Fall Conference - September 30 - October 2, 2019
Hosted by Arizona Public Service (APS) in Phoenix AZ


“Seeing 2020 – Setting Your Maximo Strategy Today”


As a valued Maximo Utility Working Group (MUWG) member, we want to hear from you and are currently seeking presenters to submit their abstracts for the Fall Conference general sessions and breakout sessions.  Speaking at a MUWG Conference gives you the opportunity to network with peers and gain insight and recognition from industry professionals.  Sessions can be either strategic or technical in nature and range from 45 - 75 minutes in duration.  This is your opportunity to become one of the “Best Practice” presenters at the conference and share your experiences with your peers. 

Submitted speaker proposals should relate to the conference theme and include:

  • Title

  • Abstract (250 words or less)

  • Speaker Name, Email Address and Phone

  • Organization


MUWG Conferences include Tracks for:

  • Power Generation,

  • Transmission/Distribution,

  • Water/Waste Water,

  • Supply Chain,

  • Information Technology,

  • Transportation Fleet 

  • General Maximo. 


Suggested topics include:

  • Maximo Vision 2020 and beyond, preparing for the future

  • The evolution of Maximo in an organization, initial implementation, growth, add-ons, etc.

  • How a Member has used data and information to change business processes and Maximo configuration

  • A members experience with the work involved in making major changes to the Location and Asset hierarchy to meet new business requirements

  • A member's presentation on why and how they determined it was necessary to address the Work Culture and improve the work environment

  • A member's presentation about the process of changing from reactive maintenance to a Planned and Scheduled way of managing maintenance – challenges and benefits

  • Unlocking the keys to a successful Asset Management Program – How to recognize the need and build a plan/project to change the business and the work culture

  • Mobility Solutions for inventory management, work management, operator rounds/readings, etc.

  • Implementing Mobility/Smart Wear technology solutions with Maximo

  • Maximo Upgrades & Upgrading to Maximo 7.6

  • Maximo as a Supply Chain Solution

  • Purchasing / Inventory related topics

  • Industry Solutions (Utilities, Linear, Spatial, Scheduler)

  • Using Maximo Compatible Unit Estimating

  • Integrated Operations and Maintenance

  • Overcoming Maximo Technical Challenges

  • Continuous/Process Improvement Initiatives

  • Using Maximo to Optimize Inventory and Purchasing

  • Managing Fleet Assets with Maximo Transportation

  • Other Maximo Transportation Topics

Email completed speaker proposals to Clay Cook.  


The deadline to submit an abstract is Friday, June 14, 2019.

Approved abstracts for general sessions will include a free conference pass for the speaker. Approved abstracts for breakout sessions will include a 20% discount off the registration fee for the speaker. Breakout session presentations are typically shorter than general session presentations and are intended to stimulate discussion on a specific topic.  Vendors that know of utility clients with “Best Practice” experiences related to the conference theme should encourage them to submit their speaker proposal(s).

If you have any questions about submitting a speaker proposal or the conference, please contact Clay Cook by phone or email.