Developing Affordable Levels of Services for Assets
Conference Date
30 November & 1 December 2016
Location
Sydney Boulevard Hotel
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Day 1 - Wednesday 30th November, 2016

8:00
Registration, coffee & networking
8:30
Opening remarks from the Chair
Raeph Cumming
Social Infrastructure Planner
Moorabool Shire Council
Effective data collection & interpretation
8:40
The pillars of infrastructure planning: Aligning asset management, infrastructure planning, service planning & service delivery
  • Developing a collaborative approach to the delivery of services through council assets
  • Informing community levels of service through community engagement
  • Understanding the functionality and future potential of assets through ‘Fitness for Purpose Assessments’
  • A model for integrated planning of services and infrastructure
Raeph Cumming
Social Infrastructure Planner
Moorabool Shire Council
9:20
Using data to better inform decision making
  • Creating partnerships and relationships in councils
  • The right data
  • Predictive modelling
  • Using data for decision making
Chris Campbell
Coordinator, Asset & Capital Planning
Sunshine Coast Regional Council
10.00
SPEED NETWORKING

Bring your business cards and expand your professional network

10.30
Morning tea & networking
11.00
PANEL DISCUSSION: Technology systems to improve asset data collection
  • Maintenance technology
  • GIS services
  • Valuation & condition reports
  • Innovative data collection & sharing
11:40
Managing the tender & contract process
  • Avoiding pitfalls during the tender project
  • Getting the tender and contract specifics right
  • Reducing costs
Phil Scott
Contracts Manager
Local Government Procurement NSW
12.20
Networking lunch
Structuring council to improve finance, asset management & service delivery
1.20
Enterprise cooperation on data
  • Turning theory into reality
  • Virtual and cross integration
Anthony Ogle
Manager, Asset Systems
City of Ryde
2.00
Identifying the critical data for the asset management process
  • What does each asset require
  • Avoiding excessive data gathering
  • Utilising data for your service plan
Samuel Murphy
Asset Engineer
Townsville City Council
2.40
Afternoon tea & networking
3.10
Evolving data into service planning
  • Translating condition assessments to a sound financial plan
  • Engaging with the community on service planning and asset needs
  • Utilising ISO 55000 Asset Management Standards to improve service planning
Peter Way
Chair, National Asset Management Strategy Council
Institute of Public Works Engineering Australiasia (IPWEA)
3.50
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: Reflective learnings
4.30
Closing remarks from the Chair & end of day one

Day 2 - Thursday 1st December, 2016

8:00
Welcome, coffee & networking
8:30
Opening remarks from the Chair
Raeph Cumming
Social Infrastructure Planner
Moorabool Shire Council
8:40
PANEL DISCUSSION: How to improve service planning & its structure within your council
  • Recognising stakeholder needs
  • Identifying community needs
  • Managing amalgamations
  • Unifying asset registers
Jeff Roorda
Executive Director
Jeff Roorda and Associates
Peter Way
Chair, National Asset Management Strategy Council
Institute of Public Works Engineering Australiasia (IPWEA)
Bruce Mills
Place Services Manager
Parramatta City Council
Strategically utilising data to produce service plans & modelling
9:20
Developing asset & property management systems
  • Inheriting assets and amalgamating processes
  • Risk analysis and managing risks
  • Creating service plans
David Norbury
Section Manager
Central Coast Council
Fiona Chan
Section Manager, Property & Asset Management
Central Coast Council
Luke Sulkowski
Section Manager
Central Coast Council
10.35
Morning tea & networking
11.05
Interactive spotlight

In this interactive spotlight you will gain a better understanding of all the organisations present and the different challenges they face.

11.35
How to leverage your GIS for Asset Management
Jason Grech
Director, Asset Management and GIS Consultant
gViz
12.15
Networking lunch
Consulting with the community to produce long-term service plan
1.15
Smart data for a smart city
  • Communicating and consulting with the community
  • Feeding data into asset services
Bruce Mills
Place Services Manager
Parramatta City Council
1.55
Developing affordable levels of service
  • What costs do people need
  • Implementing effective community consultation
Keith Lockyer
Chief Financial & Information Officer
Armidale Regional Council
2.35
Afternoon tea & networking
3.05
Community engagement on acceptable & affordable levels of service
  • Key principles
  • Communicating levels of service
  • Engagement approaches
Rosemary Dillon
Group Manager, Integrated Planning and Finance
Blue Mountains City Council
3.45
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: How to implement what we have learnt
  • Data standards & collection
  • Performance management
  • Strategic service planning
  • Amalgamating assets
  • Identifying risk
4.35
Closing remarks from the Chair & close of conference
Workshop B: How to improve data use for service planning
Tuesday 29th November 2016, 5.30pm – 8.30pm

About the workshop:

By better linking of data to service plans, councils will be able to create more accurate forecasting based on asset needs.

This workshop will provide delegates with the how to of using data to create more accurate financial forecast in their service plan.

Workshop takeaways?

  • Communicating with the community to identify service level
  • How to evolve data to prioritise asset service
  • Implementing performance management and creating processes for your team
  • Managing the amalgamation & creating a synergy between departments

Price: $599 + GST

*Refreshments & dinner provided

Jeff Roorda
Executive Director
Jeff Roorda and Associates
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Key Speakers

Anthony Ogle
Manager, Asset Systems
City of Ryde
Peter Way
Chair, National Asset Management Strategy Council
Institute of Public Works Engineering Australiasia (IPWEA)
Keith Lockyer
Chief Financial & Information Officer
Armidale Regional Council
Chris Campbell
Coordinator, Asset & Capital Planning
Sunshine Coast Regional Council