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MRO and Critical Spare Parts Optimisation 2021

Developing outstanding MRO and critical spare parts strategies through advanced technologies, stakeholder relationships and change management

22-24 Mar 2021
Melbourne, Australia

Why You Should Attend

MRO and Critical Spare Parts Optimisation 2021

marcus evans MRO and Critical Spare Parts Optimisation 2021 conference brings you new insights into MRO and critical spare parts management for the new decade. This conference will focus on need-to-know topics and strategies such as how to improve third-party vendor relationships, cross-functional engagement, predictive maintenance, spare parts life cycle management and disposal, implementation of MRO data and advanced technologies. This year features a 2-day interactive workshop facilitated by MRO and critical spare parts guru, Philip Slater that will help you advance inventory and spare parts costing, stocking and management.

About your Workshop Leader:

Phillip Slater, MRO Specialist, Initiate Action

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Phillip Slater is a spare parts management and MRO specialist. With more than 30 years’ experience Phillip has helped rebuild and reorganise MRO stores and spare parts management systems for asset-intensive organisations in 35 countries. While he is university qualified in mechanical and maintenance engineering, Phillip’s greatest lessons in spare parts management came both from his time working as a maintenance engineer and operations manager, and through supply chain management consulting.

Phillip is the author of nine books, including Spare Parts Inventory Management, Smart Inventory Solutions and The Optimization Trap and has been published more than 250 times in industry and trade magazines around the world. In 2012 Phillip was honoured by the Logistics Association of Australia with the Kim Rothwell Leadership in Logistics Education Award. In 2017 Phillip was awarded a Business Innovator Award by Corporate Vision Magazine.


Key Topics

  • Driving Engagement and Communication between Finance, Procurement and Maintenance Teams for Improved Decision-Making and Successful Outcomes
  • Identifying and Assessing MRO Data to Determine Areas for Improvement
  • Monitoring Asset Management Strategy Execution through Achievable Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Optimising Your Critical Spare Parts Life Cycle Management and End-of-Life Disposal Strategy
  • Advanced Technologies in MRO: Assessing Challenges and Identifying Opportunities for Growth
  • Previous Attendees Include

    Cook Medical
    Corporate Air
    CS Energy
    EnergyAustralia-Tallawarra Power Station
    GE Aviation
    New Zealand Defence Force
    Newcrest Mining
    Ok Tedi Mining
    Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles
    Stanwell Corporation
    Tenaga Nasional Berhad

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    GRA Supply Chain Pty Ltd
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    Practical Insights From

    Phillip Slater
    MRO Specialist, Initiate Action
    Founder of

    Susan Innes
    Group Inventory Manager
    Stanwell Corporation, 2019 Industry Excellence Award, ASCLA

    Tim McLain
    Senior Manager – Warehouse & Inventory Management
    Incitec Pivot

    David Chuang
    Contracts Manager, Assets and Supply Chain
    Thiess Australia

    Michael Cook
    Manager, Logistics & Supply Chain Management
    AGL Energy

    Michael Wakeham
    Lead Maintenance Engineering – TLS Engineering
    Downer Group

    Kris Dempsey
    Procurement Manager – Rolling Stock & Infrastructure
    Pacific National

    Ankur Maheshwari
    Principal Asset Management
    Western Power

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    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Aarathi Manokaran

    Suite A-20-1, Level 20, Hampshire Place Office, 157 Hampshire City,
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,

    +603 2603 2594