SMRP Announces Open Registration for 2013 Annual Conference

– Practitioners, M&R professionals, consultants, and business leaders convene to discuss key issues in M&R today

INDIANAPOLIS, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire — Registration is open for the 2013 Annual Conference, October 14-16, 2013, in Indianapolis, Ind., the Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP) announced today. SMRP’s Annual Conference brings together top M&R professionals and business leaders to discuss case studies, best practices, and emerging trends.

“We are very excited about the level of enthusiasm we have received from speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, and attendees for this year’s conference,” said Gina Hutto Kittle, CMRP, SMRP 2013 Annual Conference Chair and Program Manager at The Timken Company. “We look forward to new and emerging topics that will provide participants an opportunity to hone their skills and knowledge to enhance their expertise.”

The conference will host more than 50 distinguished speakers and workshop leaders, including practitioners, M&R professionals, consultants, and business leaders. Keynote speakers include Lieutenant Colonel Rob “Waldo” Waldman, former combat fighter pilot and business professional; and Ron Moore, renown maintenance and reliability professional and author of more than 50 journal articles and two books.

Some of the highlights of the SMRP 2013 Annual Conference include:

  • Six plant tours including POLARIS laboratories, Citizen’s Energy Group, Rolls Royce, Nucor Steel, and Dallara IndyCar Factory;
  • Exhibit hall featuring more than 40 exhibitors;
  • 15 plus workshops and more than 50 track sessions; and
  • Certification exam opportunities.

For more information and to register for the conference please visit:

About Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals
The Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP) is a not-for-profit professional society formed by practitioners to serve leaders and advance Reliability and Physical Asset Management. SMRP provides value for individual practitioners and companies who practice and sustain Maintenance and Reliability (M&R) best practices. With nearly 4,000 members worldwide, the SMRP community is dedicated to provide a vast array of benefits, including international affiliations, domestic public and private partnerships, educational opportunities, M&R Body of Knowledge resources, ANSI-accredited certifications, shared interest groups, and many local and global networking events. For more information on SMRP, please visit

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