Users’ Conferences

Benefits of attending a users' conference

  • Increase your Barracuda Virtual Reactor product knowledge,
  • Stay informed of innovative modeling research,
  • Experience hands-on training,
  • Interact with the international user community and
  • Help shape the future of the technology.


Upcoming Conference


Barracuda Virtual Reactor Users’ Conference 2019
June 27 – June 28, 2019
W Chicago - Lakeshore
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Immediately following the PSRI Annual Meeting

Please visit our 2019 Barracuda Virtual Reactor Users' Conference page for more details.
Registration is now open!

Past Conferences


2018 European User Group Meeting
April 9, 2018
HOTEL - Derag Livinghotel De Medici
Düsseldorf, Germany

View the presentations offered on the Customer Support Site > (login requred)

View the agenda from the 2018 European User Group Meeting page >

Inaugural Barracuda Virtual Reactor (R) Users' Conference

2015: Inaugural Barracuda Virtual Reactor Users' Conference
September 30 - October 2, 2015
Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa
Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico USA

View the presentations offered on the Customer Support Site > (login required)

View the agenda and photos from the 2015 Inaugural Conference >


Ray Fletcher describes some of the challenges faced whien attempting to troubleshoot a regenerator and how Barracuda Virtual Reactor® helps him to overcome those obstacles. 

Ray Fletcher
FCC Technology Specialist
Johnson Matthey
Users' Conference 2015

While presenting at the Barracuda Virtual Reactor Users' Confernce in 2015, Bruce Adkins shared how KiOR began working with CPFD Software, and how pleased he was with the partnership.

Bruce Adkins
R&D Manager, Catalyst & Process Development
Users' Conference 2015

Ken Peccatiello describes how Virtual Reactor™ allows him to take his vision of what's happening in your unit and "puts it in such a manner that everybody can actually see it with their own eyes."

"And it's not a biased view. There's no bias in numbers"

Ken Peccatiello
President & Principal Consultant
Peccatiello Engineering,
Catalytic Cracking Solutions, LLC

Bruce Adkins tells us why Virtual Reactor™ was the choice when he was asked what his company needed to "bridge the gap" and "cover that whole range" of particulate processes for KiOR's development processes. 

Bruce Adkins
R&D Manager, Catalyst & Process Development
Users' Conference 2015