speakers

  • Intelligent Asset Management in Newcastle

    Newcastle 2A great presentation on Tuesday night at the Rydges delivered by Sean Reeves our Chair of the Newcastle Chapter. It was a particularly enlightening talk that portrayed asset management as it truly is, a considered collection of data and information and the path to transformation into a genuine asset management plan, confidently protecting and utilising assets.  Sean provided a very useable outline capturing the big picture.

    Numerous questions were asked, and very valuable discussions ensued which followed well into refreshments time. It was great to see new connections and networks being formed.

  • International Speakers at AMPEAK

    This year's AMPEAK Conference features a variety of international speakers form all corners of the world. Below is a list of but a few of this year's represented countries along with their respective speakers and topics...

  • Making the Finkel Electricity Plan Work

    Canberra 24 May 3Canberra’s Engineering House hosted a packed audience on Thursday evening 24th May, where the Canberra Chapter of the AMC held a joint presentation with the Electric Energy Society of Australia to discuss the future of Australia’s Electricity Supply as laid out in the Finkel Plan.

  • Maritime Sustainment in Defence

    John WestThe Melbourne chapter held a session at Engineers Australia’s city facilities, focused on the evolution of asset management in defence. John West, Asset Management Principal at BAE Systems, talked about linkages between defence capability and asset management, drawing on examples from the maritime defence sector. The enthusiastic audience included AMC members from government, defence and consulting.

  • Meeting of the NSW Government Village

    NSW Govt Village

    The Asset Management Council was proud to play a major part in yesterday's meeting of the NSW government village along with Infrastructure NSW. The purpose was to formally launch the new NSW Government endorsed Asset Management Policy. It was also an opportunity to receive an update from the CEO of Infrastructure NSW on the key asset management policy reforms underway in line with the State Infrastructure Strategy 2018-2038.

  • Melbourne explores the AMAF Audit Report

    Melbourne 10Following the Asset Management Accountability Framework Audit Report that was presented to Parliament on 23rd May 2019, our Melbourne AMCouncil chapter got together over breakfast to hear from Catherine Sandercock, Manager Performance Audit, Victorian Auditor-General’s Office, who spoke about the audit findings and recommendations.

  • Melbourne, transforming culture and behaviour in asset centric organisations

    Melbourne 21 Feb 19The Melbourne Chapter has had a great start to the year with over 30 keen AMCouncil members and associates who got together late February to discuss challenges in transforming culture and behaviour in asset centric organisations. A discussion was had led by Greg Williams, Executive, Executive Director Asset Performance, Yarra Trams, and Julian Watts, Director Engineering & Asset Management, KPMG.

  • National Symposium Registrations Open

    With the government sector taking up asset management implementation, it's a ripe time to learn all about it. Come along to discover the latest asset management happenings across states and how it's benefiting communities. For more info, visit: www.amcouncil.com.au/events/symposium

  • New WiAM National Chair

    Lucie MitchellThe AMCouncil is delighted to announce that Lucie Mitchell has been elected as the Women in Asset Management SIG National Chair. The AMC would like to extend its sincere thanks to Felicia Tristanto, outgoing WiAM National Chair, for all her time and effort over the last three years.

    A great chance to get to know more about Lucie is to join her in next Tuesday's webinar. If you haven't already, make sure you register to join Lucie for a webinar discussion moderated by Helen Carroll around Value, and its Role in Successful Organisations.

  • New Zealand Chapter Soft Launch!

    IMG 20180531 WA0001NZ members and their guests from as far as the University of Notre Dame attended the AMC NZ Chapter event last Monday. As well as a soft launch to officially open the chapter, the topic of the evening was asset resilience where Dr. Kevin Walsh shared some of his learnings from the US, and Dr. Temitope Egbelakin presented a current case study of a NZ local authority.     

  • NSW Government CoP

    CoP 24 May 19Another full house at the NSW Govt #assetmanagement Community of Practice this morning, 24th May 2019.

  • NZ using AM to support Redevelopment and Regeneration

    NZ 25 Feb 19

    The first technical session of the New Zealand Chapter on large property portfolio asset management strategies drew a lot of attention from specialists in that sector. The affordability housing challenges in Auckland is not too different from the other cities such as Tauranga, Hamilton, Wellington, etc. Developing a holistic (systemic) asset management approach as outlined in the ISO 55000 standards has significantly helped resolve some of TRC challenges.

  • Parramatta, a Smart City?

    Pic1On a very wet night Sydney Chapter heard from Geoff King, Acting Group Manager City Strategy about Parramatta City Council's journey towards developing a smart city using asset management principles.

  • Perth and the Three C's (Certification and Corrosion at Curtin)

    IMG 0616It was a full house for Perth last Thursday as the Chapter collaborated with Curtin University for an informative technical event. First up was Andrei Ezergailis, ASC Pty Ltd's CCSM LifCycle Manager, to go over ASC's journey to ISO55001's certification and the lessons learned from it. Next was Curtin's very own senior research fellow from their Faculty of Science and Engineering, Katerina Lepkova, to address the latest developments in corrosion protection measures.

  • Perth Crowns WA Asset Management Guru of 2018

    DSC09566What a great turnout at Perth's latest chapter event with AMCouncil members from all over the country coming together to hear from Ian Sedgwick as he shared his knowledge and approach to Asset Management, focusing on the importance of balancing key elements within Asset Management. The second part of an evening proved more of a celebration of 2018. Congratulations to Tristan Velnoweth, who won the quiz and brought home the title 'WA Asset Management Guru of the Year'.

  • Perth digs deep within the mining industry

    Perth July 18 06Last week's Perth mining event was so well-attended, the chapter ended up upgrading to a bigger venue in the Deloitte building to accomodate the popularity! A quick AGM resulted in Anselm Boehl being re-elected as Perth Chapter Chair for another season, and we also welcome Michael Patterson to the general WA Committee. Also on the agenda were great presentations, great engagement, and great food and drinks. Read on for further details.

  • Perth on Emotional Intelligence

    Perth 20 June 19 2Another great evening learning about Emotional Intelligence, what it is and how it can support the implementation of Asset Management. This workshop lead by ‘Critical Components’ gave a psychological perspective on being more effective as an individual and as a team.

    The AGM was also held and a full strength committee elected including 3 new committee members, Jane Agnew, Therese Brooks and Tristan Velnoweth.

  • Perth talks Value, Improvement and Innovation

    Perth Event 22 Feb 2018 Main PhotoOur Perth chapter got together yesterday evening to kick off the first of many events for 2018, this one all about Value, Improvement and Innovation in Asset Management. James Wright (Jacobs) went through some practical examples of how to embed an effective asset management culture in organisations. Ian Moon from the Warship Asset Management Alliance Management Office followed up with exploring the understanding, development, implementation and challenges of Continous Improvement in a defence and industry alliance environment.

    Please check out some snaps below, taken through the course of the evening. If you have any of your own to add, please send to info@amcouncil.com.au

  • Process Hazard Analysis

    Ivica Ninic last week presented an introduction to Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) and how it relates to asset management. He discussed the purpose of PHA and provided a brief overview of the key tools used to analyse process hazards. He also took us through a practical application of hazard analysis to ensure the safe and prolonged operation of assets.

  • Repurposing Sydney's Rocks

    Sydney WiAM 18 October 3 fixOn the 18th October 2018, the NSW Women in Asset Management (WiAM) Special Interest Group hosted its second Sydney Chapter event; Miriam Stacy (Place Management, Property NSW) gave a thoroughly absorbing presentation on the role she and her team plays in repurposing heritage-listed property assets in The Rocks area of Sydney.