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

American Manufacturing Strategies Summit
October 6-8
Chicago, Illinois

The American Manufacturing Strategies Summit 2014 will help you improve processes and communications in your organization. With American manufacturing gradually expanding after the recession it is important to take action to generate growth to stay ahead of the competition. Now in its 5th year, attending the American Manufacturing Strategies Summit 2014 will enable you to:

  • Equip yourself with the latest information on how worldwide economic trends are impacting American manufacturing
  • Gain insight into how insourcing and outsourcing impact on profits Transform your change management communications and improve employee engagement in new corporate strategies
  • Find out how to advance your operational excellence and continuous improvement programs beyond current practice
  • Hear best practice examples of technology innovations

Be Part of It!

  • 200+ senior manufacturing executives
  • 300+ attendees from across industry sectors
  • 30+ high-level speakers
  • 15+ case study presentations and 13 interactive workshops
  • 30+ exhibitors
  • More than two hours of dedicated one-to-one meeting sessions
  • Three streams of content running through three days, allowing you to tailor your conference experience

If you would like to present a paper at this event, please contact Nicole Dominguez, Head of Summit Production by emailing

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


4th Annual Hydro Plant Maintenance & Reliability Conference
November 4-6
Seattle, Washington

The marcus evans 4th Annual Hydro Plant Maintenance & Reliability conference will build upon its former success and continue to be the preeminent peer-driven and plant level meeting for hydro plant maintenance and reliability.

This year’s edition will showcase the latest innovative practices from the top individuals in the hydropower maintenance community. Case studies will include comprehensive coverage of automations technologies to increase hydropower efficiency, examine dam safety, and explore workforce enhancement strategies.

Heads of plant management and engineers of Hydro Generation will tackle topics including the challenges of rehabilitating and refurbishing old hydro plants, as well as recruiting, retaining and training new engineers on maintenance, inspection, safety and asset management.

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

13th Annual Shutdowns Turnarounds Superconference
December 2-3
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

The 13th Annual Shutdowns Turnarounds Superconference brings together a vibrant community of turnaround specialists who will share their knowledge and skills.

Hear what leaders in the industry are doing to achieve world-class turnarounds. Our operator-led case studies, in-depth sessions and panel discussions will help you learn to improve, innovate and achieve an outstanding turnaround. Your feedback has helped us to identify and provide solutions to your most critically relevant challenges.

Hundreds of companies have attended this anticipated annual event. Your company and your entire team will benefit from the practical takeaways and winning strategies you’ll get here.

If you have any questions, visit our website or email us at

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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  January 2015

2nd Annual Combined Cycle Operations & Maintenance
January 21-23
Orlando, Florida

Via case study presentations, heads of plant management, maintenance, operations, and engineering from combined cycle generation plants will focus on the progression of smart monitoring, diagnostics and advanced sessions, as well as the incorporation of cameras and cyber security into plant security systems. This 2nd annual event will build upon its former success and continue to be the preeminent peer-driven and plant level meeting for O&M.

  February 2015

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.

Forum programs include:

  • Cyber Security
  • Analytics and Big Data
  • Connected Asset Performance
  • Cloud Computing
  • Innovations in Automation
  • Industrial Internet of Things
  • Workforce Development and Training
  • Energy Optimization

For more information, please visit:

  March 2015

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

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.

You will leave SAP-Centric EAM with a network of professionals at your fingertips to call upon throughout the year. Join SAP, ASUG and The Eventful Group March 8-11, 2015, in Huntington Beach, California. For more information and to find out how you can save on your registration visit

  April 2015

Reliable Plant 2015
April 21 - 23
Cleveland, OH

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.

The mission of the Reliable Plant Conference and Exhibition is to educate, connect and inspire. As a forum where experts and experienced professionals can educate and interact directly with those searching for solutions, Reliable Plant inspires lubrication excellence and machine reliability through knowledge sharing, hands-on product exposure and networking among peers. Inspirational case studies and answer-oriented learning sessions inform attendees of industry best practices, while an exhibit hall filled with innovative technologies equip end users with the tools needed to implement world-class reliability in their plants. By providing a healthy dose of perspective that cannot be obtained within the confines of a workplace, Reliable Plant is changing the world one idea, one person, one machine and one plant at a time.

  June 2015

Mainstream Conference
June 7-9
Westin - Westminster, CO

A vibrant community where asset management leaders and teams come together to share knowledge, experience and innovation. Mainstream is an interactive experience rather than a sit-and-listen conference. Join us for 40+ sessions, workshops, roundtables, panel discussions and interviews. Plus a plethora of networking opportunities and social gatherings. Designed to help each other pinpoint new and different ways to increase reliability, reduce risk, embrace new technology and standards – and unlock the true potential of your assets and your people.