Un amico è come il sole: che tu lo veda o no, c'è sempre !
OMAINTEC - 16th International Operations and Maintenance Conference in the Arab Countries
18 to 20 November, 2018, Intercontinental Citystars Hotel, Cairo - Egypt.
The pyramids at Giza
Recitation from the Holly Quran.
Session Keynote speakers
Chairman: Dr. Alan Wilson (UK)
left: Mr. Fuad Alshaikh Abdulla (Bahrain); right: Eng. Guido Walt (CH).
Session Maintenance Management
Dr. Isam Kabbani (KSA)
left: Prof. Li Baowen (CN); right: Eng. Janez Tomazin (SLO).
left: Eng. Tom Svantesson (DK); right: Dr. George Effraimidis (GR).
Session Operation and Maintenance of electrical systems
Eng. Daniel Pfammatter (CH)
left: Prof. Chi-Guhn Lee (Can) expaining a logical classification of machine learning (right).
Board Meeting of the International Maintenance Association
18 November 2018, Intercontinental Citystars Hotel, Cairo - Egypt.
left: Eng. Basim Sayel Mahmoud (KSA), Mohammad Al Fouzan (KSA) James Kennedy (AU) and Prof. Li Baowen (CN),
right: The Chairman Dr. Zohair Al Sarraj (KSA).
left to right: Dr. Zohair (KSA), Andreas Weissenbach (DE), Rolando Fuentes Reyes (BO),
Dr. Alan Wilson (UK), Prof. Claudio Rolandi (CH).
James Kennedy (AU) and Prof. Li Baowen (CN).
left: The yellow vests; right: flowers for peace.
Prof. Hossam Eldin Elborombaly (KSA) and Prof. Emad W. Shublaq (KSA) with their entourage.
left: Janez Tomazin (Slo) and Peter Willmott (UK) right: James Kennedy (AU) and Torsten Ekström (SE)
Torsten Ekström (SE), presenting the EFNMS Certified Expert in Maintenance Management.
It was a great time, Thank you very much!
Visit of Alexandria
left: Alexandria port: right; Barbara Walt (CH)
The library of Alexandria built on 2001 by Kjetil Traedal Thorsen (NO) and his international Snohetta team.
CEN/TC 319 Maintenance
European Committee for Standardization (CEN)
26th Plenary Meeting
25 October 2018, UNI-Office, Milano, Italy
Piazza del Duomo.
left: Franco Santini (IT), Chaiman of CEN TC 319 Maintenance - "Can you hear me?"
right: Fabrizio Tacca (IT), Secretary of CEN TC 319 Maintenance - Stress in-between paper, connection and laptop.
photos: Janez Tomain
Movers and shakers.
Example of hierarchy.
24 to 27 September 2018, Antwerp, Belgium.
Antwerp Central station.
EuroMaintenance, since 1972 the most important European congress in the field of Maintenance.
Victoria Van Camp (SE), CTO and President, SKF Innovation and Business Development.
"Predictability becomes more important. Relevant information and real-time signals are needed. Important is the quality of relevant data and their compatibility", she said.
The winners of the different maintenance awards, on the left Stefano Salvetti (IT).
Exhibition Maintenance 4.0.
left: Zensuke Matsuda (JP) and Tsutomu Nakamura (JP);
right: Per Schjolberg (NO) in discssion wih Arjo Klijn (NL) former EFNMS Chairman.
left: Showtime; right: IBM presenting newest wind mill technology.
left: Mark Haarman (NL), Mainnovation; right: Giedrius Slavickas (LV), Darko Cafuta (Slo) and Juraj Grencik (Sk).
Meeting area for tasting a Belgium beer.
Artificial Intelligence and Industry 4.0
left: Terrence O'Hanlon (US), Maura Abad (US) and Bert de Colvenaer (BE);
right: David Faro (ES) about Big Data or Small Data in Conditon Based Maintenance.
General Assembly EFNMS
23 September 2018,
Hotel Radisson Blu, Antwerp (Belgium)
Antwerp in the morning sun.
left: Terrence O'Hanlon (US) opening the General Assembly; right: Cosmas Vamvalis (GR), Chairman EFNMS.
left: Ilkka Palsola (FI) saying that maintenance deficit in infrastructure is important;
right: Gedrius Slaviokas (LV), new member from Latvia.
left: Tomas Hladik (CZ) proposing to merge WG 5 and WG 6; right: Tom Svantesson (DK) about benchmarking and EN 15341.
left: Jaakko Tennila (FI) pushing the Newsletter EFNMS; right: David Merbecks (DE) explaining the website EFNMS.
Participants of the General Assembly 2018 in Antwerp (photo BEMAS).
One smartphone, two men.
Two men, one smartphone.
8th General Assembly
21 March 2018, Messe Lucerne, Lucerne (Switzerland)
Good News: 2017, 178 new maintenance specialists passed the qualification successfully.
left: Susanne Baumann, President fmpro; right: Rainer Artho, General Manager fmpro.
left: Karin Schaad, Vice-president fmpro; right: Bernhard Bürgler, Committee fmpro - Industrial Maintenance.
left: Katharina Alföldi, Innovation in Health Care; right: Thomas Roth, Committee fmpro - Education committee.
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