After more than two years, GFMAM had its first in-person meeting in Bahrain! A big thank you to our friends and colleagues at the Gulf Society for Maintenance & Reliability (GSMR) for hosting our GFMAM Member Representatives during our time in Manama. Eleven of our thirteen-member associations gathered for a full three-day meeting focusing on the affairs of GFMAM, updates from all our member societies, As part of the Face to Face Meeting, the GFMAM Annual General meeting was held. An update on the legal and financial affairs of the Society were presented and reported that all compliances are in place and in good standing.
In addition to our face to face meeting, several GFMAM representatives presented valuable education sessions during MaintCon 2022 (6th Middle East Maintenance & Reliability Conference) held at the Gulf Hotel, Kingdom of Bahrain. The Conference theme was: Industry 4.0 – Industrial Innovation & Technologies in the New Normal. GFMAM members in attendance who delivered education sessions, shared their knowledge and expertise with the almost 2,000 conference attendees. All presentations provided valuable information and insights into the Asset and Reliability Management industries, with a focus on the global shift to digitalization. Presenters represented over 20 countries providing a very diverse range of cultural knowledge and specialization.