R&M symposium goes to Orlando in January
The Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology announced recently that the 53rd Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium (RAMS) will be held at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort & Golf Club in Orlando, FL, on January 22%%MDASSML%%25, 2007. Both new and current methods for achieving reliability and maintainability objectives from professionals and academics worldwide will be presented at the event. The symposium is an open forum to explore and learn more about what’s new and what’s different, what works and what doesn’t work and to meet old friends and make new ones.
The variety and depth of the program is designed to satisfy a range of attendees from novice to seasoned expert. Tutorials present a unique‘basic to advanced’ forum and qualify for CEU credits. Paper sessions complement the tutorials, with emphasis on demonstrating effective practical applications and theory. Panel sessions will feature company engineers and high-level government, corporate and academic experts providing theirinsight and experience. The exhibition will feature sources of tools and expertise that are selected to be consistent with the content of the technical program.
Log onto www.rams.org for more information.
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