Join the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) at the intersection of marketing and strategy for the highly-acclaimed Industry and Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC), August 20 to 22, 2012, at the Oak Brook Hills Marriott Resort, Oak Brook, IL. This event offers hard data and expert analysis for everyone involved with the fluid power industry. This year’s conference will offer critical insight and opportunities in three major areas—Economics, Industry, and Networking.
Registration is now open for professionals across the fluid power supply chain at www.nfpa.com or call NFPA directly at 414-778-3344. NFPA members who register by July 15 will receive the lowest registration rate.
Conference highlights include:
Global Economics – An American Perspective, Alan Beaulieu, Institute for Trend Research (ITR)
Global Economics – A European Perspective, John Walker, Oxford Economics
Political Impact on the Economic Climate – Jim VandeHei, POLITICO
Macro-Economic Speakers Forum
Get your questions answered. Two IEOC economists—Alan Beaulieu and John Walker—will be joined by popular political analyst Jim VandeHei for an interactive session to close out the first day’s program.
Construction Machinery Forecast - David Phillips, Off-Highway Research
Agricultural Machinery Forecast - Ann Duignan, J.P. Morgan
Heavy Truck Market Forecast - Eric Starks, FTR Associates
Industrial Markets Overview - Dan Meckstroth, MAPI, Inc.
Material Handling & Metalworking Market Forecast - Ken Kremar, Global Insight
Oil & Gas Industry Outlook - Ruchir Kadakia, CERA
5th Annual NFPA Education and Technology Foundation Invitational Golf Tournament
Power of Association Dinner