'17 Market Outlook Workshop, Market Intelligence & HI Board Retreat

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      2017 Market Outlook Workshop 
      Thursday, August 3 & Friday, August 4 • Omni Parker House, Boston, MA

      Pump & Valve Market Updates & Forecasts for CEOs, Sales & Marketing Executives, Business
      Analysts & More Explore market-specific economic trends and insights that could impact your business!

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      HI Board Retreat  • Wednesday, August 2
      HI Market Intelligence Committee • Wednesday, August 2

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      Market Outlook Workshop: Thursday, August 3 - Friday, August 4

      1st Registration: $675  •  2nd+ Registrations: $625

      HI Market Intelligence Committee: Wednesday, August 2
      $195 (includes light breakfast, lunch, breaks & dinner)
      The HI Market Intelligence Committee provides oversight and direction for the HI Statistics Program and related member services.
      A dinner for committee members will be held that evening at the onsite restaurant Parker’s. If you are not currently participating
      and would like to learn more contact Mary Silver at 973.267.9700 x117.

      HI Board Retreat: Wednesday, August 2
      $195 (includes light breakfast, lunch, breaks & dinner)

      The deadline to reserve rooms has been extended through July 10.  However, reservations are limited and based on availability.  For stays checking in on Tuesday, August 1, click here to book online; for stays beginning Wednesday, August 2 or later click here to receive the discounted rate of $289/night for the Wednesday and Thursday nights; and $339 for Tuesday night.  Please note, reservations cancelled less than 72 hours prior to arrival will be subject to a 1-night cancellation fee.


           Preliminary Market Outlook Workshop Agenda

            Thursday, August 3, 2017

      • 7:30 am: Registration & Continental Breakfast
      • 8 am: Welcome
      • 8:15 am: Session 1 - Water/Wastewater: Gene Koontz, Senior Vice President, Gannett Fleming
      • 9 am: Session 2 – Power: Britt Burt, Vice President of Research - Power, Industrial Information Resources
      • 9:45 am:  Break
      • 10 am: Session 3 – LNG: Kenneth Medlock III, Senior Director, Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University
      • 10:45 am: Session 4 - Wall Street Perspective: Michael Halloran, Managing Director, Robert W. Baird & Company
      • 11:30 am: Session 5 – Commercial Construction: Richard Branch, Senior Economist, Dodge Data and Analytics
      • 12:15 pm: Lunch
      • 1:30 pm: Session 6 - Oil & Gas: John Spears, President, Spears & Associates
      • 2:15 pm: Session 7 – Petrochemical: Mark Eramo, Global Business Development, Chemicals, IHS Market
      • 3 - 3:15 pm: Break
      • 3:15 pm: Session 8 – International Economic Outlook: Simona Mocuta, Senior Economist, State Street Global Advisors
      • 5:30 - 6:30 pm:  Reception  
      • Dinner on own

        Friday, August 4, 2017

      • 7:30 am: Continental Breakfast
      • 8:15 am:  Session 9 – Domestic Economic Outlook: Maria Luengo-Prado, Senior Economist & Policy Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
      • 9 am:  Session 10 – Mining: John Craynon, Senior Mining Engineer, Export-Import Bank of the United States
      • 9:45 am:  Session 11 – Cyber Risk in Manufacturing: Sean Peasley, Partner, Deloitte Advisory
      • 10:30 am: Adjournment

      Cancellation Policy (in writing to Gabrielle Bernardo at gbernardo@pumps.org): Full refund when received by July 7, 2017. $150 processing fee when received between July 8, 2017 and July 21, 2017. No refunds after July 22, 2017 due to meeting guarantee requirements.

    • Travel Information

      Omni Parker House
      60 School Street
      Boston, MA  02108
      617.305.1861Omni Parker House
      For stays checking in on Tuesday, August 1 click here to book onlinefor stays beginning Wednesday, August 2 or later click here to receive the discounted rate of $289/night for the nights of Wednesday, August 2 and Thursday, August 3; and $339 for the night of Tuesday, August 1.  Reservations accepted through Friday, June 30, 2017, however subject to availability so book early!  Please note, reservations cancelled less than 72 hours prior to arrival will be subject to a 1-night cancellation fee.

      Discounted Airfare
      HI is pleased to offer discounted airfare to Boston (BOS) for the 2017 Market Outlook Workshop, Board Retreat and Market Intelligence Committee through United Airlines.  Book your reservations at www.united.com and insert ZXVN797850 in the Offer Code box.  If booking through a travel professional or United Meetings at 800.426.1122, provide Agreement Code 797850 and Z Code ZXVN.
      Ground Transportation 
      The hotel is 2.5 miles from Logan International Airport. It normally takes 15-20 minutes to get to the hotel depending on traffic.  Average taxi fare from Logan is $20-28 and service back to Logan is $20-25.  Rates are subject to change.

      Boston is well-served by ground transportation companies that run throughout the city. The hotel concierge can arrange car rental, limousine or town car service. From the Amtrak South Station, the cab ride to the hotel is $7. Government Center T Stop is now open. MBTA train service is located a block from the hotel. MBTA Park Street Station (Red or Green line) is a four-minute walk. MBTA State Street Station (Blue or Orange Line) is a two-minute walk. MBTA Downtown Crossing Station (Red or Orange Line) is a four minute walk.

      Public Transportation: Eco-friendly travelers can take advantage of Boston’s MBTA train service located only one block from the hotel. From Logan Airport, take the Blue Line to State Street station, which is only a three-minute walk to the hotel. Fare is $2.65 each way. Bus #22 stops at Terminals A and B and the Airport subway station. Bus #33 stops at Terminals C and E and the Airport subway station. Take the Logan Airport Terminal A shuttle bus towards the loop. Take the Bus Walk 1 minute to the Airport Station and take the MBTA Blue Line to State Street.

      Parking:  There is a $48 charge for overnight valet parking. There is an additional fee of $12 for late pick-up after 1:00 p.m. on the day of departure. When you arrive, please stop in front of the School Street entrance to Omni Parker House and speak to the doorman. He will help you take care of your car and belongings. Function parking before 5 pm, Monday-Friday – $40; After 5 pm, Monday-Friday and weekends – $34. Alternatively, there are additional self-parking options nearby to which we the hotel will be happy to direct you.  All rates are subject to change.        

      Please Note: If you are traveling with  a GPS, you must  enter the 02108 ZIP code into your GPS device or you will be directed to another School Street in the Boston area. A second option is to request directions toward 45 Province Street, which is located directly next to the hotel.