Next year CNAM will be holding its 4th annual Student Research Symposium. The purpose of the symposium and the student poster competition is to showcase asset management research projects in Canadian universities and provide a platform for communication, collaboration and networking among young researchers and practitioners in the field of asset management.
November 22, 2016, by Kate Cheney | Category: CNAM News
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 21, 2016
DOUGLAS CUTTS APPOINTED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
of the CANADIAN NETWORK OF ASSET MANAGERS (CNAM)
Mr. Cutts brings over 35 years of strategic planning, financial and operational experience to CNAM. He has a proven track record of providing immediate contributions to an organization through his extensive corporate and industry leadership experience. He will use those skills to lead CNAM in its continued representation of public and private sector infrastructure asset managers across Canada.
In his new role as Executive Director, Douglas will be responsible for the overall management of the association and will assist the Board of Directors in the development and execution of the association’s strategic action plans, establishing and maintaining effective networking relationships with CNAM’s growing partner network and will lead new financing initiatives for the association. “I am thrilled to join CNAM and have the opportunity to contribute to the successful growth strategy going forward”, said Mr. Cutts.
“We are delighted that Douglas Cutts is joining CNAM”, said John Murray, Chair of the Board of Directors of CNAM. “His wealth of business knowledge, financial experience and executive leadership will be instrumental in helping CNAM expand our capabilities and enable us to continue to provide the best infrastructure asset management resources and benefits for members of our association.”
ABOUT CNAM: Formed in 2007, CNAM is the not-for-profit association of public infrastructure asset management in Canada. Its members develop policy, tools and technologies which improve the level of service for public infrastructure assets in every province and territory. CNAM shares that knowledge with other members and stakeholders through its CNAMpedia online resource library, its Annual Conference and Tereo Awards program as well as its many committees and partner events.
September 12, 2016, by Kate Cheney | Category: Industry
Asset Management for Sustainable Service Delivery: A BC Framework
Shaping your organization for Asset Management
Communicating the message
Long term financial planning
How to define service levels
UBCM Survey: Lessons learned
September 5, 2016, by Kate Cheney | Category: Conference, Uncategorised
September 5, 2016, by Kate Cheney | Category: CNAM News
- Sharing material for each other’s publications;
- Linking to each other’s websites;
- Participating at each other’s conferences;
- Working on the development of Canadian asset management guidelines, frameworks and training materials
- Developing asset management education programs at an undergraduate or post-graduate level in Canadian civil engineering departments, and
- Developing a Canadian infrastructure sustainability rating system.
March 24, 2016, by Kate Cheney | Category: CNAM News
CNAM invites Asset Management training providers to register their interest in providing asset management training to CNAM members, by outlining their course offerings, course curriculum, trainer qualifications, and fee structure. This information will be used to identify training alternatives to CNAM members. Proponents that provide a complete submission and pay the annual fee will have their training details promoted on the CNAM website for one calendar year (prorated for the first year based on issue date). This invitation does not involve any training delivery.
March 16, 2016, by Kate Cheney | Category: CNAM News
Asset Management is a highly complex endeavour that integrates many activities. As a result, we as asset managers are all trying to “wrap our heads” around the vastness of our domain. The Asset Management body of knowledge has identified 39 subject areas that cover an eclectic and broad range of information. Building on the wisdom that “a picture speaks a thousand words”, this presentation takes us on a visual journey of asset management.
March 10, 2016, by Kate Cheney | Category: Industry
Integrating Long-term Budgeting with Asset Management for Better Outcomes
In order for a municipal asset management program to be successful, it must be integrated with financial planning and long-term budgeting. The development of a comprehensive financial plan is critical to identify the financial resources required for sustainable asset management based on existing asset inventories, desired levels of service, and projected growth requirements. In this PSD Webinar, participants will hear from leaders in municipal asset management who have successfully integrated a comprehensive financial strategy with their asset management program. More details
February 1, 2016, by Kate Cheney | Category: Conference
May 9 – 12, 2016
Halifax, Nova Scotia