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Call For Papers

Important dates

We are looking for high profile and competent speakers who are willing to share their experience, knowledge and best practices with Maintenance Managers & Engineers from across Europe and beyond.

We encourage persons with the following profiles to submit a proposal:

  • Maintenance Managers

  • Operations Managers

  • Plant Managers

  • Project Managers

  • Maintenance & Reliability Engineers or Specialists

  • Consultants

  • Professors and Researchers

15th December

Abstract submission

09th January

Acceptance of abstracts

17th April

Paper submission

28th April

Paper acceptance

24th May

Grand opening and the 1st day for paper presentations

25th May

The 2nd day for paper presentations

26th May

Case studies and workshops

The working language is English.

Maintenance professionals from across the region will acquaint themselves with the latest technical developments in the area of maintenance and industrial servicing as well as measurement, control technologies and environmental control.

Forum Chair

Prof. dr Jezdimir Knežević, MIRCE Academy, Exeter, UK

It doesn’t matter what level of experience you have with maintenance - there is something here for everyone and always more than you expect.


  • Integrating Operations & Maintenance (Lean Manufacturing, Lean Maintenance, TPM...)

  • Maintenance & Asset Performance (KPI, OEE, Benchmarking, Auditing...)

  • Contracting & Outsourcing Performance of Maintenance Personnel (Skills development, Knowledge Management, Health...)

  • Reliability Engineering & Condition Monitoring

  • Best Practices in Maintenance Execution & Planning

  • E-maintenance  (software & hardware solutions)

  • Energy Management & Environmental Improvements through maintenance

  • Spare parts management


  • Public and municipal utility owners & managers

  • Government and regulatory executives

  • Independent maintenance experts

  • Original equipment manufactures

  • Plant service sector

  • Project developers & managers

  • Design/structural/construction engineers

  • Industrial facilities personnel

  • Strategic and portfolio investors

  • Industry consultants and advisers

  • Trade Press


Registration Fee

Topics include the latest developments and guidelines in the field of manufacturing engineering and vehicle maintenance, while special emphasis is given and the practical application of acquired knowledge. The program is balanced and focused on the needs of economic and academic world. All papers will be peer-reviewed, which guarantees high quality of information and the possibility of their direct application. We will be focused on the following topics:

  • Quality and standards in maintenance management

  • Maintenance & Asset Management

  • Industrial and infrastructure maintenance

  • Maintenance and production - technology, services, solutions and tools

  • Safety, health and environmental protection

  • Best Practices

  • ICT on Maintenance (e-Maintenance)

  • Human resources, Training, Qualification, Certification

Registration fee for first authors: 600€

Registration fee for coauthors and companions: 300€

PhD students: 200€

M.Sc. and B.Sc. students: 100€

Maintenance Forum 2017 | Hotel Splendid | 24-26th May 2017.