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March 2018

 

SAP-Centric EAM
March 26-28
Hyatt Regency Austin, TX(br />

SAP-Centric EAM is North America’s only asset management conference powering SAP users. Now in its 14th year, the event unites a thriving community of maintenance, reliability and asset management professionals. Learn how some of the largest asset-intensive companies are driving results at featured customer case studies. Plus, stay on the cutting-edge of today’s strategies and technologies for managing your assets with expert guidance and training. For the second year, the conference will be co-located with SAP-Centric Supply Chain bringing both sides of the business together so you can more effectively and efficiently succeed. Whether you currently use SAP, are thinking about implementing it, or are a 20-year veteran, SAP-Centric is the place to be! Register with code PlantServices18 to save up to $600 on your conference registration.

SAP-Centric Supply Chain
March 26-28
Hyatt Regency Austin, TX

SAP-Centric Supply Chain (formerly SAP-Centric Materials & Logistics) is the fastest growing supply chain conference in North America and the only event dedicated to SAP users taking place in Spring 2018. Don’t miss the go-to event for today’s best strategies and technologies for supply chain, materials, inventory, procurement and logistics. Learn from leading companies across numerous industries at featured customer case studies, gain expertise from key influencers in business and technology, and discover best practices for implementing SAP or enhancing current initiatives. For the second year, the conference will be co-located with SAP-Centric EAM bringing asset management and supply chain together so you can more effectively and efficiently succeed. Register with code PlantServices18 to save up to $600 on your conference registration.


April 2018

 

IMVAC Asia 2018 The International Machine Vibration Analysis Conference & Condition Monitoring Conference
April 9 - 12
Singapore

The International Machine Vibration Analysis Conference [IMVAC], is designed specifically for vibration analysts and condition monitoring professionals. From workshops, learning sessions and case studies to the latest technologies featured in the expo, the conference provides practical learning in the important aspects of industrial vibration analysis, the complementary condition monitoring technologies, and the reliability improvement fields of precision alignment, balancing and lubrication. Click here for further information.

Reliable Plant 2018
April 17 - 19
Indianapolis, IN

The Reliable Plant Conference & Exhibition provides attendees with a world-class event featuring cutting-edge technical insight and high-level networking opportunities across the maintenance reliability industry. The 19th annual Reliable Plant Conference will be held April 17-19, 2018, in Indianapolis and will bring together key plant and maintenance managers, as well as reliability and lubrication professionals, from across the world.

Reliable Plant 2018 includes pre- and post-conference workshops, learning sessions and case studies, and features over 120 exhibitors showcasing the latest technologies, hands-on products and services within a 100,000 square-foot exhibit hall. No other industry event offers insight on today’s trends, technologies and issues. Attendees realize immediate bottom-line results by obtaining real-world information and processes that can be immediately implemented for visible improvements.

Registration is now open. Find out more at conference.reliableplant.com.

Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) Executive Conference
April 24 - 26
San Francisco, CA

Themed “Growth Through Innovation and Sound Business Practices,” the 2018 Executive Conference offers a dual track approach focused on taking the next step in building your system integration business through “transformative business models” while maximizing growth through CSIA Best Practices.

Come hear outstanding educational speakers, share best practices, network with peers and colleagues, and learn about new products and services from industry supplier, manufacturer and service provider members. Join over 500 system integrators and industry partners from around the globe to build connections, exchange ideas and have fun in a city known for innovation!


May 2018

 

Ultrasound World / Reliable Asset World 2018
May 8-11
Clearwater, FL

Join UE Systems May 8-11, 2018 in Clearwater Beach, FL for our 14th Annual Ultrasound World Conference co-located with our 5th annual, Reliable Asset World. This is a one stop shop for everything you need to improve not only your ultrasound program but your facilities overall asset health and reliability. We look forward to seeing you there! Click here to register.

 


June 2018

 

IMVAC Europe 2018 The International Machine Vibration Analysis Conference & Condition Monitoring Conference
June 4-7
Antwerp, Belgium

The International Machine Vibration Analysis Conference [IMVAC], is designed specifically for vibration analysts and condition monitoring professionals. From workshops, learning sessions and case studies to the latest technologies featured in the expo, the conference provides practical learning in the important aspects of industrial vibration analysis, the complementary condition monitoring technologies, and the reliability improvement fields of precision alignment, balancing and lubrication. Click here for further information.

 

2018 SMRP Symposium
June 6-7
Memphis, TN

The Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP) Symposium is a two-day event offering hands-on workshops, unique facility tours and networking opportunities for practitioners and professionals in the maintenance, reliability and physical asset management profession. Don’t miss this year’s event with an opening keynote from incoming FedEx Freight President and CEO John Smith and a closing panel discussion on making the business case for reliability. Attendees will also have the opportunity to take the CMRP, CMRT and CAMA exams during the event. Register here.

 

EASA Annual Convention 2018
June 24-26
Milwaukee, WI

The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) will hold its Annual Convention and Exposition from June 24-26, 2018 at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, WI.  The theme for the 2018 Convention is “Connect 2 Quality”. Discussing the theme, EASA Chairman of the Board, Mr. Lenwood Ireland, noted “Attending the convention is the perfect way to Connect. Taking part in the education sessions, networking and sharing information help you boost your Quality.” The convention will once again feature a wide-ranging program addressing current business and management issues. Click here to register.


August 2018

 

IMVAC Australia 2018 The International Machine Vibration Analysis Conference & Condition Monitoring Conference
August 6 - 9
Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia

The International Machine Vibration Analysis Conference [IMVAC], is designed specifically for vibration analysts and condition monitoring professionals. From workshops, learning sessions and case studies to the latest technologies featured in the expo, the conference provides practical learning in the important aspects of industrial vibration analysis, the complementary condition monitoring technologies, and the reliability improvement fields of precision alignment, balancing and lubrication. Click here for further information


September 2018

 

Turbomachinery & Pump Symposia (TPS)
September 17-20
Houston, TX

TPS is the premiere conference for rotating equipment engineers and technicians worldwide, spanning oil and gas, petrochemical, chemical, power, aerospace, and water industries. The expert-selected technical program combined with an international exhibition is the perfect platform for networking and learning about new problem-solving methods and technologies.

Smart Industry
September 24-26
Chicago, IL

If you are a manufacturing professional responsible for developing strategy, digitizing operations, or deploying enabling technologies, this event is for you! Learn how to formulate, implement and manage your digital manufacturing strategies through enabling technologies, business process innovation, and organizational alignment.

The conference is organized specifically for business, operations & technology strategists at work in industrial organizations. Job functions and titles include: control and automation engineers, line of business managers, IT architects, operations management & staff, maintenance & reliability management & staff, project managers, and chief digital officers. Register now.


October 2018

 

Year in Infrastructure 2018
October 15-18
London, UK

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, today announced that the Year in Infrastructure 2018 Conference will be held Oct. 15 through 18 in London at the Hilton London Metropole. The conference is a global gathering of leading industry executives and prominent thought leaders in the design, construction, and operations of the world’s infrastructure. The theme of this year’s conference is Going Digital: Advancements in Infrastructure, and will feature nearly 70 speakers and more than 50 informative sessions, including keynotes by leading industry experts, interactive workshops, forums, panel discussions, and product demonstrations.

Digital Twin: Discrete Manufacturers Making the Connection from Innovation to Performance
October 16, 11:00 a.m.
Cambridge, MA - LNS Research

Even though the concept of Digital Twin has been around since early 2000s, it is now with the advent of Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) that Digital Twin is gaining momentum. While we are still in the initial stages of Digital Twin adoption, starting strategic discussions now and finding early starting points is key to future industrial survival.

During this webcast, LNS Research will discuss the state of play of Digital Twin in discrete industries, where it’s going in the coming years, and how this exciting mix of real with virtual for products and assets will deliver endless possibilities to improve performance and competitive advantage in discrete manufacturing.

What you will learn:

  • What a Digital Twin is and why discrete manufacturers should consider it
  • The differences between a ‘component-to-system’ Digital Twin and an ‘asset-to-product’ Digital Twin
  • How Digital Twin brings together product, process, and business platforms
  • The state of Digital Twin market and why it’s maturing slowly
  • Applications of Digital Twin beyond the plant and enterprise
  • How a Digital Twin project contributes to the overall Industrial Transformation initiative

American Manufacturing Strategies Summit
October 22-23
San Diego, CA

Explore the latest technologies and strategies to improve turnaround times and create a more cohesive manufacturing process.

Returning to San Diego, the 9th annual AMS Summit brings together senior Manufacturing experts from America’s leading companies. Speakers from Toyota, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Ford Motor Company, PaxVax, Interface, Kinamed Corporation and many more will share insights into their operations.

They’ll discuss how to move to cloud based software and overcome challenges such as cyber security. You’ll also learn why digital factories are key to attracting young talent.

To find out more, visit www.manufacturing-summit.com. Register now for early bird discounts.

SMRP 26th Annual Conference
October 22-25
Orlando, FL

The Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP) 26th Annual Conference will take place October 22-25, 2018, at the Rosen Centre hotel in Orlando, Florida. More than 1,000 maintenance, reliability and physical asset management professionals will gather for education, certification and networking opportunities. Gain insight and tools for career advancement through a variety of workshops and facility tours, while helping to collectively moving the profession forward through best practice sharing and networking. Attendees will also have the opportunity to take the CMRP, CMRT and CAMA exams during the event. Visit the 26th Annual Conference webpage when registration opens on May 31, 2018.

Collaborative Robots, Advanced Vision & AI Conference
October 24-25
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, CA

Collaborative robots and advanced vision technologies have been disrupting the automation industry drastically over the last several years. More is possible today than ever before! At this two day conference you will learn about these growing, dynamic technologies from experts in each field, connect with leading suppliers and integrators at the tabletop exhibition, and walk away with actionable insight to help you advance your business in these areas.

Road from Metrics to Analytics for the Mid-Size Manufacturer
October 25 at 11 AM EST
LNS Research

For manufacturers who may not be ready for full-blown Digital Transformation (yet still need to focus on performance improvement), this webinar will discuss the metrics that are widely used across manufacturing operations. We’ll also discuss the results of our research on metrics and analytics, and a pathway for performance improvement no matter where you start.

What you will learn:

  • Which metrics are most widely used for performance measurement by manufacturers
  • What the impact is of digital technologies on manufacturing performance programs
  • How to forge a pathway from metric tracking to analytics
  • Why an Operational Architecture affects success with industrial analytics

 


November 2018

 

2018 Machinery Lubrication Conference & Exhibition
November 6-8
Houston, TX

The 2018 Machinery Lubrication Conference & Exhibition is a gathering of people driving change in the lubrication and oil analysis industry. Spanning Nov. 6-8 in Houston, Texas, the conference brings together key lubrication and reliability professionals from around the world to gain and share knowledge, network with fellow professionals, exchange ideas and discover new products and services. The conference will also feature 10,000 square feet of exhibit hall space inside the Houston Marriott Westchase where vendors will showcase their latest technologies, products and services. Start driving change in your facility and join us in Houston for Machinery Lubrication 2018. Visit https://conference.machinerylubrication.com/ for more information.

IMVAC USA 2018 The International Machine Vibration Analysis Conference & Condition Monitoring Conference
November 12-15
Orlando, FL

The International Machine Vibration Analysis Conference [IMVAC], is designed specifically for vibration analysts and condition monitoring professionals. From workshops, learning sessions and case studies to the latest technologies featured in the expo, the conference provides practical learning in the important aspects of industrial vibration analysis, the complementary condition monitoring technologies, and the reliability improvement fields of precision alignment, balancing and lubrication. Click here for further information.

Managing Aging Plants Conference & Expo USA 2018
November 13-14
Houston, TX

EVENT OVERVIEW: The 2018 Managing Aging Plants USA will be held from November 13th to 14th, 2018 at the Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria Hotel in Houston, Texas. The aim of this dynamic event is to create a community dedicated to operating aging infrastructure safely & efficiently through the use of materials, inspection methods, best practices, etc.

EVENT TOPICS: The conference schedule will consist of keynote lectures, presentation sessions, and workshops focusing on a variety of relevant topics such as:

  • Avoiding failures
  • Codes, standards, and regulations
  • Corrosion
  • Inspection procedures
  • Non destructive testing (NDT)
  • Reliability
  • Remediation of infrastructure
  • Risk-based inspection (RBI)
  • Safety
  • Sustainability
  • The use of duplex, exotic alloys, etc.
  • Welding

For more information or to register, click here. 

Fluke Xcelerate18

November 13-15
Fort Myers, FL

Become a maintenance and reliability hero! Taking place in Fort Myers, FL on November 13-15, Xcelerate18 is your source for maintenance and reliability training, innovation and education. You’ll have the once-a-year opportunity to attend dozens of sessions on CMMS training, your reliability journey, maintenance strategies, IIoT and data integration.

Rockwell Automation Fair 2018

November 14-15
Philadelphia, PA

The Automation Fair® event is the premier annual event hosted by Rockwell Automation. Attending the Automation Fair® event equips you with innovative strategies to help you become more globally competitive and productive with The Connected Enterprise.

  • Gain in-depth industry knowledge and earn PDH credits by attending hands-on labs, technical sessions and forums
  • Experience the latest technologies and solutions at exhibits from Rockwell Automation and our PartnerNetwork™ members
  • Network with industry experts and peers

 

February 2019

 

Annual ARC Industry Forum - Driving Digital Transformation in Industry and Cities
February 4 - 7
Orlando, FL

Everything is becoming more connected and intelligent. Streetlights, cars, gas turbines, and thermostats stream data. Buildings, refineries, oil platforms, mines, and wind turbines are optimizing asset and operating performance. Parking meters and distributed power grids deliver value to both consumers and operators. Design software can link to additive machines to print parts directly. And it's only the beginning. There are countless ways to conduct your digital transformation journey, multiple technologies and suppliers to evaluate, and endless choices to make along the way. Embedded systems, networks, software platforms, augmented reality, and machine learning may play a role as you begin to improve uptime, optimize operating performance, enhance service and the customer experience, and re-think business models. Join us at the 23rd Annual ARC Industry Forum in Orlando, Florida to learn more about how digitizing factories, cities, and infrastructure will benefit technology end users and suppliers alike. Discover what your peers are doing today and what steps they are taking in their respective journeys.


 

March 2019

 

MARCON 2019
March 4-7
Knoxville Convention Center - Knoxville, TN

Join us at the 23rd annual Maintenance and Reliability Conference. MARCON 2019 will be held March 4-7, 2019 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

This conference is unlike any other you will attend this year. You won’t just learn by sitting in workshops and presentations. MARCON is organized to allow 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.

Register Today.

 

April 2019

 

AUTOMATE 2019
April 8-11
McCormick Place - Chicago, IL

Held once every two years, Automate is the broadest automation solutions event in North America, affording the best overview of the entire industry. Discover the latest in cutting-edge robotics, vision, motion control, and related technologies that enhance your processes, improve product quality, lower costs, and sharpen your competitive edge.