The 5th International Fluid Power Conference (IFK) will take place from March 20-22, 2006 in Aachen, Germany.

One of the world's largest scientific conferences in fluid power, it serves as an ideal platform for users, manufacturers, and scientists. A workshop on the first day will provide a basis for fundamentals and interactive demonstrations.

The two conference days will cover a wide variety of application-oriented topics in two parallel sessions. An excursion during the final two days will visit Bosch Rexroth AG and Hydac International GmbH.

The conference committee is inviting the submission of abstracts in English or German until May 30, 2005 (in PDF format) to: For information, please visit