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November a busy month for industry events

November, 2005 -- It's a busy month ahead for industry organizations and associations, with several events being pl...


November, 2005 — It’s a busy month ahead for industry organizations and associations, with several events being planned for the benefit of maintenance professionals. Here are a few of particular interest to those working in the MRO field.

Nov. 6-9, 2005: Ultrasound World II Conference, Clearwater Beach Hilton, Clearwater, Fla. The short courses for this year’s conference include: Ultrasound and Vibration Analysis Techniques, Compressed Air Survey Techniques, Implementing an Ultrasonic Condition Based Lubrication Program, How to Perform Ultrasonic Inspection for Medium and High Voltage Equipment, and Conducting a Steam Trap Survey: Planning, Implementation and Reporting.

The keynote speaker for this event is world-renowned author and lecturer Robert Williamson, who will give a presentation entitled ‘NASCAR Racing: A Model for Equipment Reliability & Teamwork.’

For details, call 914-592-1220, or visit www.uesystems.com/ultrasound-world/UWC.html.

Nov. 16-17, 2005: Rockwell Automation Fair, America’s Center, St. Louis, Missouri. Learn about automation solutions addressing specific industry challenges. There will be more than 100 exhibitors, 49 technical sessions and 20 hands-on labs. For details, visit www.automationfair.com.

Nov. 28-Dec. 1, 2005: MainTrain 2005, Novotel Toronto Centre, Toronto, Ont., organized by the Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada. MainTrain is a learning, training and networking conference for Canada’s asset management professionals. (PEMAC members get a 10% discount.) For details, call 905-823-7255 or visit www.maintrain.ca.

There’s even activity in cold old December, so if you want a warm place to visit, consider this long-standing conference in sunny Florida.

Dec. 6-9, 2005: IMC-2005, The 20th International Maintenance Conference, Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Fla.

This is an event where maintenance and reliability professionals learn from each other through a series of informative learning sessions, short courses, benchmark sessions, networking opportunities and a wide selection of full-day workshops.

For details, call 239-985-0317, or visit www.maintenanceconference.com/imc/index.htm.