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International maintenance conference comes to Toronto

Toronto, ON -- This year's International Maintenance Excellence Conference (IMEC), taking place in Toronto Sep...

Toronto, ON — This year’s International Maintenance Excellence Conference (IMEC), taking place in Toronto Sept. 9-11, 2009, provides the opportunity to learn from and work with some the most respected asset-management experts in the world.


IMEC offers four, full-day workshops on Friday, Sept. 11. Each has been designed to give you an edge where you need it most. This year’s team of workshop instructors includes:



– Dave Krings, aka ‘Arms Dealer for the Maintenance Battlefield,’ president of, presenting Ensuring Reliability Through Systematic Work Control;


– Neil Montgomery, senior research associate at the University of Toronto’s Centre for Maintenance Optimization and Reliability Engineering, presenting Optimizing Maintenance Decisions – A Case Study Approach;


Bob Williamson, president of Strategic Work Systems, presenting Achieving 100% Reliability with Lean Equipment Management; and


John Woodhouse, managing director of the Woodhouse Partnership Ltd., presenting Assembling The Jigsaw Puzzle: Latest Developments in Joined-Up, Risk-Based, Life Cycle-Optimized Asset Management.


The Early-Bird Workshop-Only fee of $600 includes all material and lunch for the day. Register for the Regular Attendee Conference Package (which includes two days of keynote presentations, panel discussions, parallel sessions and industry exhibitions) and you can add a Workshop for $300.


For details on the educational program, networking opportunities and conference packages, visit