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MainTrain maintenance conference to focus on creating success

Toronto, ON -- The 2012 theme for MainTrain, an annual peer-developed maintenance, reliability and asset management conference for knowledge transfer, technical training and networking, is Creating & Measuring Success.


Toronto, ON — The 2012 theme for MainTrain, an annual peer-developed maintenance, reliability and asset management conference for knowledge transfer, technical training and networking, is Creating & Measuring Success.

The conference is produced by the Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC), a national not-for-profit association providing leadership, education and certification in world-class maintenance, reliability and asset management practices.

It takes place Feb. 13-16, 2011, at the Novotel Toronto Centre in downtown Toronto.

Sessions include:

– An introduction to NDT and Failure Analysis Workshop (CINDE Canadian Institute for NDE). This is a basic introduction to the failure modes identified by nondestructive testing (NDT), the important concepts relating to failure analysis techniques and how to use NDT in complementary manner.

– PAS55 & Emerging ISO 55000 Standards for Asset Management. This session will focus on the emerging and developing standards in asset management. An introduction of PAS55 and the scope and purpose of the ISO standards based on PAS55 to be introduced in 2014.

– Creating the Environment for Moving from Reactive to Proactive, with Machinery & Equipment MRO magazine columnist Cliff Williams. Are you always challenged when you propose improvements? Do you have trouble e implementing change? This presentation will look at how to create the right environment for change.

– Maintenance Management Professional (MMP) Module 1. Module 1 is the first course of PEMAC’s eight-course Certification program. It is a two day course being offered at MainTrain in association with Humber Institute. Day 1 will be held on Monday Feb. 13 and with Day 2 takes place on Feb. 16.

For information, call Norman Clegg, executive director, PEMAC, at 905-823-7255, toll free at 1-877-523-7255, or visit www.maintrain.ca.