Conferences & Symposiums


The Middle East Maintenance & Reliability Conference (MAINTCON) is a joint initiative between GSMR and the Bahrain Society of Engineers. Launched in December 2010 as a vehicle for the exchange of knowledge and best practices in the fields of maintenance, reliability and asset management, the major objective of the Conference is to offer industry professionals a unique networking platform.

MAINTCON 2021 will be hosted from 24-27, October under the theme ‘Industry 4.0 – New Era in Maintenance & Reliability’ and will focus on technological advancements and digital transformation in the fields of maintenance, reliability and asset management.

Kuwait Symposium 2020

We hosted our first ever maintenance and reliability symposium in association with prime sponsor, Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) under the theme ‘A Journey Towards Excellence’. The Kuwait Symposium 2020 featured key notes by speakers from renowned regional and global companies including Kuwait Petroleum Cooperation (KPC) companies, KIPIC, Saudi Aramco, Bapco, ADNOC and others.

A wide range of trending topics such as Digital Twins, Smart Assets, and Advances in Digital Engineering were covered during the two-day premier symposium. Over 250 delegates from KPC companies and around the world including CEOs, VPs and Directors, Managers, Engineers and Supervisors, Maintenance, Reliability and Operation Professionals and Specialists participated.