National Forum on Maintenance 2000




University of Žilina

Dear friends and colleagues,

On behalf of the members of the professional program committee, we would like to inform you about:

international conference


held on 17 May 2000

in the NR building of the University of Žilina

The aim of the professional conference was to renew the tradition of organizing specialized conferences in the field of maintenance  of machines and equipment. The conference enabled the meeting and exchange of opinions and experiences of experts in the field of maintenance and the presentation of knowledge from individual topics of the professional program.

The purpose of the conference was to convey objective and up-to-date knowledge about the development of maintenance, maintenance systems, maintenance organization, maintenance information systems in the world and in the Slovak Republic.

The main topics of the conference were:

A. Trends in Maintenance
B. Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM)
C. Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
D. Technical condition detection and diagnostics
E. Maintenance Information Systems
F.  Risk Management
G. Training of Maintenance Personnel


Photo documentation:

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Conference venue - lecture halls NR of the University of Žilina

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Prof. Ing. Peter Zvolenský, CSc. the dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, the professional guarantor of the conference, welcomed the guests at the University of Žilina

Adolf Murín SOMEA a.s., Bratislava, chairman of the program committee, presented the paper Maintenance Development Trends

Assoc. prof Vladimír Stuchlý, PhD., University of Žilina, KOSZ, Žilina
Lecture on Reliability in mechanical engineering and maintenance of machines and equipment

Ladislav Horváth, Slovnaft SOMEA, a.s., Bratislava
RCM 2 - reliability Centred Maintenance in cooperation with the company ALADON - England

Assoc. prof Juraj Grenčík, PhD., Head of the Deperment OSZ, and Ivan Ivančić, M.Sc., ERICSSON Nikola Tesla d.d., President of HDO, Croatia

Conference registration

Participants and the conference hall

Ivan Ivančić, M.Sc., ERICSSON Nikola Tesla d.d., President of HDO, Croatia

Conference chair

Company exhibitions

Meeting of the preparatory committee of the Slovak Maintenance Society during the conference