For the first time, the Hydraulic Institute (HI) will co-locate its 2017 Fall Conference with the Fluid Sealing Association (FSA) Fall Meeting. The event will take place at the Renaissance Worthington in Fort Worth, Texas, October 23-26, 2017.
The co-location was designed in part to help HI celebrate its centennial. “We were looking at ways of bringing the community together to recognize this milestone”, stated Michael Michaud Executive Director of the Hydraulic Institute. “By co-locating these two events, we are able to and add considerable value to each organization’s meetings through the shared general sessions and expanded networking and social program.”
Peter Lance, Executive Director of the Fluid Sealing Association, noted, “We are always looking for ways to collaborate with other organizations to bring more value to members, and this will provide an excellent opportunity for members to be exposed to enhanced content, while connecting with a broader group of industry peers.”
HI Fall Conference highlights include:
- Nearly 30 HI technical, education, and marketing committee meetings
- Half day of general sessions
- Joint HI/FSA CEO Forum
- Expanded tabletop display program
- Two Pump Knowledge Workshops:
o How to Design Stuffing Boxes and Seal Chambers
o Expansion Joint Technology
- Pump Industry Leaders of Tomorrow (PILOT) Program
- Women in Pumps dinner
- Technical tour
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The Hydraulic Institute: Advancing the pump manufacturing industry by becoming the world’s resource for pumping solutions by: Addressing Pump Systems, Developing Standards, Expanding Knowledge and Resources, Educating the Marketplace and Advocating for the Industry. For more information on the Hydraulic Institute, visit www.pumps.org.
About the Fluid Sealing Association
Founded in 1933, the FLUID SEALING ASSOCIATION® (FSA) is an international trade association. Member companies are involved in the production and marketing of a wide range of fluid sealing devices primarily targeted to the industrial market. FSA membership includes a number of companies in Europe and Central and South America, but is most heavily concentrated in North America. FSA members account for a majority of the manufacturing capacity for fluid sealing and containment devices in the Americas market.