Digitally Enabled Asset Management is the theme of this year’s conference. COMADEM 2019 will cover a wide range of subjects in the field of asset management including maintenance, condition monitoring, structural health monitoring, non-destructive testing and other related subjects.

Sessions will include:

  • plenary keynote presentations
  • specialised keynote presentations
  • invited overview presentations on hot topics of asset management and condition monitoring
  • scientific-technical presentations
  • industrial case study presentations
  • poster sessions
  • themed masterclasses, industrial sessions and workshops
  • an exhibition and exhibitor plenary presentations
  • a panel session “Novel directions in condition based maintenance”


  • Condition monitoring methods, technologies and systems
  • Model and data driven prognostics
  • Lubrication, tribology and tribo-vibroacoustics for condition monitoring
  • Off board and off board condition monitoring
  • Nano technologies for condition monitoring
  • Damage, fault and failure, physics of failure, fault/failure modes, failure analysis and fault propagation
  • Condition monitoring: case studies
  • Linear, nonlinear, time, frequency and time-frequency signal processing techniques for asset stationary and non-stationary conditions
  • Linear and nonlinear image processing techniques
  • Artificial intelligence, machine learning, feature extraction and pattern recognition
  • On-line and off-line adaptation
  • Linear and nonlinear finite element modelling for CM
  • Linear and nonlinear multi-freedom dynamical analysis of complex systems
  • Modal analysis
  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Decision support
  • Big data, data management and data analytics
  • Noise and vibration of assets: measurement and simulation
  • Data mining and fusion
  • Maintenance software
  • Reliability management and improvement and reliability centered maintenance
  • Human errors in maintenance
  • Logistics, supply chain and spare part management
  • Maintenance management, planning, scheduling and control
  • Health and safety in maintenance
  • Maintenance management 4.0 strategy
  • Maintenance: case studies
  • Risk assessment and management and risk based maintenance
  • Management of enterprise shutdown
  • Repair, replacement and overhaul
  • Life-cycle cost benefit analysis for maintenance and condition monitoring
  • Failure effects and consequences
  • Through-life support
  • Root cause analysis of faults/failures
  • Fault free analysis
  • Root cause analysis methods: Ishikawa Diagram, 5 Whys, Eight Discipline Problem Solving, Scatter Diagrams, Is-Is not
  • Human and latent root causes of faults/failures
  • Root cause analysis: case studies
  • Wireless techniques
  • Architecture of condition monitoring systems
  • ITC, computational methods, data storage and backup
  • Hardware and software platforms
  • High performance computing
  • Communication, Industry 4.0, internet of things and cloud and cognitive computing
  • Robotics, drones and smart tools
  • Open System Architecture-Condition Based Maintenance
  • Measurement for condition monitoring
  • Engineering standards for condition monitoring
  • Condition monitoring education, including CPD
  • Condition monitoring training and certification
  • New, advanced and standard sensors and actuators
  • Sensor fusion
  • Energy harvesting
  • Embedded sensors
  • NDT/SHM methods and technologies
  • Fusion of CM/NDT/SHM methods and technologies
  • NDT/SHM: Case Studies
  • Materials manufacturing
  • Materials characterization
  • Asset management systems
  • Asset management via condition monitoring
  • Optimal asset replacement
  • Asset databases
  • Improvement of asset safety via condition monitoring
  • Design, manufacturing and life-cycle integrity, design for optimal maintainability
  • Design improvement via condition monitoring
  • Simulation models and software for optimal asset design and manufacturing

Important Dates

  • 2018

    October 15, 2018
    Call for papers

  • 2019

    March 22, 2019
    Deadline for submission of abstracts

  • March 29 2019 (extended to 15th April)
    Notification of acceptance of abstracts

  • June 3, 2019
    Deadline for full paper submission

  • June 24, 2019
    Notification of acceptance of full papers

  • June 28, 2019
    Delegate early bird fee deadline

  • September 3-5, 2019
    COMADEM 2019 Conference