Events

  • November Meeting Point, out now!

    mail 1048452 1920The latest edition of Meeting Point, our monthly e-newsletter was released on Friday. With a new, streamlined look featuring all the November highlights - technical articles, events, photos and opportunities - it's sure to have something for everyone. Read it here.

  • NSW Government CoP

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

  • NZ Driving Asset Management Performance Improvement Forum

    1Our New Zealand neighbours held a half-day forum, co-sponsored by AM Council and Unison, on driving asset management performance improvement on the afternoon of the 31st October. Topics included: Change management strategy to implement ISO 55001; One year beyond ISO55001, digital strategy; Lessons learnt by Transpower, Asset management and PAS 55; and evolving asset management.

  • NZ using AM to support Redevelopment and Regeneration

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    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.

  • October Meeting Point - now released

    enewsletterKeep up to date with all things Asset Management. Check out the latest edition of Meeting Point, our monthly e-newsletter. It covers all the October highlights, from events and training seminars to professonal development opportunities and technical resources.

    Read it here.

  • Our New Events Coordinator

    We are proud to announce the arrival of our newest events coordinator, Ms. Juliette Bond!

  • 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 Chapter in Kahoots

    IMG 0472The first presentation from Perth's latest rail themed technical event was well received with the unanimous opinion that the presenter, Kyle Saltmarsh, delivered a technical presentation on 'Acoustic Condition Monitoring' in a manner that was engaging, entertaining and easy to understand.

  • Perth crowns 2019 WA Asset Management Guru of the Year

    3A great turn out to the Perth Chapter event last week and a tremendous amount of support for up and coming young asset management practitioners (YAMP) into the industry. Thanks to Work Management Solutions for sponsoring the event, and a special mention to the following YAMP contributors who shared their industry experiences and challenges within asset management to date from a personal perspective: Ugur Azak; Abei Ding; Jorge Preciado; Mitchell Khaw; and Elizabeth White.

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  • 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 Flagship Event: Technology and Disruption in the Industry and your Career

    AusIMMPeople of Perth,AusIMM - The Minerals Institute has extended an invitation to us and our members to join them tonight at the 2017 AusIMM NPN Perth Flagship Event: Technology and Disruption in the Industry and your Career. It's a chance to be able to network with peers and hear from high profile industry speakers about how technology and disruption is playing out within the industry and how you can manage your career to be involved.

    Date: Tonight! Friday 24 November 2017 | Time: 6:00pm until 9:00pm | Place: BHP Building Top Floor, 125 St Georges Terrace, Perth | Cost: $20 | Enquiries

    We hope to see some AMCouncil members and friends there!

  • Perth looks at Effective Use of CMMS

    In this ever changing and fast paced world, the running of maintenance operations in large and complex industries is an intricate process and has a significant impact on the profitability of the business.

    Managing this process effectively with the current computer-based support has been proven to be difficult, but achieving successful long term implementations and use of these systems requires a major change-management program over many years.

  • 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 Financials 101

    DSC08999People from all around Australia watched on as Perth broadcasted their technical meet last night (a first for AMCouncil which we hope to do more of!) when Felicia Wong from Frontal Business Consultants explained how to understand, analyse and interpret financial statements using key ratios. The ability to understand financial statements is one of the imporant skills that will be condered favourably for upward career-mobility, and many people - both at the event and online - took the opportunity to learn more about it.

  • 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

  • Perth's Government in Asset Management Forum

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    Great turn out for the Perth Chapter’s second Government in Asset Management Forum. Thank you to the Treasury Department for sharing an overview of their Strategic Asset Management Framework, the Water Corporation for hosting the event and thanks to those who participated in the forum and discussions.

  • Problem Solving Framework for Asset Management

    Symp Sneak Peek 1Join us on Friday, 4th October for our Implementing Asset Management in Government Symposium. Read on for a sneak peek of just one of the topics that we will be exploring during the day.

  • 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.