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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 2019 Team


Justyna Krzysiak

Equipment Class Specialist


Abstract Reviewer

Gregg Bentley

Plant Engineer


Nigel D'Souza

Manager of Facilities Services
Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board


James Kovacevic

Principal Instructor
Eruditio LLC


Erika Mazza

CMMS - Asset Data Management
Regional Municipality of Durham


Bill Mercer

Plant Manager, Goreway Power Station and York Energy Centre
Capital Power


Martha Myers

Owner / Operator
Martha Myers Consulting Services


Jesus Sifonte

PdMtech Canada Inc.



George Bachul

General Manager
Rotor Tech


Duane Dys

Territory Manager
Gateway Mechanical Services


Rob Kalwarowsky

Reliability Engineer
Rob's Reliability Project


Edith Mackenzie

Senior Liaison
Northern Lakes College


Nayef Mahgoub

Managing Director
Akron Engineering


Ghaz Marinho

Events Coordinator
PEMAC - Head Office


James Reyes-Picknell

Managing Consultant
Conscious Group Inc.


Cindy Snedden

Executive Director
PEMAC - Head Office


Doug Stretton

GM, Asset Management
Sherritt International


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

MainTrain News

PEMAC Annual Conference – PEMAC’s 16th Consecutive MainTrain Conference was hosted in the City of Edmonton


 MISSISSAUGA, (October 8, 2019) – Recently, PEMAC hosted MainTrain 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel located in Edmonton, Alberta. 

MainTrain 2018 MRO Roundtable Insights

The December 2018 issue of Machinery & Equipment Magazine includes an article about the MRO Round Table event at MainTrain 2018.

At the recent PEMAC MainTrain Conference held in Ottawa, MRO Magazine engaged a cross section of maintenance, reliability and asset management professionals in a round-table discussion. 

MainTrain Sponsorship Opportunities announced

We are very excited to announce that the sponsorship package for MainTrain 2019 has been published. 

Why Sponsor at MainTrain 2019?

PEMAC Awards

"Sergio Guy Memorial“ Award Announced

The Board of Directors of the Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC) is pleased to announce that Dick Olver has been named the 2018 winner of the Sergio Guy Memorial award. This prestigious award recognizes the efforts of an individual who has made significant contributions to both our profession and our association.