The twelfth face-to-face Council meeting and the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Global Forum on Maintenance and Asset Management was held in Cape Town, South Africa from 10-16 May 2015 in conjunction with the SAAMA conference, hosted by the South African Asset Management Association. Global Forum members were active in participating in the conference and contributed several presentations to the conference.
The Global Forum on Maintenance and Asset Management (GFMAM) held its ninth face-to-face meeting from the 3rd to 9th of May 2014 in conjunction with the European Federation of National Maintenance Societies (EFNMS) in Helsinki, Finland. We would like to express our sincere gratitude to EFNMS for their hospitality.
In 2013, members and stakeholders of the global asset management community sought assistance in maximizing benefits from the ISO 5500X Asset Management Standards that were published recently. In particular, organizations require competent and capable people, who may be employed as staff or brought in from external organizations to assess against, or comply with ISO 55001.
The GFMAM has published a document that sets out the minimum knowledge and comprehension specification for personnel to audit or assess to ISO 55001. These competency requirements conform to at least, the requirements and recommendations in ISO17021- 5 and ISO 19011:2011. These competency requirements anre also based on the recently release Asset Management Landscape, also from the GFMAM.
The purposes of the GFMAM_ISO55001 Auditor_Assessor Specification include
The ICOMS Asset Management Conference is the Asset Management Council’s annual conference, attracting around 300 key national and international professionals in asset management and maintenance management, along with corporate decision-makers from organisations in both the private and public sectors. The 2013 Conference program includes updates on ISO5500x, industry forums, local and international keynote speakers, panel discussions and training intensives.
Dates: 3-6 June, 2013. For more information on the Conference click here
Sheraton Cavalier in Calgary, Alberta. November 18th - 21st, 2013. For information, visit www.pemac.org/conferences
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