The International Institute of Obsolescence Management, from its roots in obsolescence management of electronic and other components, now supports manufacturers, service providers and obsolescence practitioners from across industry, and will be holding its 2nd International Conference and Exhibition in Bristol, England from 20th to 22nd June 2017.
The conference title is 'Overcoming Obsolescence Management Challenges in a Globally Developing Profession'.
The Conference, Exhibition and workshops will be held at the Mercure Grand Hotel in the heart of the city. The Gala Dinner will take place on the SS Great Britain, providing great networking opportunities in a historic setting.
The conference will have speakers from around the world including speakers from Brazil, France Germany, India, Netherlands Spain, UK, and USA. More than half of the speakers will be from overseas and 50% of speakers are new to the event.
A trade exhibition will be held at the Grand Hotel, next to the conference suite. Conference refreshments including lunches will be taken in this area, maximising the opportunity for exhibitors and delegates to interact. Full details of the trade exhibition are included in the exhibition document, please click here to download.
The workshop for the event has the title: 'Obsolescence Management Challenges within the New Servitisation Landscape'.
This will cover the risk transfer that comes with Manufacturers selling their products as services.
Online Conference Registration is available on the IIOM Website.