2018 Annual Meeting

2018 Annual Meeting
September 17-20, 2018
Williamsburg Lodge and Conference Center
Williamsburg, Virginia

Hotel Reservations must be made by August 22, 2018 to receive the discount price of $164.00 + tax / standard room or $179.00 + tax / deluxe room
  • Make Online Hotel Reservations
  • Or call 800-261-9530 to make reservations. Please use the Booking ID 720952 or mention you are with the International Fluid Power Society when calling.

The hotel is approximately 20 miles from the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport. Taxi is approximately $30.00 each way.

Registration Fees: Registration must be received by September 7, 2018 (after September 7, 2018, a $25 late fee will be applied.)
  • Delegate: $245.00 (includes reception, business meetings, lunches, annual dinner and admission to Historic Williamsburg)
  • Spouse: $170.00 (includes reception, lunches, annual dinner and admission to Historic Williamsburg)
  • Workshop: $150.00 - includes lunch / (AI discount for Workshop: $75 - includes lunch)
  • Optional Activities: see below
  • Job Performance Test: Separate Registration required.

Optional Activities

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Historic Jamestown
Time: 2:30 p.m.—5:15 p.m.
Cost: $70.00 /per person
This tour will guide the guests onto the actual island where the first permanent English settlement of America resided. The settlement exhibits include reconstructions of the three ships that brought the settlers over to the New World, as well as the reconstructions of the Fort and the Native American Village.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Ghosts Amongt Us
Time: 8:30 p.m. departure, 9:30 p.m. return
Cost: $18.00/per person
This unique storytelling experience brings the past to life (and death) with ghostly tales of hauntings and horrors spun directly from 18th century sources. Wear your walking shoes!

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Explore Colonial Williamsburg*
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.(on your own)
Cost: Included in your registration fee.
Step back in time and meet the people who made America—sing with them, dance with them, eat with them, and have fun with them. Explore historic trade sites and art museums, meet the nation's builders, enjoy a leisurely ride, and much more!
 “Effective Training Principles – Be Your Best You!”

Monday, September 17, 2018
Presented by Denis Poirier, CFPAI, Eaton Corporation
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Registration: $150.00 (lunch included)
AI Registration: $75.00 (lunch included)

Denis Poirier, CFPAI, Senior Training Specialist, will take participants on a deep dive into the science of learning and adult education, best approaches for preparation and course development, delivery techniques and internal and external evaluation.

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