Who Should Attend:
Consultants, Project Owners, Resource Agency Representatives, Special Interest Group Representatives, Water Resource/Watershed Managers

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POSTER GALLERIES

These visual presentations highlight concepts that are more effectively communicated with pictures or highly specialized topics that may be better-suited to small group or one-on-one discussions. They present a unique opportunity to meet with the author (during the first session each day) to get your questions answered in person.

Individual Conference

$1,020

 

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Power Producer Training Program

$665

 

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Event Schedule

Monday June 25, 2018

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM   Registration Open
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM   Exhibitor Move-In 
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Co-Located Events: In-the-Field Tours of Tillery and Narrows Hydro Stations
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Co-Located Events: Waterpower® Hydro Basics Course
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Co-Located Events: Industry Workshops
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM  Co-Located Events: Hydro Organizations Meetings 
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM  Exhibitor Thank You Hydro Happy Hour hosted by PennWell Hydro Group, PennWell booth 

Tuesday June 26, 2018

7:30 AM – 6:30 PM  Registration Open
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Exhibitor Move-In 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Co-Located Events: In-the-Field Tour Cowan's Ford Hydro Station
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Co-Located Events: Waterpower® Hydro Basics Course                                                                              
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Co-Located Events: Industry Workshops
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Co-Located Events: Hydro Organizations Meetings
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM  HydroVision International 2018 Opening Keynote Session
3:30 PM – 6:30 PM HydroVision International Exhibit Floor Open
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM Welcome Reception on Exhibit Floor

Wednesday June 27, 2018

7:00 AM  Co-Located Events: Turbine Runner 5K
7:30 AM – 5:30 PM Registration Open
7:30 AM – 8:00 AM Meeting for Wednesday Speakers (Continental Breakfast Available)
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Conference Content 1 – choose from 10 session options
10:00 AM – 5:30 PM Exhibit Hall Open
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Coffee on Exhibit Floor                                            
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Conference Content 2 – choose from 10 options
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Delegate Lunch on Exhibit Floor* 
12:45 PM – 2:00 PM Co-Located Events: Women with Hydro Vision Luncheon
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM Conference Content 3 – choose from 10 session options
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Dam Good Networking Reception on Exhibit Floor (At Sponsored Booths) 

Thursday June 28, 2018

7:30 AM – 4:00 PM Registration Open
7:30 AM – 8:00 AM Meeting for Thursday Speakers (Continental Breakfast Available)
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Conference Content 4 – choose from 10 session options
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open 
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Coffee Break on Exhibit Floor 
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Co-Located Event: Hiring for Hydro Career Fair
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Conference Content 5 – choose from 10 session options
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Delegate Lunch on Exhibit Floor* 
2:30 PM     Harley Motorcycle Giveaway on the Exhibit Hall Floor
3:00 PM – 4:30PM Conference Content 6 – choose from 10 session options
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM HydroVision International Networking Party
3:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Exhibitor Move-Out

Individual Conference

$1,020

  

Register Now

Power Producer Training Program

$665

 

Register Now