Stellar Cast for IRC Conference

IRC speakers 2018

Senior figures from companies including Boels Rental, Caterpillar, Byrne Equipment Rental, Genie and Riwal are in the line-up for the sixth International Rental Conference (IRC) in Shanghai, China on 26 November 2018.

Final additions to the programme included Pedro Torres of Riwal, who will look at managing rental operations, and Steve McLone from engine manufacturer Perkins, who discusses diesel engines and the future of power systems.


The conference is being held on 26 November 2018, the day before the Bauma China exhibition, and is organised by KHL Group and International Rental News (IRN).

The speaker line-up (in alphabetical order) is:

  • Pierre Boels, CEO, Boels Rental (KEYNOTE)
  • Andrew Delahunt, Director of Technical & Safety, International Powered Access Federation (IPAF)
  • Jeff Eisenberg, Principal Consultant, Claremont Consulting
  • Pat Fallon, Chief Operating Officer, Byrne Equipment Rental
  • Matt Fearon, President, Genie
  • Steve Mclone, Service & Customer Support Manager Asia Pacific, Perkins
  • Kurt Norris, Global Rental Director, Caterpillar (KEYNOTE)
  • Pedro Torres, Chief Operating Officer, Riwal
  • Jimmy Wang, Founder and Chairman, China Construction Bright Futures Machinery (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
  • Roy Xu, General Manager, JHL Rental


Source: KHL. The full programme, and the online booking page, can be found at