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Hotel Sorella CITYCENTRE, 800 Sorella Ct, Houston, TX 77024
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Join KBC software experts, guest speakers and fellow KBC software users from Canada, the United States, Mexico and Central and South America for our complimentary Software User Group Conference on September 11 and 12, 2018 in Houston, USA. The focus of this conference is refining and petrochemical applications of KBC’s engineering simulation software.

Attendees can expect to share best practices and experiences using Petro-SIM and SIM Reactor Suite models, Visual MESA Energy Management System, Production / Yield Accounting and Scheduling software with leading industry users, broaden exposure to new applications of simulation in refining, participate in a principles and practices session on how simulation and optimization is used in today's Energy and Chemical industry, and hear about the latest developments and capabilities of the next generation of KBC software.

The Energy industry has undergone a major transformation as digitalization endeavors are touching all aspects of daily activities for our industry. The application and use of software continues to evolve and adapt to these growing demands especially as it is being applied more and more in near real-time. During this conference we will learn from each other about the new ways in which different industry leaders are applying software technology to deliver and sustain value within their own organizations.  

At KBC, we are committed to not only delivering excellence through our products and services but helping you to achieve excellence in your own operations for your organizations. Our software vision is simple, we want to empower you with the right tools to help you create simple solutions today to address tomorrow’s complex challenges.

Call for papers

We strongly encourage you to present a paper at the conference on the unique way in which you are currently applying our software to deliver excellence for your organization.  Topics this year will include:

  • LP model support
  • Whole refinery modeling
  • Process unit monitoring
  • Refinery optimization
  • Energy systems optimization, monitoring and planning
  • Production / yield accounting
  • Refining and petrochemical scheduling

If you are interested, please send a brief abstract to and we will follow up with you directly. 

To register to attend this event, please complete the registration form below. If you require hotel accommodation at the event this can be booked online.

We look forward to seeing you this fall. 


Hotel Sorella CITYCENTRE, 800 Sorella Ct, Houston, TX 77024
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