Registration Now Open for Hydraulic Institute’s 2011 Technical Meeting


egistration for the Hydraulic Institute’s (HI) 2011 Technical Meeting is now open. This year’s Technical Meeting will take place June 22nd through June 25th at the Marriott Louisville Downtown in Louisville, KY.

Members of the Hydraulic Institute, Associate Members, Standards Partners and qualified prospective members are encouraged to register for the upcoming meeting.

The Technical Meeting is a great venue for interested members to volunteer their expertise and join industry-transforming technical committees which create widely respected ANSI/HI Standards, technical guidelines and reports for pumps and pumping systems.

The agenda includes a range of informational sessions and workshops, including: a Pump Knowledge Workshop on Minimizing Shaft Current, presented jointly by Tim Rahill, Business Development Manager, Siemens Industry, Inc. and Dwight Vicars, Product Manager, Waukesha Bearings Corp; Pump Knowledge Workshop, Heat Soak Calculations for Mechanical Seals, presented by Ralph Gabriel, Chief Engineer, John Crane, Inc; and a Department of Energy Update from Dave McKinstry, VP, Business Development & Special Projects, IMO Colfax. In addition, there will be a one-day Pumping Systems Optimization Course (June 22nd) hosted by Pump Systems Matter.

The meeting also provides plenty of opportunities to network with North America’s top pump industry professionals. HI is hosting a Louisville Bats (Cincinnati Reds Triple-A team) baseball outing as they take on the Rhode Island Paw Sox on the evening of Thursday, June 23rd, and a Steamboat Dinner Cruise on the Ohio River on Friday, June 24th.

Early registration discounts apply for those who register by June 3, 2011. Group discounts and “future engineering leader” discounts are also available to encourage the participation of younger engineers. For complete details and to register, visit or contact Gabrielle Bernardo at 973.267.9700 x125

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