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  Striving towards Asset Management Excellence
  Monday, 5 June 2017
7:00 Registration & Morning Tea/Coffee
08:30 Opening Address followed By Dr Anthony Turton (Centre for Environmental Management, University of Free State)
Making Sense of the Water Crisis in South Africa
10:00 Tea & Official Opening of Exhibition
10:30 Francois Joubert (Global Service Leader: Asset Management, Aurecon South Africa (Pty) Ltd) & Simon van Wyk (Risk Advisory Leader: Aurecon)
Using contextual optimisation to maximise value from assets
Anton Kloppers (Managing Director, Tirisano Consulting)
Water Supply and Sanitation in South Africa: A Critical look into physical asset management at local Government level
Jacques Stander (Asset Management Consultant, Gaussian Engineering)
Lessons learned from Creating an Effective Asset Management Delivery
11:10 Louis Fouche (Senior Manager: Technical Training & Asset Care, PPC Group Services)
A systematic approach to address industry's technical competency challenges. Case study: PPC Technical Skills Academy.
Patrick O'Halloran (Chief Engineer: Plant Condition Monitoring, City of Johannesburg)
Innovative Technology Permits Predictive Maintenance on a HV Power Network
Anna Kosinskaya (E-Asset) & Dr Wyhan Jooste (Senior Lecturer, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Stellenbosch)
The Primrose Path of South African racking and how it affects warehouse asset management
11:50 Prof Krige Visser (Professor, University of Pretoria)
Reliability Engineering and Management: Tools, Methods and Data available to the Asset Manager
Johann Wannenburg(Director: Collaborit Physical Asset Management)
Nine Perspectives on Physical Asset Management – People, Processes and Systems from Strategic, Theoretical and very Practical Points-of-View
12:30 Lunch & Exhibition Visit
13:30 Paul Nel (Unity Manager: Energy & Resources, Aurecon South Africa (Pty) Ltd)
Getting complex production decisions right. Every time.
Johan Bezuidenhout & Edna Jackson (Pragma)
The importance of sustainable long term relationships in achieving tangible cost savings through value add projects for our clients: A Pragma and Shell partnership case study
14:10 Stefan Swanepoel (EAMS Product Manager, Pragma)
Giving your assets a voice
Abel Mutibura(Business Area Manager, Pragma) & Izak Van der Ham (Technical Site Services, Planning Department, Mercedes Benz South Africa)
Mitigating asset related risks –a forward thinking approach
14:40 Tyrone van Heerden (Pragma)
IoT… Redefining the way we do business
Tumelo Ledimo (Project Manager: Research & Development, SANAS)
South African Quality Infrastructure
15:20 Franҫoise du Preez (Reliability Engineer, Anglo American Coal)
Spare Parts Management Methodology
Jannie Potgieter (Collaborit)
Turn Work Management Theory into SAP Practice with a simplified User Interface
15:45 Afternoon Tea & Refreshments
16:15 Adriaan Scheeres (CEO, Pragma)
How will the face of asset management change in the near future | game changing technologies and practices
17:00 Wecoming Cocktail Function
  Tuesday, 6 June 2017
8:30 Dr Achim Kruger (Vice President, Line of Business Asset Management IOT & Digital Supply Chain, SAP SE)
Digital Transformation – what it really means for Asset Management
09:45 Morning Tea & Refreshments
10:30 Hylton Robson (Asset Care Engineer, PPC Group Services)
Laying foundations for successful ACP maintenance tactic roll-out on new projects. Case study: PPC African ventures.
Dijon Ross (Assistant Asset Manager, Talani Quantity Surveyors) & Chris Steffens (Director, Talani Quantity Surveyors)
SPM Assets and its application the in management of fixed assets
Grace Chileshe (Maximo Super-user, BP)
The impact of the IOT on the asset management processes in the oil and gas industry
11:10 Izak Joubert (Maintenance Manager, Fraser Alexander) & Marizanne Heunis (Project Engineer, Pragma)
Mobile Work Management – The way to go
Kyle Lemmer (SABMiller) & Dr Wyhan Jooste (Senior Lecturer, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Stellenbosch)
Maintenance task and frequency optimisation of single- & multi-component equipment in the FMCG production environment
Jan de Beer (D-Code Mobile)
Instant Maintenance – Utilizing consumer messaging as part of your maintenance process
11:50 Etienne Human (Private Consultant)
Effective Pump Management: The Role of Strategies as part of the main scenarios in the life cycle of pumps
Ignus Zietsman (Project Engineer)
Delivering an Asset Care Service remotely – a case study in the FMCG industry in the Middle East
John Cato (Executive, Policy Development and Standards Generation, ECSA )
Commitment and Undertaking Overview for Training and Mentorship
12:30 Lunch
13:15 Darryl Aberdein (Partner Consultant, Pragma)
Successfully Implementing and Managing a Focused Improvement Programme
Compton Saunders (Operations Manager: Globeleq South African Management Services) & Karl Nepgen (Pragma)
Practical Application of ISO 55000 in a Young Industry – Strategy and Planning for Sustainable Asset Management in the REIPP Environment
Andries van Heerden (Managing Director, Pragma)
The value of Analytics
13:55 Kolosa Madikizela (Managing Director, Pragma Africa)
Diversity as a Competitive Advantage: Exploring how diverse teams can increase an engineering company's competitiveness
Ben Booyens (Pragma)
The Leadership Requirements (All Levels) in Creating and Sustaining asset Management Maturity
Stanley Nkonyane (Umgeni Water)
Investigating a failure on Pump No.1 during proving period
14:00 Afternoon Refreshments & Networking
15:00 Johannes Coetzee (President, SAAMA)
SAAMA: Boldly taking the next step in AM professionalisation
  Wednesday, 7 June 2017
8:30 Tim Beavon & Ben Booyens (Pragma)
Moving from Knowledge toward Competence – The challenges of professional development in the Asset Management world
Tycho Lejeune, Jan Willem Rustenburg (Gordian Logistic Experts) & Gerrie Olivier (Pragma)
Minimizing down time of assets by identifying and mitigating risks in the supply chain A holistic view on spare parts criticality management in a MRO environment
(Topic TBA)
10:30 Tea & Refreshments
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12:00 Lunch
13:00 Mauritz Zastron (Pragma)
Determining data visualisation preferences for improved reporting
Mark Bannister (Chief Engineer, Department of Water & Sanitation)
The State of Asset Management in the Water Sector
15:00 Event Closing
16:00 Tea & Refreshments

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