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No longer do Asia-based vibration and condition monitoring professionals have to travel to Australia or the US to attend one of our industry-leading conferences. Debuting in 2018, we now have a conference in Singapore, Asia, as well as a CBM conference which will be back in the Middle East in 2019. These are the only CBM conferences in Asia that bring together everyone who cares about detecting what is wrong with the machine and other types of equipment, determining what the root causes are, and ultimately improving reliability. Find out more about IMVAC Asia below before booking your ticket to our next Asian conference.
What is IMVAC Asia?
IMVAC (International Machine Vibration and Condition Monitoring Conference) in Asia is the continent’s largest conference for machine vibration and condition monitoring professionals. Once every two years, we run a four-day conference during which you will have access to learning sessions, workshops and the latest technologies in the industry all from the comfort of one of Singapore’s leading hotel and conference centers. It is a fantastic opportunity to improve and update your industry knowledge, discover new technologies or new approaches in the industry and to create new and lasting friendships with peers from across the continent and around the globe.
Who should attend IMVAC Asia?
We invite vibration analysts and condition monitoring professionals from all over the world to attend our new bi-annual conference in Singapore. But it isn’t just a conference for specialists. Any professional or manager within the industry will find value throughout the conference, whether it is new technology, new ideas or a new approach.
Why should you attend IMVAC Asia?
IMVAC Asia is the only machine vibration and condition monitoring conference held on the continent. We provide a unique networking opportunity to professionals working throughout Asia and beyond to build relationships with peers and colleagues who are facing the same challenges. It is also a fantastic way to discover and hear new experts, products and techniques that can change the way you and your company do business. In a vast and fragmented industry, we bring Asian professionals together in one comprehensive and value-packed conference.
Best of all, this event is entirely focused on the vibration analysis, maintenance and reliability and condition monitoring industries. Attend IMVAC Asia, and you will have the opportunity to experience at least two keynote presentations and over 50 educational presentations from industry experts in Asia and around the world.
Convincing your boss to let you attend IMVAC Asia
If you’ve read this far and are convinced you want to attend our next conference in Asia, fantastic! The next step is to convince your boss to let you go. For many, this is easier said than done. Naturally, your boss will want to understand the return on investment that they can expect from you attending the conference. This isn’t always easy to understand, but the below should be enough to convince them that IMVAC Asia is a worthwhile investment.
You’ll find real solutions to your specific problems
The vibration analysis industry is one of the most fragmented in the world, particularly across a continent as large as Asia. But because this is the leading event for vibration analysis and condition monitoring technologies such as infrared thermography, wear particle, oil analysis, ultrasound and lubrication, you’ll have access to over 50 educational talks across four different areas. As such, you can see what is going on in vibration analysis across Asia, and indeed the world, and pick up new strategies that you can use to tackle the problems your company is facing at home.
Meet industry leaders
We seek out industry leaders in Asia and across the world. We believe it is important for attendees to learn from the best so we make sure that our presenters and speakers are at the top of their game. But they don’t just talk at you. IMVAC Asia offers you the opportunity to sit next to, have lunch with and generally interact with these people across four days.
IMVAC Asia offers several networking opportunities to attendees, including two receptions complete with food and drink, and a main evening dinner that includes entertainment. Meeting other people in your area who are passionate about vibration analysis can be tricky. But we make it easy for professionals from across Asia to meet like-minded peers and grow their network across the continent and across the world.
Stay relevant and stay ahead of the curve
In a fragmented industry it can be hard to stay ahead of the curve and keep up with all of the latest industry trends. But that is what IMVAC Asia is here to help with. We have several sessions that are focused on innovation across all of our streams, led by trendsetters, to ensure that you learn all of the latest techniques. But more than this, our exhibition hall is filled with companies and organizations offering the latest products and tools in your market. These Asian and global manufacturers will showcase their products and solutions over the course of the event, so you can keep your finger on the pulse of the industry. It only takes one conference to stay up to date on the industry, and that conference is IMVAC Asia.
We give you the tools to convince your boss
If you still need help convincing your boss about the value of your conference, you can find a range of tools on our dedicated page.
Where is IMVAC Asia held?
IMVAC ASIA is held at the Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel in Singapore. The hotel is considered to be one of the finest in Singapore and is located in a fantastic central position on Orchard Road, one of the city’s most vibrant shopping and entertainment centers. Attendees won’t be short of facilities at the Marriott Tang, which includes five restaurants, bars, a fitness center, an outdoor pool and a spa. Best of all, IMVAC attendees are able to take advantage of a special discount rate that we have managed to secure. The nearest airport to the hotel is Singapore’s main Changi Airport, which is just a short 20-minute taxi ride away.
Singapore is Southeast Asia’s most modern city. Aside from the conference, attendees will have the opportunity to take advantage of a wide range of sightseeing and culinary experiences, as well as a chance to experience a unique blend of Chinese, Malay, Arab, Indian and English cultures and religions. Unlike other Asian cities, Singapore’s fantastic infrastructure allows visitors to experience the city’s splendor in a safe and clean environment. There is no need for attendees to rent a car whilst at the conference as all of the city’s sights and experiences are accessible by public transport.
When is IMVAC Asia held?
The IMVAC Asia conference is held bi-annually around April. For reference, the 2018 conference was held on Monday 9 April through to Thursday 12 April. At this time in Singapore, attendees are likely to experience a mix of hot and humid temperatures and steady rainfall. April sits between two monsoon seasons, making it one of the best times to visit this city. And a perfect excuse to attend IMVAC Asia. Temperatures will average 81°F with an average precipitation of 6.5 inches of rain.
What to know about attending IMVAC Asia
There are several things you need to know in advance about attending IMVAC Asia. When you purchase a ticket, you can buy a three or four-day pass to the event. This ticket will include a continental breakfast at the hotel, a snack and refreshment break, lunch, access to the exhibition hall, a choice of four presentation streams, an evening dinner and reception, and access to downloadable versions of conference presentations before, during and after the event. The ticket does not, however, include your travel expenses or hotel expenses. Although, we have been able to secure a reduced nightly price for attendees who wish to stay at the Marriott Tang. Internet will be available for free throughout the hotel for the duration of the conference. And we recommend that attendees wear business or business casual attire for the duration of the conference. If you have any special request or dietary needs, please let us know well in advance of the conference.
Earn certifications at IMVAC Asia
IMVAC Asia is not just a place to network and learn about new technologies and techniques, it is also a place to improve your credentials through certifications. At this time we offer IMVAC Asia attendees the opportunity to take ARP, CMRP, CMRT, ICML, and Accredited ISO Vibration Analyst Certification exams at the conference. This offers attendees who otherwise can’t make it to other testing centers the perfect opportunity to improve themselves at the event. Information on all of the accreditations can be found below.
Practitioners and leaders involved with the important role of improving the reliability and performance of an industrial facility should be recognized for their knowledge, experience, and contribution. The Mobius Institute Asset Reliability Practitioner (ARP) certification scheme will recognize the knowledge and basic experience of people at three levels; the Advocate who contributes to the initiative, the Reliability Engineer, and the Leader of the program. In addition, the certification scheme separately recognizes reliability engineers and leaders who have proven competence.
The Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional program is the leading credential for reliability, maintenance and asset management professionals. It is the only industry certification program accredited by the American National Standards Institute, which follows ISO standards. The test assesses the candidate’s knowledge and aptitude within the SMRP body of knowledge, which are Business and Management, Equipment Reliability, Manufacturing Process Reliability, Organizations and Leadership, and Work Management.
The Certified Maintenance and Reliability Technician program is the leading credential for reliability and maintenance technicians. Earning this certification proves your skills in preventive, predictive and critical maintenance. The test itself examines the candidate’s competency of specific tasks within the four domains of Maintenance Practices, Preventative and Predictive Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Analysis, and Corrective Maintenance.
The International Council for Machine Lubrication is a not-for-profit, vendor neutral organization focused on the growth and development of machine lubrication as a field of technical endeavor. As part of this, the organization offers a certification for individuals in machine condition monitoring, oil analysis, and lubrication. Currently, the organization provides certifications for three types of professionals: Machine Lubricant Analysts, Machine Lubricant Technicians and Laboratory Lubricant Analysts. All certifications are pioneered to several ISO standards.
Accredited ISO Vibration Analyst Certification
This certification is provided by the Mobius Institute Board of Certification and is ISO accredited. If you are a Vibration Analyst who has completed training at ISO I, II, III or IV level with an approved training provider, the Mobius Institute Board of Certification will conduct ISO certification exams at IMVAC Asia.
Sponsor IMVAC Asia
If you wish to sponsor the next IMVAC Asia event, please visit our sponsorship page for more information.
IMVAC Asia happens just once every two years, so don’t miss out. You can register for a three-day admission pass (starting from $849 per person) or a four-day admission pass (starting from $1149 per person) by downloading our registration form found here.
If you aren’t sure that IMVAC Asia is the right conference for you, perhaps one of the other IMVAC events will be more suitable. You can find out more about them, and about our parent company, the Mobius Institute, below.
Other IMVAC Events
IMVAC offer a number of other conference locations throughout the year. If you can’t make our conference in Asia because of the destination or the dates, perhaps you are available to attend our conferences in America, Europe or Australia. The American version of our conference has been going since 2016, is based in Orlando, Florida, and is the most highly regarded vibration and condition monitoring conference on the planet. Our Australian conference is located on the Gold Coast and has been going since 2017. The latest addition to the IMVAC event listings is our European conference, which has been based in Antwerp since 2017. Each of these events provide all of the opportunities and experiences listed above. So, whichever event you attend, you’ll still get the same great IMVAC experience.
Who runs IMVAC ASIA?
IMVAC is run by the Mobius Institute, a worldwide provider of reliability improvement, condition monitoring and precision maintenance education to plant managers, reliability engineers and condition monitoring technicians all over the world. With offices in Australia, America, Belgium, Costa Rica and India, the Mobius Institute offers easily understandable and comprehensive training in public, in plant and online, in addition to these fantastic conferences.
Who Should Attend
- Vibration Analysts
- Condition Monitoring Professionals
- Program Managers
- Overall Industry Professionals
- Event focused on vibration analysis and condition monitoring technologies
- Find new voices and experts in maintenance and reliability
- Build relationships with peers who face the same challenges
- Unique networking opportunities
What You Get
- Access to all conference content streams before the conference
- Entry to Exhibition Hall
- Receive video recordings of all sessions
- Participate in conference social gatherings
Vibration Analysis is an excellent technique to identify machine faults through non-destructive testing. Variations in the narrowband vibration spectra can identify a wide range of fault conditions, the severity, and the change over time.
Or thermal imaging, is an affordable, easy to use technology that provides an image where pixel color is related to temperature. It can be used to detect electrical, process & mechanical faults.
Oil Analysis & Wear Particle
Also known as ferrography, WPA is the microscopic study of wear-related particles suspended in lubricating oil & grease. Identification of particle shape and material type, can provide a very clear and early indication of specific faults.
Utilizing motor current measurements, and optionally voltage measurements it is possible to detect a range of faults in the supply voltage, in the stator, rotor, and termination box.
When friction (wear), turbulence and impacts occur, sounds are generated at frequencies above our hearing range. The ultrasound tools can detect these sounds in mechanical, electrical, and process applications.
Key to the life of bearings and gears, and thus the reliability of the machine. If the oil or grease is clean, dry, has the correct chemistry & is applied in the correct volume, those components will deliver trouble-free operation.
Alignment & Balancing
If the coupled-shafts are “collinear” (have no offset or angle between them) then the load on the shafts, coupling, seals, and bearings will be greatly reduced, thus maximizing their life.
If the rotor is properly balanced, the centrifugal forces will be kept to a minimum, and the machine and structure will suffer less stress and strain as a result, thus improving reliability.