AEMP’s annual Asset Management Symposium

October 2012, Vol. 67 No. 10

The symposium’s second day will center on one of the leading topics affecting the industry, Tier 4. Attendees will gain a thorough understanding of how Tier 4 affects the dealer and what it means for the end user. Experts leading this discussion include Todd Coffey, corporate services manager for Brandeis Machinery & Supply, Eric Matthewson, project manager and Tier 4 dealer readiness expert for Caterpillar, and Bill Pyles, vice president of service for Nortrax Inc.

Immediately following, Ken Hill, CESP, vice president of Wearcheck USA, will give a presentation on analyzing machinery fluid conditions.

Rounding out the seminar, contamination control experts Howard Chesneau, president of Fuel Quality Services, along with Pyles and Matthewson, will cover contaminants in today’s equipment through a review of implementation and control initiatives.

New this year, an extensive, panel-wide Q&A session will follow each half-day session, offering deeper discussion and insight into each topic.

In addition to educational seminars, discussions and networking, attendees can take advantage of AEMP’s Professional Development Institute (PDI). Through the PDI, participants are able to attend classes relevant to AEMP’s professional certifications: Certified Equipment Manager (CEM), Equipment Manager Specialist (EMS) or Certified Equipment Support Professional (CESP). Certification exams are scheduled on Nov. 1. For more information on certifications and the PDI, contact Jim Phillips, vice president of educational services at 970-384-0510 ext. 202 or

Online registration is now open. For more information, contact Cindy Challis Orr, CAE and chief administrative officer, at 970-384-0510 ext. 203 or