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Call for Presentations: 2018 AEMP EquipmentSHIFT Conference

Friday, December 22, 2017   (0 Comments)
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Dear Colleague,

On behalf of the Association for Equipment Management Professionals Board of Directors, 2018 EquipmentSHIFT Committee, and sponsoring organizations, we invite you to submit an abstract presenting your technical solutions, innovations, advancements, and knowledge at EquipmentSHIFT, AEMP’s technology conference, October 23-25, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio, USA. Proposals will be accepted through February 28, 2018.

AEMP’s EquipmentSHIFT conference presents cutting-edge technologies and innovations which are reshaping the heavy equipment industry and leading the way to many dramatic improvements. Our education committee encourages submissions which will align with the following themes: 

How Data Can Drive Decision Making: Modern technologies provide large amounts of data – the problem is understanding how to apply the data to make better business decisions. Present practical use-cases of how data can support more efficient use of existing resources.

Cost Reducing Technologies: Illustrate how emerging technologies have been able to reduce costs and improve overall value while maintaining or improving standards of safety, operability, and reliability.

Innovation through Integration: Highlight how innovative technologies such as advanced software, nanotechnology, and robotics can advance the heavy equipment industry through integration across disciplines.

Rapid Deployment of New Technologies: Present solutions to reduce the technology development timeline and create project-ready technologies which meet the current industry challenges. 

We look forward to receiving high-quality submissions that will help shape a vibrant future for the heavy equipment industry and we encourage you to contribute to our world-class technical program across a wide variety of topics including: 

  • Financial Management
  •  Risk Management
  • Shop & Facilities Management 
  • Human Resources
  • Procurement & Acquisitions
  • Specifications
  • Outsourcing
  • Warranty & Performance Guarantees
  • Employee Training
  • Benchmarking
  • Life Cycle Cost Analysis
  • Customer Service
  • Safety
  • Environmental
  • Technology
  • Parts Management
  • Preventive Maintenance

Please submit your abstracts online or send them to 


Paul Kitko
Glenn O Hawbaker, Inc.
EquipmentSHIFT 2018 Education Committee Chairman


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