Program


0 – Welcome and introduction


1 – Basic concepts about infrastructure asset management


Warming up and self-thinking: what is the meaning of “Infrastructure Asset Management (IAM) for the participants?”
Presentation: basic concepts of IAM ; relationship with ISO 5500x standards
Self-thinking: How are the decision processes and the organizational processes related to IAM in the participant’s case? Which management systems are in use? How aligned processes and decisional levels are? Which information systems? Data coherence, ease of access, reliability, fit to purpose?

2 – Tools to support IAM planning


Presentation: Overview and quick tour over the AWARE-P software
Demo of PLAN, PI, and Financial Tool
Presentation: Infrastructure Value Index: Concept, interpretation and practical cases
Demo of the IVI tool software

3 – Integrated approach to IAM


Presentation: Strategic and tactical IAM Planning:
• How do you compare your strategic projects?
• How do they reflect on your daily routine of your organization?
Practical session 1: Strategic options. Case of Mozambique
• Case presentation
• Self-work
• Discussion of the solutions proposed
• Demonstration with the software; comparing and selecting alternatives
• Presentation: Lessons learnt. From strategic to tactical planning
Practical session 2: Strategic options. Case of Northern European city
• Case presentation
• Self-work
• Discussion of the solutions proposed
• Demonstration with the software; comparing and selecting alternatives
• Presentation: Lessons learnt. From strategic to tactical planning
Practical session 3: a tactical case of driven by water losses
• Case presentation
• Self-work
• Discussion of the solutions proposed
• Demonstration with the software; comparing and selecting alternatives
• Presentation: Lessons learnt. From strategic to tactical planning

4 – An international overview of IAM


Presentation: ISO 5500x – Asset Management
Presentation: IAM in the world
• Who is who in the world in IAM
• IWA SAM SG and LESAMs
• The case of Portugal: from incipient to award winner in IAM
• TRUST project (www.trust-i.net)

5 – Starting your IAM journey


Presentation: From data to information. The role of information management
Presentation: Starting your IAM journey – a step by step practical roadmap

6 – Wrapping up, final discussion and conclusion