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Road Infrastructure Management (RIMS), Infrastructure Decision Support (IDS) and New Zealand Utilities Advisor Group (NZUAG) are continuing with a two day event, driven by the success of the previous forums.  We are proud to be supporting regional New Zealand and hosting the forum at the Palmerston North Convention Centre, Wednesday 21 March & Thursday 22 March, 2018.

Draft Programme outline
DAY ONE: Plenary presentations aimed at the broad roading infrastructure management industry. It will have a strong focus on sharing asset management good practice examples, data collection, works management, transforming data into intelligence and the use of systems and data in optimised decision making and the management of assets.  Throughout day one we will be showcasing ngenuity, with examples of leading best practice and thinking around adapting to current issues, innovation and managing better than we have.

DAY TWO:  Three concurrent, focused theme streams that will go in to more detail on [1] Roading Optimised Decision Making and [2] Corridor Management and [3]  Procurement and Performance Monitoring.  The streams on day two will host more detailed technical talks and will also include workshops for sharing difficulties & learnings, debating and digging further into key issues in these parts of the industry.  An important goal of day two is to provide a forum for professionals in different sectors of the industry who do not often get the opportunity to meet as a community to come together and make contacts/network.

Who should attend?
Forum attendees will be those with an interest in advanced roading asset management and improving the use and preservation of roading corridors and include:

  • Road controlling authority roading managers and asset managers
  • Asset Database Managers and Technicians
  • Contractors involved in roading asset management and asset information management
  • Consultants involved in roading asset management and asset information management
  • Industry Suppliers
  • Corridor Managers
  • Utility Companies
  • Contractors involved with corridor utility works

We look forward to seeing you at the Road Infrastructure Management Forum in March 2018.

Warm regards

Gary Porteous
Forum chair