Plenary Speakers

Monday, April 19, 8:15 am - CDT

Brian Lane ImageBrian Lane

How Global Mega Trends, Particularly the 'Race to Zero Emissions' and COVID, are Impacting the Filtration Industry

Brian's career is distinguished by his role in the successful transformation of Parker Hannifin's Global Filtration Business. During Brian's 12 years tenure as Vice President of Engineering, Technology, and Innovation, he helped to more than double revenue and establish the most diverse filtration business in the world, serving Engine & Mobile, Industrial Process, Hydraulic & Lube, Air Pollution Control and HVAC, Gas Filtration & Separation, Biopharmaceutical & Food/Beverage, Water, Aerospace applications with filtration and condition monitoring solutions.


Wednesday, April 21, 8:15 am - CDT

Josh Ayers Image

Josh Ayer
Hollingsworth & Vose
Vice President & Managing Director, Americas

Impacts on Filtration Market Growth

Josh assumed the role of Vice President & Managing Director, Americas, at Hollingsworth & Vose in January 2021.  Prior to that, he served as the Division President, Engine & Industrial Filtration.  He joined H & V in March 2009 as Vice President and Managing Director, Asia Pacific, based in Suzhou, China.  In previous years, Josh worked for SABIC, formerly GE Plastics, located in Shanghai, China.  His experience includes sales, marketing and general management with industrially manufactured products for American Cyanamid, Troy Biosciences, and Universal Electronics.  Josh holds a BS in Agricultural Economics and an MBA from Auburn University.