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Industry Forum: Monitoring, Diagnostics, and Prognostics for Manufacturing Operations

Moving from "React and Repair" to "Predict and Prevent"

When/Where: May 7 - 11, 2018 at NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland.


This event will bring together leaders in Industry, Government, and Academia to discuss the current trends, successes, challenges, and needs with respect to advanced monitoring, diagnostic, and prognostic technologies to enhance maintenance and control strategies within manufacturing operations.  Discussion will include the current and emerging capabilities and challenges with respect to designing, deploying, verifying, and validating monitoring, diagnostic, and prognostic technologies for manufacturing operations including those involving interconnected, Internet of Things (IoT) technologies.

Attendees will benefit by:
  • Hearing the latest success stories from manufacturers who have reduced their equipment/process downtime, decreased their maintenance costs and defective part counts, increased their productivity and profits, maintained (or improved) their quality, and/or reaped other benefits and savings through implementing advanced monitoring, diagnostic, and prognostic technologies
  • Learning about the latest advances at the factory floor level in monitoring, diagnostics, and prognostics, including active research efforts at NIST and other organizations
  • Understanding how technological challenges were overcome to implement monitoring, diagnostic, and prognostic technologies
  • Networking with other industry professionals who have achieved similar successes, face comparable challenges, and/or can offer solutions
  • Providing critical input to an ASME committee focused on producing standards and/or guidelines to support monitoring, diagnostic, and prognostic technologies at the factory floor level
This event is open to everyone that would like to attend; the website is open for prospective participants to submit their abstracts (so they may be considered for a presentation or panel).