New ISO 55000 Workshop to be Held at SMRP’s 20th Annual Conference
ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP) 20th Annual Conference, expected to gather more than 1,000 attendees, will be offering a half-day workshop: “Preparing for ISO 55000′s Global Impact” at Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista in Orlando, Fla., October 15, 1-5 p.m. ISO 55000 is the series of international standards for asset management.
As the premier asset management resource, SMRP will bring ISO 55000 to the forefront and prepare maintenance and reliability professionals for the future of the standards. Instructors will include Ramesh Gulati, Asset Management and Reliability Planning Manager of Arnold Engineering Development Center/Aerospace Testing Alliance, Terrence O’Hanlon, CEO/Publisher ReliabilityWeb.com, and Tim Goshert, Principal of GPAllied. The interactive ISO 55000 workshop will cover ISO 55000 standards, the process for developing standards, and a global view of asset management. In addition to these topics, this workshop will prepare attendees for ISO 55000′s global impact and how to implement the standards in organizations.
“As a key contributor in ISO 55000 efforts, SMRP has been engaged in developing and monitoring ISO 55000 from the beginning,” said Butch DiMezzo, CMRP, SMRP Education & Conference Director. DiMezzo continued, “We believe attendees of the SMRP conference will benefit greatly from ISO 55000 educational opportunities and find value in preparing for the ISO 55000 standards.”
Preparing for ISO 55000′s Global Impact workshop will also be accompanied by two other ISO 55000 track sessions held at the SMRP 20(th) Annual Conference. The track sessions will cover ISO 55000 standards and how it aligns with best practices and work processes in maintenance and reliability. For more information or to register, visit the SMRP Conference website at www.smrp.org/conference.
About Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP)
The Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP) is a nonprofit professional society formed by practitioners to serve leaders and advance Reliability and Physical Asset Management. SMRP provides value for individual practitioners and companies who practice and sustain Maintenance and Reliability (M&R) best practices. With nearly 3,800 members worldwide, the SMRP community is dedicated to provide a vast array of benefits, including international affiliations, domestic public and private partnerships, educational opportunities, M&R Body of Knowledge resources, ANSI-accredited certifications, special interest groups, and many local and global networking events.
For more information on SMRP, please visit www.smrp.org or call (404) 836-5599.
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