#HCW2018 Steering Committee meeting a success

George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas.

Hose + Coupling World would like to send our sincere thanks to all of our steering committee members who joined us at the George R. Brown on June 26th in Houston, Texas, to weigh in on the topics that are top of mind in the industry today. Their guidance was invaluable to the creation of the Hose + Coupling World Conference & Expo preliminary conference program, which will be available online soon.  

The Hose + Coupling World Conference & Expo will be held at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas, October 16–17, 2018. One day prior to the event, on October 15, NAHAD’s Hose Safety Institute (HSI) will run their Hose Assembly Essentials Course.

We are still accepting abstracts for presentations in the following categories:

  • New technologies
  • Testing and inspection
  • Materials and material selection
  • Application-specific hoses and couplings (ie. subsea, pharmaceutical, food & beverage, oil & gas)
  • Installation and connections
  • Hose management systems
  • Hydraulic hose

If you are interested in presenting or participating at the event, please contact the Conference Coordinator:

Jody Hewitt

O: +1 416-361-7030

M: +1 647-248-7116

E: j.hewitt@kci-world.com

Special thanks to our chairman, Fred Schweighardt, who co-chaired the meeting and to all of our industry experts who made the trip out to Houston!

For more information about the event, please visit hosecouplingexpo.com or contact Jody Hewitt at j.hewitt@kci-world.com. To book a booth for the expo portion of the event, please contact the Expo & Sales Coordinator:

Jorge Garces

O: +1 416-361-7030

M: +1 437-992-7030

E: j.garces@kci-world.com

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