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Dernière mise à jour : Mai 2018

Leading-Edge Conference on Strategic Asset Management

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INRAE, French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and the Environment, presents IWA’s 9th Leading Edge Conference for Strategic Asset Management (LESAM) to be hosted in Bordeaux, France on 11-13 May 2022.

The LESAMs, the 3-days key event of the IWA Strategic Asset Management (SAM) Specialist Group, have established a consolidated leading-edge forum where utilities, consultants, regulators, researchers and asset managers identify and discuss the main challenges, new solutions and trends in strategic asset management for the water sector.

 

 

Topics

  • Institutional and policy aspects regarding AM e.g. policy making, regulation
  • Economic, financial and organisational aspects of AM e.g. demand forecasting, costs assessment, cross sectorial functions, workforce organization
  • AM communication issues e.g. leadership, workforce engagement, training, co-creation, internal and external communication strategies, stakeholders’ needs and expectations
  • Global change and AM e.g. tackling uncertainties, thinking ahead inter-generationally, addressing risk, resilience and crisis management
  • Management systems for AM  e.g. ISO 55000, data management for AM, value in AM, decision making based on performance or condition assessment
  • Management of the assets in AM e.g. asset data information for AM decisions, measuring and improving efficiency, assessing criticality
  • Digital Water and AM e.g. solutions for better governance and community engagement, monitoring, innovative solutions, inputs of management of the assets into AM, modelling
  • Specificities of urban water infrastructure in AM e.g. interdependencies, cause-effect behaviour, system behaviour, indefinite useful life, multiplicity of stakeholders
  • Interactions among water supply, wastewater, stormwater in AM
  • Environmental assessment and AM e.g. impacts of reuse in AM, life-cycle analysis
  • Considering interdependencies between water and other urban services/infrastructures in AM e.g. cascading effects, governance
  • AM in the context of circular economy
  • Urban drainage asset management: integrating nature based solutions in AM practices
  • AM examples in specific contexts (e.g. developing regions, decentralized systems)  
  • AM out of the box inputs from young water professionals
  • AM regional initiatives

 

Scientific & Program Committee

Bénédicte Rulleau

Research fellow in economics

INRAE - France

Elvira Estruch Juan

Researcher

ITA. Department of Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering. Universitat Politècnica de València - Spain

Rita Salgado Brito

Assistant Researcher

LNEC - Portuguese National Laboratory for Civil Engineering - Portugal

Boudewijn Neijens

Chief Marketing Officer

Copperleaf - Canada

Helena Alegre

Head of the Hydraulics and Environment Department

LNEC - Portuguese National Laboratory for Civil Engineering - Portugal

Nicolas Caradot

Project coordinator

KWB Berlin - Germany

Oliver Nachevski

Vice Chair IWA Strategic Asset Management Specialist Group / Project Manager

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH - North Macedonia

Rita Amaral

Advisor of the board at LIS-Water

Lisbon International Centre for Water - Portugal

Takayuki Sawai

Group Leader, Planning & Strategy Department, Waterworks Division

NJS Co., Ltd. - Japan

Cristiano Gonçalves Nascimento Gouveia

Operations Manager

Caesb - Brazil

Eric J. Montes

VP & Head - Integrated Asset Managemeny

Maynilad Water Services, Inc. - Philippines

Andres Torres

Full Professor

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana - Colombia

Caty Werey

Research engineer in pubilc management at GESTE research unit

INRAE - France

Dominique Gatel

Vice president - Public affairs/water

Veolia - France

Eddy Renaud

Researcher Deputy director of the ETBX research unit

INRAE - France

Kévin Caillaud

Researcher fellow in sociology

INRAE - France

Manuel Carrilho Alvarinho

President and founder of the CRA

Water and Sanitation Regulatory Council - Mozambique

Olivier Piller

Senior research scientist & head of the water infrastructure asset management team

INRAE - France

Ralph Beuken

Scientific Researcher

KWR Water Research Institute - the Netherlands

Rita Ugarelli

Chief Scientist

SINTEF AS - Norway

Sveinung Sægrov

Professor water and environmental engineering

Norwegian University of Science and Technology - Norway

Walter Graf

Senior Project Manager

GHD - Falls Church, Virginia, USA

Yves Le Gat

INRAE - France

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  • Date
    May 11th, 2022 – May 13th, 2022

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  • Place
    Bordeaux, France
  • Registration
    From 1 November 2021 to 3 May 2022
  • Submission
    From 20 May 2021 to 1 November 2021
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Guests

Lastname Firstname

Job

Organization

Organizing Committee

Lydia Fimbeau

Assistant in charge of the budget and financial monitoring of projects

INRAE - France

Rita Salgado Brito

Assistant Researcher

LNEC - Portuguese National Laboratory for Civil Engineering - Portugal

Bénédicte Rulleau

Research fellow in economics

INRAE - France

Elvira Estruch Juan

Researcher

ITA. Department of Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering. Universitat Politècnica de València - Spain

Grégory Lambert

Communication Manager

INRAE - France

Cathy Rodriguer

Administrative and Financial Officer

INRAE - France

Sandrine Sabatié

Webmaster and Software Manager

INRAE - France

Sami Bouarfa

Researcher

INRAE - France

Clarisse Cazals

Economics researcher

INRAE - France

Stéphanie Touvron

Assistant in charge of the budget and financial management of research projects

INRAE - France