The 2016 Fluid Power Innovation and Research Conference is set to bridge the gap between industry and university resources and talent through its technical sessions, networking opportunities, laboratory tours, and panel discussions on the technologies and workforce skills needed to continue growing the fluid power industry. In addition to traditional networking opportunities during the course of the event, FPIRC also offers unique chances to interact with your new connections:
US Bank Vikings Stadium Reception, Dinner, and Tour – Monday, October 10, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Join us for a 90-minute guided adventure at the U.S. Bank Stadium for a behind-the-scenes access to the new home of the Minnesota Vikings!
Exhibits Reception, Technical Poster Show, Hors d’oeuvres – Tuesday, October 11, 6:30 – 9:00 PM
Engage in casual, meaningful conversation with fluid power students and researchers while learning about the latest in creative solutions to overcome hydraulic and pneumatic technical challenges.
NinjaCommunications Workshop – Tuesday, October 11, 1:45 – 5:00 PM
Creating a clear, crisp, concise and compelling messages are the foundation of effective, persuasive communications. Experts will conduct a workshop on Masterful Messaging and Powerpoint Alchemy. With the right ingredients, you will learn to craft your presentations to potently transfer knowledge, influence attitudes, alter opinions and sway behaviors.
Chris is a Business Development Manager of Electrification for Parker Hannifin, a diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of commercial, mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. Parker Hannifin will be exhibiting several hydraulic-electric hybrid systems for implement control in mobile applications at IFPE – the International…
NFPA recently met with Matt Purdy, the Director of Career Services at Murray State University. In this webinar, we discussed several ways to get in contact with university students looking to join the fluid power industry. Although our conversation was specifically with Murray State, the information that was discussed can be applied to reaching students…
This fall, NFPA’s schedule of Regional Meetings again includes Cleveland, scheduled for Thursday, November 3. This year it will be held at Merwin’s Wharf in downtown Cleveland. NFPA Regional Meetings offer a chance to meet with other area fluid power professionals over dinner. NFPA members and non-members alike are welcome to attend and as with all other…