General Sessions

All sessions held at the SMRP Symposium in Peru will be conducted in Spanish.

Wednesday, March 6

Digitizing Maintenance Management and Real-Time Solutions

Speaker: Rene Canales, Marshall Institute
Time: 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM 
Audience Level: Intermediate

Equipment and technology evolve in parallel with processes, methodologies and management strategies. To be effective, technology has to coincide with the evolution of the processes that satisfy the optimization of operations, reduction of life cycle costs and increased reliability in all high-level aspects of production such as strategy, implementation, execution of work and operationally and maintenance factors. In the case of modernizing the areas of operations and maintenance, this should be the norm; however, generally we encounter the opposite. We attempt to adapt our processes, strategies, planning, etc. as new technologies arrive, especially copying foreign models that are successful in other areas or industries far removed from our own models, encountering challenges with application and the resistance of some sectors to business digitalization.

Fault Diagnosis and Prognosis through Online Monitoring Systems and Cloud Data Analysis

Speakers: Ernesto Primero, CMRP, CMRT, MRI - Machinery & Reliability Institute
Blas Galvan, SIANI - Instituto Universitario de Sistemas Inteligentes y Aplicaciones Numéricas en Ingeniería
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM 
Level: Intermediate 

A fault diagnosis and prognosis process is an analytical process that starts with the data to arrive at conclusions on the condition or state of health of a machine. These analyses can have very different natures, ranging from a simple deterministic or stochastic operation to a complicated operation modeled on physical models. As a practical example, we will present the design of a diagnosis and prognosis system applied to a pumping system, involving a Web service where users send data packets over the Internet which are subjected to different analytical processes to obtain a diagnosis and prognosis for the current and future condition of the machinery.

Thursday, March 7

Knowledge Management under Asset Management Standards

Speakers: Manuel Lombardero, CMRP, AES Corporation
Time: 8:15 AM – 9:15 AM
Audience Level: Intermediate

Given today’s strong emphasis on asset management and the constant quest for better results, there are questions about the validity of extending the asset management system beyond physical asset management. This presentation discusses how knowledge fits within a company’s assets and the applicability of the methodologies described in the ISO 55000 Asset Management standard when it comes to managing knowledge, and explores the contrasts and similarities in the draft ISO 30401 standard on knowledge management.  We will explore knowledge management under the life cycle concept, divided into four principal stages: Acquisition of New Knowledge, Use of the New Knowledge, Retention of Existing Knowledge, and Discarding Obsolete Knowledge.

Evolution of Maintenance Management Toward Reliability: Success Story of Ingredion Colombia

Speakers: Andres Felipe Hurtado Martinez, Ingredion Colombia SA
Carlos Mario Padilla, Ingredion Colombia SA
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Audience Level: Beginner

Competitiveness brings many challenges. These challenges require a faster response, an anticipation of the client’s needs and, above all, a reliable supply chain to uphold delivery commitments. In the case of maintenance management, there is a requirement to not only respond to the mission objectives of increasing the reliability and availability of assets, but also to contribute to the fulfillment of the objectives of the business and the operation. The purpose of this work is to share the results, experiences and lessons learned regarding the process of transforming maintenance management at the company Ingredion Colombia S.A., incorporating the principal concepts of reliability and adopting best practices considered as benchmarks. The presentation will focus on the principal strategies and sources of work, results achieved, lessons learned, and next steps, considering that this experience is part of a 5-year strategic plan.

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