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  • Brisbane Chapter June Event - 3 June 21

    A Roadmap to Maintenance Improvements

    Are you embarking on a program of maintenance improvements?  Do you have a roadmap?  Failing to plan is planning to fail.  Join the Asset Management Council Brisbane Chapter to hear about some tried and true methods for developing a successful roadmap.  Learn about some essential elements, some possible pitfalls and some tips from experience.

  • Brisbane Chapter May Event - 4 May 21

    Understanding facility asset portfolios through assessments and audits

    Join the Asset Management Council Brisbane Chapter for a presentation on utilising assessments and audits to better understand facility asset portfolios. Leanne Cluley, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Reduxo and Co-Chairman of the Diversity Portfolio Group at the Facility Management Association of Australia, will present real-life case studies of portfolio-wide programs to assess and audit facility assets, thereby enabling facility owners to better understand their assets and make optimised, evidence-based investment decisions.

  • 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 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 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 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.

  • Building an Asset Management System Framework

    System FrameworkAn asset management system is a set of complex processes and interactions to plan and control asset related activites. The asset management framework, whilst not an explicit requirement of ISO 55001, sets out to help define what the organisation's functioning asset management system looks like.

  • 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.

  • Canberra talks Disasters and Disruptions

    Canberra 14 AugustThe Canberra Chapter of the AMC hosted the second joint AIPM-AMC presentation to a packed audience at Engineering House in Barton, ACT on Tuesday evening of 14th August.

  • Catch up on our recent episodes on AMC-TV!

    tv 1015426 1920We've now just passed our fourth session in our fortnightly 'Asset Management in Action' series, showcasing projects from our Excellence Awards finalists during AMPEAK16 and 17. Thank you to David Scott from Wave Digital, who took the time to tell us all about their project, developing a system integration and data visualisation framework for South East Water, and to Tim Purves from Icon Water who talked us through the development of a Program of Work Balance Model.

  • China Asset Management Study Tour - Interested?

    China Study Tour Blog PicAMCouncil is seeking expressions of interest from asset management professionals wanting to join a study tour to China, to coincide with the ISO 5500x meeting happening in Nanjing 6th - 10th May 2019.

    This trip will provide you with the opportunity to visit a variety of sites to learn, explore, share and compare asset management across industry in an international setting.

  • Climate Risk Management

    DH Climate Risk ManagementDigby Hall, director of Climatewise Design is a consulting architect and ESD consultant with over 25 years in the sustainable development field. Digby has extensive experience in leading organisations and projects from climate risk through to climate leadership using sustainability strategy and design. An engaging and motivational presenter and facilitator, Digby took the audience through the climate risk-to-reward spectrum in a webinar last night, exploring how an asset might respond to climate risk in achievable and profitable ways that can contribute to the owner’s brand strength.