Join us for the 2020 ABMA Annual Meeting 
Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, CA
January 17-20, 2020

Join us this January at the Rancho Bernardo Inn in San Diego, CA, where we will convene to learn about current & emerging industry trends and provide networking opportunities for you to enhance and grow your business relationships.

The ABMA Annual Meeting is a key event for stakeholders in the boiler manufacturing industry. This four-day event is one of the most cost-effective educational and networking opportunities available in the industry. 

Our meetings enable attendees to:

• Directly interact with C-level boiler manufacturer and supplier executives. 
• Collaborate with experts on critical topics impacting the boiler industry.
• Hear perspectives from relevant and renowned keynote speakers. Prestigious economists, industry analysts, government authorities are among the recent participants.
• Enjoy networking with attendees in many social setting

Confirmed Presenters

Economic Trends and Forecast -The Year Ahead

ALAN BEAULIEU, President & Principal, ITR Economics

There have been a lot of changes in the U.S., and the rest of the world. What is happening in the markets served by ABMA members? How will they impact us? How long will the good news of 2019 last?

Attendees will know what to expect in 2020 and into 2021, and what tactical decisions need to be made now in anticipation of the upcoming changes in the U.S. and global economy.

Cybersecurity and the Boiler Industry

SHERRI DAVIDOFF, Noted Cybersecurity Expert, Ethical Hacker, Author, Speaker, CEO of LMG Security

Davidoff, an MIT grad, was one of the first female white-hat hackers in an industry still dominated by men. As a recognized expert in digital forensics and cybersecurity, Sherri has authored courses for Black Hat and the SANS Institute. She has provided cybersecurity training at many notable organizations, including the Department of Defense, the American Bar Association, FFIEC/FDIC, and many more. 

ABMA believes member companies need to take this issue seriously. Davidoff will share how to assess your threats (specifically for our industry) and help attendees gain the knowledge to protect your company, your data and your reputation.

Future of Energy - Outlook on Renewables

DOUGLAS KOT, Department Head of Sustainable Buildings and Communities, DNV GL
ABMA has confirmed Douglas Kot, Department Head of Sustainable Buildings and Communities for DNV GL, a global leader and the largest technical consultancy and supervisory to the global renewable energy market (particularly wind, wave, tidal and solar) and oil & gas industry—65% of the world’s offshore pipelines are designed and installed to DNV GL’s technical standards.  He has been involved with green building and sustainable planning for more than 20 years, leading the technical development of dozens of high-performance and zero net energy buildings, advising on energy systems, water efficiency and reuse and material impacts.  Doug has a knowledge of the energy sector and expertise in energy trends that our members need to hear.  

To download the 2020 Annual Meeting schedule, click here.

A very special thank you to the 2020 ABMA Annual Meeting Sponsors

Top 5 Reasons to Attend the ABMA Annual Meeting 

  1. Making connections is smart business strategy. No matter how connected we are online, face-to-face interaction yields stronger relationships, which correlate to more sales and competitive business advantages. 
  2. Get ahead by staying ahead. Be among the first to know about industry changes, advancements and forecasts.
  3. Who wants to reinvent the wheel? Learning from and collaborating with others is what the most successful business leaders do regularly. 
  4. Get what you pay for. Membership meetings are part of your ABMA membership benefits – take advantage and your company will reap the rewards. 
  5. Downtime is good for you and your business. Studies show that taking time to “recharge” actually increases productivity.

 For questions about meetings, please contact ABMA at [email protected].