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64th Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium

Monday, January 22, 2018 - Thursday, January 25, 2018

RAMS2018-logo_blueThe annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS) will be held on 22-25 January 2018 in Reno, NV. The symposium provides a forum for training and discussion regarding reliability and maintainability practice, with participants from industry, academia, and government. It features published papers and tutorials and provides opportunities for networking and product demonstrations. The RAMS 2018 theme is RAMS Throughout the Product Lifecycle.

RAMS attracts leading Reliability and Maintainability experts from across industry, academia, and the U.S. Government. The topics addressed are broad, including R&M requirements, mission critical design and acquisition areas aimed at policies, technologies, lessons learned, modeling, simulation, and training.

RAMS helps government and industry leaders become better partners by bringing producers and consumers of reliable and maintainable products and services together to discuss and engage on a host of topics such as achieving affordable reliability and maintainability programs, controlling reliability test costs throughout the life-cycle, incentivizing industry in reliability and maintainability, improving reliability process efficiency and payback, and promoting more effective competition.

RAMS offers training tutorials and reliability certification exams for improving the acumen and enhancing the credentials of personnel at the symposium. Providing networking, education and training opportunities helps assure the readiness levels of all personnel so they are the most efficient in delivering and sustaining effective mission-critical reliability and maintainability programs.

Important Dates

  • Draft Papers and Presentations due: July 28, 2017
  • Final Request for Visa Letters due: July 28, 2017
  • Authors Receive Review Comments by August 29, 2017
  • Revised Papers and Presentations due: September 22, 2017
  • Presenter Conference Registration Deadline: September 29, 2017
  • Final Comments and Decision on your paper: October 4, 2017
  • Electronically signed, completed copyright form due: October 7, 2017
  • Final paper and presentations with author biographies due: October 11, 2017

Register Now

Click here to view the program matrix. Visit the event website for more information. For questions you can contact the RAMS 2018 Management Committee at rams2018@rams.org


Monday, January 22, 2018
Thursday, January 25, 2018
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