speakers

  • Share your Story

    questions 2212771 1920

    Yesterday saw the last of our #assetmanagement in action webinar series for the year. Over the past 8 sessions we've covered #integritymanagement, #decisionsupport, #riskmitigation, #conditionmonitoring, #lifeextension and more! Thanks to all our contributors and attendants - we hope you have found it valuable.

    If you missed out on one or more of these sessions, you can catch up on our AMC TV page here* available for AMCouncil members only, see our affordable membership options here.

    If you have a story to tell or a project to share and fancy presenting at one of next year's webinars, we would love to hear from you! It's an easy way and a great opportunity to be heard in your industry and to share with others the great work you have done or are doing. Please drop us a line at info@amcouncil.com.au

  • Smart City Infrastructure for the future of Newcastle

    Picture TwoDr Nathanial Bavinton, Smart City Coordinator for the City of Newcastle, last night presented at the Newcastle Chapter's March meeting on A Smart City Infrastructure for the future of Newcastle.

    With Newcastle moving rapidly to adopt smart city technologies as part of the urban revitalisation of the city, Federal and State governments are investing in the vision for infrastructure to enable a range of new approaches to asset management and service delivery, which will position the city as a technology development testbed.

  • Stainless Steel - Stain-less, not Stain-free

    David NicholasAt Newcastle's recent event, David Nicholas, Principal Consultant, Nicholas Corrosion Pty Ltd presented an interesting and engaging presentation on the variations of stainless steels used in domestic and industry applications. 

  • Superior Asset Performance at the AOG Knowledge Forum

    IMG 0574It was a great turn out for the Asset Management’s AOG Knowledge Forum panel discussion on Superior Asset Performanceyesterday. Thanks to the Panel (Julie Harrison, Michael Judd, Neil Clegg, Mark Mackenzie, Kevin McCafferty) and the audience for the great participation. Check out some more pics taken at the event below:

  • Sydney and Digital Engineering

    Sydney 16 May1Sydney chapter had an excellent attendance of 49 to join in a panel discussion on “Digital Engineering in Asset Management” last Thursday.

    The key theme of the discussion was exploring “Why aren’t we using DE for whole of life management of assets yet?”

    An expert panel of practitioners was convened and chaired by Toby Horstead, NSW Lead - Strategic Asset Management, Jacobs and a Director on the Board of Asset Management Council. The panel members were:

  • Sydney digs deep into Data Mining

    Steven Doran Picture 1Data Mining is one of those topics that conjures up thoughts of modelling a large amount of data without providing significant Asset Management value. Whilst there are a few companies that have invested significant time and energy into modelling a broad range of data to assist in decision making, this does not appaer to be a widespread approach in asset management.

  • Sydney look at Certification under ISO 55001 from the Certifying Auditors Perspective

    IMG 0672George Assaad, a passionate public speaker and expert in in developing, implementing and maintaining management systems for clients across a wide range of industries, engaged our Sydney chapter to be very interested in what some may say could be a dry topic on Certification under ISO 55001 from the Certifying Auditors' Perspectivelast week. The chapter may not have had an as energised audit speaker prior! George made sure that members were across the requirement that It’s ‘their’ decision to make sure that the right Asset Management decisions that are made are in line with the requirements of the ISO 55000 series standards.

  • Sydney looks at BIM Requirements

    pic 1Jim Plume, Director of BuildingSmart Australasia last night presented at the Sydney Chapter's March meeting on Building Information Modelling (BIM) Requirements for Asset Management. With the focus of BIM being most heavily associated with the initial stages of an asset's life the audience were curious to see what BIM offers for the duration of its life. Living and changing requirements were presented as the 'DNA' which must be the thread through the whole life cycle and be open information to all relevant stakeholders.

  • Sydney on Asset Data/Information and the Restructuring of Existing Systems to Maximise Value

    A successful AGM was held by our AMCouncil Sydney chapter last Thursday. On behalf of the continuing committee members wewelcome Stephen Poropatto the AMC Sydney Chapter 2019committee! It will be great to have a new face (?) on the team as we continue our strong growth in the chapter.

  • Sydney on Asset Management across a multi-modal asset portfolio

    Sydney 21 Mar 19A great attendence of approximately 45 at Sydney's technical and networking session last week. It was noted that Mark Ragusa from Ausgrid has filled the remaining vacant committee membership position, and we welcome him on board.

    The Chapter then heard from Lucio Favotto, Principal Manager Infrastructure and Fleet Services, Transport for NSW. Lucio provided an insightful presentation on the following - Asset Management across a multi-modal asset portfolio - Transport for NSW (TfNSW).

  • Sydney tackles power challenges

    IMG 1195Sydney chapter members enjoyed hearing some detailed insights last night, 17 May, into the application of Asset Management to the power distribution industry during a presentation by Murray Chandler - Ausgrid's Head of Asset Management Strategy, Performance & Innovation.

  • Symposium Registrations now open

    Sympoisum 2018 Registrations Open CroppedWe're excited to announce that registrations are now open for this year's symposium! This year's symposium will focus on Asset Management in Government and aims to bring representatives from various state governments together to share experiences and challenges in Asset Management and provide a forum for information sharing.

    Some items on the program include:

  • Systems Engineering in Public Transport

    Melbourne 6 AugustIn a joint event last night between the AMCouncil and SESA (Systems Engineering Society of Australia) we brought together the philosophies and disciplines of Asset Management and Systems Engineering in Public Transport. It was interesting hearing different perspectives from panellists Len Neist, Anthea Antonio, Heather Moody and Paul O'Hallaron as they touched on using both asset management and systems engineering to break down any silos and to better understand and address the interfaces and interdependencies.

  • Tassie Asset Management Seminar

    Tasmania 14 November 2018A fantastic technical seminar was enjoyed yesterday by asset management professionals from across Tasmania. A big thanks to Jason Carter, Terry Gleeson and Adrian Tanner for their engaging and informative presentations. Look out for more great events like this in 2019!

    You can view one the presentations shared during the session at the following link: (Content available for members only. To see our affordable membership options, visit here).

    Asset Strategies for the Maintenance and Replacement of Assets - Adrian Tanner

     

     

     

  • The Enhanced Problem Solving Team at Shell

    Tanya Thumbnail for blogWhy do we keep solving the same problems more than once?  Traditionally problems are solved by an individual or a small team often overwhelmed by many daily problems meaning that time and attention is limited. 

    Once problems are solved, the actions and solutions are typically shared with a small population with the expectation that they will be implemented.  What checks and balances are in place to ensure the correct solution?

  • Upcoming Complex Systems Leadership Workshop

    Complex SystemsThe AMCouncil is proud to support the upcoming Complex Systems Leadership Workshop in Sydney which will provide engineers with skills to address leadership which recognises the rapidly changing engineering business environment.

  • Wanting to catch up?

    runner race competition femaleHave you missed an event and want to know what content was shared? Or do you simply want to revisit something of interest? Most presentations given during our technical events are uploaded to our members only knowledge bank. Comprising of over 900 technical articles, papers and presentations, simply visit here and search for a topic or a presenter to access their slide presentations.

    Most recent uploaded presentations include:

  • What Procedures and Processes do you use?

    Audience 26 9 18Wednesday 26th September saw the Brisbane Chapter provide a seminar on 'What an Asset Management System is and isn't.' The 2 hour presentation was hosted by committee members Keith Paintin and Mark Jordan, who provided an interactive walk through of the Asset Management System and its key elements from the AM Policy through to people capabilities and also debated what does optimisation really mean to an organisation.