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Registration is Open for HI/PSM 2014 Annual Meeting.

Press Release Summary:

Dec 04, 2013 - To be held in Litchfield Park, AZ from February 6–11, 2014 Annual Meeting will serve as resource for executives, engineers, and marketing professionals associated with pump and supplier companies throughout North America and Europe seeking educational/networking opportunities. Along with 30+ HI technical committees, events will feature several guest speakers, bi-annual CEO Roundtable, Market Intelligence Committee, and Standards Leadership Workshop.

Pump Systems Matter - Parsippany, NJ

Original Press Release

Hydraulic Institute Announces 2014 Annual Meeting; Registration Open Now

Press release date: Nov 25, 2013

PARSIPPANY, NJ – The Hydraulic Institute (HI) and Pump Systems Matter (PSM) will host its 2014 Annual Meeting at the Wigwam in Litchfield Park, Arizona from February 6-11, 2014.

The 2014 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.  Hydraulic Institute technical committees will meet to address industry standards, guidelines, and DOE pump efficiency standards.  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 include:
•  Dr. Leroy Chiao, Renowned American astronaut: Leadership Lessons from the International Space Station: Culture, Teamwork & Getting Things Done
•  Alan Beaulieu, Economist, Institute of Trend Research: Economic Update: Fiscal Reality
•  Reid Wilson, Editor-in-Chief, National Journal’s “The Hotline”: Politics, Politics, Politics!
•  Steve Bowditch, Global Product Line Manager, ARC Composite Coatings Group, A.W. Chesterton Company: Pump Knowledge Workshop: Protective Coatings as Tool for Managing Pump Assets & Performance
•  Thomas Haan, Principal, Global Equity Consulting, LLC: Market Intelligence Presentation: Pump Industry Performance & M&A Activity – Review & Outlook
•  Europump: Breakfast Briefing: The Latest from the European Pump Industry
•  Department of Energy Update

The program will also include the bi-annual CEO Roundtable, the Market Intelligence Committee, Standards Leadership Workshop, and over thirty HI Technical Committees.  PSM meetings will include the Board of Directors.  Networking events include dinners, receptions, a Tabletop Display Reception for Associate Members, 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 3, 2014.  Group discounts and young engineer discounts are also available.  For complete details and to register, visit www.Pumps.org/14Annual 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 www.Pumps.org.

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 www.PumpSystemsMatter.org.