Organizers ofISH North America, scheduled to debut Oct. 31-Nov. 2 in Toronto, have developed a conference program featuring 29 speakers, 48 seminars, and two morning kick-off events. Topics covered include plumbing/PVF, hvac/hydronics, kitchen and bath, and business and marketing management.

Kick-off events include “Driving the Costs Out of the Channel,” an all-industry presentation on Oct. 31, in which manufacturers, wholesalers, and contractors discuss new measures to reduce costs; and a keynote speech by plumbing/heating expert Rich Trethewey of the show “This Old House,” on Nov. 1.

Additional seminar speakers added since last month include Paul Pollets (European Hydronics), Ruth King (Hvacr Business Management), Matt Freije (Legionnaire’s Disease), Steve Howard (Hvac Marketing), Kirk Alter (Maximizing Profits), John Siegenthaller (Hydronics Engineering/Design), and James Leichter (Doubling Service Profits). ISH NA is offering a discounted Early Bird rate for its “Unlimited Seminar Attendance” pass until June 30. To register for seminars, visit and click on ISH North America.