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Main activities of the UIC Asset Management Working Group

  • Common view on understanding of what is asset management.
  • Standard: Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 55, which sets out the principles of asset management.
  • “Methods and instruments to manage life cycle costs” and “methods and instruments to manage risk”.
  • Asset information and asset registers - “structure, level of detail of an adequate and flexible AM register/database”.
  • Use of a Geographical Information System as the main way of accessing asset information.
  • Exchange of best practice in AM organization (process).
  • Exchange of best practice in AM methods, techniques and instruments.
  • State of the art in Asset Management outside Rail Infrastructure.
  • What is the value of Risk- and Life Cycle Cost management for AM.
  • Define/classification of lines in terms of functionality and quality.
  • Processes (tactical, realization on medium term):
  • Framework for a AM decision making process; standards or structures for an effective AM-approach/AM-process.
  • Method(s) to manage explicitly the relation between costs, income and performance.
  • How to create best value for money.
  • How to measure performance and quality.
  • Execution of benchmarks: costs (=LICB), performance and organisation quality.
  • Overview and definitions of effective Kpi’s related to the IM-business (costs, availability, safety, ...).
  • Methods and instrument(s) to manage Life Cycle Costs.
  • Methods and instrument(s) to manage Risk.

To provide IM members of the UIC with the necessary instruments/tools to develop their own Asset Management Plan to optimise the level of performance with the minimum LCC in a homogeneous way.

To provide IM members of the UIC with a vision on AM in general and specific tools to create best value for money for the stakeholders. It is a platform to exchange best practice.

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4th Asset Management Global Conference

17 to 19 April 2019 - UIC - Paris


The Asset Management Working Group of the International Union of Railways (UIC) is organizing its fourth international Conference dedicated to Asset management, in Paris at UIC Headquarters, from 17th to 19th April 2019.

This Conference is opened to the whole Asset Management world and will present the latest developments in various industries (roads, waterways, energy…) and on different continents.

Conference purpose

Offer opportunities for international and multi-sector networking with actors from South-East Asia, Middle-West, Eastern Europe and Western-Europe working in various fields like Infrastructure, Industry and Energy;
Based on the UIC guideline, provide Asset Managers with concrete examples and guidance to improve their capabilities;
Explore the latest developments, knowledge and experience across the Asset Management World.

Among the potential subjects, UIC plans to address the following topics:

  • Strategic Asset Management Plan;
  • Relation between asset managers and suppliers;
  • Big data for Asset Management;
  • Software assisted modeling of investment plans;
  • Asset Management for signaling.

The conference will be held over a three-day period:

  • Day 1 and 2: keynote speakers, case study presentations and discussions to provide Railway Infrastructure Organizations with concrete examples and guidance to improve their Asset Management capabilities;
  • Day 3 (optional): technical field visit.

UIC is pleased to invite you and your representatives to attend the conference.

Practical information

How to get to UIC

Selection of hotels in Paris

Registration

  • To make a bank transfer in the payment panel, please click on the link to "Other means of payment".
  • All prices are VAT included.
Fees include:
  • all conference sessions on 17 and 18/04/19;
  • the technical visit on 19/04/19;
  • lunches on 17 and 18/04/19;
  • dinner at the Musée du Vin on 17/04/19.

Contact

Ms. Christine Hassoun - UIC Rail System Department
hassoun@uic.org