All PTDA members are invited to attend the General Educational Session of the 2012 Spring Leaders Conference. The conference provides members of the power transmission and motion control industry with an opportunity to hone their leadership skills through enhancement of interpersonal and professional communications skills. The accompanying Leadership Development Conference is aimed at providing company executives a forum to explore best practices in management. The conference will be held March 16 to 17 in Charleston.

At the upcoming PTDA Canadian Conference, members will hear from economist and radio host Michael Campbell on the Canadian economy, in addition to hearing from other speakers on topics such as clean energy and changing demographics. The conference also features market briefs from both the Canadian aboriginal community and the country's mining industry. The conference will take place June 7 to 9, 2012 in Victoria, British Columbia. For more information on both conferences, visit ptda.org.