MORE!™ – Maintenance Optimization & Reliability Excellence! Conference2019-10-29T02:45:08+00:00
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May 11 – May 15, 2020 • Chicago, IL

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Thank you for attending MORE! 2019.

We look forward to hosting you at MORE! 2020…

MORE! is the focus of our annual maintenance and reliability conference and it stands for:

Maintenance
Optimization &
Reliability
Excellence!

Click here to read about the evolution of the MORE! conference.

MORE! 2020

Information on MORE! 2020 will be posted soon. Until then, check out MORE! 2019’s message, drawing winners, and photo gallery. Shared knowledge and fun was had by all…

MORE! 2019 Message

We hope you enjoyed the conference and left with insights to implement into your facility.

MORE! 2019 Drawing Winners

  • Congratulations winners!
    • MVP Plant Testimonial: $250 Amazon eGift Card
      • Brian O’Donnell, American Eagle Outfitters
    • Integrationworx: $100 Visa Gift Card
      • Jarrod Breese, Neenah Mercer Forge Company

MORE! 2019 Photo Gallery

  • Click here to see conference pictures.

Join us for MORE! 2020™...

MORE! 2020 is our annual maintenance and reliability conference.

MORE! stands for:

Maintenance
Optimization &
Reliability
Excellence!

and is the focus of the conference.

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What It’s About

MORE! 2020 is held in Chicago and is dedicated to mastering the art and science of maintenance and reliability. Industry thought leaders and CMMS experts teach you best practices, how to save time and money, and take your maintenance and reliability program to the next level. Plus, it’s a whole lot of fun!

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Who Should Attend

Anyone in Maintenance / Facilities, from new hires to seasoned experts, should attend MORE! 2020 to learn how to:

  • Increase asset reliability (bottom-line profits).
  • Take your CMMS to the next level.

Highlights

  • 3 Learning Priorities
    • Maintenance, Reliability & CMMS
  • User Forum: Share your feedback and ask questions.
  • Live Case Studies from Today’s Leading Companies
  • Networking Opportunities
  • CMRP, CMRT, or CAMA Exams (Friday, 5/24/19)
  • Fun-Filled, Chicago-Themed Evening Events

Location

Improvements

Based on feedback, MORE! 2020 will offer additional:

  • Maintenance & Reliability Sessions
  • Sights & Sounds of Chicago

MORE! 2019 Photo Gallery

  • Click here to see pictures from last year's conference.

MORE! 2019 Testimonials

"I would love to attend the 2019 conference again. I really LOVED last year’s program. I learned so much."

“I learned so much! Excited to get back to the plant and get started.”

“I enjoyed everything about the conference. All tracks were very informative and helpful.”

“Great info. Really eye-opening to what reliability fosters.”

Join us for MORE! 2019™...

MORE! 2019 is our MVP Plant User & Training Conference.

MORE! stands for:

Maintenance
Optimization &
Reliability
Excellence!

and is the focus of the conference.

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What It’s About

MORE! 2019 is held in Chicago and is dedicated to mastering the art and science of maintenance, reliability, and MVP Plant. Thought leaders, such as Mr. Terry Harris, a world-renowned reliability expert and founder & CEO of Reliable Process Solutions, along with MVP Plant experts, teach you best practices, how to save time and money, and take your maintenance and reliability program to the next level. Plus, it’s a whole lot of fun!

Who Should Attend

Anyone in Maintenance / Facilities, from new hires to seasoned experts, should attend MORE! 2019 to learn how to:

  • Increase asset reliability (bottom-line profits).
  • Take MVP Plant to the next level.

Highlights

  • 3 Learning Priorities
    • Maintenance, Reliability & MVP Plant
  • User Forum: Share your MVP Plant feedback.
  • Live Case Studies from Today’s Leading Companies
  • Networking Opportunities
  • CMRP, CMRT, or CAMA Exams (Friday, 5/24/19)
  • Fun-Filled, Chicago-Themed Evening Events

Location

Fun

  • Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Phillies (5/22/19)
    • Fannie May Bleacher Sweet
      • The Stadium's Largest Private, Enclosed Suite
      • Unlimited Food & Drink

Improvements

Based on feedback, MORE! 2019 will offer additional:

  • Maintenance & Reliability Sessions
  • MVP Plant Training Classes
  • Sights & Sounds of Chicago

MORE! 2018 Photo Gallery

  • Click here to see pictures from last year's conference.

MORE! 2018 Testimonials

"I would love to attend the 2019 conference again. I really LOVED last year’s program. I learned so much."

“I learned so much! Excited to get back to the plant and get started.”

“I enjoyed everything about the conference. All tracks were very informative and helpful.”

“Great info. Really eye-opening to what reliability fosters.”

Featured Sponsor

CSSI Technologies

We are excited to announce CSSI Technologies as a featured sponsor of MORE! 2019. CSSI specializes in rugged and intrinsically safe mobile devices, RFID, barcoding / labeling solutions, and more!

In 2018, CMMS Data Group joined forces with CSSI to provide mutual customers with the latest mobile computing and printing technologies.

Be sure to stop by their booth during the conference expo to see how they can support your mobile computing needs.

CSSI Technologies

#MORE2020

Register today!

Registration Fee: $1,295

Add-Ons

Significant Other Registration: $150 (Dinners & Evening Events)
CMRP Exam: $300 SMRP Member / $470 SMRP Non-Member
CMRT Exam: $250 SMRP Member / $300 SMRP Non-Member
CAMA Exam: $300 SMRP Member / $455 SMRP Non-Member

Please email Events@CMMSDataGroup.com if you have any questions or if we may be of further assistance to you.

Agenda

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4:30 - 8:00 pm: Welcome Reception & Buffet

Reliability Tracks led by Terry Harris, CMRP, Founder & CEO, Reliable Process Solutions
MVP Plant Tracks led by CMMS Data Group

  • 6:30 - 8:00 am: Hot Breakfast
  • 8:00 - 8:30 am: Welcome Keynote - Ruth Hughes, Founder & CEO, CMMS Data Group
  • 8:30 - 9:30 am: Reliability Track 1 - The Current State & The Business of Maintenance & Reliability
  • 9:30 - 9:45 am: Refreshment Break
  • 9:45 - 10:15 am: MVP Plant Track 1 - The Current State of MVP Plant
  • 10:15 - 11:00 am: MVP Plant User Forum - Work & Scheduling
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Reliability Track 2 - The 6 Major Predictive Failure Methods
  • 12:00 - 1:00 pm: Lunch & Expo
  • 1:00 - 1:45 pm: MVP Plant Track 2 - Predictive Maintenance with MVP Plant Mobile CMMS
  • 1:45 - 2:45 pm: Reliability Track 3 - The Cost of a Failure, SMRP, Major Proactive Maintenance Techniques Overview & Optional Exam
  • 2:45 - 3:00 pm: Refreshment Break
  • 3:00 - 3:30 pm: MVP Plant Track 3 - Determining the Cost of a Failure with MVP Plant Reports
  • 3:30 - 4:15 pm: MVP Plant Customer Success Story - Bill Mountjoy, Director of Engineering & Asset Optimization, Kerry Ingredients & Flavours
    • Successful Maintenance Excellence Implementation - The Practical Approach
  • 4:15 - 4:45 pm: Expo
  • 5:15 pm: Leave for Cubs Game
    • Meet in the lower level lobby. Transportation will be provided from the hotel to the stadium and back.
  • 6:05 - 7:05 pm: Happy Hour at Wrigley Field
  • 7:05 pm: Cubs Game! (Dinner, Drinks & Networking)

Reliability Tracks led by Terry Harris, CMRP, Founder & CEO, Reliable Process Solutions
MVP Plant Tracks led by CMMS Data Group

  • 6:30 - 8:00 am: Hot Breakfast
  • 8:00 - 8:30 am: Day 2 Kickoff - Thomas Carlson, P.E., PMP, Founder & Managing Partner, T. D. Carlson Consultants
    • Maintenance Project Management - Using Proven Project Mgt. Principles & Tools to Help Plan, Schedule & Execute Maintenance
  • 8:30 - 9:30 am: Reliability Track 4 - Day 1 Review
  • 9:30 - 9:45 am: Refreshment Break
  • 9:45 - 10:15 am: MVP Plant Track 4 - Planning & Scheduling and Spare Parts Lists
  • 10:15 - 11:00 am: MVP Plant User Forum - Parts & Purchasing
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Reliability Track 5 - The Major Proactive Maintenance Techniques
  • 12:00 - 1:00 pm: Lunch & Expo
  • 1:00 - 1:45 pm: MVP Plant Track 5 - Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) & Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
  • 1:45 - 2:45 pm: Reliability Track 6 - The Major Proactive Maintenance Techniques (Continued) & Optional Exam
  • 2:45 - 3:00 pm: Refreshment Break
  • 3:00 - 3:30 pm: MVP Plant Track 6 - Proactive Maintenance with Mobile CMMS
  • 3:30 - 4:15 pm: MVP Plant Customer Success Story - Brian Poveromo, Senior Facility & Maintenance Manager, American Eagle Outfitters
    • Driving Cultural Change with MVP Plant
  • 4:15 - 5:15 pm: Happy Hour & Expo
  • 6:00 pm: Dinner & Networking

Reliability Tracks led by Terry Harris, CMRP, Founder & CEO, Reliable Process Solutions
MVP Plant Tracks led by CMMS Data Group

  • 6:30 - 8:00 am: Hot Breakfast
  • 8:00 - 8:30 am: Day 3 Kickoff - Michael Pratt, Maintenance Reliability Team Lead, Mars Petcare US
    • Parts - Stocking Strategies, BOMs, Data (Search) Integrity & Storeroom Organization
  • 8:30 - 9:30 am: Reliability Track 7 - Day 2 Review
  • 9:30 - 9:45 am: Refreshment Break
  • 9:45 - 10:15 am: MVP Plant Track 7 - Asset Critical Ranking Setup
  • 10:15 - 11:00 am: MVP Plant User Forum - Mobile
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Reliability Track 8 - RCM, Asset Criticality & Preventive Maintenance (PM) Strategies
  • 12:00 - 1:00 pm: Lunch
  • 1:00 - 1:45 pm: MVP Plant Track 8 - PM Setup & Approval Process
  • 1:45 - 2:15 pm: Conference Wrap-Up – Rich Hughes, Vice President, CMMS Data Group
  • 2:30 - 5:30 pm: CMRT or CMRP Exam

Featured Trainer

Terry Harris, CMRP

Founder & CEO, Reliable Process Solutions

Mr. Harris has worked in the manufacturing and process industry for over 30 years, devoting his time to maintenance excellence and improving the reliability of his plant, as well as other US and European sister plant locations. Today, to help plants increase reliability and profitability, Mr. Harris conducts equipment reliability training sessions and maintenance excellence audits around the world.

Terry Harris makes reliability easy!

Become a Speaker

Contact us today if you’d like to share your
maintenance / reliability / MVP Plant story
at MORE! 2020.

We’d love to hear your story!

BECOME A SPEAKER

Speakers

Thomas Carlson, PE, PMP

Founder & Managing Partner, T. D. Carlson Consultants

Thomas has found a way to combine his diverse background and passion for helping people by creating his own consulting firm, T. D. Carlson Consultants. Not only is he the founder and managing partner of the firm, he is also a certified Project Manager (PMP), a registered Professional Engineer (PE), and an honor graduate from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.

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Bill Mountjoy

Director of Engineering & Asset Optimization, Kerry Americas

Mr. Mountjoy has spent a 25+ year professional career implementing best practice methodologies in maintenance and reliability excellence for several Fortune 100 manufacturing companies and supporting over 150 manufacturing operations around the globe. His experience working at a tactical plant level, as well as at a strategic corporate level, provides a practical perspective on delivering real results.

Michael Pratt

Maintenance Team Reliability Lead, Mars Petcare

Michael has over 30 years of experience in the Navy and industry. Having worked as an electrician, supervisor, manager (safety and maintenance), and reliability specialist, he helps maintenance and industry professionals with maintenance and process challenges.

Brian Poveromo

Senior Facility & Maintenance Manager, American Eagle Outfitters

Brian Poveromo has over 30 years of experience in the maintenance field. As a Senior Facility & Maintenance Manager with American Eagle Outfitters for the last 7 years, he was able to reduce emergency calls by 75% through a culture change driven by the introduction of MVP Plant into the Warrendale (PA) distribution center.

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Meet the CMMS Data Group Experts

Ruth Hughes
Ruth HughesFounder & CEO
Jonathan Clark
Jonathan ClarkCOO
Nick Kissel
Nick KisselSales & Marketing Director
Willie Mena, CMRP
Willie Mena, CMRPConsulting Manager
Kevin Taylor, CMRP
Kevin Taylor, CMRPTechnical Support Manager

Location

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16 W. Adams Street
Chicago, Illinois 60603

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Palmer House

17 E. Monroe Street
Chicago, Illinois 60603

CMMS Data Group has negotiated a group rate for single occupancy rooms of $259 per night, plus applicable taxes.

Click below to make your reservation or call (312) 726-7500 and mention MORE! 2019.

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Need More Reasons to Attend?

Whether you are new to maintenance, reliability, and MVP Plant CMMS Software or a seasoned pro, MORE! 2020 will give you a fresh perspective and immersive deep dive into these areas. From parts, scheduling, and preventive maintenance to vibration analysis and mobile CMMS, you’ll not only learn how to save your facility time and money, but the skills needed to become a maintenance, reliability, and MVP Plant expert.

Need to sell this conference to your team? We can help. MORE! 2020 is not just another tech conference — it’s an immersive experience brought to you directly from the leading CMMS software provider. Download the justification letter and register today.

JUSTIFICATION LETTER

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Why attend MORE! 2019?

A: MORE! is centered around continuous improvement and optimizing efficiency. Expert guest speakers and authorities in maintenance and reliability will impart invaluable knowledge, based on substantial industry experience, that is designed to help you get MORE! out of your maintenance processes.

Q: Where can I park?

A: The hotel offers valet parking for $82 per day. Onsite self-parking is also available and can be validated by the hotel at a rate of $55 per day.

Q: What is the check-in process?

A: Attendees will report to an onsite check-in table to receive their badge and gift bag.

Q: What is the cancellation policy?

A: All cancellations must be submitted in writing. Cancellations received before or on April 20, 2019 will be refunded with a $150 administrative fee deducted. Cancellations submitted after April 20, 2019 will not be refunded.

Q: How can I update my registration information?

A: Attendees can update registration information by sending an email to Events@CMMSDataGroup.com or by calling (866) 360-1912.

Q: What are my airport options?

A: Chicago's two main airports are Chicago O'Hare Int'l and Midway International (both approximately a 30-minute drive).

Q: What is included with my registration?

A: Registration includes all standard conference sessions, meals, and evening events. Hotel room fees and travel expenses are not included.

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exhibit at MORE! 2020.

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"I recently attended an MVP Plant training class and it was a great experience! Michael was an excellent instructor. The class was very thorough and hands-on. It was a small group, which was nice because I could ask questions as needed. I definitely left with a lot more knowledge than I went into the class."

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