CCEFP Industry-University Summit


 The Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) invites you to the Industry-University Summit at Texas A&M University, to meet one-on-one with faculty and students and network with industry colleagues. The “Summit” is a bi-annual meeting that connects university researchers with industry practitioners to mutually advance fluid power technology.

Summit attendees learn about fluid power research progress through CCEFP initiatives, join tours of fluid power teaching and research laboratories, and network during social events and activities. Among other institutional highlights, Texas A&M will feature the Bosch Rexroth-R.C. Womack Fluid Power Laboratory. All industry guests are invited to participate in the CCEFP sustainability planning and technology roadmapping meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 6.

Registration Fees

NFPA Pascal Society Gold and Silver Members $245
NFPA Pascal Society Bronze Members $295
Non-Pascal Society Members $345
Thursday Only $50
Faculty / Staff Complimentary
Students Complimentary
Media $245

Event Schedule and Presentations

Downloadable Schedule

Tuesday, April 4

6:00 pm

6:30 pm

Picnic open for early arrivals, instructions will be provided

Texas A&M Baseball Game vs. Dallas Baptist


Olsen Field Pavilion at Blue Bell Park

Wednesday, April 5

7:00 am

Breakfast on your own

8:30 am

8:45 am

Library Doors Open

Welcoming Remarks


George Bush Library

8:50 am

CCEFP Research Series 1: Mobile

George Bush Library

10:15 am


10:30 am

CCEFP Research Series 2: Human Scale & Manufacturing

 George Bush Library

12:30 pm

Networking Box Lunch

George Bush Library

1:15 pm

CCEFP Research Series 3: Stationary, Fluids, and Tribology

George Bush Library

2:45 pm

A&M Overview Presentation

George Bush Library

3:00 pm

Break, Pack up to Depart

3:20 pm

Bus Departs from Library for Tours

3:45 pm

Tours of Texas A&M Research and Teaching Laboratories and Central Utility Plant

5:15 pm

Bus Returns to George Bush Library

7:00 pm

Dinner for All with Invited A&M Students

Murphy’s Law

Thursday, April 6 

CCEFP Sustainability Planning & Technology Roadmapping Meeting | Open to All Industry Attendees

7:00 am

Breakfast on your own

8:30 am

8:40 am

Library Doors Open

CCEFP Sustainability & IEC Plan Discussion

George Bush Library

11:30 am

Refresh NFPA Technology Roadmap

12:00 pm

Working Box Lunch

2:00 pm


Event Locations

Texas A&M University
George Bush Presidential Library
1000 George Bush Drive West
College Station, TX  77845

Blue Bell Park
Olsen Field
301 Olsen Boulevard
College Station, TX 77845

Dinner Locations

Olsen Field Pavilion
Blue Bell Park
301 Olsen Boulevard
College Station, TX 77845

Murphy’s Law
107 N Main Street
Bryan, TX 77803

Travel recommendations:
There are no direct flights to College Station, TX.  Here are some helpful travel recommendations in order of priority:

  1. Schedule a connecting flight to the regional Easterwood Airport (CLL) in College Station, Texas.
  2. Fly into Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) in Austin, Texas.  Reserve a rental vehicle. An approximately 80 minute drive to College Station, Texas.
  3. Least recommended option is to fly into George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) in Houston, Texas.  The city traffic and toll-ways will be significant.


Hotel Accommodations

Country Inn & Suites
1010 Southwest Parkway East
College Station, TX 77840

  • Distance from A&M: ~4 miles
  • Phone: 979-693-7777
  • Group Name: CCEFP Summit
  • Rate: $96.00 + tax
  • Cut-off Date: March 24, 2017
  • Important Note: This hotel does offer complimentary breakfast.

Hampton Inn
320 Texas Avenue
College Station, TX 77840

  • Distance from A&M: ~2 miles
  • Phone: 979-846-0184
  • Group Name: CCE
  • Online Booking: and click “Add Special Rate Codes” to enter Group Name
  • Rate: $99.00 + tax
  • Cut-off Date: March 24, 2017
  • Important Note: This hotel does offer complimentary breakfast.

Hilton Garden Inn College Station
2081 University Drive East
Bryan, TX 77802

  • Distance from A&M: ~2.5 miles
  • Phone: 979-703-7919
  • Group Name: CCEFP Summit
  • Rate: $110 + tax
  • Cut-off Date: March 21, 2017
  • Important Notes: This hotel does not offer complimentary breakfast, however breakfast is available in the full service restaurant. *All cancellations must be made no later than 12 PM Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Any cancellation after March 21 will be charged a full night room + tax to the credit card on the reservation. No-shows will result in liabilities to CCEFP and will be invoiced appropriately.

Getting Around Campus

Tuesday, April 4: There is ample parking across from the Olsen Field Pavilion at Blue Bell Park.  Guests should park in the lots across from the stadium and walk to the Olsen Field Pavilion for the picnic and baseball game.

Wednesday and Thursday, April 5 and 6: Parking is free at the George Bush Presidential Library Parking Lot. Avoid parking in lot 40 and 41 as those are permit-only parking spaces.

Wednesday, April 5: Street parking is available at Murphy’s Law. Consider carpooling with other guests.

Wi-Fi Access

Guest Wi-Fi access is available for free at the George Bush Presidential Library. You may register and sign-in on-site. More information will be available during the event.

Contact Us

Mike Gust (CCEFP) at or 612-839-5243 (voice or text)

Alyssa Burger (CCEFP) at or 612-964-3996 (voice or text)

Mike Golla (TAMU) at or 979-845-6765 (voice)