Events

  • Brisbane Chapter October Event (In Person) - 12 October 21

    Strategic Asset Management Plans Workshop

    Regardless of the size, operating environment or nature of assets managed by an organisation, many asset-intensive organisations face the challenge of delivering services within constrained budgets while managing risks to an acceptable level.

    Join like-minded peers from the Asset Management Council Brisbane Chapter to discuss and explore how strategic asset management plans can be developed and implemented to assist organisations with balancing the cost, risk and performance of their asset base.

  • Brisbane Chapter October Virtual Event - 28 October 21

    How to reduce the impact of change on your staff and customers

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    Date:  Thursday, 28 October 2021
    Time: 5.30pm - 6.30pm AEST
    Place: Online, register to be sent your link
    Cost: Free for AMCouncil members, otherwise $50
    Earn: 1 CPD point

  • Brisbane Chapter Session Recap - Aerospace & Asset Management

    Tuesday 30th March saw Brisbane Chapter host the second technical seminar of 2021, This event was intended to be a hybrid format but the COVID restrictions announced the day before meant a revision to the arrangements to an online event. Around 100 people saw Wing Commander Keirin Joyce of the RAAF and Dr Stefan Hrabar CEO of Emesent present two different approaches to drones and their deployment in asset management activities.

  • Brisbane Chapter Session Recap - Asset Management 101

    Thursday 25th February saw the Brisbane Chapter present a hybrid technical session on Asset Management basics, with over 120 attendees either in person or online. This was presented by Chapter Chair, Keith Paintin, and Committee member, Steve Walker. The session addressed some basic Asset Management questions such as:

  • Brisbane Chapter Session Recap - Asset Management in Local Government

    Thursday 26 August saw the Brisbane chapter host an online Technical session with a theme of Asset Management in Local Councils. Ashish Shah, Lead Engineer, Strategic Asset Management Transport from Brisbane City. Ashish provided an interesting insight into how materials were recycled within the Road Network Maintenance and renewal activities on maintaining the integrity of BCC road network.

  • Brisbane Chapter Session Recap - Mythbusting asset management and understanding the basics

    Thursday 24th Feb saw Brisbane Chapter host a Technical session on Mythbusting Asset Management presented by Keith Paintin and Stephen Walker to over 120 participants. The session explored some common misconceptions and misunderstandings surrounding Asset Management. This session was also aimed at those people new to Asset Management and wanted to understand the basics.

  • Brisbane Chapter Session Recap - Where Sustainability meets Reality

    Wednesday 8th June saw the Brisbane Chapter host a hybrid session on Sustainability with attendees participating both in person at the KPMG Brisbane office (thanks, KPMG!) and online from all parts of Australia. The session took on a unique format whereby a panellist of four (Lauren Barnaby, Wendy McPate, Aneurin Hughes and Ken Chapman) provided some examples and suggestions to a CEO of a hypothetical organisation (played by Keith Paintin) as to how sustainability could be implemented within a hypothetical organisation.

  • Brisbane continues their exploration of asset management development

    86297AC5 63C7 4E9F BF06 71853458ADBFThursday saw the last Technical seminar for 2019 for the Brisbane Chapter, the session was focused on the heart of any Asset management System, and that is the people. With two eminent speakers in Dr Monique Beedles and Yvonne Pengilly, the audience were provided with many thought provoking points ranging from career development and competencies to the requirements of being a register Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) and the associated interaction with Asset Management activities. The opportunity was also taken to outline the AMCouncil strategy for 2020-2023.

  • Brisbane hosts the Maintenance & Reliability SIG

    Brisbane 21 Mar 19 2The Brisbane Chapter held a Technical session on the 21st March in conjunction with the Maintenance and Reliability Special interest Group. There were over 60 attendees present to listen to Mr Ian Sedgwick and Mr Ricardo Santos speaking about Dynamic lifecycle costing and Risk Based Inspection regimes respectively. This was followed by a Q and A Panel session which included the speakers and AMC board member, Dr Monique Beedles.

  • Brisbane launches into the topic of Asset Management in Aerospace

    AMc aviationThe recent Brisbane Chapter event held at the Jacobs offices was well supported and the audience were given an insight from Lucien Whitten from Defence Industries Qld into how the policies for aerospace are developed with a particular emphasis on the impact of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. This was supported by Andrew Scott who provided an insight into the operations of UAVs, the size and also complexity of the support operations with the most crucial part of UAVs being the people behind them. There was also an interesting discussion on the current and potential future uses of these assets and how the industry might develop over the next 5-10 years.

  • Brisbane looks at Digital Engineering

    Brisbane 21 March Pic 4 CROPPEDWednesday, March 21st, saw the Brisbane chapter host a technical seminar on the subject of Digital Engineering. A well attended evening seminar saw Ian Hardcastle (Digital Engineering Practice Director from Jacobs) present his observations and thoughts on the evolution of Building Information Modelling (BIM) into DE, and how the value of digital information can be created and also eroded.

  • Brisbane shines a light on the power sector

    image3Wednesday, 16th May, saw the Brisbane chapter host their latest technical session. The theme of the event was asset management within the power sector. The speakers were Ravi Malik from Origin Energy, Brian McMahon from Energy Queensland and Michael Pelevin from Powerlink.

  • Brisbane takes off to tour the airport!

    Plane Spotters AreaA successful site tour to Brisbane airport last Wednesday for the Brisbane Chapter! Thanks to Ken Chapman for facilitating the online register and Mark Jordan for joining the meet-and-greet of the participants, and both their support the entire period of the tour. Also, thanks to Ron Shuttlewood for organising the mini bus and Brisbane Airport community engagement advisor in advance, the transition went effortlessly. Great team work!

  • Brisbane talks Data Use in Asset Management

    Image 4Wednesday 22nd May saw 60 delegates attend the Brisbane Chapter technical session on Data Use in Asset Management. Daniel Osbourne, Graham Heiner and Wayne Holtham provided a wide variety of thoughts and examples on how data can be captured and utilised within organisations to inform decision making, and even discussed how decisions can be made with apparently no data. 

    You can view the presentation shared during the session at the following link: (Content available for members only. To see our affordable membership options, visit here).

    - "Do you hope, or do you know?" Data Use for Asset Management

    - Evolution of Asset Management - Using Data and Information

    - Data Driven Decision Making

  • Brisbane's AMP Workshop

    IMG 20190919 175625Thursday 19th September saw the Brisbane AMCouncil chapter hold an Asset Management Plan workshop event. In this interactive workshop session, over 50 attendees had the opportunity to look at development of, use and contents of an Asset Management Plan from several perspectives:

  • Brisbane's Site Visit to the Legacy Way Tunnel

    20190717 232341The AMCouncil Brisbane Chapter's Legacy Way field trip was a great experience, with all attendees saying they enjoyed the opportunity to see behind the scenes and experience a real life maintenance shutdown.

  • Calling all Asset Management Fundamental Graduates

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    As an Asset Management Fundamentals Class of 2020 graduate, we warmly invite you to a special upcoming AMCouncil CAAM Alumni event. Please join us for a half hour webinar conversational session on the 30th November, hosted by Dr. Monique Beedles, Director on the AMCouncil Board and internationally recognised thought leader for asset management.

  • Canberra and Bayesian Statistics

    Canberra 21 Feb 19 1Canberra chapter held a combined presentation and AGM on the evening of 21st February, with a total attendance of 16 members. Many thanks to Engineers Australia staff, who, as usual prepared the venue by separating a reception/catering area, and arranging seating and presentation aids in the auditorium.

  • Canberra explores Asset Intensive Industries

    Canberra 22 March 2018The Canberra Chapter of the AMC held our 2018 AGM and a presentation on the evening of the 22nd March at Engineering House in Canberra. This is a wonderful venue for presentations and the Engineers Australia staff, as usual do everything they can to make the evening run like clockwork.

    After a get together session over tea and coffee, it was down to business in the main auditorium. The presentation was about Asset Management Systems in Asset Intensive Industries, and with a total of 17 attendees from universities, defence, electricity distribution and consulting engineers, there was plenty of input from the audience, making for an interesting evening.

  • Canberra on Managing Change in the Electric Energy Industry

    Canberra 26 May 19The cold and blustery Canberra evening didn’t prevent the rollup of dedicated engineers and professionals to listen to EESA National president, Jeff Allen and AMCouncil Canberra Chapter Chair, Mike Schulzer talk about Managing Change in the Electric Energy Industry.