External Engagements

To support our objective of collaborating and engaging with industry, the ASA participates in various industry events throughout the year. Below are the materials that have been presented at past events.

Date Topic Materials
17 November 2016

ASA Presentation to the Permanent Way Institution (PWI)

On Thursday 17 November, the ASA sponsored the last technical meeting for the year by the Permanent Way Institution (PWI):

•   Andrea Parker, Chief Engineer, spoke about the ASA and its future strategic direction.

•   John Paff, Lead Track Engineer, gave an introduction to light rail wheel rail interface.
 

Past achievements and future focus (pdf 1.9MB)
 

Introduction to Light Rail Wheel Rail Interface (pdf 936KB)

17 & 18 November 2016

ASA Presentation to the International High-Performance Built Environments Conference (iHBE) - Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2016 Series (SBE16)

On Thursday 17 November, the ASA participated in the International High-Performance Built Environments Conference - Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2016 Series:

•   Cielo Roldan, Principal Environmental Advisor, presented on the communal and economic benefits of the inclusion of green assets.

•   Mark Smith, Principal Manager, Industry & Technical Development, spoke about the importance of collaboration within the ASA's assurance framework to make transport assets sustainable both economically and environmentally.
 

Greening rail infrastructure for carbon benefits (pdf 1.4MB)


Industry, government and academia - A relationship paradigm for the future of transport infrastructure (pdf 1.6MB)
 

21 October 2016

ASA Presentation to the 2016 Asset Management Council Annual National Symposium - Value Driven Asset Management

On Friday 21 October, Toby Horstead, Principal Manager, Network & Asset Strategy, presented to the AM Council Annual National Symposium.
 

Presentation (pdf 1.4MB)
12 August 2016

TfNSW Industry Briefing for Suppliers - Signalling and Control Systems Innovations

On Friday 12 August, in line with its broader strategic procurement and innovation policies, Transport for NSW (TfNSW), led by the Asset Standards Authority (ASA), Sydney Trains and Infrastructure & Services Division (I&SD), held a presentation to discuss streamlining and simplifying type approval and cross-acceptance processes for the introduction of innovative technologies to the Sydney metropolitan heavy rail network.
 

Presentation (pdf 2.0MB)

 

27 June 2016

ASA Presentation to the Rail Technical Society Australasia (RTSA) June Meeting on SFAIRP - What does it mean?

On Monday 27 June, Richard Adams, Manager, Safety & Risk Assurance, Safety Quality Environment & Risk, presented to the RTSA.
 

Presentation (pdf 570KB)

17 & 18 May 2016

ASA Presentation to RTSA's Conference on Railway Excellence 2016, 16-18 May

On Tuesday 17 May and Wednesday 18 May, the ASA presented at CORE 2016.

•   Graham Bradshaw, Director, Network Standards and Services (ASA) and Jesse Baker, Manager, Safety and Risk, Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board (RISSB) presented on Doing Standards Smarter: The Power of Collaboration.

•   Kenelm Wong, Senior Engineer Rolling Stock Mechanical Systems, Gareth Hughes, Manager, Human Factors and Airdrie Long, Senior Human Factors Specialist, presented on Train Safety in NSW: The Future and an Integrated Engineering, Risk and Human Factors Approach.

•   Dave Nolan, Principal Engineer Signalling Systems, presented on Mega Watts - Milli Amps - The contrasting worlds of Traction and Signal engineers.
 

Doing Standards Smarter: The Power of Collaboration (pdf 930KB)
 

Train Safety in NSW: The Future and an Integrated Engineering, Risk and Human Factors Approach (pdf 894KB)
 

Mega Watts - Milli Amps - The contrasting worlds of Traction and Signal engineers (pdf 782KB)

23 March 2016

ASA Update and the AEO Model

A copy of Mark Smith's presentation at the recent Sydney Trains electrical technical forum is now available.
 

Presentation (pdf 2.1MB)
2 December 2015

ASA Presentation to 10th RMS Annual Bridge Conference

On Wednesday 2 December, Mark Smith, Principal Manager, Industry & Technical Development, presented to the 10th RMS Annual Bridge Conference.
 

Presentation (pdf 2.1MB)
 

Paper (pdf 101KB)

25 November 2015

ASA Presentation to AusRail Plus 2015 Conference

On Wednesday 25 November, Jim Modrouvanous, Executive Director, presented to the AusRail Plus 2015 Conference.
 

Presentation (pdf 1.7MB)

 

17 November 2015

ASA Presentation to Acoustics 2015 Conference on the 15-18 November 2015

On Tuesday 17 November, Serge Vegh, Noise & Vibration Specialist, SEQR, presented to the Acoustics 2015 Conference.
 

Presentation (pdf 1.1MB)
 

Paper (pdf 287KB)

28 - 30 October 2015

ASA's Presentation to the Australian Systems Engineering Workshop

The ASEW2015, Australian Systems Engineering Workshop was held from the 28-30 October.

•    Jim Modrouvanos, Executive Director of ASA made the Opening address.

•    Mark Smith, Principal Manager, Industry & Technical Development presented on Systems Engineering in Action.

•    Richard Fullalove, Manager Systems Engineering Process was a part of a panel session on SE Scaling & Tailoring Practices.
 

Opening address (pdf 6.0MB)
 

Systems Engineering in Action (pdf 2.6MB)
 

SE Scaling & Tailoring Practices (pdf 825KB)

30 September 2015

ASA Presentation to Consult Australia on the 30 September 2015

On Wednesday 30 September, Mark Smith, Principal Manager, Industry & Technical Development, presented to Consult Australia
 

Presentation (pdf 3.5MB)

 

16 June 2015 ASA Presentation to The Warren Centre
 
Presentation (pdf 1.6MB)
24 - 28 May 2015 ASA Presentation to the Asset Management Conference
 

The AEO Model – Developing a More Mature Industry (pdf 1.5MB)
 

Getting the Planning Phase Right Means taking a Whole of Life Approach (pdf 2.1MB)
 

A Journey to Asset Master Data (pdf 2.5MB)
 

A Contemporary Model to Integrate Asset & Investment Assurance (pdf 2.5MB)

28 May 2015 ASA Presentation to IRSE Sydney Local Meeting
 
Presentation (pdf 3.3MB)
24 - 26 March 2015 ASA Presentation to RISSB Rail Safety 2015
 
Presentation (pdf 1.7MB)
5 - 6 March 2015 ASA Presentation to ARA Light Rail 2015 Conference
 
Presentation (pdf 1.1MB)
25 February 2015 ASA Presentation to RTAA
 
Presentation (pdf 1.9MB)
23 February 2015 ASA Presentation to RTSA
 
Presentation (pdf 1.5MB)