The Global Forum on Maintenance and Asset Management (GFMAM) held its fifth face-to-face meeting from 16 – 20 October 2011 in conjunction with the Society for Maintenance and Reliability Practitioners (SMRP) Annual Conference, Greensboro, NC, USA. The theme for the conference was: Educate, Equip, Excel. Throughout the conference, there was great interaction between the SMRP Board of Directors and GFMAM representatives, with GFMAM representatives presenting five papers during the conference.

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L-R Sally Nugent (Asset Management Council, Australia), Chris Yexley (PEMAC, Canada). Cindy Snedden (PEMAC, Canada), Joao Ricardo Lafraia (ABRAMAN, Brazil), Alex Stuber (European Federation of National Maintenance Societies), Tim Goshert (SMRP, USA), David McKeown (Institute of Asset Management, UK), John Hardwick (Asset Management Council, Australia), Athayde Ribeiro (ABRAMAN, Brazil), Nezar Al Shammasi (Gulf Society of Maintenance Professionals), Richard Edwards (Institute of Asset Management, UK)

17th Asset Management Conference, Melbourne 2013, incorporating the 7th GFMAM Forum Meeting

The ICOMS Asset Management Conference is the Asset Management Council’s annual conference, attracting around 300 key national and international professionals in asset management and maintenance management, along with corporate decision-makers from organisations in both the private and public sectors. The 2013 Conference program includes updates on ISO5500x, industry forums, local and international keynote speakers, panel discussions and training intensives.

Dates: 3-6 June, 2013. For more information on the Conference click here


MainTrain, incorporating 8th GFMAM Forum Meeting

Sheraton Cavalier in Calgary, Alberta. November 18th - 21st, 2013. For information, visit

The Global Forum on Maintenance and Asset Management (GFMAM) held its fourth series of face-to-face meetings from 15-19 May 2011 in alignment with the ICOMS Asset Management Conference, Gold Coast, Australia. Multiple projects were initiated and further developed during the meetings.