December 2010 Issue
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NFPA Education & Technology Foundation Debuts NEW Website

The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is pleased to announce the debut of its NEW website--dedicated solely to the activities of the Foundation. The website was created to bring together industry, educators, students, and the public in order to foster the advancement of the Foundation and its programs. The Foundation website can be found at If you are an industry leader…stop by to see how you can become involved, get updates on Fluid Power Challenges in your area, or sponsor a capstone design project. If you are an educator…come here to apply for research grants, obtain fluid power education materials, or become an NFPA educator member. If you are a student…visit the site to learn more about fluid power or explore great fluid power engineering career paths. Anyone can browse and learn more about fluid power, its uses and applications, or its impact on everyday life. The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is a 501(c)(3)...

Upcoming Events

NFPA's Regional Meeting
December 9, 2010
Wojcik Conference Center at Harper College
Palatine, Illinois 60067

AG CONNECT 2011 Expo
January 8-10, 2011
Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia.

2011 NFPA Annual Conference
February 16 – 19, 2011
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, Bonita Springs, Florida

IFPE 2011
March 22 – 26, 2011
Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada
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Hannover Fair 2011
April 4 - 8, 2011
Motion, Drive & Automation (MDA), Hannover, Germany

NFPA 2011 Industry and Economic Outlook Conference
August 16 - 17, 2011
Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel, Schaumburg, Illinois

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