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Exploring the future of steam turbines

5 Feb 2024

Exploring the future of steam turbines: VGBE event 2024

The VGBE Conference "Steam Turbines and Operation of Steam Turbines" is set to take place on 28 and 29 May 2024, at the prestigious Maritim Hotel in Wurzburg, Germany. This event promises to be a gathering of industry leaders, experts, and enthusiasts, all coming together to explore the latest advancements in steam turbine technology and operation techniques.


The focal point of this conference revolves around discussing the future of steam turbines within the context of energy policy. As the energy landscape continues to evolve rapidly, with an increasing emphasis on sustainability and renewable sources, it becomes imperative to address the challenges and opportunities presented to steam turbine technology.

Key highlights

  1. Industry insights: Attendees will have the opportunity to delve into the growing demand for flexible operation in steam turbines amidst the dynamic changes in energy generation. Understanding these market trends and demands is crucial for industry players to stay ahead in the game.
  2. Professional exchange: Engage with a diverse range of participants including manufacturers, planners, operators, and experts in panel discussions and themed caf├ęs. This exchange of ideas and experiences fosters innovation and collaboration within the industry, paving the way for future advancements.
  3. Key topics: The conference will cover a myriad of crucial topics including future strategies in operation and maintenance, grid operator perspectives, fleet adaptation, and innovative diagnostic methods. These discussions aim to provide actionable insights for attendees to navigate the complexities of steam turbine operation effectively.
  4. Technical exhibition: Complementing the conference sessions, a technical exhibition will showcase cutting-edge technologies beyond steam turbine operation. This presents a unique opportunity for attendees to explore new solutions, products, and services, while facilitating valuable knowledge exchange and networking opportunities.

Meet the experts

Industry experts such as Vibration Analyst, Rik Geerdink from In2Viba, and Duncan Affleck, Sales Manager at Beran, will be available throughout the event to address queries and provide valuable insights. Their expertise and experience in steam turbines and operation techniques make them valuable resources for attendees looking to enhance their understanding and expertise in the field.


The VGBE Conference "Steam Turbines and Operation of Steam Turbines" promises to be a comprehensive and insightful event, offering attendees a unique opportunity to explore the future of steam turbines in the ever-evolving energy landscape. With a diverse range of sessions, expert speakers, and networking opportunities, this event is a must-attend for anyone involved or interested in steam turbine technology.

Attendees are encouraged to register early to secure their spot and make the most out of this invaluable learning and networking experience.

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