Many National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) member companies, invited guests, and other fluid power-related industry professionals will converge on Oak Brook, IL August 20 – 22 for the 2012 NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC). During this event, industry experts will share analyses and the hard data needed to stay focused on the economic environment of today and tomorrow. Conference content will delve into the industry’s economics, market forecasts, and the technology breakthroughs likely to impact the fluid power supply chain for years to come.
The Conference is a great opportunity for NFPA members and non-members alike to connect—providing one of the best opportunities for education and networking.
Conference highlights include:
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
IEOC 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
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
Don’t miss the economic event of 2012! Join NFPA member companies and others in the fluid power industry at the intersection of marketing and strategy for the 2012 NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference. To register or learn more about the conference, call NFPA at 414-778-3344.