Learning what’s new is critical to your success. Stay informed by attending IFPE 2020, the leading international trade show and educational conference for designers and product engineers in the constantly evolving fluid power industry.


New for 2020 - mix and match sessions between both IFPE and CONEXPO-CON/AGG! Pay one price and select education from both shows! View education pricing.

Education Schedule
Education session topics will include:
  • Electric vs. Hydraulic Transmission
  • Variable Speed Technology of Fluid Power (Industrial)
  • Hydraulic Transmission Control Methods
  • Mobile Hydraulic Robotics
  • Industry of the Future
  • Economic Outlook
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Workforce Development
  • Assessing Your Hydraulic System Efficiency
  • Integration of Site Management
  • Digital Displacement Pumps
  • Machine Control Automation of Functions on the Machine
College courses will include:
  • Fundamentals of Hydraulic Systems
  • Electro Hydrostatic Actuation
  • Safety Hydraulics, Best Practices for Modern Machinery
  • Hydraulics in the Digital Age
  • Hydraulic Fluid Properties, Efficiency and Contamination Control
  • Digital Design

IFPE Research Symposium - Hosted by the National Fluid Power Association
When mapping out your IFPE schedule be sure to keep the lunch hours on March 11, 12 and 13 open for the IFPE Research Symposium. Over these three days, the National Fluid Power Association will be presenting a program that showcases the latest fluid power research being performed at U.S. universities with funding provided by a new program within the U.S. Department of Energy to improve the energy efficiency of hydraulic systems on off-road vehicles.

Wednesday, March 11 |11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Individual Electro-Hydraulic Actuators for Off Road Machines
Andrea Vacca, Purdue University

Thursday, March 12 |11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Efficient, Compact, and Smooth Variable Propulsion Motor
James Van de Ven, University of Minnesota
Friday, March 13 |11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Hybrid Hydraulic-Electric Architecture for Mobile Machines
Perry Li, University of Minnesota

*Pre-registration required to reserve complimentary lunch