2017 Annual Meeting - Indianapolis, Indiana

IFPS 2017 Annual Meeting
September 25-28, 2017
The Alexander
Indianapolis, Indiana

Join us for the IFPS 2017 Annual Meeting. In addition to committee and board meetings, optional events are planned throughout the week.
 


A Technical Workshop"International Standard IEC 61131 for Programmable Logic Controllers" will be presented on Monday, September 25, 2017. Participation in this workshop contributes towards recertification and AI reaccreditation requirements. A Job Performance test is also scheduled for Monday.

Registration Fees - Registration must be received by September 8th (after  September 8th, a $25 late fee will be applied.)
  • Delegate: $225.00 (includes reception, business meetings, lunches and annual dinner.)
  • Spouse: $150.00 (includes reception and annual dinner)
  • Technical Workshop: $150.00 (includes lunch)
  • Job Performance Test for Mechanic, Technician and Connector and Conductor Certification Monday, September 25, 2017. E-mail Jeana Hoffman for details.
  • Optional Events

Hotel Reservations - Hotel reservations can be made online or by calling The Alexander at 317-624-8200. A discount hotel rate of $189.00 + tax /night has been secured. Be sure to mention you are with the International Fluid Power Society to secure the group rate. Reservations must be made by August 28th to receive discounted rate. After August 28th, contact  Jeana Hoffman.

Transportation: The hotel is approximately 20 minutes from the Indianapolis International Airport / Taxi is approximately $35.00 each way.


Technical Workshop
Monday, September 25, 2017
“International Standard IEC 61131 for Programmable Logic Controllers”

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (lunch included)
Registration: $150.00
Presented by Ken Dulinski, CFPAI/ CFPECS Macomb Community College

This workshop will present complete coverage of the syntax, operands, and operators of the six available programming languages of the IEC61131-3 programming standard – Ladder Logic, Instruction List, Structured Text, Function Block Diagram, Sequential Function Chart, and Continuous Function Chart. The IFPS Electronic Controls Specialist Certification Test requires knowledge of this standard as one of the primary outcomes. Applications will be covered along with visualizations using each of the languages.

Optional Events
  • Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    Industry Tour - Horner Industrial
    Cost: $10.00 per person
    Horner specializes in quality industrial products and solutions, from electric motor repair, electrical and mechanical field service, advanced vibration analysis and industrial fan design and fabrication to thermal and industrial coatings.
  • Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    Escape Room
    Cost: $35 per person
    You and your team are locked in a themed room where you have 60 minutes to find clues, solve puzzles, and discover keys and combinations to escape the room before your time is up! Catering provided.
  • Wednesday, September 27, 2017
    Indianapolis Motor Speedway Grounds
    Cost: $15.00 per person
    The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is an automobile racing circuit located in Speedway, Indiana. It is the home of the Indianapolis 500 and the Brickyard 400, and formerly the home of the United States Grand Prix.
  • Thursday, September 28, 2017
    Indiana Repertory Theatre
    Cost: $30.00 per person
    Food and Drink on your own
    The Tony Award–winning stage version of the best-selling novel, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.”
 

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