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International Maintenance Conference and CMMS events set for Dec. 5

Daytona Beach, FL -- The 21st International Maintenance Conference (IMC-2006), taking place Dec 5-8, 2006, at the H...

Daytona Beach, FL — The 21st International Maintenance Conference (IMC-2006), taking place Dec 5-8, 2006, at the Hilton Daytona Beach Ocean Walk Village in Daytona Beach, Fla., features the overall theme of “Manufacturing & Process Reliability.” The conference is co-located with CMMS-2006 The Computerized Maintenance Management Summit.

The IMC conference has traditionally represented broad topic areas and this year presents current issues faced by maintenance and reliability professionals, from enterprise reliability to change management to asset management to predictive maintenance.

IMC-2006 begins with two days of five different pre-conference workshops in addition to the Reliability Excellence Experience. Features are:

Reliability Leadership by Ron Moore, author, Making Common Sense Common Practice


Physical Asset Optimization and Management by John Mitchell, author of Physical Asset Management

Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM) Methodologies, Metrics, Readiness Factors and Relationships to Other Elements of Asset Management by Jack R. Nicholas, Jr., P.E., CMRP

Developing a Work Management Process by Terry Wireman, CPMM, author, Benchmarking Best Practices for Maintenance Management

Improving Maintenance & Reliability Through Cultural Change by Steve Thomas, author Culture Change for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals

The next two days include real-world reliability case studies by Alcoa, Kennecott, Seminole Electric, Johns Manville, Praxair, Invista, Southern Company, Timken, Eastman Chemical, American Airlines, BP, Suncor, Nova Chemical, Saint-Gobain, GE, Coors, US Air Force, Chevron and more.

Attendees can participate in a four-day Reliability Excellence Experience to provide a more structured learning experience that is intended to deliver a clear roadmap to reliability for a company.

Also, visitors can meet over 75 maintenance and reliability solution providers at the IMC-2006 and CMMS-2006 Expo.

There also are six Post-Conference workshops, including:

Reliability Tools by Ron Moore, author of What Tools When?

Scorecard Applications and Use by John Mitchell, author of the Physical Asset Management Handbook

Reliability Managers Workshop by Mick Drew, Australian Reliability Expert

Planning and Scheduling Maintenance by Joel Levitt, author of Managing Factory Maintenance

Developing Key Performance Indicators by Terry Wireman, author of Developing Key Performance Indicators

Value Driven Maintenance by Marc Haarman and Remco Jonker, authors of Value Driven Maintenance

For information, call 1-888-575-1245 ext 112, 305-735-3746, or visit