2018 Asset Institute Annual Member Forum


The Plenary Speakers, L to R: Prof Kerry Brown ECU, Ms Tina Watkins Qld Rail, Steve Saladine AI Chair, Alan Johnston MIMOSA and Adj Prof Joe Mathew AI CEO.


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