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Major maintenance management conference hits Toronto late September

Toronto, ON -- Creating A 21st Century Maintenance Organization is the theme of a major maintenance management conf...


Toronto, ON — Creating A 21st Century Maintenance Organization is the theme of a major maintenance management conference set to take place at Toronto’s Sheraton Centre Hotel Sept. 27-29, 2004.

Delegates will hear from more than 25 maintenance and plant engineering experts in various presentations and seminars at the event, which is being organized by Federated Press of Montreal and Toronto and is co-sponsored by <I>Machinery & Equipment MRO</I> magazine and its web portal, MRO-Esource.com.

Here’s some of the topics being covered at the conference: Discover how the role of maintenance management is being redefined for the 21st century; Learn how to link maintenance strategy to business goals; Gain insight into the growing use of Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing and TPM concepts in maintenance departments; Look past your machines and learn about the growing importance of training and motivating the maintenance team; Get best practices about maintenance benchmarking audits and key performance measures; Explore effective capital planning processes; Tap into CMMS to improve equipment reliability.

A keynote presentation, "Why Bad Things Happened To Good Maintenance People," will be given by Mark R. Goldstein, Ph.D., of Manufacturing and Maintenance InfoSource.

An evening cocktail reception will feature the presentation of the Federated Press Lifetime Achievement Award in Plant Engineering & Maintenance

A tour of Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp.’s Mississauga plant is also part of the event.

The fee for the conference is C$1,695 plus 7% GST.

To register or obtain further details, contact Federated Press, P.O. Box 4005, Station A, Toronto,ON M5W 2Z8, tel. 416-665-6868 or toll-free 1-800-363-0722, e-mail info@federatedpress.com, or visit www.federatedpress.com.