2012 is a hot year for political analysts and the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) has one of the most talented and sought-after political speakers in DC sharing his take on the political landscape. Jim VandeHei is co-founder of POLITICO, one of the country’s most-trafficked political sites and a must-read source covering everything political, from specific issues and how to get your message out in Washington to in-depth analysis and trends. Due to his expertise and notoriety, Jim moderates presidential debates and has become a regular on big morning talk shows.
Join VandeHei at the intersection of marketing and strategy for NFPA’s highly-acclaimed Industry and Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC), August 20 to 22, 2012, at the Oak Brook Hills Marriott Resort, Oak Brook, IL. NFPA members and non-members across the fluid power supply chain are invited to attend.
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.
Fluid Power Industry Forecast – Jim Meil, Eaton Corp.
Fluid Power Customer Markets Overview – Eli Lustgarten, ESL Consultants Inc.
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