The Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals’ annual conference is one of the largest pure maintenance and reliability conferences in North America, making it the ideal opportunity to present your knowledge and network with industry peers.

It is still early in the new year of 2010 and we are already making plans for another excellent SMRP conference! As we look to the 2010 conference, we would like to incorporate more papers that embody and validate the best practices that SMRP promotes. We have observed that organizations such as yours can contribute significantly to the advancement and education of our attendees. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your work and expertise. This is also a great opportunity to showcase one of your clients and include them as a co-presenter and practitioner.

The 2010 Conference Committee invites you to submit a paper for this year’s conference. Please reference the information on the call for papers Web site.Your prompt response is appreciated and we look forward to your participation.

Submission
For more information and to submit your abstract, go to: www.smrp.org/members_only/CfP/2010/call_for_papers.htm

Online submission will close on Friday, March 12, 2010. Notification of acceptance will be sent to each submitter after Friday, April 9, 2010.

For complete details, view the Call for Papers brochure.

Benefits of presenting
• Recognition from your industry peers.
• Complimentary attendance to the conference for primary presenter and one co-presenter when submitting papers and presentation on time.
• Presentation will be published in electronic proceedings.
 

Criteria
The SMRP annual conference tracks are formatted around the SMRPCO body of knowledge that contains five validated pillars of information essential to the success of maintenance and reliability professionals.
• All presenters must be SMRP members
• Presentations must be non-commercial
• Supplier papers must be co-presented with a practitioner
• Abstract can be no longer than 300 words
• No more than two presenters per presentation is recommended
• The five track categories are used as guidelines

SMRP is willing to consider all topics related to maintenance and reliability. If you feel that your topic does not fit well into one of the track categories below, submit your abstract using the general category in which you would like to present. Accepted presenters must submit a written paper and their PowerPoint presentation approximately 8 weeks prior to the conference so that these items can be included in the conference proceedings.

Download the "How to Write an Abstract" tutorial. For questions, contact Gabi Laguarda at glaguarda@mmgevents.com.