2018 Asset Institute Annual Member Forum


The Asset Institute hosted its 2018 Annual Member Forum on Wednesday 7 November 2018 in the OJW Room, Lvl 12, S Block, QUT Gardens Point Campus, 2 George Street Brisbane from 2:00 – 7:00 PM.

Fifty four member representatives and guests participated in the event.

The program of the day comprised two plenaries followed by project and bid presentations as follows:

The Program

02:00 Registration

02:15  Opening and Welcome – Stephen Saladine, Chair, Asset Institute

02:30 Plenary

  • Critical Infrastructure Management and Physical Asset Management Standards”, Alan Johnston, President MIMOSA, USA

Bio: Alan Johnston is a senior Subject Matter Expert with over 30 years of information architecture, systems analysis, systems integration and software development experience, with a special focus on Standards-Based Interoperability for Asset Information Management and Critical Infrastructure Management.  He currently serves as the President of MIMOSA and Convenor of ISO TC 184/WG 6, developing the ISO Technical Specification for Oil and Gas Interoperability and Digitalization (ISO 18101)

  • “Strategic Asset Management Planning”, Professor Kerry Brown (ECU) and Tina Watkin (Queensland Rail)

3:30    “Joint Research Centre for SMART Sustainable Marine Structures”, Professor Brett Kirk, Curtin University

3:45    “Opportunities in participating in the Smart Satellite Cooperative Research Centre” – Professor Andy Koronios, University of South Australia

4:00    Afternoon Tea

4:15    “An Examination of Alternative Accounting Approaches to Local Government Water Service Provider Management”” – Dr Janet Mack, QUT

4:30    “Keeping Infrastructure Safe and Operational” – Professor Tommy Chan, QUT

4:45    “Operationalizing Big Data Analytics for Asset-Intensive Industries and Infrastructure –Associate Professor Rob Perrons, QUT

5:00    “The Use of Machine Learning to Develop Preventive Maintenance Strategies for Linear Water Assets”, Professor Christopher Chow, UniSA

5:15    “BMT’s Introduction to Fleet Life Cycle Management course”, Toby Lemerande, BMT Design and Technology

5:30    “Funding opportunities for trialing Artificial Intelligence techniques on Asset Management challenges””, Dr Sam Patterson, Synengco

5:45    “Information Governance – the successful people, process and technology recipe for efficiently integrating OT and IT”, Dr Anastasia Kuusk, UniSA & AI Alumni.

6:00    Close – Joe Mathew

6:10    Networking Refreshments