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MSOE’s Fluid Power Industrial Consortium on Tap for Milwaukee

Get the skinny on this can’t-miss technical seminar.

Time is running out to register for the Milwaukee School of Engineering's Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC). The half-day technical seminar will focus on devices that perform self-diagnostics and troubleshooting and integrate easily with “plug-and-play” functionality. It is scheduled to be held Friday, March 2, 2018 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Milwaukee. (Click here to make a reservation at a discounted rate for the event.) For the first time, non-consortium members are invited to register for the seminar and experience first-hand the benefits of becoming an FPIC member.

Technical sessions include:

Smart Sensors in Fluid Power: A Systems-Solutions Approach

Presented by Roger Grace, sensor industry marketing expert, Roger Grace Associates

Pressure and Temperature Sensing are Combined into a Single Package Using Smart Packaging, Calibration and Testing

Presented by Gary Winzeler, VP sales & marketing, DunAn Sensing

IO-Link: A New Way to Communicate with Smart Sensors

Presented by Yuen Li, product marketing manager, Industrial Networks, IFM Efector

Click here to view the full agenda.

Image courtesy of the NFPA

Who Should Attend

  • Components, systems, and machine design engineers whose products incorporate sensor technologies for measurement, feedback, and control
  • Automation and control systems design engineers
  • Programing and software engineers

Benefits of Attending

  • Unique opportunity for attendees to obtain up-to-the minute information on smart sensors and their ever-increasing and important role in fluid power.
  • Network with diverse industry professionals who represent stakeholders in the fluid power industry.
  • Experience the benefits of becoming a Fluid Power Industrial Consortium member.

The non-consortium member registration fee for the seminar is $125, which includes a light breakfast, lunch, and free parking at MSOE. Registration is free for current FPIC consortium members and employees of NFPA-member companies. For more information and to register, click here.

Benefits of FPIC membership include:

  • Access to the latest technology advances in fluid power vetted for no-sales pitch presented by industry professionals
  • Send up to four individuals to each of the quarterly seminars
  • Associate and network with diverse industry representatives
  • Interact with MSOE’s Fluid Power Institute Technical Staff, including engineers, researchers, undergraduate, and graduate students
  • Access archived presentations on a secure website to review at your convenience
  • Receive Professional Development Hours (PDHs) or Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon request
  • Receive a member discount of 15% on MSOE’s Fluid Power Professional Education training programs

Also, mark your calendars for future seminars in 2018:

June 1: Advanced Hydraulic Fluids for Enhanced System Reliability

September 7: Robotic Automation for Small Batch Manufacturing of Fluid Power Components

December 7: Advanced Sealing Technologies and Materials for Improving System Reliability

For more information, contact Tom Wanke, CFPE; Director, MSOE Fluid Power Industrial Consortium and Industry Relations, at [email protected], or call (414) 277-7191.

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