A departmental experience of asset management through a global pandemic

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An interview with Deanne Leaver, Director Asset Strategy, Victorian Health and Human Services Building Authority (VHHSBA), by Linda Kemp, Communications Specialist, Asset Management Council.

During shutdown, I have been intrigued to learn how businesses are managing through this crisis. One area that kept my focus was our health sector. Obviously. Those at the frontline, working with little regard to their own health captured the attention of us all. But I was also interested in the physical assets: the buildings, the respirators, the number of ICU beds, and how government departments are adapting in this time of crisis. And to answer these questions, I contacted Deanne Leaver, from VHHSBA, and architect of the famed Babushka Dolls analogy, to see if she could squeeze in a brief chat with me to share the department’s progress through the coronavirus shutdown. 

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New Virtual Maintenance & Reliability Summit - Registrations Open

Virtual AM Data Forum 2020 4The Asset Management Council is delighted to announce the launch of its Virtual Maintenance & Reliability Summit, taking place next month on Wednesday 22 July 2020, bringing together a plethora of industry thought leaders and asset managers committed to the development of Asset Data Management best practice.

It's the ideal opportunity to connect with and hear from expert thought leaders for sharing & learning designed to tackle the challenges of:

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IPWEA Professional Certificate in Asset Management Planning – September course now open

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Due to popular demand, IPWEA have opened registrations early for the next Professional Certificate. The 8-week course is delivered online over 7 modules and will see you develop your organisation’s asset management plan, while earning a qualification and CPD Points. You can register now to secure your position in the next IPWEA course starting September 14, 2020. Save up to $125 when you register as an IPWEA Member   Email admin@ipwea.org if you have any questions.

Jump into July - 5 webinars to choose from or join them all

AMTues PostitEvery Tuesday is #amtues (Asset Management Tuesday). Starting with a great session on maintenance plan optimisation tonight from our Melbourne chapter, look what we've got lined up for you during the month ahead. Register for webinars individually below or click here to register for the July sessions all at once:

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