Call for Abstracts - Closed

We are seeking submissions of abstracts of original content addressing one of the eight key topics that will be of interest to academia, directors, CEO’s and executives managers across complex asset rich organisations, asset management and maintenance practitioners.

1. Excellence in Asset Management
- Understanding your stakeholders
- Challenges for AM leaders  
- Share your organisations Asset Management Journey
2. Value and Benefits of Asset Management
- Value creation
- Asset performance and asset health monitoring
- Outcomes realisation
- Meeting the ESG imperative  
- Driving social equity through AM to meet SDG’s
- Explaining AM to the Board and C-suite
3. Asset Management Planning
- Maintenance strategies
- Capital investment decision making
- Maintenance and operations decision making
- Contingency planning
- Risk assessment and management
4. Asset Lifecycle delivery
- Asset creation
- Tailoring Systems engineering
- Maintenance delivery
- Maintenance, reliability, criticality of aged assets
- Reliability engineering asset operations
- Fault and incident response
- Asset decommissioning and disposal
- Procurement and supply chain management
- Shutdown and outage management
- Resource management
5. Asset Information and the digital world
- Cyber security
- Next generation AM information systems
- Advances in digital engineering
- Move to smart assets
- Impact of connected environments
- Using digital to drive AM decision making
- Asset Information strategy, Systems, Standards
- Data and information management
- BIM and Digital twin challenges for AM
- AI role in AM
6. Asset Management People and Leadership
- Asset management leadership
- Sharing beliefs, values and assumptions
- Change management challenges
- Embedding AM processes and practices
- Collaborating to address the Skills crisis
- Empowering the future generation
- Building an asset management competency framework 
- Resourcing a resilient workforce
7. Governance for Asset Management
- Building, Implementing, Maintaining and Monitoring an effective Asset Management System
- Building the right objectives
- Asset management policy
- Strategic planning
- Management review and audit, compliance and assurance
- Technical standards and legislation
- Integrated Management Systems into enterprise management system
- Aligning with ISO55001:2014
8. Future proofing Asset Management
- Integrating climate risk assessments in to AM
- Building resilience into asset management systems
- Frameworks for resilient asset decision making
- Re-imaging finance mechanisms for resilience
- AM and circular economy
- Nature based solutions
- Transitioning to net zero
- Decarbonisation technologies and associated stranded assets
- Asset management in a covid world
- Use of technology in AM

Presentation Categories

Category 1 – Full Peer Reviewed Technical Paper
This option is for authors who wish to submit a full paper for technical peer review by two subject matter experts and publication. The final submitted paper must adhere to strict criteria and, if accepted, will be made available in the Asset Management Body of Knowledge (AMBoK)

Category 2 – Non-Peer Reviewed Paper
This option is for authors who wish to submit a paper for presentation at the conference, but not be subject to the same review process as category 1. These papers will be reviewed for quality and suitability but will not be subject to the same criteria as category 1. Papers promoting products and services will strictly not be accepted. Papers must address the conference themes and may include case studies, new technologies or practical applications.  These papers will be available on the conference app

Category 3 – Poster
This option is for authors who do not wish to do an oral presentation or have a paper that is best presented as a poster (i.e. large amounts of technical data, tables). Posters will be available to view in the exhibition area throughout the conference. Posters will not be subject to full peer review, but will be checked for quality and suitability.

Category 4 – Asset Management Thought - Leadership Session
This option is for authors and facilitators who would like to propose an emerging topic of interest in asset management.  Proposals that address exciting topics in creative formats that generate lively interactions among participants and that can lead to high impact and transformative research are highly encouraged.  The session will be captured via audio device and in some instances by video device for use by the AMCouncil.

Please provide details of
•    the topic to be investigated and discussed
•    the top 3 objectives of the session and key learnings for participants
•    how the session is to be structure (eg panel session, symposium, workshop, tutorial, world café, round-table),
•    length (45mins, 60mins or 90mins),
•    who is to be involved in speaking on the panel or facilitating the session and their credentials


Prior to accessing form, please ensure you have available:
1. Contact details of author (do not submit on someone else's behalf, the author must do the submission and provide direct contact details)
2. Title of abstract
3. Theme that your abstract best represents (see above)
4. Target Audience (Starter in AM, Mid  AM journey, Advanced use in AM)
5. Biography of presenting author/s
6. All authors and affiliations
7. Abstract text (maximum 300 words, leadership sessions may provide up to 600)

To ensure AMPEAK provides a balanced and varied program, the number of abstracts that can be presented by representatives from one company / organisation may be limited.
Individuals that submit and are accepted for more than one abstract may be limited to one oral presentation in the main program.
Presentations must be the authors own research and work, text generated from AI, machine learning, or similar algorithmic tools cannot be used.

Presenters that are accepted into the program must register and pay to attend AMPEAK, discounted speaker rates will be offered.

Key Dates

Abstract Submission Open:  NOW
Submission of Abstracts Closes:  17 November 2023
Notification to authors: 15 December 2023
Program announced: January 2024
Papers due: 1 March 2024  
Early Bird Registration closes 1 March 2024