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February 2015

SolidWorks World
February 8-11
Phoenix, Arizona

SOLIDWORKS World 2015 will be held February 8-11, 2015 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Learn how you can work faster and be more efficient. Choose from over 200 technical breakout sessions led by SOLIDWORKS users and industry experts. Network with other SOLIDWORKS users, Solution Partners, resellers, and SOLIDWORKS employees. Explore the latest in 3D design and technology, offered by more than 100 exhibitors in the SOLIDWORKS Partner Pavilion.

Presenting the 19th Annual ARC Industry Forum - Industry in Transition: The Information Driven Enterprise in a Connected World
February 9-12
Orlando, Florida

What does it mean to be information-driven? New information technologies such as Internet of Things, predictive analytics, intelligent embedded systems, network connectivity, additive manufacturing, cloud computing, mobility, and 3D visualization are beginning to disrupt and radically change the way companies do business. An information-driven enterprise leverages these new technology solutions to improve business processes, achieve agility, and sustain a competitive edge. Join us to learn how an information-driven strategy can better position you to succeed and determine how you can best approach critical technology decisions. For more information, please visit: www.arcweb.com/events/arc-industry-forum-orlando/

MarCon
February 23-26
Knoxville, Tennessee

Join us as we look at “R&M Implementation…From Start to Winning” at the 19th annual Maintenance and Reliability Conference. MARCON 2015 will be held February 23rd – 26th, in Knoxville, Tennessee. MARCON’s intimate size allows you the opportunity to collaborate one-on-one with the presenters, exhibitors and other attendees. Join us as companies share their best practices, and information on new and emerging technologies, methods and techniques in the area of Reliability and Maintenance Engineering and Management. This conference is a forum for all — practitioners, specialists, managers, educators, students, and even the new and uninitiated.


March 2015

ABB Automation and Power World
March 2-5
Houston, Texas

Whether it’s collaborating with experts about new ways to strengthen your business or learning about new innovations in technology and smarter devices that can help your operations run more efficiently, we have it all at ABB Automation & Power World 2015: Harnessing the power of change.

SAP-Centric EAM
March 8-11
Hyatt Regency - Huntington Beach, California

Now in its eleventh year, SAP-Centric EAM has become a go-to for the EAM community to stay current on innovative solutions and critical strategies for Enterprise Asset Management in conjunction with SAP PM. This year’s event features proven best practices that have been implemented at asset-intensive organizations across industries and functions. Hear inspiring insights from thought-leaders, innovators and experts at keynote presentations, workshops and 50+ sessions. Network with leading technology and services partners on the exhibit floor, and get a closer look at select solutions and services with featured demos. For more information and to find out how you can save on your registration visit www.sap-centric-eam.com.

National Fluid Power Association Annual Conference
March 11-13
San Diego, California

NFPA’s Annual Conference is the event where leaders and partners from across the entire fluid power supply chain come together to build and renew business and personal relationships through a variety of networking opportunities…hosted receptions, closing event, networking breaks, and roundtable discussions; experience thought-provoking presentations by leading speakers focused on creating an atmosphere for technology and organizational innovation, and business competitiveness; and participate in shaping the future of NFPA—your industry association—by attending committee and council meetings.

GlobalCon
March 17-18
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Decision makers from business, industry and government must now seek integrated energy solutions — solutions which assure both a secure and affordable energy supply to meet today's and tomorrow's needs, and effective management of energy and overall operational costs. GLOBALCON 2015, presented by the Association of Energy Engineers, is designed specifically to facilitate those seeking to expand their knowledge of fast-moving developments in the energy field, explore promising new technologies, compare energy supply options, and learn about innovative and cost-conscious project implementation strategies.

ProMat
March 23-26
Chicago, Illinois

ProMat 2015, held March 23-26, 2015 at Chicago’s McCormick Place South, is the largest expo for manufacturing and supply chain professionals in North America. ProMat provides attendees access to the latest material handling and logistics equipment and technologies.


April 2015

Reliable Plant 2015
April 21 - 23
Cleveland, Ohio

Now in its 16th year, Reliable Plant serves as the leading, annual conference and exhibition for machinery lubrication, oil analysis and reliability professionals. Join more than 1,000 of your colleagues and industry thought leaders in Cleveland, OH on April 21-23, 2015 at the Cleveland Convention Center. No other industry event offers extensive pre-conference workshops and learning sessions covering today’s trends, technologies and issues. Attendees gain useful insight in multiple areas of lubrication, oil analysis and reliability.


May 2015

IFS World
May 5-7
Boston, Massachusetts

Change: Don’t just adapt to it, capitalize on it. At IFS World Conference 2015 agile, innovative software, over 100 Breakout sessions, premium-value training, and IFS customers and partners from around the world all come together — to expand and focus your business vision. So get closer to your business, see new opportunities to stay ahead in an ever-changing world.

InfraMation
May 12-14
Nashville, Tennessee

InfraMation 2015 will be held in Nashville, Tennessee, at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel May 12 - 14, 2015, with an optional pre-conference training day on May 11. Join other thermal imaging experts to learn the latest thermal imaging techniques and applications, and make valuable connections.


June 2015

Reliable Asset World/Ultrasound World
June 2-5
Clearwater, Florida

This conference will once again bring together reliability professionals from around the globe to discuss best practices in Asset Reliability. Knowing that safe and successful organizations are grown from a strong and unwavering Reliability program this conference aims to enhance your current efforts while providing you with new and innovative ways to increase production, decrease downtime, and take your program one step closer to achieving world class results! With a top notch line-up of presentations from thought leaders in Asset Reliability paired with numerous networking opportunities and featured solution providers showcasing their expertise, this conference will provide you with everything you need to make a positive difference upon returning to your facility.

Mainstream Conference
June 7-9
Westin - Westminster, Colorado

The Mainstream Conference is the reliability and maintenance conference for companies who want to drive asset health, operational performance and peak profitability through people, leadership and culture. Mainstream fosters learning, collaboration and networking in an interactive experience rather than a sit-and-listen conference. The event delivers three days of content focused on delivering best practices to empower your initiatives, opportunities and drive excellence across your organization. Hear inspiring insights from asset management experts, top practitioners, leaders and innovators at nine keynote addresses and 50+ sessions. Plus, the dynamic exhibit floor highlights leading technology and service partners who are serious about helping you make the smartest business and IT investments. Join the global cross-functional and cross-industry community June 7-10, 2015, in Westin Westminster, Colorado, just outside of Denver. For more information and to find out how you can save on your registration, visit www.mainstreamconference.com/na.


July 2015

Noria Machinery Lubrication I Training Course
July 21-23
Dallas, Texas

Machinery Lubrication I (MLI) provides the foundational skillset for applying best lubrication practices and product knowledge. Through MLI, students can move away from the “old school” methods of vague, non-specific lubrication procedures and implement an excellent lubrication program in any industrial workplace. MLI students gain much more than pointers on lubricating a machine – they learn proven industry methods for selecting, storing, filtering and testing lubricants to boost reliability and generate lasting results in machine efficiency/maintenance. They also gain better understanding of oil analysis, so they can align their efforts with those of maintenance professionals or oil analysis experts.


August 2015

Noria Machinery Lubrication I Training Course
August 18-20
Milwaukee, Wisconson

Machinery Lubrication I (MLI) provides the foundational skillset for applying best lubrication practices and product knowledge. Through MLI, students can move away from the “old school” methods of vague, non-specific lubrication procedures and implement an excellent lubrication program in any industrial workplace. MLI students gain much more than pointers on lubricating a machine – they learn proven industry methods for selecting, storing, filtering and testing lubricants to boost reliability and generate lasting results in machine efficiency/maintenance. They also gain better understanding of oil analysis, so they can align their efforts with those of maintenance professionals or oil analysis experts.


September 2015

Noria Machinery Lubrication I Training Course
September 1-3
Las Vegas, NV

Machinery Lubrication I (MLI) provides the foundational skillset for applying best lubrication practices and product knowledge. Through MLI, students can move away from the “old school” methods of vague, non-specific lubrication procedures and implement an excellent lubrication program in any industrial workplace. MLI students gain much more than pointers on lubricating a machine – they learn proven industry methods for selecting, storing, filtering and testing lubricants to boost reliability and generate lasting results in machine efficiency/maintenance. They also gain better understanding of oil analysis, so they can align their efforts with those of maintenance professionals or oil analysis experts.

Noria Machinery Lubrication II & Oil Analysis III Training Course
September 22-24
Tulsa, OK

Machinery Lubrication II (ML II) covers advanced lubrication topics like lubricant selection, troubleshooting, predictive maintenance and more. Professionals who already understand the benefits and potential in excellent lubrication practices will greatly benefit from the “big picture” aspect of ML II; gaining the tools to make comprehensive improvements in the workplace that save big on time, money, and even storage space and training resources. Students will be prepared to take the [link] ICML Level II Machine Lubricant Technician certification exam.

Oil analysis and lubricant performance is your passion, and if you’re ready to be an expert authority for your company and lead a comprehensive, in-house analysis program – Oil Analysis III is the training you need to make this a reality. Oil Analysis III is designed to give managers and reliability professionals the right know-how to develop and implement a strong oil analysis program for their workplace or company. In addition to learning the right metrics for program implementation and evaluation, the OA III student will study the most advanced levels of diagnostics and predictive maintenance to ensure program success.

Turbomachinery and Pump Symposia (TPS)
September 14-17
Houston, Texas

The Turbomachinery and Pump Symposia (TPS) serves as the premier training and networking opportunity for professionals in both pump and turbomachinery industries. TPS 2015 will be held September 14-17, 2015 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. The annual event combines a world-class program with an international exhibit hall; last year, it attracted more than 6,200 people and over 340 exhibiting companies from 50 countries.

The Symposia’s world-class technical program, presented by engineers and selected by an advisory committee of industry experts, includes topics such as maintenance, design, and troubleshooting, as well as short case studies describing in-the-field problems and their real-world solutions. A cutting-edge exhibit hall hosts booths of leading companies from the oil and gas, petrochemical, power, pumping and turbomachinery industries. There, companies display full-size equipment and present advancements in technology and emerging industry trends. Finally, countless networking opportunities pervade the event, making TPS 2015 an event you can’t afford to miss.

The Symposia is organized by the Turbomachinery Laboratory, part of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) and The Texas A&M University System. The Advisory Committee Chairman is Dr. Dara Childs, Turbomachinery Laboratory Director.

Registration open now. 


October 2015

Smart Industry Conference & Expo
October 6-8
Chicago, Illinois

The Smart Industry Conference & Expo is the leading industry event and online community dedicated to the emerging Industrial Internet. This year's inaugural conference will be the best opportunity for executives from the most innovative companies to come together to network with peers, view demos of evolving technologies that bring the Internet further into the industrial sector than ever before. For more information on the conference, visit www.smartindustry.com.

SMRP 23rd Annual Conference
October 12-15
Cincinnati, Ohio

The Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP) is gearing up for the 23rd Annual Conference, and we want you and your colleagues to join us in Cincinnati, OH, October 12-15 for the premier conference for physical asset management education. Along with track sessions, hands-on workshops, and networking events, this year's conference will also feature a keynote presentation from multi-generational relations and workplace communications expert Cam Marston. For more information on the conference, visit www.smrp.org/conference.

Noria Machinery Lubrication I & Oil Analysis II Training Course
October 13-15
Orlando, FL

Machinery Lubrication I (MLI) provides the foundational skillset for applying best lubrication practices and product knowledge. Through MLI, students can move away from the “old school” methods of vague, non-specific lubrication procedures and implement an excellent lubrication program in any industrial workplace. MLI students gain much more than pointers on lubricating a machine – they learn proven industry methods for selecting, storing, filtering and testing lubricants to boost reliability and generate lasting results in machine efficiency/maintenance. They also gain better understanding of oil analysis, so they can align their efforts with those of maintenance professionals or oil analysis experts.

Maintenance professionals in Oil Analysis II will gain everything they need to properly sample, monitor health and detect additive, thermal and particle factors that degrade lubricants via on-site tests and lab analysis. They will review case studies, read and interpret oil analysis reports and participate in group problem-solving exercises. OA II aligns with ICML Machine Lubricant Analyst level II Certification requirements.


November 2015

Noria Machinery Lubrication I Training Course
November 10-12
Houston, TX

Machinery Lubrication I (MLI) provides the foundational skillset for applying best lubrication practices and product knowledge. Through MLI, students can move away from the “old school” methods of vague, non-specific lubrication procedures and implement an excellent lubrication program in any industrial workplace. MLI students gain much more than pointers on lubricating a machine – they learn proven industry methods for selecting, storing, filtering and testing lubricants to boost reliability and generate lasting results in machine efficiency/maintenance. They also gain better understanding of oil analysis, so they can align their efforts with those of maintenance professionals or oil analysis experts.

Automation Fair® 2015
November 18-19
Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois, will host the 2015 Automation Fair® event Nov. 18-19 at McCormick Place as industrial automation industry professionals from around the world come to North America’s premier event. Every year, people gather to learn from the event’s technology exhibits and educational opportunities, which are designed to help expand your understanding of how The Connected Enterprise can help you achieve faster time to market, optimize your assets, lower your total cost of ownership and improve enterprise risk.

At the event, you’ll see the latest control system network infrastructure based on standard, unmodified Ethernet IP, safety, power and information technologies that support The Connected Enterprise.

Through nine industry forums, user group meetings, 86 technical sessions and 19 hands-on labs offered for free, Rockwell Automation experts, partners, customers and other industry professionals will share insights on connected enterprise solutions that enable working data capital for better collaboration and more profitable decisions across enterprises and supply chains.

Learn how Rockwell Automation and its partners are integrating enabling technologies, including the Internet of Things and industrial mobility, with automation control, power and information software and solutions. You also can discover the latest automation technology at the event’s exposition from Rockwell Automation and more than 100 of its PartnerNetworkTM member companies.


December 2015

Noria Machinery Lubrication I & Oil Analysis II Training Course
December 1-3
Phoenix, AZ

Machinery Lubrication I (MLI) provides the foundational skillset for applying best lubrication practices and product knowledge. Through MLI, students can move away from the “old school” methods of vague, non-specific lubrication procedures and implement an excellent lubrication program in any industrial workplace. MLI students gain much more than pointers on lubricating a machine – they learn proven industry methods for selecting, storing, filtering and testing lubricants to boost reliability and generate lasting results in machine efficiency/maintenance. They also gain better understanding of oil analysis, so they can align their efforts with those of maintenance professionals or oil analysis experts.

Maintenance professionals in Oil Analysis II will gain everything they need to properly sample, monitor health and detect additive, thermal and particle factors that degrade lubricants via on-site tests and lab analysis. They will review case studies, read and interpret oil analysis reports and participate in group problem-solving exercises. OA II aligns with ICML Machine Lubricant Analyst level II Certification requirements.

POWER-GEN International
December 8-10
Las Vegas, NV

POWER-GEN International is the world's largest power generation event focusing on the industry's latest innovations, technical trends and business strategies. POWER-GEN International includes a broad range of qualified power professionals with the power to purchase. 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. With a record-setting expected attendance of more than 22,000 attendees and 1,400 exhibitors, there's simply no other place to be for education, networking and new business development.

More than 200 industry experts will present new solutions and innovations for the future in more than 40 conference sessions broken up in 13 tracks offering full conference attendees a chance to earn Professional Development Hours (PDH).

The conference sessions are organized into the multiple concurrent session tracks below:

  • Industry Trends / Competitive Power Generation
  • Environmental Issues
  • Emissions Control
  • Fossil Technologies
  • Gas Turbine Technologies
  • On-Site Power
  • Plant Performance

As a part of Power Generation Week, POWER-GEN International attendees and exhibitors can take advantage of attending an event that truly covers every aspect of the power generation industry. Power Generation Week includes POWER-GEN International, Renewable Energy World Conference & Expo North America, NUCLEAR POWER International, Coal-Gen and the GenForum.

Visit www.power-gen.com to Learn More about POWER-GEN International and to Register!


February 2016

20th Annual ARC Industry Forum
February 8 - 11
Orlando, Florida

Industrial companies are beginning to move beyond the computer-enhanced business models of the late twentieth century. Many are embracing new models that take advantage of intelligent connected products coupled with potent software and analytics. Expect to see innovations in smarter products, new service and operating models, new production techniques, and new approaches to design and sourcing. Also anticipate changes throughout the value network with new partners and new opportunities, along with new competitors and new threats.

Expressed using terms such as Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Smart Manufacturing, Industrie 4.0, Digitization, and Connected Enterprise, these concepts are clearly moving past the hype stage to the point where real solutions are emerging backed by strong associated business cases.

How will inexpensive, easy-to-install sensors change existing products and plants? Will cyber security concerns impede disruptive innovation? What kind of intelligence will machines have and what value will this bring? What role will Wi-Fi and LTE play? How do Big Data and predictive and prescriptive analytics enable operational change? What is the opportunity in aftermarket services? What software capabilities are needed to achieve transformational change? Which industries are already changing? What steps can organizations take to foster innovative thinking?

Join us at the 20th annual ARC Industry Forum to learn more about how this industrial transformation will unfold. Discover what other companies are doing today to prepare for the new age of industrial innovation and how they expect to improve their business performance by doing so.

For more information, click here


April 2016

Reliable Plant 2016
April 5 - 7
Louisville, Kentucky

Now in its 17th year, Reliable Plant serves as the leading, annual conference and exhibition for machinery lubrication, oil analysis and reliability professionals. Join more than 1,000 of your colleagues and industry thought leaders in Louisville on April 5-7, 2016 at the Kentucky Convention Center. No other industry event offers extensive pre- and post-conference workshops, learning sessions and case studies covering today’s trends, technologies and issues. Attendees gain useful insight in multiple areas of lubrication, oil analysis and reliability. Register early and save!