Top Three Reasons to Attend FPIRC16

The lineup of presentations and activities at the 2016 Fluid Power Innovation & Research Conference (FPIRC16) October 10-12 at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis offers a variety of ways to keep ahead of the competition for the long term. At FPIRC16, you can:

  1. Meet with Future Engineers
    Many of the students attending the conference want to work in industry after graduation, making it the perfect place to scope out new engineering and research talent for the fluid power industry. See what they’re capable of during the technical sessions and poster show or register for the speed meeting event for one-on-one time to talk with the interested students.
  2. Connect with University Resources and other Industry Professionals
    The conference offers plenty of networking time to meet other attendees, who will include industry professionals, professors, and fluid power researchers. The professors and researchers you can meet during the various workshops and receptions can not only help connect you with talented students looking to work in the industry, but may also be able to point you to university resources for your company’s workforce and research needs. Register to showcase your company at the Exhibitor Table Reception to make yourself and your company more visible.
  3. Learn About New Technology
    In addition to learning about pre-competitive innovations in the breakout sessions and poster show, learn about innovations closer to industry with the commercialization pitch, keynote presentations and panel discussions on technology, and optional tours of both university and corporate facilities.

Check out the full lineup here. To find out more or to register, visit

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