Meeting Registration Open for annual HI and PSM networking event.

Press Release Summary:

Hydraulic Institute (HI) and Pump Systems Matter (PSM) will host 2011 Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, AZ from February 17-22. Offering executives, engineers, and marketing professionals exclusive educational and networking opportunities, meeting will feature HI technical committees addressing industry standards, guidelines, and electronic data exchange protocols. In addition to several guest speakers, program will include diverse roundtables and committees.

Original Press Release:

Hydraulic Institute Set to Host 2011 Annual MeetingRegistration Open Now

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Hydraulic Institute (HI) and Pump Systems Matter (PSM) will host its 2011 Annual Meeting at the FireSky Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona from February 17-22, 2011.

The 2011 Annual Meeting will serve as a valuable resource for executives, engineers, and marketing professionals who are seeking exclusive educational and networking opportunities. Hydraulic Institute technical committees will meet to address industry standards, guidelines, and electronic data exchange protocols. Representatives from HI Member, Associate Member and Standards Partner companies work together to develop comprehensive standards and guidelines using an ANSI-approved consensus process. They also produce other industry-related technical documents, guide books, educational programs and e-Learning courses.

The Annual Meeting includes the following featured guest speakers:
  • J. Paul Dittmann, PhD, co-author of "The New Supply Chain Agenda": Best Practices in Managing a Global Supply Chain
  • Henri Azibert, Chief Technology Officer, A.W. Chesterton Company: Pump Knowledge Workshop Lunch: Energy Efficient Sealing Systems
  • Alan Beaulieu, Economist, Institute of Trend Research: The 2011 US & Global Economy - Insights Into What's Ahead
  • Greg Case, President, Pump, Design Development & Diagnostics, LLC: Pump Knowledge Workshop: Advanced Simulation Tools for "Greener" Pump Design
  • The Afterburners, Fighter Pilots: Plan, Brief, Execute, Debrief = WIN! A Fighter Pilot's Secret to Success

    The program will also include the bi-annual CEO Roundtable, a new Supply Chain Managers Roundtable, the Market Intelligence Committee and nearly thirty HI Technical Committees. PSM meetings will include the Educational Affairs Steering Committee, Utility/Rebate Incentives Task Team and the PSM Marketing Committee. Networking events include dinners, receptions, special events, a Tabletop Display Reception for Associate Members, a scramble golf tournament and a local program planned for spouses and guests.

    Registration is open to all HI Members, Associate Members, Standards Partners, PSM Sponsors, Europump Members, and eligible prospective HI members. Early registration discounts apply for those who register by January 21, 2011. Group discounts and future engineering leader discounts are also available. For complete details and to register, visit or contact Gabrielle Bosco at 973.267.9700 x125

    About the Hydraulic Institute: The Hydraulic Institute (HI) is the largest association of pump producers and suppliers to the pump industry in North America, and is a global authority on pumps and pumping systems. HI Pump Standards are reliable, widely accepted references for anyone involved in pumps, including users, consultants, contractors, construction firms, manufacturers of pumps, seals, motors, instrumentation, controls, and pump software developers and systems integrators. HI periodically introduces new Standards based on industry needs. For more information about the Hydraulic Institute, its member companies and Standards Partners, visit and

    About Pump Systems Matter: Pump Systems Matter (PSM) is an educational initiative created to assist North American pump users gain a more competitive business advantage through strategic, broad-based energy management and pump system performance optimization. PSM's mission is to provide the marketplace with tools and collaborative opportunities to integrate pump system performance optimization and efficient energy management practices into normal business operations. For more information on PSM, visit


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