The National Fluid Power Association will be holding its annual fall conference and educator/industry summit in Scottsdale, AZ from September 30 through October 3, 2004. The conference offers an opportunity to find out what directions lie ahead in research relevant to the fluid power industry. Events at the summit include keynote speakers from Johns Hopkins University and Georgia Institute of Technology, roundtable discussions, and a chance to view a poster presentation of research work. For more information visit http://rbi.ims.ca/3851-527.
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