• IAM UK: Aberdeen Branch - Asset Management - An Anatomy - June 2019

    Tue, 18 Jun 2019 17:00:00 GMTTue, 18 Jun 2019 20:00:00 GMT

    Event Title:  Aberdeen Branch - Asset Management 'An Anatomy' 
    Event Date: Tuesday 18th June 2019
    Event Time: 6pm – 9pm
    Venue: Marcliffe Hotel & Spa

  • The IAM Annual Conference 2019

    Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMTWed, 26 Jun 2019 16:00:00 GMT

    ACC Liverpool, Kings Dock, Liverpool

  • IAM USA: SF Bay Branch Meeting 25th June 2019

    Tue, 25 Jun 2019 21:00:00 GMTTue, 25 Jun 2019 21:00:00 GMT

    Event title:  SF Bay Area Branch meeting

    Event date: June 25, 2019

    Event Time: 2 – 4 PM PST

    Topic/ Summary:  We will make decisions about future IAM Branch Meeting topics based on an organizational AM maturity survey and other topics of interest based on member needs. We will also discuss items relating to meeting location and outreach. We will finish off with a case study regarding an ISO 55000 certification journey.

    1. Introductions
    2. IAM membership and Branch meeting information
    3. Organizational AM maturity and AM needs survey
    4. Discussion of most needed and beneficial IAM meeting topics
    5. Case study for ISO 55000 certification journey, PG&E Gas

  • IWA Leading Edge Strategic Asset Management & Performance Indicators Conference - 27-29th September

    Mon, 23 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMTFri, 27 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT

    IWA Leading Edge Strategic Asset Management & Performance Indicators Conference - 27-29th September

    The Canadian Water & Wastewater Association presents IWA’s 2019 LESAM and PI conferences, to be held back to back in Vancouver, Canada. Join us for these joint international conferences that will attract performance assessment specialists and asset management professionals from around the world. They represent the leading public and private water utilities, consulting firms, academic and research institutions active in water and wastewater.

    With the organization of the biannual LESAM facilitated by the IWA Strategic Asset Management Specialist Group, IWA establishes a consolidated leading-edge forum where utilities, consultants, regulators, researchers and asset managers identify and discuss the main challenges, new solutions and trends in strategic asset management for the water sector.

    Appropriate performance indicators are essential for describing the quality of water supply. Every other year, the IWA Benchmarking and Performance Assessment Specialist Group organizes the PI conference showcasing international projects, applications and developments. This forum offers participants an opportunity to keep up-to-date with the state of the art in the important field of performance assessment.

  • IAM NL Annual Conference – IAM Responsible

    Thu, 26 Sep 2019 10:00:00 GMTThu, 26 Sep 2019 18:00:00 GMT

                 Managing valuable assets. What’s our responsibility as an individual, within and amongst organisations and to society? How does Asset Management help?

    Het jaarcongres is het vlaggenschip van de activiteiten van IAM NL. De datum voor deze derde editie is 26 september en het thema is I AM Responsible.
    Verantwoordelijkheden binnen een organisatie, maar ook tussen organisaties en natuurlijk maatschappelijke verantwoordelijkheid. Hoe ver strekt die? Wat kan assetmanagement daaraan bijdragen? Wat is daarvoor nodig?.

    Tijdens dit jaarcongres worden voor de eerste keer de IAM Nederlands awards uitgereikt voor de beste assetmanagement professional en voor het beste assetmanagement team.

  • The Institute of Asset Management - North America Conference

    Tue, 01 Oct 2019 07:00:00 GMTThu, 03 Oct 2019 16:00:00 GMT

    Gleacher Center - Univeristy of Chicago Booth School of Business, 450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive, Chicago IL 60611 USA

    October 1-3, 2019

    This inaugural event is focused on Asset Management professionals seeking to gain insight into and hear first-hand experiences from the latest methodology and technology innovators who are driving the discipline forward. This conference is essential for asset owners and operators interested in learning the benefits of asset management. It is a unique opportunity for seasoned professionals as well as novices in the field to hear from and meet with the standards bearers from across the globe.

  • 3rd Annual CEATI Asset Management Conference: "Taking the Next Step in the Asset Management Journey"

    Tue, 29 Oct 2019 08:00:00 GMTWed, 30 Oct 2019 08:00:00 GMT

    3rd Annual CEATI Asset Management Conference: "Taking the Next Step in the Asset Management Journey -

    The 3rd Annual CEATI Asset Management Conference will bring together subject-matter experts; asset management professionals from power generation, transmission, and distribution; academics; and innovative thinkers to discuss developments on their asset management journey. This conference will be in a forward-looking forum designed to guide utilities in the right direction, with the right tools, and with the support and guidance of their peers and the industry.

    The challenge of populating these asset management initiatives with suitable people and empowering them with the authority and accountability to achieve of the company’s goals is becoming evident as more utilities implement asset management programs. The professionals driving these initiatives are looking at their next steps with greater scrutiny than ever before.

  • IAM Canada: Vancouver Branch Meeting June 2019

    Wed, 12 Jun 2019 23:30:00 GMTThu, 13 Jun 2019 01:30:00 GMT

    Time: Wednesday June 12th at 4.30pm
    Venue: Broadway Tech Centre, QuadReal Meeting Room (main floor), 2955 Virtual Way, Vancouver

    The Vancouver Branch launches its 2019 meeting series with a Meeting and Networking Event

    Speakers: David Albrice and Iain Cranston.
    Agenda: Short presentation on the IAM, and Iain will present the current CNAM projects in municipal asset management and AM training opportunities across Canada. Come get involved, have a drink and snack and share an asset management story.

  • IAM USA NxtGen: Stakeholder Engagement and Communication

    Tue, 11 Jun 2019 21:30:00 GMTTue, 11 Jun 2019 23:30:00 GMT

    Event Name: Stakeholder Engagement and Communication
    Location: 2 Broadway, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10004
    Date: June 11, 2019
    Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm    

    The implementation of an asset management program brings with it organizational and cultural change. Early stakeholder engagement is key to get buy-in from people who are impacted by the change and who can influence decision-making and adoption.

    Our second event this year will bring together three invited guests who have experience in implementation of Asset Management Improvement Programs in large transit agencies. They will be sharing lessons learned and challenges in engaging stakeholders at different levels of the organization to enable change.

    Please book prior to June 10th to ensure access to the venue. For any questions, please contact NxtGen@USA.theIAM.org

    Looking forward to seeing you there,

    IAM NxtGen US

  • IAM Canada: Toronto Branch Meeting June 2019

    Mon, 10 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMTTue, 11 Jun 2019 01:00:00 GMT

    Time:   Monday June 10th at 7pm, after the AGM
    Venue:  KPMG LLP, 100 New Park Place, Suite 1400, Vaughan

    Agenda: The event will feature guest speakers presenting on linkages between the IAM and Canadian Municipal Asset Management Policy, Strategy, Governance and Competence frameworks. The event will encourage discussion and allow adequate time for networking.

    19:00 - Snack, Drinks and Networking

    19:30 - 20:30 - Presentations

    Participation, snacks, and drinks are free.

  • IAM Canada: Calgary Branch Inaugural Meeting and Networking

    Thu, 06 Jun 2019 22:00:00 GMTFri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 GMT

    Event Title:  Calgary Branch – Inaugural Meeting and Networking Event
    Event Date: Thursday 6th June 2019
    Event Time: 4pm – 6pm
    Venue: Bank & Baron, Stephen Avenue, Calgary

    Topic/ Summary
    This event will launch the Calgary IAM branch and is intended to allow asset management professionals or those with an interest in developing as asset managers to meet, share experiences and build an energetic and supportive local community.

    Speakers:  Paul Smeaton, Owen James

    Short presentation on the IAM, membership benefits and ongoing initiatives
    Drinks, snacks and networking.

  • Discuss, Design, and Dine Happy Hour: The Asset Owner’s Perspective on Asset Management

    Thu, 23 May 2019 16:30:00 GMTThu, 23 May 2019 22:30:00 GMT

    Join the new co-leads of the Chicago Branch IAM for a relaxed happy hour and networking event to share insights in the asset management journey from an asset owner’s perspective. We will also be discussing the North American Conference, which is taking place in October.

    Contact name: Nabihah Ayub

    Contact email: Chicago@USA.theIAM.org

    Contact number: 217-530-5217

  • Creating Great Asset Management Plans: Experience of the Practitioner

    Thu, 23 May 2019 16:00:00 GMTThu, 23 May 2019 18:30:00 GMT

    Location:  KPMG, One St Peter’s Square, Manchester City Centre

    Following on from our last event in November, the IAM NW branch invite you to join us at our re-scheduled event as we explore what makes an Asset Management Plan.  It will provide you opportunity to grow your network, share your experiences, and learn from others where they’ve had success, and to explore common challenges.

    Part one:

    A walk through of the guidance provided in the IAM Subject Specific Guidance by one of the Authors. 

    Part two:

    Facilitated breakout sessions where you’ll be able to discuss your experience with Asset Management Plans in small groups before opening these to the wider group to learn from others.

    We will capture common themes and any established pros and cons for each, and share these with you via the LinkedIn group afterwards to promote continued engagement.

    Part three:

    An update on the latest developments in the IAM, including membership benefits, new publications, opportunities to get involved and news from across the IAM UK and international.


    This free event is open to members and non-members, but we ask that you register your interest on the IAM website so that we can cater for the appropriate numbers.

    We look forward to seeing you there

    The IAM NW Branch Committee

  • London and South East Branch Event May 2019

    Thu, 16 May 2019 16:30:00 GMTThu, 16 May 2019 20:00:00 GMT

    • Topic: Digital Asset Management
      • Data Driven Design - how advanced data analytics has formed an integral part of the design process on a major railway enhancement in the North.
      • Digital Transformation - using the power of digital to reduce the cost of ownership in asset owning businesses.
      • Smart Assets - The Future of Asset Management?
    • Date: Thursday 16th May 2019
    • Location: Jacobs, Cottons Centre, London SE1 2QG

    Contact name: Zoe Cornish

    Contact email: London@UK.theIAM.org

    Contact number: 07901934129

  • ISO 55000 development continued, use cases and lessons learnt

    Thu, 16 May 2019 16:00:00 GMTThu, 16 May 2019 16:00:00 GMT

    How to apply the ISO 5500 standard? Several organisations in the Netherlands have implemented ISO 55000 or have adopted the philosophy. Experiences form various industries and viewpoints will be shared and debated. This themed session is for people who are new to this standard and for experienced ISO 55000 practitioners

    De tweede themasessie zal plaatsvinden op 16 mei en heeft als thema ISO 55000: standaard in ontwikkeling.

    In deze sessie zullen we praktijkervaringen bespreken met de toepassing van de ISO 55000 serie voor assetmanagement en bespreken welke ontwikkelingen er zijn met betrekking tot assetmanagementnormen en wat dat betekent voor AM in Nederland.   Interessant voor wie (nog) onbekend is met de standaard én voor wie hem al toepast.

  • Themabijeenkomst IAM NL Ontwikkelingen in assetmanagement en de ISO 55000 serie

    Thu, 16 May 2019 11:00:00 GMTThu, 16 May 2019 13:00:00 GMT

    De ISO 55000 normserie voor assetmanagement leeft! De in 2014 gepubliceerde internationale standaard wordt door steeds meer organisaties gebruikt en ook de normserie zelf is volop in ontwikkeling.

    Tijdens deze themabijeenkomst:
    * Vertellen organisaties wat zij met het implementeren van assetmanagement en ISO 55001 hebben bereikt en hoe ze dat hebben gedaan;
    * Gaan we in op overwegingen om wel of niet te certificeren en hebben we praktijkcases van het certificeringsproces zelf;
    * Geven experts inzicht in de diverse bestaande en verwachte assetmanagementgerelateerde standaarden, waaronder de vernieuwde ISO 55002, die een uitgebreide toelichting geeft op ISO 55001.

    IAM NL organiseert deze sessie met NEN en World Class Maintenance.
    Je kunt je aanmelden voor deze themabijeenkomst via de evenementpagina bij NEN - https://www.nen.nl/Evenementen/Evenementdetailpagina/Ontwikkelingen-in-assetmanagement-en-de-ISO-55000-serie-1.htm

  • NXTGen ‘Hackathon’

    Wed, 15 May 2019 16:00:00 GMTWed, 15 May 2019 18:00:00 GMT

    In advance of the first IAM NXTGen ‘Hackathon’ at the IAM’s annual conference in June we will be holding a short 2 hour ‘Hack’ at Jacobs’ Manchester First Street office.

    Consider a future in which autonomous electric vehicles are available on demand to collect us and take us to our destinations, and the requirements to maintain and operate this system.  Join us and work with other attendees to consider how Asset Management techniques can be applied to ensure safe, sustainable, long-term provision of this service and how the ideas developed could contribute to the Asset Management System of the future.

    This session will allow attendees to take a strategic view of the techniques required, systems to be incorporated and how the Asset Management model facilitates this process.

  • Pacific Northwest Branch Meeting - Updated ISO 55002 Review

    Tue, 07 May 2019 14:00:00 GMTTue, 07 May 2019 16:00:00 GMT

    Updated ISO 55002 Review - May 7th 2019 - 3:00 - 5:00 pm 

    Hyatt Regency Bellevue, 900 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, Washington, 98004

    The IAM-USA Pacific NW Branch is partnering with the Association of Asset Management Professionals (AMP) to co-host their May meeting at The Reliability Conference.

    Please join us for a brief introduction to the IAM-USA Pacific NW Branch and Asset Management Professionals (AMP) group followed by an in-depth review of the revised ISO-55002 Guidance Document and an engaging group discussion.

  • 13th Annual Canadian Event - 'Keeping The Pace'

    Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMTThu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

    No longer a side project or a buzz word, the adoption of Asset Management practices is now entrenched in every facet of community development and the pace is quickening. Our communities are growing and as they do, practitioners will continue to face the financial, environmental and societal challenges of managing growth and development while also maintaining existing municipal assets and infrastructure.

    The annual conference and tradeshow will continue to explore these challenges through leading edge professional development, idea sharing, workshops and fun networking opportunities with your peers and new players in government, academia and industry.

  • Chicago Branch IAM North American Conference Photo Shoot

    Fri, 05 Apr 2019 15:00:00 GMTFri, 05 Apr 2019 22:30:00 GMT

    The Chicago Branch IAM will be hosting the very first North American Conference!  Please join the Branch for an asset management professionals photo session within the City to welcome delegates, promote the conference and showcase our incredibly diverse, dedicated talent in all our sectors.  We will also welcome new members, talk about NxtGen front line programming and our new Chicago Branch leadership.


    -Photo Shoot,

    -IAM North America Conference Host Planning

    -NxtGen Front Line Programming 

    -Chicago Branch Leadership Transition


    ​Hosts:  Nabihah Ayub and Aloy Makalinao from CTA, Keshang Jordan from Hall Property Management, Yuna Kim from WSP

    Contact name: Yuna Kim

    Contact email: Chicago@USA.theIAM.org

    Contact number: 217-530-5217

  • IAM South West Branch Inaugural Event - 4th April 2019

    Thu, 04 Apr 2019 16:30:00 GMTThu, 04 Apr 2019 19:30:00 GMT

    Event - IAM South West Branch Inaugural Event

    Date - 04th April 2019

    Location - University of Bristol – School of Chemistry – Lecture Theatre 3 (Cantock's Close, Bristol, BS8 1TS, UK).  Further details below

    Time - 17:30 for 18:00 start

    This is the inaugural event for the newly formed IAM South West Branch; we hope the branch will grow to be an active one within IAM UK.  With a diverse range of businesses and sectors within the South West region, it is an exciting time to get the branch moving and have an opportunity to engage like minded Asset Management professionals and businesses alike.

    This event will be opened by Kirsten Bodley, the new CEO of the IAM followed by a Patrons address from John Skelton.  The SW Branch lead, Ray Galeozzie, will present a short overview of his aspirations for the Branch and show where the Branch sits within the IAM UK structure before we get into an update from Tim Ingram on ISO 55000 and an overview of the Manchester Airport Groups Transformation Programme by Tim Gadd. 

    There will be an opportunity to network at the event and refreshments will be available in the post presentation networking session.


    • 17:30 - Networking
    • 18:00 - Opening – Kirsten Bodley
    • 18:05 - Patrons Address – John Skelton
    • 18:10 - Introduction to IAM SW Branch – Ray Galeozzie
    • 18:30 - ISO55000 – The UK Mirror Committee Update – Tim Ingram
    • 19:00 - Manchester Airport Group Transformation Programme – Tim Gadd
    • 19:30 - Networking and Refreshments
    • 20:00 - Close

    For further information contact Ray Galeozzie at SouthWest@uk.theiam.org

    Location Details:


    To get to Lecture Theatre 3, enter through the main doors of Chemistry and turn left. The East Foyer is through the double doors (usually open) at the end of the corridor. Lecture Theatre 3 is accessed directly from the East Foyer, and the doors are clearly marked.

    Nearest parking is Trenchard St, Bristol BS1 5AN


  • IAM USA: SF Bay Branch Meeting

    Tue, 12 Mar 2019 21:00:00 GMTTue, 12 Mar 2019 23:00:00 GMT

    The San Francisco Bay IAM Branch is hosting its first meeting after a hiatus.  Come join us to share best practices and network with other asset management professionals while helping to lay out a plan for meeting topics for the coming year.

    Tuesday March 12, 2PM - 4PM PT

    WSP offices

    425 Market Street

    17th Floor

    San Francisco

    (Located above the Embarcadero BART station)

    Please RSVP to Bay@USA.theIAM.org so your name can be added to the security guard list.

    Some attendees may reconvene for drinks afterward.

  • IAM Canada: Ottawa Branch - Asset Information: Strategy, Standards, Systems and management

    Wed, 06 Mar 2019 16:00:00 GMTWed, 06 Mar 2019 18:00:00 GMT

    Asset information: strategy, standards, systems, and governance

    So much data, but so few insights! What do I need to do better? How do I get started?

    You are invited to join a discussion on Asset Information: Strategy, Standards, Systems, and Governance.  The Ottawa branch of the Institute of Asset Management (IAM) Canada extends this invitation so you may learn from the experiences of others and enjoy an opportunity to meet with fellow professionals in this field in an informal and interactive environment. 

    Please book your place using this link - https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/iam-canada-ottawa-branch-asset-information-strategy-standards-systems-and-management-tickets-56470851838

  • IAM Midlands Branch Asset Management – University of Birmingham looks to the Future

    Thu, 07 Feb 2019 17:30:00 GMTThu, 07 Feb 2019 20:00:00 GMT

    The University of Birmingham, Mechanical and Civil, Engineering Building, Room G33, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT

    Staff, researchers and post graduate students from University of Birmingham will provide a series of presentations on the interests, developments and work of the university in risk-informed infrastructure asset management and the use of technology for informed infrastructure condition assessment in the linear transport sector.


    Refreshments will be available from 17.30.

    18:00 Welcome and Introductions to the IAM Midlands Branch

    • Nigel Sanders, IAM Midlands Branch Chair

    18:05 Introduction to linear transport research at the University of Birmingham

    • Dr Michael Burrow and Dr Gurmel Ghataora

    Linear transport research team shares key learnings from their transport asset management research projects worth £13m+ in 25+ countries.

    18.20 Achieving sustainability in railway track asset management

    • Manu Sasidharan

    Considering a trade-off between economy, ecology & society for railway track maintenance

    18.40 Using smartphone technology to support road asset management

    • Guanyu Wang

    Using smart phones and big-data analytics to inform road asset management practices

    19.00 Automated road surface condition assessment

    • Dr Wenda Li

    Using a multi-sensor platform to collect & analyse road condition data at higher accuracy levels

    19.20 Mechanical Behaviour of Soils under Dynamic Traffic-Resembled Loading Simulated using the Light Weight Deflectometer

    • Marek Pycha

    19:40 Questions and Answers

    19:50 Closing Remarks

    • Nigel Sanders, IAM Midlands Branch Chair

  • IAM NL Themed Session: Asset Management and the Energy Transition

    Thu, 07 Feb 2019 13:00:00 GMTThu, 07 Feb 2019 17:00:00 GMT

    Location: TenneT, Utrechtseweg 310, 6800 AS Arnhem

    Global ambitions, national ambitions and local ambitions related to the energy transition. How will the Dutch make it happen? What can we do as Asset Management Professionals. How can we learn and team up?

    IAM NL Themasessie: Assetmanagement en de energietransitie

    Klimaatakkoord Parijs, landelijke ambities in de energie agenda, transitiepaden, samenwerking tussen overheden met bedrijven, maatschappelijke organisaties en burgers.  Er zal een hoop energie bij komen kijken om deze transitie te maken. Veel assetmanagement vraagstukken in een snelkookpan op vuur van een nieuw type energiebron.

    Hoe werken we samen? Wat kunnen we als assetmanagement professionals van elkaar leren?

    Op donderdagmiddag 7 februari 2019 vindt de themasessie Assetmanagement en de Energietransitie plaats bij TenneT in Arnhem

  • IAM USA Pacific NW Branch Meeting

    Wed, 06 Feb 2019 15:00:00 GMTWed, 06 Feb 2019 17:00:00 GMT

    Date: Wednesday February 6, 2019

    Time: 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time ‎(UTC-7))

    location: Center for Urban Waters, 326 E D St, Tacoma, WA 98421


    Topic: The Asset Register.

     Description: Does your organization have an asset register? Tacoma Water will share their asset register and hierarchy and then we will open up for a group discussion to explore:

    • How to define "asset"
    • Who owns and maintains the asset register
    • Asset hierarchy best practices
    • Asset register fields included and level of data granularity,
    • Aligning the asset register with inventories in a work order management system and financials. 

     We look forward to networking and learning together. 

    Networking: Following the meeting, all interested parties are invited to join in a no-host networking happy hour at a local restaurant and/or bar. Location to be disclosed at the meeting.

    If you cannot come in person, please join us online:

    Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

    You can also dial in using your phone.
    United States: +1 (646) 749-3112
    Access Code: 803-147-541

    First GoToMeeting? Let's do a quick system check: https://link.gotomeeting.com/system-check

  • Chicago Branch - The Young in Front Line Asset Management.

    Mon, 04 Feb 2019 17:30:00 GMTMon, 04 Feb 2019 21:00:00 GMT

    Hear about experiences of our younger generation maintainers in various industries to learn about their work, opportunities for innovation, their influence in capability succession in a time of staff retirements and find out about training to enter the workforce.

    5:30pm Monday, February 4th, 2019

    Boston Blackies

    120 S Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL

    Near Union Station

    RSVP Keshang Jordan, NXTGen Representative

    Mobile (312)841-8497


    All professional backgrounds, stakeholders,

    students, encouraged to attend

  • IAM London & SE Branch Event

    Thu, 24 Jan 2019 17:30:00 GMTThu, 24 Jan 2019 20:00:00 GMT

    Black and Veatch, 60 High Street, Redhill, RH1 1SH
    4th Floor - Room TBC


    17:30 - 18:00 pm - Welcome
    18:00 - 18:30 pm - Introduction & update on Institute business
    18:30 - 19:15 pm - Yorkhire Water Asset Management Case Study ( Speaker TBC)
    19:15 - 19:30 pm - Q&A
    19:30 - 19:45 pm - AOB
    19:45 pm Onwards - Refreshments and Networking

  • IAM Irish Chapter: Translink Glider Tour

    Wed, 23 Jan 2019 18:30:00 GMTWed, 23 Jan 2019 20:30:00 GMT

    “Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 6.30 pm, at Milewater Service Centre…a visit to the Belfast Glider.

    Join the Institute of Asset Management Irish Chapter and the Institute of Engineering and Technology (Northern Ireland branch) for an evening with Translink, at the new Milewater Service Centre. The visit will feature Belfast’s new fleet of Gliders, and showcase how the fleet is maintained and operated.

    Glider.... the new, effortless and smooth way to travel, Glide through city traffic and arrive fresh and ready on a modern and high tech mode of travel, providing direct cross-city services between the east and the west of the City and linking into Titanic Quarter. Representing an investment of over £90m, Glider is a high quality, high capacity, bus-based rapid transit system bringing people and communities together.

    The services operates with a new, modern eco-hybrid fleet. Catering for more passengers than conventional buses, passengers can also enjoy a new ticketing system which speeds up getting on and off the vehicle. Extensive bus priority is also in place along the route facilitating fast and reliable journeys.

    With capacity for 105 people, the vehicle interiors features high quality materials and the engines utilise the latest hybrid diesel/electric technologies emitting low noise, low vibration and low levels of pollutants. Glider vehicles have onboard information screens providing real time journey information and audio visual next halt and destination announcements. Free on-board Wi-Fi is also available.

  • IAM USA NxtGen – Conducting Root Cause Analysis with a focus on Sustainability and Resiliency

    Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:30:00 GMTTue, 22 Jan 2019 19:30:00 GMT

    Hello everyone,

    We are kicking off the year with a workshop on Root Cause Analysis led by Steve Stark, recently retired from the Maintenance of Way Division in the Department of Subways at MTA New York City Transit. Steve has over 10 years of experience in the rail industry including his work at the Chicago Transit Authority. He is a doctoral candidate at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s Transportation Planning and Engineering program, where his research focuses on a decision support system for the management of low-level track nonconformities. During the workshop Steve will be presenting a synopsis of his work on root cause analysis with a focus on resiliency and sustainability. Then, along with our team, we will engage in a group activity that demonstrates the importance of sustainability and resiliency in the life cycle management of an asset.

    The event will be held on January 22nd from 5:30-7:30pm at 5 Pennsylvania Plaza, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10019. For any questions, please contact NxtGen@USA.theIAM.org

    Looking forward to seeing you there,

    IAM NxtGen US

  • IAM USA: San Diego Branch Meeting 12Dec18

    Wed, 12 Dec 2018 17:00:00 GMTWed, 12 Dec 2018 19:30:00 GMT

    12th December 2018 - San Diego Water Authority - Escondido Operations center, 610 West 5th Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025 (09:00am - 11:30am)

    Speaker #1 – Andy Baldwin: What is Failure? – a close look at defining and quantifying failure (it’s not just structural!)

    Speaker #2 – To be confirmed

    PLEASE NOTE – Limited Room Capacity – please sign up to attend

  • Chicago Branch - The Modern Maintainer: A Front Line Exchange Happy Hour

    Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:30:00 GMTMon, 10 Dec 2018 21:00:00 GMT

    5:30pm Central time

    Celtic Knot Public House, 626 Church St, Evanston, IL​

    On Metra and Purple Line

    Workforce Succession Solutions

    Many asset intensive industries are experiencing workforce challenges due to large numbers of retiring staff.  Discuss strategies and programs for recruitment, retainment, skills development, integrating the new generation and building our front line that is critical for continued operations and delivering services.

    Thank you,

    The Chicago Branch IAM

  • Maximo UK & Ireland User Group

    Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:30:00 GMTThu, 29 Nov 2018 15:30:00 GMT

    Avonmouth House, 6 Avonmouth Street, London. SE1 6NX

    Maximo UK & Ireland User Group

  • IAM Asset Management Conference 2018

    Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMTWed, 28 Nov 2018 16:00:00 GMT

    The Asset Management Conference is the IAM's unique Call for Papers event, designed to cover the breadth and depth of asset management. The Programme will comprise keynote speakers, presentations of papers from the Call for Papers, workshops, and an IAM Awards stream. The key themes covered in this year's programme will be Organisation, Continual Improvement, Fundamentals & Lifecycle, Data, Tools & Techniques and Performance Management Value. 

    The IAM Annual Lecture and Dinner, including the IAM Awards 2018 ceremony, take place on the first evening of the two-day event and are available to book separately to the conference. 

    For full details: theIAM.org/AMConf18 >

  • Asset Management Theory into Practice: the Reality

    Wed, 21 Nov 2018 17:30:00 GMTWed, 21 Nov 2018 19:30:00 GMT

    Location - Jacobs Offices, First Street, Manchester​

    Date - Wednesday 21st November 17:30 - 19:30

    At this facilitated discussion, we invite you to talk about how your organisation has tried to interpret Asset Management theory into practice.

    It will provide you opportunity to share your experiences, and learn from others where they’ve had success, and to explore common challenges.

    The session will be facilitated by Tim Ingram who chairs the UK mirror committee for the Institute of Asset Management. Tim will explain some of the upcoming changes to the ISO 5500X Series and facilitate the discussion on the reality of implementing Asset Management.

    As well as giving you the opportunity to share, learn and network; the feedback will be shared with the central committee in order to shape future Asset Management Guidance.  At the same time, the NW branch committee will be using the discussion to better understand what you want from your IAM community, in order to tailor future events in the North West.

    This free event is open to members and non-members, but we ask that you register your interest on the IAM website so that we can cater for the appropriate numbers.

    Opportunity for informal networking afterwards at the Gasworks pub (next door to Jacobs)

    We look forward to seeing you there

    The IAM NW Branch Committee

  • NxtGen Christmas Social

    Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:00:00 GMTThu, 15 Nov 2018 21:00:00 GMT

    Lowlander Grande Cafe, 36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5RR

    FREE BEER! (and asset management)

    Join us on 15th November for our NxtGen Christmas Social at Lowlander Grande Café in Central London. Just a stone’s throw from Covent Garden and Oxford Street why not get in some Christmas shopping before joining us for some Belgian beers and festive bites? This is a great opportunity to meet likeminded professionals from the asset management community, share experiences and grow your network in the industry.

    We are looking forward to seeing you from 6pm.

    The NxtGen Committee 

    Please check out the poster for this event.

  • IAM Midlands Branch Presents: Asset Management in the Nuclear sector

    Thu, 15 Nov 2018 17:30:00 GMTThu, 15 Nov 2018 20:00:00 GMT

    Refreshments will be available from 17.30.

    18:00 Welcome and Introductions to the IAM Midlands Branch

    • Nigel Sanders, Director of Operations, Jacobs


    • Alan Rutherford, Senior Engineering Manager, Cavendish Nuclear

    In response to an SRBI [Small Business Research Initiative] Competition Cavendish and their partners have developed an innovative solution to decommissioning nuclear process cells where man access is impossible. The solution combines 3D Lidar Scanning, Virtual Reality and laser cutting using a remote deployment system. Development testing of the process has been successful. Fully integrated testing of the system will be conducted in December 2018 using a full-size inactive mock-up. The system has utility far beyond the nuclear industry.


    • Tim Ingram, Chair of UK's Mirror Committee for ISO 55000 (AMS/01)

    At this facilitated discussion, we invite you to talk about how your organisation has tried to interpret Asset Management theory into practice. Tim Ingram who chairs the UK mirror committee for the Institute of Asset Management will explain some of the upcoming changes to the ISO 5500X Series, future standards and facilitate the discussion on the reality of implementing Asset Management. It will provide you with an opportunity to share your experiences, and learn from others where they’ve had success, and to explore common challenges.

    19:40 Closing Remarks

    • Nigel Sanders, Director of Operations, Jacobs
  • IAM USA: New York Branch Meeting

    Wed, 07 Nov 2018 23:00:00 GMTThu, 08 Nov 2018 00:30:00 GMT

    7 November 2018  |  Offices of DXC Technology - 22 Cortlandt St, 19th Floor, New York

    Asset Management Strategies for Government:

    • Asset Management Metrics, Sean FitzPatrick, Acting Program Executive, Enterprise Info. & Asset Management, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)
    • NYPA’s Journey to ISO55001 Certification, Ricardo DaSilva, VP Strategic Operation, NYPA
  • IAM-USA PNW Branch Meeting: Condition Assessment Processes, Tools and Techniques

    Tue, 06 Nov 2018 15:00:00 GMTTue, 06 Nov 2018 17:00:00 GMT

    Bellevue City Hall, 450 110th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 - B/T 6th st & 4th st - Room 1e-112 on the main floor. Time shown is PDT (UTC-7)

    What is the appropriate level for condition assessment? How is condition assessment prioritized and what are different methodologies for conducting the assessment?  We will hear how Covington Water District developed their condition grading system, how they utilize the data and how operators use a grading sheet to answer set questions until they arrive at a condition code.

    Following will be a group discussion. Please come prepared to share how condition assessment processes, tools and techniques have been developed and fit into your asset management programs. Together we will look at how condition assessment can be integrated from a variety of sources:

    1) Periodic visual inspections

    2) Periodic tests/condition assessments

    3) Continuous condition assessment via on-line monitors

    4) Useful life based ratings.

    If you cannot come in person, please join us online:


    Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

    You can also dial in using your phone.
    United States: +1 (646) 749-3112

    Access Code: 803-147-541

    First GoToMeeting? Let's do a quick system check: https://link.gotomeeting.com/system-check

  • IAM Germany: Asset Management Conference 2018

    Mon, 05 Nov 2018 13:00:00 GMTTue, 06 Nov 2018 13:00:00 GMT

    5 & 6 November  |  Sana Hotel, Berlin   
    (This event will be in German)

    Full details and booking >

    First German IAM Conference

    Out of the silos! It's time to rise and shine! Overcome thinking in silos: physical asset management as a holistic steering instrument.

    We have a varied programme with panel presentations and workshops for asset management beginners and experienced professionals, to whom we will jointly demonstrate the diversity of asset management. The conference is a two-day event for with a central theme of the role of asset management in organisations.

    • What is the stand of asset implementation in Germany?
    • What is the German asset management experience?
    • What should asset management training look like?
    • How do industry associations (e. g. DVGW) perceive ISO 55000?
    • What is asset management’s role in integrated management systems?

  • Chicago Branch - The Modern Maintainer: A Front Line Exchange Happy Hour

    Mon, 29 Oct 2018 17:30:00 GMTMon, 29 Oct 2018 20:30:00 GMT

    Oak Park Brewing & Hamburger Mary's, 155 S Oak Park Ave, Illinois. - On Green Line and Metra.

    Field Asset Data Collection Solutions

    Looking to improve services and performance of your assets?  Then data is needed, starting with knowing what you own and how assets are performing now.  Learn how to do this effectively to make jobs easier and share your own experience as a field practitioner on what works, and what doesn't, including data types, tools, resourcing strategies, and impact on overall service outcomes.

    Agenda: Attendee Introduction, Topic Discussion, Networking, Mailing List Registration

  • NxtGen: Asset Management Interactive Debate

    Wed, 24 Oct 2018 17:00:00 GMTWed, 24 Oct 2018 19:30:00 GMT

    EY, 1 More London Place, London SE1 2AF

    Should all infrastructure be nationalised? Can robotics transform asset management? Is there a business case for smart cities? Can the UK be truly self-sufficient for 100% of its energy needs? Could the UK’s infrastructure support a population of 90 million people?

  • IAM NxtGen - Asset Management Plan Development Workshop

    Tue, 23 Oct 2018 17:00:00 GMTTue, 23 Oct 2018 19:00:00 GMT

    Location: 2 Broadway, 15th Floor. New York, NY 10004

    Date: October 23, 2018

    Hello Everyone!

    It has been a while since our last get-together and we are excited to announce the next IAM NxtGen event scheduled for October 23rd 2018, 6-8pm at 2 Broadway, 15th Floor. New York, NY 10004. We will spend the evening going over the development of an Asset Management Plan guided by a group of experienced speakers.

    We are expanding our approach from being a knowledge sharing center to having more outcome oriented events that can add more value to you and your organization, and provide useful content and tools that you can take back to your workplace. This and future sessions will be a mix of networking events and workshops where we will go over case studies, methodologies, decision support tools, and more.

    Please bring a government issued ID to be able to access the venue.

    Looking forward to seeing you there,

    IAM NxtGen US

  • CEATI Asset Management Conference 2018

    Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:00:00 GMTThu, 18 Oct 2018 01:00:00 GMT

    2nd Annual CEATI Electric Utility Asset Management Conference​: "Asset Management: The Corporate Perspective"

    After the huge success of last year's first Strategic Asset Management Conference in Vancouver, CEATI are organising their 2nd Annual Conference this October.

    The conference will bring subject matter experts from around the world to provide insights on the corporate perspective of asset management. In electric utilities, the leadership, direction, and framework for the asset management system starts with the corporate strategy and involves all areas of the organisation. In the various sessions of this conference, attendees will gain deeper understanding in the application of asset management in the electric utility context. Presentations will cover asset management concepts across the areas of generation, transmission, and distribution while benefiting from information sharing across all parts of the electric utility industry.

    Abstracts are still being accepted. 

    For further information and booking details please visit: https://www.ceati.com/events/conferences/am2018-asset-management-conference/

  • IAM UK: Midlands Branch - Innovation Special Event

    Thu, 04 Oct 2018 16:30:00 GMTThu, 04 Oct 2018 19:00:00 GMT

    The University of Birmingham  |  17:30-20:00

    How Aerial Technology is changing how we manage our assets

    18:00 Welcome and Introductions to the IAM Midlands Branch - Nigel Sanders, Director of Operations, Jacobs
    18:10 Where the drone sector is heading at Severn Trent Water - Duncan Turner, Drone Team Lead & Chief Engineer, Severn Trent
    18:55 Practical remote survey applications for improved geotechnical asset management on the strategic road network (SRN) - Oliver Pritchard, Infrastructure Advisory, Arup

  • British Water: Data Conference 2018

    Wed, 03 Oct 2018 08:30:00 GMTWed, 03 Oct 2018 15:30:00 GMT

    Data & Analytics: Unlocking value for the Water Industry.

    Data and Analytics are changing the water industry with the development of more powerful sensors for data capturing and analysis. The first Data Conference focused on exploring “what data can do for water”, a first understanding and approach for D&A in the water industry. This second Conference will go a step further and explore the real potential of D&A and other related topics in transforming the water sector.

    The full agenda, bookings and further details can be found on the British Water website: http://www.britishwater.co.uk/events/data-conference-2018-389.aspx

  • IAM NL: Chapter Annual Conference 2018

    Wed, 26 Sep 2018 08:00:00 GMTWed, 26 Sep 2018 16:30:00 GMT

    "I AM Connected" 
    Full programme: theIAM.org/NLConference2018 >

    Asset management connects: organisations and sectors, disciplines and departments, people and assets, nationally and internationally!
    The Conference programme will be a mix of plenary presentations, workshops and interactive sessions, presented / hosted from different perspectives and different sectors, like Province of North-Holland, University of Tilburg and Sodexo.

    Assetmanagement verbindt! Disciplines en afdelingen. Organisaties en sectoren. Mensen en assets. Nationaal en internationaal.
    Het programma zal bestaan uit workshops en presentaties vanuit verschillende sectoren en verschillende invalshoeken. 

    Provinciehuis, Noord-Holland, Dreef 3, Haarlem, The Netherlands

  • Euromaintenance 4.0 2018

    Mon, 24 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMTThu, 27 Sep 2018 18:00:00 GMT

    From 24-27 September 2018, BEMAS, the Belgian Maintenance Association, will organise Euromaintenance 4.0 in Antwerp. Since 1972, this biennial event has been the most important European conference on technical maintenance, production reliability and asset management, organised under the umbrella of EFNMS (European Federation of National Maintenance Societies). Euromaintenance 4.0 focuses on professionals in maintenance, reliability, production, asset management, condition monitoring and engineering in asset-intensive industries in Europe and beyond. The programme emphasizes the cutting-edge of new insights: industry 4.0, IIoT, Big data, online condition monitoring, Lean Smart Maintenance, without omitting the essential basics and best practices in the field. 

    For full details please visit: http://www.euromaintenance.org/

  • IAM USA: San Diego Branch Meeting 18Sept18

    Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:00:00 GMTTue, 18 Sep 2018 18:30:00 GMT

    09:00-11:30  |  610 West 5th Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025

  • NxtGen: Thames Estuary Asset Management 2100 (TEAM 2100) Presentation

    Thu, 06 Sep 2018 17:00:00 GMTThu, 06 Sep 2018 19:00:00 GMT

    CH2M London-United Kingdom, Elms House I 43 Brook Green I London W6 7EF

    To protect London and the Thames estuary from current and future tidal flooding through to 2100, Jacobs and the UK Environment Agency formed the Thames Estuary Asset Management 2100 (TEAM2100) Program. Kate Young, TEAM2100 Innovation and Asset Manager, Ed Morris, TEAM2100 Asset Management Lead, and Dr Paul Conroy will present how this has become a pathfinder programme for the Environment Agency, changing the way they work with their supply chain to collaboratively deliver asset management.

  • IAM USA: Pacific NW Branch Meeting

    Tue, 04 Sep 2018 21:00:00 GMTTue, 04 Sep 2018 22:30:00 GMT

    Resiliency and Risk Management Alignment in an Asset Management Program
    Center for Urban Waters, 326 E D St, Tacoma, WA 98421, USA

    How can understanding likelihood and consequence of failure promote organizational resiliency? How do resilient organizations prioritize mitigation and response plans? How can you effectively communicate risk to management, executives and the public? We will have three great presentations on resiliency and risk management followed by a group discussion. Please come prepared to share how resiliency and risk management fits into your asset management programs (or how it could fit in).

    Following the meeting, all interested parties are invited to join in a no-host networking happy hour at a local restaurant and/or bar.

    If you cannot come in person, please join us online from your computer, tablet or smartphone: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/803147541  or phoneUnited States: +1 (646) 749-3112  Access Code: 803-147-541

  • IAM USA: Chicago Branch Social Event

    Mon, 27 Aug 2018 16:30:00 GMTMon, 27 Aug 2018 22:00:00 GMT

    The Modern Maintainer: A Front Line Exchange Happy Hour

    An educational social event promoting front line asset management.

  • NxtGen: Summer Social

    Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:00:00 GMTTue, 21 Aug 2018 22:00:00 GMT

    IAM NxtGen would like to invite you to join the Summer Social event in London for an exciting network opportunity in a recreated ‘South of France’ atmosphere at Baranis.

  • IAM UK: North West Branch Social Event

    Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:00:00 GMTThu, 19 Jul 2018 22:00:00 GMT

    We will be taking a more informal approach for our next Branch event. Please join us in Manchester City Centre for the opportunity to chat and network with peers from around the North West over food and drinks in the relaxed setting of The Wharf Pub, Castlefield.  Come along and make some new contacts, catch up with the Branch and help to support the growing asset management community in the North West.

    The event is open to all, but please register for the event so that we can keep you up to date with arrangements. You can also contact us on northwest@UK.theIAM.org if you have any questions or queries.

  • NxtGen: Panel Discussion - How will Artificial Intelligence Disrupt UK Infrastructure?

    Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:00:00 GMTWed, 18 Jul 2018 19:30:00 GMT

    Join us for an evening, co-hosted by the IAM NxtGen and Young Management Consulting Association, with an expert panel to discuss the future of UK Infrastructure and the emerging technologies changing the way we interact with assets throughout their life cycle.

    Our panel will discuss the size of the opportunity that Artificial Intelligence presents for our infrastructure builders, owners, maintainers, operators and users. We will explore the ambiguities and uncertainties of technological advancements, and the future business models that will alleviate the challenges of the unknown. Discuss the impacts on the enormous workforce that is currently employed in the infrastructure market and how all of this change fits in with Government Initiatives such as the Smart Cities Agenda.

    View agenda and panel >

  • NxtGen: Webinar - Asset Management and Reliability

    Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:00:00 GMTTue, 17 Jul 2018 17:00:00 GMT

    12:00-13:00 EDT (17:00-18:00 GMT)

    NxtGen will be hosting a webinar to discuss Asset Management and Reliability. Our invited presenter is Mr. Terrence O’Hanlon who will focus on the high level elements of what a successful asset management journey looks like, and the tools a company could use throughout the journey.

    Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2930682664560534529
    Webinar ID: 913-564-267

    Presenter biography: Terrence O'Hanlon is the Publisher of Reliabilityweb.com, RELIABILITY Magazine and Uptime Magazine. He has achieved the IAM Certificate and is an SMRP Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional. Terrence is the acting Executive Director of AMP, and executive editor and publisher of the 5th Edition of The (New) Asset Management Handbook. Mr. O’Hanlon is a voting member of the US TAG (PC251) for ISO 55000 - ASTM E53 Asset Management Standards Committee. More recently, Terrence has been selected as the sole U.S. Representation through ANSI for ISO Working Group 39 to create a standard for competence in assessing and certifying asset management programs known as ISO 17021-5. Mr. O’Hanlon is also a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Association of Facilities Engineers, and the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers.  

  • IAM UK: Scotland Branch Event

    Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:30:00 GMTTue, 19 Jun 2018 17:45:00 GMT

    NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde: Planning and Implementation of Strategic Asset Management in Greater Glasgow

    Jim Hackett of Currie & Brown UK Ltd (www.curriebrown.com) will present on the strategic asset planning, management and implementation, of the Acute Services Review (ASR) carried out by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Currie & Brown supported the Board throughout the process in the delivery of the largest health developments in Scotland including the two new Ambulatory Care & Diagnostics Hospitals (ACADs) and the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (QEUH) and the Royal Hospital for Children (RHC).