Maintaining assets and developing affordable levels of service is incredibly difficult, particularly as councils work through amalgamations and rate capping. By attending this conference, councils will learn how to source quality data to identify and prioritise what assets need work and create a long term service plan around their financial capabilities.
- Intelligent data collection & interpretation
- Improving communication between finance & service planning & asset management
- Integrating data to produce service plans & modelling
- Producing long term service plans relevant to community needs
- Local government professionals with responsibility for:
- Asset Management, Accounting & Systems
- Financial Management & Financial Planning
- Directors of Corporate Services & Planning
- Directors of Engineering & Community Service
Attend to learn:
Smart data collection for each asset
Determining the levels of service costing for each asset
Centralising Finance, Service Strategy & Asset Management
Conducting effective community consultation
City of Ryde
Anthony has over 30 years experience in state and local government across a broad range of civil, waste, recreation and facilities works and infrastructure, and 20 years in management roles.
In more recent years this has focussed on asset management and its decision making processes, and is now with City of Ryde as Manager Assets Systems. His interests include using ideas from around the world to bring international best practice to Australia.
Institute of Public Works Engineering Australiasia (IPWEA)
Having “semi-retired” from Logan City Council and with some 40 years experience in local government engineering, Peter Way is now devoting his time to advancing asset management as Chair of the IPWEA National Asset Management Strategy Council (NAMS.AU). Peter has been the principal author of a number of the Practice Notes on condition and performance assessment on key asset classes. Peter has also been the principal author of the study material based on the IIMM and the AIFMM for the Post Graduate Courses in Infrastructure Asset Management run through the University of Tasmania. Peter also represents IPWEA on the Standards Australia Mirror Committee for the ISO Standards for Asset Management. Peter is a Civil Engineer with post graduate qualifications in Urban and Regional Planning and an MBA from UQ.
Armidale Regional Council
Keith Lockyer is the Chief Finance Officer at Armidale Regional Council. He currently Manages the Finance and Supply Division which includes; Financial services, Asset Accounting , Supply, Plant and Fleet.
The Council’s covers 8630 sq km and has over $1,022,985,000 in assets. He has 23 years experience in Local Government. Over this time he has occupied the roles of Management Accountant, Systems Accountant, Financial Controller and Deputy General Manager. He has held the position of Chief Finance and Information Officer for 10 years during which time he has implemented shared services, redeveloped corporate business processes and successfully managed 3 special rate variation application processes based on asset renewals at Armidale Dumaresq and Guyra Shire Council. Over the past 3 years has been the senior manager for the project team that implemented an Integrated Enterprise Wide Asset Management solution. With the recent Local Government Mergers Keith holds the position of Chief Finance Officer who’s team manages the finance division which includes the administration of the Asset register and associated costing systems
Sunshine Coast Regional Council
Chris is the Coordinator Asset Management & Capital Planning at the Sunshine Coast Council. Chris has held this role for the past 12 years, during the period of amalgamation between Caloundra, Maroochy and Noosa then the subsequent DE amalgamation of Noosa. Chris is responsible for the development of Councils ten year capital works program, with an estimated value of $1billion.
Chris has a Bachelor of GIS, and post graduate qualifications in Surveying and Civil Engineering
gViz is the provider of GIS-centric Asset Management Information System (Cityworks), Esri based GIS solutions, Enterprise Consulting and Professional Services. Passionate about the application of GIS enabled technology for asset management, with 26 years of experience in Surveying, GIS and Asset Management.
gViz is committed to using GIS-centric technology to enable better decision making through geographic visualization from data collection, analysis and reporting. This passion for AMS and GIS results in increased effectiveness, organisational sustainability and transparency.
The gViz GIS-centric Asset Management Information System (Cityworks) makes the often largest workload component of an Asset Management programme efficient with a single data store for all asset data eliminating costly data synchronization of GIS and AMS, coupled with targeted mobile data collection tools that are able to work either offline or online eliminating double handling and processing of data. Now data collection can be conducted as part of your everyday operations and maintenance tasks.
If you want a consultative approach, where gViz partners with you to deliver successful, cost effective, best practice AMS and GIS solutions, to suit your budget then gViz might be the alternative you have been waiting for.
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