Programme announcement Dutch Fluid Power Conference 2016

Gorinchem – May 19th 2016. This year’s Dutch Fluid Power Conference is all about System Architecture in Hydraulics. Today the organizing partners FEDA and VPH announced a spectacular program Logo_DFPC_c with André Kuipers as the key speaker and 14 highly specialized speakers on the subject November 10th, 2016 in CineMec in Ede, The Netherlands.

With 14 specialized speakers from different perspectives in System Architecture in Hydraulics, this year’s conference seems to surpass the previous edition. The key speaker André Kuipers, astronaut, known from his work at ESA will elaborate on technology and innovation in space. Join in on the principles and effects of system engineering and architecture, system architecture at 720 bar, semantic information and process modelling in mechatronic system design and more. All presented by Hydraulic specialists from friend universities and companies.

This 7th edition facilitates networking and knowledge sharing even more than passed conferences. With 20 speakers narrowed down to a focus on 14, more time is available for in-depth topic elaboration and interaction during the presentations. Also more time is reserved for networking during breaks and visiting Table-Tops. As the conference is aimed at participants throughout Europe the presentations are in English.

Date and Venue

Like previous years, the Dutch Fluid Power Conference 2016 is held in the Film-and Congress Center CineMec in Ede, The Netherlands. Attendance fee per person is € 275,-, excluding VAT. An early bird fee of € 245,- per person (excluding VAT) applies if participants register before July 1st, 2016. The fee includes all-access to the conference and a lunch buffet. Registration and up-to-date information will be found on . In addition, you can also register for a Table-Top.


About the Dutch Fluid Power Conference
This year, the 7th bi-annual Dutch Fluid Power Conference addresses System Architecture in Hydraulics as its central theme. Within this broad theme, 14 Dutch and international speakers will explore related topics. The conference will take place on November 10th, 2016 in CineMec in Ede, The Netherlands.

About FEDA (
The Federatie Aandrijven en Autimatiseren (FEDA) [Federation Drive and Automation] counts more than 175 members and is the main trade association in the field of drive and automation technology in the Netherlands. The FEDA membership is open to all companies that have a relationship with drive and automation technology, which includes organizations and knowledge institutions active in this sector.

About VPH (
The Vereniging Platform Hydrauliek [Association Platform Hydraulics] was founded in 1997. With this, the basis was laid for a platform where anyone interested in, or has affinity for the field of hydraulics can be member. In the meantime, the association has more than 150 enthusiastic members who are member on a personal basis. Together they pursue the associations goal "securing and passing knowledge within the field hydraulics".