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Hydraulic Institute annual meeting scheduled for February in Florida

The Hydraulic Institute and Pump Systems Matter has scheduled its 2012 annual meeting for Feb. 8 through the 14 in St. Petersburg, Florida. The event offers educational opportunities, a chance for networking and several premier guest speakers.

HI technical committees will also meet to address industry standards, guidelines, and DOE pump efficiency standards. The committees include HI members, associate members and partner companies who use an ANSI-approved consensus process to develop the comprehensive standards and guidelines. The committees also produce other technical documents related to the industry including guide books, programs and e-learning courses.

The guest speakers include:

  • Alan Beaulieu, Economist, Institute of Trend Research: Opportunity in a World of Uncertainty
  • Tim Gill, Director of Economics, NEMA: Global Market Trends
  • Dr. Douglas Lambert, Raymond E. Mason Chair in Transportation and Logistics; Director, The Global Supply Chain Forum, OSU, Fisher College of Business: Building High Performance Business Relationships
  • And Constantino Senon, Chief Mechanical Engineer & Mohammad Badruzzaman, Senior Engineer, MWH Americas, Inc.: Efficient Water Station Design

HI members, associate members, PSM sponsors, Europump members and eligible prospective HI members can all register for the meeting. There's discounts for early registration, which ends Jan. 6.