12th World Congress on Engineering Asset Management & 13th International Conference on Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery


We have just over two weeks to go before the 12th World Congress on Engineering Asset Management (WCEAM 2017) & the 13th International Conference on Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery (VETOMAC 2017) to be held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia from 2-4 August 2017.

Program: The draft program has been released. To view click here!

The offerings this year are rich and diverse and there is something for everyone who is the business of innovation, application and practice in matters concerning infrastructure and engineering assets.

Our program of 152 presentations includes seven distinguished keynotes and dinner speaker, 17 eminent lead speakers, and session presenters (as identified in the program) in application sessions including Public Assets, Sustainable Property, Defence, Energy and Water and Health Infrastructure,  as well as several topical areas such as Governance and Planning, Sustainability and Climate Change Adaptation of Infrastructure, Smart maintenance and Digitalization, Asset Criticality, Intelligent & Automatic Fault Diagnosis & Prognosis, Reliability Modelling and Maintenance Decision Support, Maintenance Strategies, NDT and Acoustic Emission in Condition Monitoring, Condition Monitoring of Machine Elements, and Vibration Engineering.

We are also offering three mini-courses, in:

  1. The Open Industrial Interoperability Ecosystem, A Supplier-Neutral Digital Ecosystem, Enabling Critical Infrastructure & Industrial Asset Management
  2. Life estimation & exact time of failure of last stage steam turbine blades
  3. Mine autonomous haul system: assessing the impact in Asset Management

three workshops in:

  1. Long Future Sustainability for Asset Managers
  2. Evaluating Data Management Maturity for Engineering Assets
  3. Recognition of Engineering Asset Management Programmes at Higher Educational Institutions

and four panel discussions in:

  1. Better than Best Practice SAMP
  2. Increasing Climate Resiliency of Australia’s infrastructure sector
  3. How to improve Asset Management Performance Assessment Systems
  4. Utilising Data in Built Environments in Improving Health Care

This year’s event shares two themes. They are, “Asset Intelligence through Integration and Interoperability: From Research to Industry” and “Creative and Novel Research for Contemporary Vibration Engineering Technologies”.

Registration is open! Please click here to register for the Congress.  Discounts apply for ISEAM Fellows/Members, Staff of Asset Institute Members and Students. A Full Registration enables our delegates to participate in all of the sessions, including the minicourses, workshops and panel discussions.

Engineers Australia CPD: Fellows and Members of Engineers Australia will be able to earn up to 24 hours of credit towards their Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to maintain chartered status.

LinkedIn users may join the discussions on the “WCEAM 2017” Group.

If you are an organisation that would like to profile its brand, products and services to a national and international audience in these fields, the 2017 joint event has a wide range of sponsorship opportunities available to suit all requirements.

So far the following organisations have taken up Sponsorships which include exhibitor space:

Platinum: Mainpac

Silver: Brisbane City Council, Schneider Electric & the Fredon Group

Bronze: QUT, Synengco, NMEMS, Japan, K2Fly and Redeye

Exhibitors: All Sponsors, Asset Finda, SAVTek, Springer and Request Direct

We are happy to discuss any variations to the packages or design a tailor made sponsorship options more suited to your requirements. For congress packages, please Click Here!

 Pre-Conference Golf Session

Join us for a day on the golf course, prior to WCEAM/VETOMAC 2017. At Brisbane’s premier golf course, Indooroopilly Golf Club, with 36-hole championship golf course set in tranquil parklands bordering the Brisbane River and located just 10 minutes from Brisbane CBD.

Please contact Professor Andy Tan (tanacc@utar.edu.my) for bookings and for more information.

Please feel free to share this information with your email contact list. We hope to meet you at the Congress.

Adjunct Professor Joe Mathew

Asset Institute