2024 Conference

How To ACHIEVE HIGH PERFORMANCE Control Room Operations


September 16 – September 19, 2024
Hassayampa Inn, Prescott, Arizona


Join industry experts, engineers, and plant managers as they share project experience, case studies, success stories, and lessons learned from actual control room projects that center around operator performance and abnormal situation management.

Topics of discussion will include:

  • Control Room Case Studies
  • HMI Case Studies
  • Customer Testimonials & Speaker Panels
  • Operator Retention
  • Training Best Practices
  • Best Practices in Console Design
  • Training Program by San Jacinto College
  • IEC 63303 Discussion
  • ISA-60 Discussion

Conference Speakers


Ian Nimmo

UCDS Owner & Founder


John Chidgey

Origin Energy Pty Ltd, Lead Engineer for Automation & Digitial Integration


James Griffin

Senior Vice President of Petrochemicals, Energy and Technology at San Jacinto College


Tim Olsen

DeltaV AgileOps Business Development Lead

More Speakers Coming Soon!


For A Limited Time Only
recieve discount pricing on your conference tickets.

Early bird pricing is valid until July 31, 2024

Accommodations at Hassayampa Inn Prescott, Arizona

A living museum rich in history, the Hassayampa Inn was known as “The Jewel of the County” when it was built in 1927. Featuring an eclectic mix of Spanish Colonial Revival, Italianate features, details like the hand-painted wood ceilings, etched glass and embossed copper panels designed by Southwest architect Henry Trost, we are the perfect hotel for guests who want to enjoy a quiet week or weekend in historic Prescott, AZ.

When booking at Hassayampa Inn, mention “UCDS Conference” to receive the preferred room rate.


Optional Verde Valley
Railway Excursion

We are offering an optional excursion to the Verde Valley Railway on September 18th for $200. This includes the train ticket and lunch, offering a chance to explore a different part of Arizona and bond with fellow participants.

The train offers spacious living room-style seating near panoramic windows highlights this scenic excursion. Individually-packaged, freshly-made snacks of meats, cheeses, seasonal fruits/vegetables and our popular brownie bites are served at your seats. All seating cars connect to open-air viewing platforms. 

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