NFPA brings heat to Vegas
NFPA World Safety Conference & Expo Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas
AT A GLANCE
Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas
Visit CSE: booth No. 204
May 31 : Pre-Conference seminar registration, 7-8 a.m.; pre-conference seminars, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
June 1 : Pre-conference seminar registration, 7-8 a.m.; pre-conference seminars, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; exhibitor and NFPA registration, 1-5 p.m.
June 2 : Registration, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; education sessions, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.; general session, 1-3 p.m. Grand Opening of Exposition, 3:30-7:30 p.m.; networking function in Expo Hall, 6-7:30 p.m.
June 3 : Registration, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.; education sessions, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Expo 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; education sessions, 2:45-5:15 p.m.
June 4 : Registration, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.; education sessions, 8-9:30 a.m.; spotlight sessions, 10-11:30 a.m.; Expo, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
June 5 : Technical Meeting, 8 a.m.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey