Technology is revolutionising asset management. It is changing how people develop insight into the asset condition and decision making on treatments. However, technology is also causing headaches. Through case studies, this event breaks down how technology can be implemented to bring real results to public sector asset management.
Attend and learn how to make technology work for you!
The Transforming Public Sector Asset Management conference will focus on how to establish a new asset management plan through:
- Developing an excellent data strategy from sourcing to management
- Analysing information to make the right treatment decision & optimise lifecycle costs
- Identifying new technology to improve asset strategy
Senior representatives from Federal, State, Local Government, Health Services and Universities with the responsibility for and job titles of:
- Director of Asset Management
- Director of Infrastructure
- Asset Manager/Coordinator
- Asset Engineer
- Strategic Asset Analysts
- Manager of Asset Maintenance
Attend to learn:
- Use technology to enable sophisticated asset management & to optimise lifecycle costs
- Create a “single source of truth” in asset data
- Develop an integrated enterprise system to create a holistic understanding of an asset portfolio
- Interpret data & information to make the right decisions on asset intervention
Abe is a strategic, operational and asset management improvement leader with many years of engineering, operational and consulting experience. Abe is an industry adviser in the field of asset integrity management/life extension and has published over forty conference, journal and white papers on asset integrity assessment, strategy and management; decision support tools; Opex/Capex optimisation and best practice in operational excellence and asset life extension. He completed his PhD in offshore structures and post doctorate in the rehabilitation of aged infrastructure.
Prior to joining Aurecon, Abe has extensive experience playing key leadership roles in major Consulting, Engineering, Construction Companies and Research Institutes, including later being Chief Executive of his own EPC business. As a respected global leader and “thought leader” particularly in asset integrity management Abe has worked directly for numerous asset portfolio and regional operational managers and global/regional technical authorities from tier one operators in Australia, UK, US, Middle East, South East Asia and West Africa.
City of Tea Tree Gully
Ben Clark is an Asset Management professional with experience in both local government and the private sector. He is currently working at the City of Tea Tree Gully in helping the organisation to grow and further enhance Asset Management. He is passionate about local government and how better asset management can help to benefit the community, he has been a part of the ongoing implementation of mobile solutions and predictive modelling for staff in helping to maintain assets.
Department of Treasury & Finance VIC
Karen is Director – Infrastructure Policy and Assurance in the Department of Treasury and Finance. She has extensive experience in government advising on major capital projects and infrastructure policy. Karen’s team has carriage of the Asset Management Accountability Framework recently introduced by the Victorian Government. Karen’s team has led this policy through its development and are now working across government to support the ongoing implementation of the policy.
Karen has worked across many different policy areas in her career with a keen interest in reform of government service delivery. She sees the Asset Management Accountability Framework as a great platform to further link asset investment and management to strategic service delivery objectives.
Transport for Victoria
Ramesh is a seasoned leader with experience in executive director roles in asset management, project management and operations management in transport and power sectors in Australia and Internationally. Has been most successful in roles that drive mission-critical business transformation leveraging strategy, stakeholder engagement, asset management, project management and financial management.
In his current role Ramesh leads the development and implementation of the Transport for Victoria Whole-of-Transport Asset Strategy for an asset base of $125 billion+ spanning rail, light rail, roads, ports, infrastructure and signaling and control systems. He is responsible for leading the asset management function to deliver the required transport services, as well as the economic, social and environmental benefits of an integrated and effective transport system.
What People Are Saying
“It was great to get a feel for the many different ways to approach asset management and some of the pitfalls and wins to look out for.”Downer Infrastructure
“It was great to learn about how involving and engaging the whole workforce in asset management improved services for the whole organisation.”Roper Gulf Regional Council
“A great event bringing asset management professionals together and discussing like- minded issues.”Maitland City Council
Date: 14 Sep 2018 By: Ash Natesh
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Date: 19 Jun 2017 By: Carmine D'Amico
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