Year after year, the Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) has been the NFPA's premier economic event that offers hard data and expert analysis for everyone in the fluid power supply chain.
The 2018 conference has built off of previous years to offer attendees a number of new opportunities to network, learn, and otherwise get the most out of the event. This year the conference will be held August 13-15, 2018 at the Westin Chicago North Shore in Wheeling, IL.
Networking and Engagement
Tuesday Networking Breakfast/Special Presentation – Not only enjoy a full selection of breakfast favorites with plenty of opportunity to network, but also have the option of learning from a special presentation before the conference officially kicks off. Tom Kennedy, currently at Madsen Archer Consulting and formerly VP of Human Resources for SunSource, will give tips for attracting, engaging, and growing talent.
This year adds three new topics to the usual IEOC lineup to offer a different level of technological and market insights from previous years.The new presentations are:
The Evolution of Automation – Donna Ritson, DDR Communications LLC
Data Intelligence, Big Data and Data Bloat – Scott Klososky, Future Point of View
Analysis of NFPA Vertical and Regional Markets – Alex Chausovsky, ITR Economics
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