1. Expressions of Interest sought for web based publication 'An Interactive Guide to Asset Data Management'

Expressions of Interest sought. Be part of the web based publication - An Interactive Guide to Asset Data Management - Closes Friday 9th April

The Data in Asset Management special interest group is writing an interactive guidance document to support asset data management aligning to the Asset Management Capability Delivery Model and Asset Management System Model.  

The document is to be written by members for members capturing experiences and sharing stories, tips and tricks to assist practitioners around 10 key themes.

We are calling for expressions of interest from interested persons who would like to contribute to one or more of the following 10 sections in provision of videos, case studies or writing to provide guidance in the following sections of the document:

Asset data capability scope
Section 1: Asset data required for decision making in an organisation at

  • Corporate level (strategic)
  • Management level (tactical)
  • Operational level (operational)

Strategy and planning of asset data
Section 2: Strategy & Planning of asset data

Asset data life cycle
Section 3: Identifying needs of data assets
Section 4: Specifying & acquiring data assets
Section 5: Creating and exchanging data assets
Section 6: Maintaining, utilising and analysing data assets

Review and improvement of asset data
Section 7: Performance monitoring, benefits, review and improvement of asset data

Asset Data Enablers
Section 8: Leadership, Culture and organisation for utilising asset data
Section 9: Technology and systems for accessing asset data
Section 10: Data exchange standards for asset data

What’s involved?

  • Provision of the following types of submissions - ideas, technical guidance articles, case study, video submission, infographic
  • Providing a consent to use the material supplied
  • Register interest by Friday 9th April 2021
  • Submit material by Monday 31st May 2021

Time line:  Registration of Interest close Friday 9th April 2021

Would you like to take the lead and curate a section of the Document?
We are also calling for people who might like to curate one of the sections of the Interactive Guide.
What’s involved?

  • Using your technical writing skill to write a brief introduction for the section
  • Collating the contributions
  • Availability over the next 2 months to assist with the task

If you would like to contribute to a section of the document and/or curate a section of the document, please click below to advise your area(s) interest and we will send out the guidelines for the particular submission type together with the consent form.

Register your interest here


2. Call for Webinar Presenters - AM Landscape Insights series

Geared around six GFMAM Landscape areas, the series will take place weekly (every Tuesday at 1pm Melbourne time) over six months, with each month dedicated to a particular asset management area:

  • May - Strategy & Planning
  • June - Decision Making
  • July - Asset Information
  • August - Organisation & People
  • September - Risk and Review
  • October - Life Cycle Delivery

We are seeking experts in each of the above areas to present in lunchtime webinar sessions. Do you have a good story to share that fits within any of these topics? It might be theory, a case study, an example of success, a learning journey... Help us bring asset management theory to life!

What's involved for you as a presenter? Webinar sessions will be held for a duration of 30 minutes (20 minute presentation, plus 10 minute question/answer session) on Tuesdays at 1pm Melbourne time.

This is a great opportunity for to share and showcase the work and learnings you or your organisation have been undertaking in the asset management space.

Interested? Fill out a short form with your details, choice of subject area/s and an abstract of no more than 250 words outlining the content of your proposed presentation if you would like to be considered. 

Submit your abstract here