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PEMAC has been holding MainTrain, a member-developed conference since 2004. More information about the conference is available on the conference page at



The MainTrain 2017 Team


Sridhar Ramakrishnan

Reliability Improvement Manager
Suncor Energy



Paul Baker

Maintenance Manager
Tolko Industries - High Prairie



Gregg Bentley

Plant Engineer
Armtec LP


Ryan Cockwill

Manager, Facility Operations
Cameco - SK Operations Centre


Arthur Cradock

Reliability Engineer
University of Saskatchewan - Facilities Management Division


Erika Mazza

CMMS - Asset Data Management
Regional Municipality of Durham


James Reyes-Picknell

Managing Consultant
Conscious Group Inc.


Hammad Sharif

Reliability Engineer, Potash Project
BHP Billiton Canada Inc


Doug Stretton

Senior Director, Maintenance Business Process Improvement


For more about our upcoming MainTrain conference head over to the MainTrain pages.

MainTrain News

Save the date - MainTrain 2018 Ottawa

PEMAC has begun planning for it's annual MainTrain 2018 conference. Save the date for next year's conference taking place from September 24 to 27, 2018 in Ottawa, Ontario!

More information will be available soon, including the call for presentations. Visit for all the latest information.

MainTrain 2017 Recap

With 3 streams of sessions, 2 industrial tours, a sold-out exhibit hall, an offsite banquet, member's meeting and contributions from the Global Forum on Maintenance and Asset Management, MainTrain 2017 which wrapped up on September 28th in Saskatoon, SK, was our biggest and by many accounts, our best event to date.

MainTrain 2017 Conference Less Than a Month Away


PEMAC's annual conference, Maintrain 2017 is rapidly approaching and we encourage you to secure your place at this seminal event! 

MainTrain Full Schedule Now Available


Join PEMAC in Saskatoon September 25 to 28 for our annual MainTrain Conference. For fourteen years, PEMAC's MainTrain conference has been the source for professional development for asset management,  maintenance and reliability professionals in every industry and private and public sector businesses that invest capital in equipment and facilities.