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March 21, 2011

MARTS 2011 – THE Capacity Assurance Conference


The 2011 Maintenance and Reliability Technology Summit - MARTS - is the industry's premier educational event for maintenance and reliability professionals. Join your peers April 26 through April 29, 2011, at the Hyatt Regency O"Hare hotel in Rosemont, IL, 10 minutes from Chicago"s O"Hare Airport, to learn about the latest pathways to Capacity Assurance.

Sign up here for the affordably priced MARTS 2011 package of your choice. Offerings include 13 full-day Workshops, 30 one-hour Conferences and two Professional Development courses. All meals are included. MARTS 2011 Highlights Include:

  • A "ride" with Keynote speaker Jim Reyes-Picknell, best-selling author and reliability expert on Wednesday morning, April 27 as he compares the experience of his recent 5900-mile motorcycle trip across America with the highest level of maintenance responsibilities.
  • A two-day Conference program with 30, hour-long sessions that cover the latest information in energy efficiency, maintenance & reliability, data management, technology and strategy. Two special sessions are devoted to the skilled labor shortage and the state of U.S. manufacturing. The Conference program takes place Wednesday, April 27 and Thursday, April 28.
  • Thirteen full-day Workshops that explore lubrication, TPM, RCM, SMED, planning and scheduling, thermography and other key topics. The Workshop program takes place Tuesday, April 26 and Friday, April 29.
  • The popular Reliability Gives Voice to Autism dinner on Tuesday, April 26, which includes the first Reliability Gives Voice to Autism (RGVA) Book Awards honoring the best recent titles in reliability, maintenance and autism education.
  • Two multi-day Professional Development courses that prepare attendees to take certification exams in lubrication (CLS) and maintenance & reliability (CMRP). Exam opportunities are offered as well.


What is MARTS? Now in its eighth year, the Maintenance & Reliability Technology Summit (MARTS) is an educational experience and professional development opportunity for industrial maintenance professionals. Its four-day schedule of Workshops, Conferences and Professional Development opportunities is created by the editors of Maintenance Technology magazine and presented by respected industry practitioners and consulting experts.

Who should attend?
Plant and facility managers; maintenance engineers and managers; maintenance team leaders and members; plant operators and engineers; reliability engineers and managers; and all other capacity assurance professionals.

When & where is it held? April 26-29, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency O"Hare hotel, Rosemont, IL. Click here for discounted hotel registration.

How do I register?
Choose from a variety of affordable MARTS attendance packages here, then link to registration from the same page.

>Want more info? For information any time, visit MARTS 2011 or call 1-847-382-8100, ext. 108.



Chris Kane

About the Author – Chris Kane

Chris Kane is a management consultant and former business owner with broad experience in marketing and sales in service industries. He is also a former U.S. Army infantry officer and avid outdoorsman, including rock climbing and motorcycle riding.

Since 2008, Chris has been involved in web consultation for one of the original and most innovative Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) software development firms in the industry. He especially understands how best to articulate the purpose and uses of CMMS software for potential end users across the globe. Kane appreciates and smoothly details the compelling financial and customer satisfaction advantages of CMMS software as do few others in the maintenance management field.

Filed under: MARTS 201, MAPCON CMMS — Chris Kane on March 21, 2011