InCoME 2016

Tuesday 30 to Wednesday 31 August 2016, The University of Manchester, UK

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First International Conference on Maintenance Engineering
Call for papers:

The University of Manchester has a strong reputation of delivering industry focused professional development courses, consultancy and applied research in plant maintenance and reliability over the past 20 years.

With the aim of providing a common platform by which professionals, engineers, practitioners and researchers working in the field of plant maintenance and reliability can share their experiences, we are holding the first International Conference on Maintenance Engineering. 

Plant case studies are invited on any relevant topic, including: 

• Acoustics Monitoring • Asset Management • Condition-based Maintenance • Condition Monitoring • eMaintenance, mobile technology • Health, Safety & Environment • Instrumentation • Life Cycle Cost Optimisation • Machine Health Monitoring • Machine Lube Oil Analysis & Monitoring • Maintenance Auditing • Maintenance Modelling • Maintenance Organisation • Maintenance Performance Measurement • Non Destructive Testing • Plant Life Extension • Plant Outage • Turnaround Management • Reliability, Maintainability & Risk • Vibration-base


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Delegate 1  £400
 Author or Commitee Member 1  £350
 Student 1  £250
Additonal paper fee   £50
Accompanying person fee (other than participants and students) 2   £75

1 Includes Conference proceedings and food (tea/coffee and lunch) during conference. 2 Food during conference (excluding Proceedings).

Programme and sessions time table

Key dates

 Submission dateAcceptance/Revision notification date
Extended Abstract or Full paper* 24th June 2016

1st July 2016

Extended Abstract should not be more than 2 pages (A4 size) in length and also contain paper title, author names & their affiliation including email addresses. Extended Abstract and/or full paper can be submitted to

*Optional requirement (Not mandatory). Note that the accepted abstracts or papers need to be presented during conference sessions.


Dr Jyoti K. Sinha, Conference Chair;
Phone: +44 (161) 3064639

Jorja Bradbury, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering Secretary;
Phone: +44 (161) 275 4414

Conference venue

Manchester Conference Centre (Pendulum Hotel)
Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3BB, UK
Telephone: +44 (0)161 955 8000


Accommodation near Manchester Conference Centre: 

Paper template/sample

Paper Template - sample

The page limit for the full paper is 10 pages + 1 page for Authors’ biography. The full paper can be submitted to before 18thApril 2016.

The submitted full paper will be included in the conference proceedings and may also be considered for publication in the journal based on the reviewers’ comments.

Conference Chair

Dr Jyoti K. Sinha
Programme Director, Reliability Engineering and Asset Management (REAM) MSc
Head, Dynamics Laboratory
School of MACE
The University of Manchester M13 9PL UK

Mr Nasser Alshahrani, ARAMCO, Saudi Arabia
Dr David Baglee, University of Sunderland, UK
Prof A. Ball, University of Huddersfield, UK
Mr Altchuler Eduardo, Tenaris University, Argentina
Dr Rodger Edwards, The University of Manchester, UK
Dr F. Gu, University of Huddersfield, UK
Dr Wolfgang Hahn, EDF, UK
Mr John Harris, Maintenance & Asset Management, UK
Dr Akilu Kaltungo, The University of Manchester, UK
Dr Moray Kidd, The University of Manchester, UK
Prof Uday Kumar, Lulea University of Technology, Sweden
Prof Ashraf Labib, University of Portsmouth, UK
Mr Tom Lenahan, TL Ltd, UK
Mr Lemos Alfredo Liberto, Tenaris, Argentina
Prof D. Mba, London South Bank University, UK
Dr Andy Morris, EDF, UK
Prof Aditya Parida, Lulea University of Technology, Sweden
Mr Mick Saltzer, Advanced Technology Services UK Ltd, UK
Mr Paul Wheelhouse, Red Wheel Solutions Ltd, UK
Exhibition Manager

Ms Michelle Fox
PDP Manager
Contact her for enquiry related to stand in Exhibition during the conference.
Fee is £1000 which includes full registration of 2 people in the conference.

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