Informa Markets – Engineering, event organizers for the International Powder & Bulk Solids (iPBS) Conference & Exhibition, is proud to launch Powder Show Connect — a hub for digital and live content, learning and community-building events for the scientists, engineers and executives working to solve the complex technical and business challenges unique to the critical process manufacturing sector.
Powder Show Connect will feature digital process equipment demonstrations and live, expert-led technical seminars, and business conferences, and will serve as the digital home for the in-person iPBS Conference and Exhibition (AKA “The Powder Show”), taking place August 24-26 in Rosemont, Illinois.
Joining Powder Show Connect is easy — just click the link above and register to attend the digital launch event for Powder Show Connect on May 20, at 9:00 am. CDT. Attendees will be able to access on-demand educational content and technology demonstrations from iPBS partners, get solutions to difficult challenges directly from process technology and engineering leaders during live “Ask the Experts” roundtables (15+ roundtables are currently scheduled for the launch event), and have a chance to connect with one another — gearing up for the in-person event in August.
Opening Keynote (Thursday, May 20 – 9:00 a.m. CDT)
In celebration of the launch, registrants will be able to tune into a live Opening Keynote, “The Economic Outlook for the Processing Industries” by Robert Fry, Ph.D., Chief Economist, Robert Fry Economics LLC. Fry. A former economist for DuPont, Robert will provide a survey and analysis of global and domestic macroeconomic trends and their impact upon the processing industries. His presentation will include an overview of the U.S. and global economies, discussion on the recovery from the worst recession since the Great Depression, and the possible implications of the unprecedented fiscal and monetary stimulus used to promote that recovery. Don’t miss Fry’s keynote kicking off at 9:00 AM CDT.