Past Congresses

The 2006 WCEAM was held on the Gold Coast, Australia
The 2010 WCEAM was held in Brisbane, Australia
The 2009 WCEAM was held in Athens, Greece

2005
The World Congress on Engineering Asset Management (WCEAM) is the annual meeting of the International Society of Engineering Asset Management (ISEAM) and originated from a biennial series of the Asia-Pacific Conference on Systems Integrity and Maintenance (ACSIM) which ended in the same year (2005).

2006
The inaugural event of this new annual series began in 2006 in the Gold Coast in Australia. It was organised by the CRC for Integrated Engineering Asset Management (CIEAM), and the Maintenance Society of Australia (MESA) with strong support from the Intelligent Maintenance Systems Center (IMS), USA.

2007
In 2007, it was organised by the British Institute for Non-Destructive Testing in Harrogate, UK

2008
WCEAM was held in Beijing, China in October 2008 when it was organised by the Beijing University of Chemical Technology and the Intelligent Maintenance Systems Center, USA.

2009
The fourth in the series was organised by the Hellenic Maintenance Society, CIEAM and ISEAM and was held in Athens, Greece in September 2009.

2010
The 5th World Congress on Engineering Asset Management (WCEAM) was held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre in Brisbane, Queensland in Australia from 25 – 27 October 2010. The Congress was held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the Australian Green Infrastructure Council (AGIC) and was organised by CIEAM, IMS & NGInfra.

2011
The 6th World Congress on Engineering Asset Management (WCEAM) was held in conjunction with the 22nd NSF Industry/University Cooperate Research Center on Intelligent Maintenance Systems (IMS Center) on October 3-5, 2011. This event was hosted by the IMS Center at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, OH, USA.

2012
The 7th World Congress on Engineering Asset Management (WCEAM 2012) was held at the Daejeon City Convention Centre in Daejeon City, Korea from 8-9 October 2012. Close to 200 delegates participated in the congress this year through the support of the Korean Standards Association and DNV. The 2012 congress was jointly hosted by the Korea Engineering Asset Management Association (KEAMA) and the International Society of Engineering Asset Management (ISEAM) in recognition of the growing interest in asset management in Korea.

2013
The 8th World Congress on Engineering Asset Management (WCEAM 2013) was held in conjunction with the 3rd International Conference on Utility Management & Safety (ICUMAS) at the Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre from 30 October -1 November 2013. The joint event attracted 395 registered participants comprising academics, government officials, industrial practitioners and scientists from 35 countries.

2014
The 9th World Congress on Engineering Asset Management was held at the CSIR ICC in Pretoria, South Africa from 28-30 October 2014. Close to 200 delegates comprising academics, practitioners and scientists from 21 countries registered for the event and contributed over 130 papers and workshop sessions which presented over the three days of the congress being held at the University of Pretoria and here at the, Pretoria.

2015
The 10th World Congress on Engineering Asset Management, WCEAM 2015 was held in Tampere Hall, Tampere, Finland from 28 – 30 September 2015. It was organised by the Technical University of Tampere (TUT) and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.

2016
The 11th World Congress on Engineering Asset Management (WCEAM 2016) was held in conjunction with the 2016 International Conference on Quality, Reliability, Risk, Maintenance, and Safety Engineering (QR2MSE 2016) in Jiuzhaigou, Sichuan, China, 25-28 July 2016, and was hosted by the International Society of Engineering Asset Management (ISEAM). The event attracted 288 delegates from 21 countries.

2017 
The 12th World Congress on Engineering Asset Management was held jointly with the 13th Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery on 2-4 August 2017 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia. This year’s event attracted 244 delegates from 28 countries and was organised by the Asset Institute.

2018 

The 13th World Congress on Engineering Asset Management was held in Stavanger, Norway, 24th – 26th Sept. 2018. It was organized and hosted by the Cluster of industrial Asset Management (CIAM) of University of Stavanger in collaboration with ISEAM. The event was fully supported by the local industry and a group of dedicated organizations, inclusive of, The Stavanger Chamber of Commerce, The Stavanger Maritime Forum, Region Stavanger, Greater Stavanger, and Stavanger Forum. The event attracted over 200 delegates from 28 countries.

2019

The 14th edition of World Congress on Engineering Asset Management was held as part of 2019 World Congress on Reliability, Resilience and Asset Management (2019 WCRRAM) in Singapore, 28th – 31st July. 2019. The partnering institutions were ISEAM, Future Resilient Systems programme at the Singapore-ETH Centre, Temasek Defence Systems Institute at the National University of Singapore, School of Reliability and Systems Engineering at Beihang University, and International Systems Safety Society (Singapore Chapter). 2019 WCRRAM was organized and hosted by the Future Resilient Systems programme at the Singapore-ETH Centre in conjunction with Temasek Defence Systems Institute at the National University of Singapore.

2020/21

15th World Congress on Engineering Asset Management (WCEAM) was organised by ISEAM and hosted by the Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul (UFMS), Brazil from 15 – 18 August 2021. The host city for 15th WCEAM was Bonito, Brazil but, due to the restrictions imposed as a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic, the events of 15th WCEAM were successfully held online with virtual participation by delegates physically located across the globe between UTC-7 and UTC+10 time zones.

2022

16th World Congress on Engineering Asset Management (WCEAM) was held in Seville, Spain, from 5th to 7th October, 2022. The events provided an opportunity for participants to meet in person aftermath of the Covid 19 lockdowns and travel restrictions. The high level of industry participation provided testimony of the remarkable interactions between academia and industry to advance knowledge and practice of Engineering Asset Management. The high quality of the events of 16th WCEAM provided further testimony of the successful collaboration between the International Society of Engineering Asset Management (ISEAM), the Spanish Association for the Development of Maintenance Engineering (INGEMAN), BCO Congresos Seville, and the University of Seville.