Registration is Open for 2015 HI PSM annual meeting.

Press Release Summary:

Hydraulic Institute and Pump Systems Matter will host 2015 Annual Meeting in St. Petersburg, FL from February 12–17, 2015. Offering exclusive educational and networking opportunities for executives, engineers, and marketing professionals associated with pump and supplier companies, event will feature several guest speakers and general sessions as well as bi-annual CEO Roundtable, Board Meetings, Market Intelligence Committee, Standards Leadership Workshop, and 30+ HI Technical Committees.

Original Press Release:

Hydraulic Institute Announces 2015 Annual Meeting Registration Open Now

PARSIPPANY, NJ – The Hydraulic Institute (HI) and Pump Systems Matter (PSM) will host its 2015 Annual Meeting at the Renaissance Vinoy in St. Petersburg, Florida from February 12-17, 2015.

The 2015 Annual Meeting will serve as a valuable resource for executives, engineers, and marketing professionals associated with pump and supplier companies throughout North America and Europe who are seeking exclusive educational and networking opportunities.  HI technical committees will meet to address the Pump Test Lab Approval Program, the new certification program for Pump Systems Auditors, the DOE Rulemaking, and create industry standards and guidelines.  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, guidebooks, training webinars, in-person courses and e-Learning courses.

Several featured guest speakers and general sessions include:

Scott Moore, United States Navy SEAL Rear Admiral (ret.) & Deputy Commander, Naval Special Warfare Command: Building Teams with the Military’s Most Elite

Steve Farber, Best-Selling Author & Leadership Guru: The Radical Leap

Alan Beaulieu, President, ITR Economics: Ahead of the Curve for 2015 & Beyond

Thomas Haan, Principal, Global Equity Consulting, LLC: Pump Industry Performance and M&A Activity – Review and Outlook

Erin Hope, P.E., CEM, CMVP, Mechanical Engineer, Energy Efficiency, PEJD-Spokane, Bonneville Power Administration: Breakfast Briefing: Utility Rebates for Pumps & Extended Products

Ken Fonstad, HVAC Sales/Application Support Principal Engineer, ABB, Inc: Pump Knowledge Workshop: Harmonic Distortion from Variable Frequency Drives – Its Cause, Impacts, and What Can be Done

The program will also include the bi-annual CEO Roundtable, Board Meetings, the Market Intelligence Committee, Standards Leadership Workshop, and over thirty HI Technical Committees.  Networking events include various dinners, receptions, a Tabletop Display Reception, a golf scramble tournament, Awards Dinner & Officer Installation, and a robust 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 9, 2015.  Group discounts and young engineer discounts are also available.  For complete details and to register, visit or contact Gabrielle Bernardo at 973.267.9700 x125.

About the Hydraulic Institute: The mission of the Hydraulic Institute is to be a value-adding resource to member companies, engineering consulting firms, and pump users worldwide by developing and delivering comprehensive industry standards, expanding knowledge by providing education and tools for the effective application, testing, installation, operation, maintenance, and performance optimization of pumps and pumping systems, and by serving as a forum for the exchange of industry information. For more information on the Hydraulic Institute, its member companies and its Standards Partners, visit

Pump Systems Matter is a non-profit educational organization established by the Hydraulic Institute, and leading utilities and energy efficiency organizations, to educate the industry on the benefits to pump systems optimization and energy efficiency to improve bottom-line savings of end-user companies. For information and registration details on educational offerings visit the Pump Systems Matter website at

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