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Motion control technical conference to investigate new markets

Chicago, IL -- The Motion Control Technical Conference and Showcase, an event for those in the power transmission...

Chicago, IL — The Motion Control Technical Conference and Showcase, an event for those in the power transmission/ motion control (PT/MC) industry to learn about motion control trends and technologies, is sponsored jointly by the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) and the FPDA Motion + Control Network. It will be held at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront on Oct. 22-23, 2009, in conjunction with the PTDA Industry Summit and the FPDA Fall Network Symposium.


The conference offers those in the motion control business a glimpse into a segment of the motion control industry. The conference will feature four unique technical speakers:



           Trends in Motion Control, presented by Rudy Hauser, manager of channel development for motion control of Siemens Energy & Automation.

           Motion Control and Drives: A Look into the World Market, presented by Alex Chausovsky, research manager of IMS Research.

           The Solutions Triangle: Customer, Systems Integrator and Distributor, presented by Robert Lowe, executive director of Control Systems Integrators Association (CSIA).

           Complete Machine Automation through Motion Control, presented by Joe Rubino, product marketing manager of Omron Electronics Inc.


The conference will also feature a presentation by Frank Hurtte of River Heights Consulting. Using the research compiled during the publication of his book, The Distributor Specialist: Customer Champion, Profit Generator!, Hurtte will discuss how specialists are used in other industries, what others have learned, the subtle differences in the way upper-quartile distributors apply specialists and how to establish a specialist process.


The conference will close with the Motion Control Showcase. The Showcase will feature products on the leading edge of the technology wave with live demonstrations of the latest hardware by manufacturers of precision motion control products.


Additional program information and registration information for the Motion Control Technical Conference and Showcase is available at Register by September 15, 2009 to save $50 off the registration fee. To exhibit in the Motion Control Showcase, visit and click on the links for a booth reservation form. Reservations must be received by August 28, 2009.