Events Calendar

Events Calendar


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  May 2014

Offshore Technology Conference
May 5-8
Houston, Texas

Ultrasound World and Reliable Asset World
May 13-16
Clearwater, Florida

PAS Technology Conference
May 19-21
Houston, Texas

Sustainable Manufacturer Conference & Exhibits
May 20-21
Northern Illinois University (NIU)  Naperville Conference Center
1120 E Diehl Rd.,Naperville, IL 60563

  June 2014

Honeywell Users Group Americas
June 1-6
San Antonio, Texas

Manufacturing Leadership Summit
June 3-5
Palm Beach, Florida

Rapid (SME 3D printing event)
June 9-12
Detroit, Michigan

SkillPoint Technical Training:
Electrical controls
Troubleshooting industrial hydraulics
AB Control Logix / RS Logix 5000
June 10-13
425 N. Martingale, Schaumburg, IL 60173

June 15-20
Orlando, Florida
RSTechED is a training event for end-users, systems integrators, partners and OEMs. With the latest Rockwell Automation products and technology solutions on display, participants will gain an in-depth understanding of how the Integrated Architecture is information-enabling global companies. Register for this event and learn more.

Mainstream Conference
June 16-19
Austin, Texas

The Mainstream Conference has thrived in Australia for the past 18 years and is globally recognized for its key focus on the strategic areas of reliability, asset management, maintenance and shutdowns. Now, driven by extensive research, the conference is set to launch in North America this June. Mainstream is a one-of-a-kind event that features best-in-class sessions, workshops, roundtables and panel discussions that are designed to unlock the potential of your people and assets, optimize alignment across your organization and embed reliability into your organization's culture, philosophies and SOPs. You will have the opportunity to engage with leading technology and services provider to find new solutions on minimizing downtime and maximizing uptime and throughput. Join a global cross-industry community made up of experts, top practitioners and asset management leaders and teams June 16-19, 2014 in Austin, TX at the first North American Mainstream event. For more information and to register visit

ASME Turbo Expo
June 16-20
Dusseldorf, Germany

3rd Annual Shutdowns Turnarounds Superconference
June 18-19
Houston, TX

This is your opportunity to learn from experts in the industry how to overcome your major challenges and share strategies that lead to success. Hundreds of others in the turnaround community have benefitted by attending and learning first-hand from the mistakes and wins of others in the industry. Our brand new agenda will give you the tools and latest practical information that will ensure you have the skills for your most successful turnaround ever. Hear from Ascend Performance Materials, Shell Chemicals, Chevron Phillips Chemical, LyondellBassell, Allied Reliability and many more!

Siemens Automation Summit
June 23-26
Orlando, Florida

  July 2014

SkillPoint Technical Training:
AB 1336 AC PWM drives
Industrial gearbox repair
AB SLC 500 / RSLogix 500
July 8-11
425 N. Martingale, Schaumburg, IL 60173

  August 2014

SkillPoint Technical Training:
Wiring simplified
Troubleshooting pneumatic controls & equipment
GE Fanuc series 16/18/21 CNC
August 19-22
425 N. Martingale, Schaumburg, IL 60173

  September 2014

September 8-13
Chicago, Illinois

Industrial Plant Management Summit
September 15-16
The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead - Atlanta, GA

Through the successes within the manufacturing industry, marcus evans is starting a brand new Summit, Industrial Plant Management. The event will be on September 15-16, 2014 in Atlanta, GA. The event is bringing together attendees with the following titles: Plant Managers, Superintendents, and heads of operations & maintenance, corporate/supply planning, strategic development and planning. Industries will range from steel and aluminum to F&B to paper products. During this event there will be both content and networking opportunities. Also, there will be business meetings that will be pre-scheduled and mutually agreed upon between attendees and vendors.

30th International Pump Users Symposia
September 22-25
Houston, Texas

Built on a history of success, the 43rd Turbomachinery and 30th International Pump Users Symposia (Pump & Turbo 2014) is an event you can’t afford to miss. Both symposia began with common goals: to promote professional development, technology transfer, peer networking and information exchange among industry professionals. Now held together as a combined event each fall in Houston, the Symposia serves as a premier training and networking opportunity for professionals in both industries.

A world-class technical track presented by engineers and selected by an advisory committee of industry experts emphasizes the tested technology and troubleshooting that users need in today’s challenging workplace. A cutting-edge exhibit hall features full-size equipment, knowledgeable representatives, hundreds of leading companies, and thousands of visitors. Finally, countless networking opportunities complete the event, making Pump & Turbo 2014 the premier conference for Turbomachinery and Pump professionals – developed for the industry, by the industry.

  October 2014

Emerson Exchange
October 6-10
Orlando, Florida

SMRP Annual Conference
October 20-22
Orlando, Florida

More than ever, maintenance and reliability is widely recognized as a valuable strategic investment in today's business world. For professionals in this space, the premier event for sharpening your craft is the Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals' Annual Conference. Visit for more information.

IFS World
October 27-29

Power Plant Management & Generation Summit
October 26-28
The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead - Atlanta, GA

This event brings together both plant managers and generation executives within the power industry. Types of attendees include: heads of generation & production, corporate/supply planning, operations, asset management and strategic development & planning. Along with presentations, all executives will have a chance to have individual meetings with the vendors, onsite. These meetings are all pre-scheduled and mutually agreed upon, and their purpose is to learn about solutions and services executives may not have known existed. There is also informal networking opportunities during meals, coffee breaks and cocktails. For more information, please contact Jennifer Keljik,

  November 2014


Rockwell Automation Fair
November 19-20
Anaheim, California

Attend Automation Fair® - a great opportunity to explore smart, safe, sustainable manufacturing solutions geared toward improving your business profitability.

  • DISCOVER how to improve productivity and efficiency throughout the life cycle of your automation investments.
  • LEARN how flexible, scalable automation solutions can lower costs and improve overall performance.
  • EXPERIENCE how sustainable production practices can increase your competitiveness and help you better manage energy and materials costs.

Attend industry forums, user group meetings, hands-on labs, technical sessions and demonstrations to expand knowledge and use of the latest control, power and information technologies. Review technical sessions, hands-on labs and workshops from the 2013 event here. Take advantage of automation expertise from Rockwell Automation and our PartnerNetwork™, providing comprehensive solutions from industry leaders in distribution, systems integration, machine building, and complementary technologies.

  December 2014

Power-Gen International
December 9-11
Orlando, Florida

Throughout the years, POWER-GEN International has covered it all, providing a world stage for the innovations, ideas and solutions that have formed our industry for more than two decades. Since our inception in 1988 in Orlando, POWER-GEN International has traveled coast-to-coast and evolved into the largest, most respected power generation event in the world.



  • More than 20,000 attendees from 98 countries attended the 2013 event
  • More than 1,400 exhibiting companies showcased the latest innovations in power generation on the largest exhibit floor in the industry
  • 96% of attendees would recommend this event to a colleague
  • 97% of attendees said the quality of the conference met or exceeded their expectations
  • 99% of attendees said the quality of the exhibition met or exceeded their expectations
  • 95.2% of attendees said they are likely to attend the event next year
  • 96% of exhibitors said they are likely to attend the event next year
  • 84% of exhibitors said the contacts made at the event met or exceeded their expectations

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  February 2015

19th Annual ARC Industry Forum - Industry in Transition: The Information Driven Enterprise in a Connected World

Orlando, Florida

New information technologies such as Internet of Things, predictive analytics, wireless, additive manufacturing, cloud computing, mobility, and 3D visualization are beginning to disrupt and radically change the way industrial enterprises do business. Departing from the characteristic industry conservatism, leading companies now recognize that they must embrace new information and automation technologies to maintain a competitive edge. The business environment is increasingly dynamic and volatile. New business models such as “Industry 4.0”, “Industrial Internet”, “Connected Manufacturing”, and “Connected Asset Value Networks” are emerging. In addition to a host of potentially disruptive technologies entering the marketplace, companies also face rapid changes in government regulations, energy and raw materials availability, markets, and competition. By deploying leading edge technologies, today’s companies can thrive.

What strategies can industrial enterprises adopt to help position them to take advantage of the latest round of technology changes while prioritizing their investments wisely? Join us at the Nineteenth Annual ARC Industry Forum to learn from your peers how an information-driven strategy can better position you to succeed and determine how you can best approach critical technology decisions.