Hydraulic Institute 2014 Fall Meeting: Registration opens

This year’s Fall Meeting will focus on the DOE test procedures, integrated educational marketing and standards development.

Special presentations will include:

Pump Knowledge Workshop: Standard Conditions Labelling per DOE Test Procedures & Updates on New Efficiency Requirements for Electric Motors

Timothy Albers and Patrick Hogg of Nidec Motor Corp will guide attendees through the maze of regulations and rulings, explain efficiency terminology, and provide practical guidelines for motor specification given the changing regulatory landscape.

Integrated Marketing: Leveraging Educational Training Resources and Pump Systems Assessment Process

Mark Sullivan, HI director of Education and Marketing, will explain how education and training resources may be utilized as integrated marketing tools based on ANSI/HI Pump Standards to expand organizational reach to end-users and prospects.

International Trade Update

Eric McClafferty, partner, Kelley Drye & Warren and legal counsel to HI/VMA (Valve Manufacturers Association) International Trade Task Force (ITTF) and Scott Sullivan, VP, Ethics, Compliance & Legal, Flowserve Corp and ITTF co-chair, will provide an update on new or pending import/export regulations including a section on export reform and its effects on the pump industry.

The Fall meeting is open to HI members, associate members and standards partners, as well as utilities and energy efficiency NGOs who are sponsors of Pump Systems Matter. Eligible prospective members are welcome to attend with advance approval.

More than 30 HI technical committees will also meet during the two-day event.

Young engineers are particularly encouraged to attend. HI is offering a 50% discount on registration to individuals at member companies who are under 35 and have served less than 10 years in the pump industry.

HI is also offering a group discount, as well as an Early Bird discount to individuals who register on or before 29 August 2014.

Registration can be completed at www.Pumps.org/14Fall