ATLANTA, GA (July 31, 2017) – The Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC) and the Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP) have partnered together for a two-part webinar series on asset management. The webinars are scheduled to take place on September 7 and 14, 2017, with a third happening in early 2018.
The two September webinars focus on the Nova Scotia Power (NSPI) asset management journey and how the company supports equipment integrity through predictive maintenance and risk-based inspection. Warren Rodgers, senior engineer of the asset management office, leads the discussion on NSPI’s asset management programs.
The third webinar explores process improvement methodology with Lindsay Hall, a specialist of asset management strategy with EPCO Utilities This presentation dives into the change of EPCOR Water Services, Inc. (EWSI) from a traditional management system development to the process improvement methodology and how it helped develop procedures and tools to resolve operations gaps.
“This partnership is another example of SMRP expanding its offerings and educational resources to a global audience,” said Erin Erickson, SMRP executive director. “PEMAC is a fantastic organization with similar programs to SMRP and a vast, knowledgeable membership base that can provide our members with new information and best practices.”
“PEMAC is excited to be partnering with SMRP to host these informative webinars showcasing the asset management insights of our members,” shares Cindy Snedden, PEMAC executive director. “The partnership provides a great opportunity for both organizations to engage their members to share their expertise in asset management, maintenance and reliability with professionals around the world.”
PEMAC and SMRP are members of the Global Forum on Maintenance & Asset Management (GFMAM), an association of professional maintenance and asset management societies that shares knowledge, standards and best practices.
Each webinar is available for free to members and nonmembers. For more information on this partnership and to register for the webinars.
Plant Engineering & Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC) is a national non-profit association providing global leadership, education and certification in world class maintenance, reliability and physical asset management practices. PEMAC improves member's professionalism, safety, performance and recognition by providing training, research, networking, and a public voice for members and the profession. www.pemac.org.
The Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP) is a nonprofit professional society formed by practitioners to advance the maintenance, reliability and physical asset management profession. SMRP’s membership consists of more than 5,500 individuals, practitioners, companies and students around the world. SMRP is committed to sustaining best practices and developing leaders in the profession by offering education resources, world-class certifications and knowledge-sharing opportunities for members. For more information, visit www.smrp.org.