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09:45 AM
    • T3: Equipment Reliability
    Room A114/115
    With the construction of a new dairy plant in New Zealand, Synlait has brought in a new approach to building asset information and equipment strategies. As part of the project scope, the main contract ...
    • T6: Emerging Technologies
    Room A210/211
    This session with discuss digital transformation, the Industrial Internet of Things, and and predictive analytics
    • T1: Business and Management
    Room A110/111
    Do your assets ' physical assets (equipment, machinery, and systems) perform as expected or deliver the best value? Do you know the health of your assets or when they need to be replaced or modified? ...
    • Advanced Learning
    Room A212/213
    Utilizing maintenance data to make key business decisions results in improved equipment reliability, optimized costs, improved safety, and decreased environmental impact. However, there are many chall ...
    • T4: Organization and Leadership
    Room A120-122
    In this session, we will dive into ten common ways many sites have erred in getting their reliability program off the ground. While many companies make large investments in pursuing a zero failure cul ...
    • T2: Manufacturing Process Reliability
    Room A112/113
    In September of 2019, The Little Potato Company (LPC) began a pilot implementation of operational reliability for its tray sealing packaging line. This presentation will detail steps from the initial ...
11:00 AM
    • T4: Organization and Leadership
    Room A120-122
    Many leaders struggle with changing culture. This presentation provides some background and recommendations on how to set your own house in order and then work on improving culture. Leaders are accoun ...
    • T6: Emerging Technologies
    Room A210/211
    In this session, we will discuss a data-based digital twin and predictive maintenance algorithm our organization has used to estimate the residual performance of PCP equipment for oil extraction. Base ...
    • T2: Manufacturing Process Reliability
    Room A112/113
    Many organizations today have process control positions which take care of their processes. The problem is that many of these actions are not tracked or communicated. This presentation details how an ...
    • T1: Business and Management
    Room A110/111
    Beyond criticality analysis, there are many things that impact how we begin our reliability improvement projects. The foremost is always defining the business case. With a solid business case, the res ...
    • T3: Equipment Reliability
    Room A114/115
    With the advent of easily applied nano-treatments, the challenge shifts from treatment application to adoption rate ' quickly gaining the competitive edge through increased reliability and reduced mai ...
    • T5: Work Management
    Room A123-125
    Meant to identify maintenance and business strategies, Asset Criticality Assessment (ACA) is the standard prioritization methodology for identifying asset criticality. Applying a consistent approach t ...
01:15 PM
    • T3: Equipment Reliability
    Room A114/115
    Day by day, the world becomes more digitalized. As a result of this accelerated move toward digital transformation and the Internet of Things, the economic fluctuations have become more pronounced and ...
    • T1: Business and Management
    Room A110/111
    Many maintenance and reliability professionals are seeking to improve the current state of reliability in their organization. Two common questions before embarking on a reliability journey are: 'Where ...
    • T6: Emerging Technologies
    Room A210/211
    The extraction and application of historical process data has proven its worth in nearly every process-based industry, yet the value of data science for MRO eludes many firms. Why? MRO personnel may n ...
    • T2: Manufacturing Process Reliability
    Room A112/113
    While the operational side of asset maintenance and management has been the primary focus of industry and commerce, it is electrical assets we should consider as the weakest link, leading to unplanned ...
    • T4: Organization and Leadership
    Room A120-122
    Leaders coach employees in a variety of situations. One challenging area is coaching employees who fail to perform the right way, make an error, or make a poor decision. Leaders have tremendous opport ...
    • T5: Work Management
    Room A123-125
    This presentation covers the scheduling process for maintenance: horizon, weekly, and daily. We will discuss the responsibilities of both Operations and Maintenance, the use of "yellow" tags, and week ...
02:45 PM
    • T1: Business and Management
    Room A110/111
    "Simple" and "easy" are not the same thing. Want to make millions in the stock market? It's simple, buy low and sell high. Easy? Not so much. Want to lose that extra holiday weight? Simple, expend mor ...
    • T5: Work Management
    Room A123-125
    The purpose of the presentation is to identify the wide array of opportunities for waste reduction in the physical asset management process that can be addressed through Lean. Within the maintenance a ...
    • T3: Equipment Reliability
    Room A114/115
    Gear reducers play a vital role in industrial manufacturing facilities. Millions of dollars are spent and extensive maintenance efforts are required to repair unreliable machinery. There are countless ...
    • T2: Manufacturing Process Reliability
    Room A112/113
    This presentation will provide practical approaches for performing reliability and risk assessments. The primary focus will be to simplify and demystify these inter-related topics for practitioners. A ...
    • T4: Organization and Leadership
    Room A120-122
    The U.S. military is the world's most effective and lethal fighting force. One of the key factors to achieving and maintaining this position is the Mission Essential Task List (METL), which drives the ...
    • T6: Emerging Technologies
    Room A210/211
    Industry 4.0 continues to be a topic of discussion and the goal for some organizations. Most conversations are centered around infrastructure, systems, and software with any project likely being led b ...
04:00 PM
    • T5: Work Management
    Room A123-125
    Planning and scheduling are foundational building blocks of any reliability excellence strategy, however few organizations reap all of the benefits that a well-executed program has to offer. There are ...
    • T2: Manufacturing Process Reliability
    Room A112/113
    Manufacturers have long used historical data to determine the maintenance strategy for assets. However, these plans can be much more accurate with an integrated asset management system. The combinatio ...
    • T1: Business and Management
    Room A110/111
    Implementing a Reliability Program takes thoughtful planning, a commitment from Senior Leadership, and great patience to change from a reactive to a proactive culture. In 2016, Ingredion began a journ ...
    • T4: Organization and Leadership
    Room A120-122
    What exactly do we, as the maintenance professionals, need our counterparts in operations to do? This presentation will clarify the roles and responsibilities of each discipline that lead to a more ef ...
    • T6: Emerging Technologies
    Room A210/211
    This session is intended to showcase examples of solutions that Orbital Technical Solutions has developed for utility companies and to help attendees to understand how technology is evolving to suppor ...
    • T3: Equipment Reliability
    Room A114/115
    According to a Gartner 2018 report, we have reached the peak of the hype cycle of Digital Twins. In other words, we have experienced the peak of inflated expectations and marketing wizardry. So, let's ...
08:15 AM
    • T6: Emerging Technologies
    Room A210/211
    This presentation describes the maintenance and reliability journey of a small chemical processing plant. The company has added sensors to tap into its maintenance and operational systems data and, as ...
    • T3: Equipment Reliability
    Room A112/113
    Berri Gas Plant has four molten sulfur transfer pumps used to transfer the sulfur from the plant to Jubail port using a 30 km pipeline. These pumps, considered a backup system to the main shipping pum ...
    • Advanced Learning
    Room A212/213
    What is the most critical asset you have in your organization? The answer is: your people. An engagement program is aimed at creating a better environment for your maintenance and reliability populati ...
    • T4: Organization and Leadership
    Room A120-122
    Many companies struggle to fill skilled trade positions. This session explains how people are brought into a program and asked to commit to training, development, and a pursuit to be the best. Success ...
    • T1: Business and Management
    Room A110/111
    Jeffco used a change in software as a catalyst to achieve a greater quality of service and data collection. This provided management with decision-making tools that comtirbuted to the ultimate goal of ...
    • T5: Work Management
    Room A123-125
    This presentation provides practical alternatives for aligning prioritization approaches to yield better decision making for maintenance and reliability organizations. Participants will gain an unders ...
    • T3: Equipment Reliability
    Room A114/115
    The ISO 55000 series of asset management standards recognized the gap in the maintenance of industrial assets. While these standards contain important principles that can be used to develop targeted a ...
09:45 AM
    • T6: Emerging Technologies
    Room A210/211
    Artificial intelligence and machine learning hold great promise for increasing your plant's reliability and efficiency, but there are a minefield of risks in AI/ML implementation. This presentation wi ...
    • T1: Business and Management
    Room A110/111
    ASM is a best practice approach to managing asset strategies organization-wide. It is a process that connects physical assets and independent plants and sites to a central system and ultimately allows ...
    • T3: Equipment Reliability
    Room A114/115
    This session will look at ways to develop your maintenance strategies based on the ways equipment can fail. We will look at many common mechanical components in our plants, including pumps, mechanical ...
    • T3: Equipment Reliability
    Room A112/113
    With very little in the way of visible moving parts, electrical systems maintenance is often overlooked as a necessary part of the overall maintenance process. This session discusses electrical system ...
    • T4: Organization and Leadership
    Room A120-122
    Why do so many excellent reliability initiatives fall short of their goals? The organization has the big barbeque kick-off. They share the plan that they've spent countless man-hours developing and re ...
    • T5: Work Management
    Room A123-125
    To improve a system, one must obtain data that, through analysis, becomes usable information. Productivity (wrench time) studies are no different, and, when these studies are done correctly, they prov ...
11:00 AM
    • T6: Emerging Technologies
    Room A210/211
    A digital transformation is happening around us. This is affecting our homes, internet, TV, phones, and even our appliances. The real question for maintenance practitioners is: how will this affect us ...
    • T5: Work Management
    Room A123-125
    In many organizations, analyzing spare parts usage and determining the right stock levels is often left to basic formulas, or worse, to gut feelings and intuition. While these techniques may work and ...
    • T4: Organization and Leadership
    Room A120-122
    Many of the pioneers and thought leaders of our profession are retiring. Developing tomorrow's leaders with the skills necessary to guide our businesses into the future is critical to the survival of ...
    • T1: Business and Management
    Room A110/111
    You have been hired to build the R&M function from scratch at your organization. The project has already broken ground and you are expected to be ready within one year. Where do you start? This sessio ...
    • T3: Equipment Reliability
    Room A114/115
    This presentation will explore the creation of a PdM Team and an ultrasound lubrication program at Y-12 and provide a greater understanding of ultrasound technology as a whole. See where the rubber me ...
    • T3: Equipment Reliability
    Room A112/113
    Does your company/ facility have a Predictive Maintenance (PdM/CBM) program? If not, are you considering implementing one? Where is the guide for how to manage it? This presentation describes the evol ...
01:15 PM
    • T4: Organization and Leadership
    Room A120-122
    Improving asset reliability can be challenging when culture change is involved. About seventy-five percent of these efforts usually stall in what is referred to as "The Valley of Despair". Employing t ...
    • T5: Work Management
    Room A123-125
    NTMWD will share its experience starting up a maintenance planning and scheduling program from scratch and refining it over time. Maintenance planning and scheduling, implemented effectively, can incr ...
    • T6: Emerging Technologies
    Room A210/211
    The first breakthrough in journal bearing health monitoring in fifty years has emerged and is already being implemented in real world installations. The current state of the art uses proximity probes, ...
    • T1: Business and Management
    Room A110/111
    How much SLOP is in your plant? SLOP stands for "Slow Moving or Obsolete Parts". Do you understand how many parts have not moved in years? What is the value and cost of carrying parts that do not turn ...
    • T3: Equipment Reliability
    Room A112/113
    Too many organizations drop the ball when it comes to root cause failure analysis (RCFA). Well-intended efforts to find the origins of equipment failures often lose momentum once the corrective action ...

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