AM 101

Asset Management Awareness Training

AM101 explains what asset management is and why it is important.  Learners will understand the current state of infrastructure in Canada and analyze some of the common challenges faced by asset managers. 

*this is a reduced price only available to local government staff or elected officials (i.e. eligible individuals). All other participants are ineligible (i.e. you work in the private sector, the provincial or federal government, or for another ineligible organization). If you are an ineligible individual, please select the “Ineligible Individuals” payment option or you will be charged the additional fee amount after your purchase.

2021 CNAM Virtual Conference Program

All times displayed are in Eastern Standard Time
*Program subject to change 

Monday, May 10, 2021

Time Title Speaker(s) Stream
12:00 PM Conference Welcome Matt Dawe, PSD
12:15 PM Building a Robust Asset Management Strategy in Grey County John Murray,  PSD  | Amanda Brooks, Grey County AM 101
How Your Approach to Climate Change Fits within the AM System Akeel Ali, SLBC INC. |Aman Singh, SLBC INC. Climate Change – Adaptation & Mitigation Strategies
Treating Stormwater Management as an Asset Raphaelle Cardyn, WSP | Thomas Nightingale, City of Mississauga Long Term Sustainable Financial Planning
12:55 PM Incorporating Agencies, Boards, and Commissions into the City of London’s Corporate Asset Management Program Ahmed Eweda| Khaled Shahata | Nathan de Witt |
City of London
Organization and People
Refocusing Underground Utility Asset Management Raven Sharma | Megan Jakilazek | City of Selkirk Operations and Maintenance
Developing a Strategic Service Delivery Model to Support Long Term Financial Sustainability Rick Chalmers, Town of Ajax | Aman Singh, SLBC INC. | Roop Lutchman, SLBC INC. Long Term Sustainable Financial Planning
1:35 PM Coffee Break
1:50 PM Keynote Brian Burke, Pittsburgh Penguins
3:00 PM Virtual Networking

 

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Time Title Speaker(s) Stream
10:30 AM AGM Doug Cutts, CNAM | Matt Dawe, PSD
12:00 PM Exhibitor Showcase Exhibit Hall Open! Visit our Partners and say Hello.
1:00 PM Using ISO 55000 to Guide Asset Management Implementation Simon Bush, WSP | Dave Comchi, Government of Yukon AM 101
Valuing Green Infrastructure Martin Gordon| Karen Robichaud | WSP Climate Change – Adaptation & Mitigation Strategies
La valorisation des données par des tableaux de bord interactifs et géoréférencés Bernard Gaudreault, Planifika French Language Content
1:40 PM Peel’s Enterprise Asset Management Optimization: Resources, Processes and Technology Sam Sidawi, Region of Peel | Daryush Esmaili, GM BluePlan | Terry Martins, GM BluePlan AM 101
Digitizing your Asset Management Practices Christie Wiggers, PSD | Amy Goldsworthy, PSD | Kathy Roeder, City of Windsor Operations and Maintenance
Stratégie de Gestion des Actifs : s’adapter à la pandémie Marie-Christine Ayoub, Hydro Quebec French Language Content
2:20 PM Coffee Break
2:35 PM Interactive Virtual Consultation: We did it – Case Study Bernadette O’Connor | Jean-Frederick Duquette | Michele Laflamme | WSP Organization and People
City of Richmond Hill Asset Management Technical Strategies & EAM Decision Support Tool James Jorgensen, GM BluePlan | Andrew Nichols, City of Richmond Hill | Thomas Uda, City of Richmond Hill Long Term Sustainable Financial Planning
L’aventure d’une ville en gestion d’actifs : Le cas de la Ville de Granby Normand Bouchard | Gabriel Bruneau | Planifika French Language Content
3:15 PM CNAM’s Capacity Building Efforts – Past, Present and Future Ian Gerritsen| Joey Thibault | Iain Cranston | icInfrastructure/CNAM
4:15 PM Knowledge Pods

  • AM 101
  • Climate Change – Adaptation & Mitigation Strategies
  • Long Term Sustainable Financial Planning
  • Organization and People
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • French Language Content
  • First Nations Content

 

Matt Dawe, PSD
Darla Campbell, Dillon Consulting Limited
Katie Geoghegan, Associated Engineering Group Ltd.
Leanne Brannigan, Region of Peel
Bernadette O’Connor, WSP
Justine Baudart, Bromont
Irving Leblanc, Assembly of First Nations
5:00 PM Virtual Networking

 

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Time Title Speaker(s) Stream
11:00 AM Conference Update Tonya Knopp, City of St. John’s
11:15 AM Building The Strategic Asset Management Plan (SAMP) For Current & Future Needs Roop Lutchman, SLBC INC. | Aman Singh, SLBC INC. | Imran Motala, Region of Peel AM 101
Advancing Municipal Natural Asset Management through Standardized Evaluation Lucas Mollame, University of Waterloo Climate Change – Adaptation & Mitigation Strategies
The Nova Scotia Asset Management Program: Re-Aligning our Path-Forward Jennifer Duncan, Nova Scotia Department of Municipal Affairs and Housing Organization and People
11:55 AM Exhibitor Showcase Exhibit Hall Open! Visit our Partners and say Hello.
12:55 PM Asset Management: Beginning, Refocusing and Growing Troy Sykes | Lee Anne Harder | NAMS Canada AM 101
Climate Change Adaptation Integrated with Asset Management: Peel and Halton’s Approach Imran Motala, Region of Peel | John Duong, Halton Region | Terry Martins, GM BluePlan Climate Change – Adaptation & Mitigation Strategies
Remote Video Condition Inspections Miles Dean, Carcross Tagish First Nation | Neil Forrest, WSP First Nations Content
1:35 PM Service-Oriented Integrated Facility Portfolio Asset Management at the City of Calgary Ryan Meier | Shela Luprypa | Seb Cox | City of Calgary Operations and Maintenance
Moving Towards an Effective Organization-Wide Physical Asset Management System Dharmen Dhaliah, Town of Halton Hills Organization and People
Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations – Asset Management System Randy Roy, Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations First Nations Content
2:05 PM Coffee Break
2:20 PM Integration of Climate Change and Asset Management for Town of Halton Hills Recreation Facilities Christine Smith, Town of Halton Hills Climate Change – Adaptation & Mitigation Strategies
Asset Deterioration Modeling – A Calgary Story Henry Fang, City of Calgary | Arnold Yuan, Ryerson University | Kai Li, City of Calgary | Chris Yang, City of Calgary Long Term Sustainable Financial Planning
We Have Our Assets Covered! Rick Dobbs,  Lake Babine Nation
Bernard Patrick, Lake Babine Nation
Katie Geoghegan, Associated Engineering
Freda Leong,  Associated Engineering
First Nations Content
3:00 PM From Inventory to Climate Adaptation: One Municipality’s Journey Matt Delorme, Hatch Infrastructure North America | Paul Ryan, Town of Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove | Dustin Carey, FCM | Juan Clavijo, Municipal Asset Management Program
4:00 PM Virtual Networking

 

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Time Title Speaker(s) Stream
11:00 AM Conference Update and Recap Patrick Kelly, Township of Wilmot
11:15 AM Asset Management Plan + Related Studies = Efficiency Kaelee Oxford, Dillon Consulting Limited |  Michael Asselin, Town of Renfrew Long Term Sustainable Financial Planning
Combining Economic Development & Asset Management to Strengthen Communities Chris Chen, AMONTario Organization and People
Implementing CNAM’s AM Competency Framework in Oakville Ian Gerritsen, icInfrastructure | Shawn Boast, Town of Oakville Organization and People
11:55 AM Student Research Symposium
1:35 PM Tereo Awards
2:15 PM Overview of Capital Planning: “How does Infrastructure Ontario do capital reinvestment planning?” Rameez Siddiqui | Benjamin Ghavami | Infrastructure Ontario Long Term Sustainable Financial Planning
City of Lethbridge Takes New Spin on Previous Project: Partnering Public works and CIPP Contracting. Jeremy Charlesworth, City of Lethbridge |  Eden McKaigue, Fer-Pal Infrastructure Operations and Maintenance
Consistency, Consolidation and Coordination Alida Cameron, City of Edmonton Organization and People
2:55 PM Conference Closing Katie Geoghegan, Associated Engineering Group Ltd.
3:10 PM Virtual Networking

 

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