23 - 26 November 2014
RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast

The enterprise asset management conference that enables you to get the most out of SAP

A vibrant community where Maintenance, Reliability and IT people come together to have important conversations about data integration & quality, support & training, executive management, skills & knowledge transfer, change management, scheduling, work order management, budgeting, security, reporting, mobility and resource management. Join us for 30+ sessions, workshops, deep-dives and panel discussions. Plus a plethora of networking opportunities and social gatherings. Designed to help each other pinpoint new and different ways to use SAP EAM/PM tools to increase reliability, reduce risk, improve equipment effectiveness and maximise return on your assets.

Speakers & Sessions

A diverse mix of SAP Plant Maintenance practitioners, mentors, thought leaders and experts – carefully chosen by the Mastering Plant Maintenance Advisory Team. Scroll over to view their topics.

Dr. Achim Krüger
Enabling collaboration through asset information networks

Dr. Achim Krüger

VP, Operational Excellence Solutions, SAP (GER)
David Fyfe
Recovering from near death to living a full life: maintaining strength within any corporate culture

David Fyfe

Executive Manager, Western Power
Crawford Owens
Understanding the levels of strategic direction, governance and execution required for the successful implementation of transformation projects

Crawford Owens

Director-Technology Deployment, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (USA)
Christine Dy
Developing a set of user-friendly SAP transactions, allowing easy management of tasks and improved compliance

Christine Dy

Business Systems Analyst - PM, Hanson
Mario Abella
How to break down multiple silos and establish governance and stewardship amongst distinct internal and external stakeholders

Mario Abella

Senior Advisor - Capital Processes & Systems - Major Projects, TransCanada Corporation (CAN)
Rod Dugmore
Training tradesmen on the importance of accountability and its effect on productivity

Rod Dugmore

Maintenance Manager, Barrick Gold (ZMB)
Paul Kurchina
Human factor considerations in our expanding digital and machine driven worlds

Paul Kurchina

Director, KurMeta (CAN)
Dean Fitt
Solutions to help customers manage complex master data throughout the lifecycle of their critical assets

Dean Fitt

Solution Manager EAM/PM, SAP (GER)
Karla Halliday
Highlighting how significant changes to processes, people and systems have enabled improvements to work management outcomes

Karla Halliday

Process Specialist, Work Planning and Scheduling, Water Corporation of WA
Norm Poynter
Why should we be feeding the data “beast” and what outcomes should we expect and be focused on?

Norm Poynter

Owner, NLAS Possibilities (CAN)
Rick Quarmby
Targeted document management improvement initiatives

Rick Quarmby

Manager Information Management, Hydro Tasmania
Greg Rimmer
The business case for mobility - what you need to know

Greg Rimmer

Process Manager, Water Corporation of WA
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Shaun Dunning
SAP Work Manager, one year and standing strong

Shaun Dunning

Technical Advisor - Technical Advisor - Systems Development (NZ)
Daniel Flynn
Taking an idea and making it a reality

Daniel Flynn

Daniel Flynn - Founder, Thankyou Water
John Dwyer
Ideas, tips and tricks to help you gain a better understanding and get the most from core functionality in its set-up and day-to-day usage

John Dwyer

Principal Consultant, Vesta Partners
Jannie Potgieter
A simplified user interface for effective work management

Jannie Potgieter

Director, Collaborit Enterprise Asset Management
Richard Johnson
How analytics can help define the financial as well as the reliability domains

Richard Johnson

Director, Ausenco Rylson
Courtney Woolley
You thought the implementation was hard - here comes the post go-live support!

Courtney Woolley

State Manager, MSS
Steve Turner
Implementing a successful reliability initiative across a large corporation in two years

Steve Turner

Founder & Director, OMCS International
Jarrad Huby
Improve productivity, reduce reactive work and optimise your assets

Jarrad Huby

Lead Field Services Specialist, Prometheus
Philip Sage
Using SAP to continually improve RCM derived maintenance strategies

Philip Sage

Principal Engineer, ARMS Reliability
Tony Archer
Three key strategies to fully unlock the value of SAP plant maintenance

Tony Archer

Director Asset Management & Chief Technical Principal, GMC Global
Ann Lee
Instituting data standards and a professional governance framework

Ann Lee

EAM Lead Consultant, BackOffice Associates-CPM
Rob Ericsson
A rich and sophisticated modelling environment that can be used to identify relevant data for predicting failure

Rob Ericsson

Director of Technical Solutions, Vesta Partners (USA)
Janine Griffiths
Value of consistent, centralised measurements for tracking compliance and identifying improvement opportunities

Janine Griffiths

Managing Director, Health and Public Service, Accenture
Michael Yandell
Enable your maintenance organisations to drive toward zero risk exposure for workers

Michael Yandell

Principal Consultant, Environmental Resource Mangement
Dean Irvine
Post implementation - Where to from here? We need to make this work!

Dean Irvine

Business Development Manager, MSS
Rob Gauscho
A holistic approach to recognising and managing all forms of master data

Rob Gauscho

Industry Lead for the Energy & Resources Sector, OpenText
Peter Aynsley-Hartwell
Industry best practices, innovative solutions and bottom line benefits of master data quality throughout the stakeholder community

Peter Aynsley-Hartwell

Vice President - Solutions Consulting, Utopia Inc.
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Hot Topics

70 people from 50 companies collaborated and debated in round table discussions in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane to base the agenda on these 13 important topics.

Click on the box to fully explore each topic.

Special Features to Inspire and Educate

Special Features to Inspire and Educate

Why Attend

Why Attend

Mastering SAP Plant Maintenance is such a special event. The conference participants are friendly and willing to discuss the many and varied processes of SAP functionality. The presentations are diverse covering for the end user all the way through to SAP development, information that would be very difficult to find in any other event. A special thank you to the Eventful Team for their tireless effort to ensure absolutely everyone makes the most of the event.

Greg Smith, Australia Post

  • 30 sessions in 3 tracks delivered through a mix of innovative formats like deep dives, panel discussions and workshops, meaning you always have choice. Plus you have access to all the presentations after the conference, so you’ll never miss a thing.
  • Immerse in a thriving community. Tap into the collective wisdom of 100s of delegates, speakers and partners. Someone in this community has the answer to your most pressing challenge!
  • Engage with leading SAP Plant Maintenance partners. Speak frankly with leading vendors and creative start-ups who understand the Plant Maintenance community.
  • Look outside of your organisation and your industry. Assess your strengths, weaknesses, costs and decision-making against other organisations and industries.
  • Last year, Mastering SAP Plant Maintenance hosted more than 310 attendees at the Gold Coast and achieved a stunning overall satisfaction rating of 4.45 out of 5 (rated by 96% of participants)

"I know the mechanics of “what” you guys do, 
but there is a spark in your “how” that is just impossible to bolt down. It is in the essence
of every one of your people - you do it just so well!"

John Dwyer, Vesta

Mastering SAP Plant Maintenance is such a special event. The conference participants are friendly and willing to discuss the many and varied processes of SAP functionality. The presentations are diverse covering for the end user all the way through to SAP development, information that would be very difficult to find in any other event. A special thank you to the Eventful Team for their tireless effort to ensure absolutely everyone makes the most of the event.

Greg Smith, Australia Post

  • 30 sessions in 3 tracks delivered through a mix of innovative formats like deep dives, panel discussions and workshops, meaning you always have choice. Plus you have access to all the presentations after the conference, so you’ll never miss a thing.
  • Immerse in a thriving community. Tap into the collective wisdom of 100s of delegates, speakers and partners. Someone in this community has the answer to your most pressing challenge!
  • Engage with leading SAP Plant Maintenance partners. Speak frankly with leading vendors and creative start-ups who understand the Plant Maintenance community.
  • Look outside of your organisation and your industry. Assess your strengths, weaknesses, costs and decision-making against other organisations and industries.
  • Last year, Mastering SAP Plant Maintenance hosted more than 310 attendees at the Gold Coast and achieved a stunning overall satisfaction rating of 4.45 out of 5 (rated by 96% of participants)

"I know the mechanics of “what” you guys do, 
but there is a spark in your “how” that is just impossible to bolt down. It is in the essence
of every one of your people - you do it just so well!"

John Dwyer, Vesta

Downloads & Tools

Click below to download a PDF of the conference agenda; plus there is a facts and figures doc that many of our customers find useful in securing approval to attend.

Thank You To Our Partners

The hub of the conference experience is the solutions showcase. Engage with and speak frankly to leading vendors who are serious about helping you make the smartest business and IT investments. To explore sponsorship opportunities, click here

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Venue

Venue

With state-of-the-art meeting facilities and a 100 hectare resort is set on a champion golf course, the RACV Royal Pines Resort is an exceptional venue for Mastering SAP PM in 2014. Set a short distance from the white sandy beaches of Surfers Paradise, midway between the sparkling coastline and the lush beauty of the hinterland rainforests, this property will provide the perfect space to engage, network, educate and inspire. 

With state-of-the-art meeting facilities and a 100 hectare resort is set on a champion golf course, the RACV Royal Pines Resort is an exceptional venue for Mastering SAP PM in 2014. Set a short distance from the white sandy beaches of Surfers Paradise, midway between the sparkling coastline and the lush beauty of the hinterland rainforests, this property will provide the perfect space to engage, network, educate and inspire. 

Royal Pines Resort

Royal Pines Resort

Get in Touch

We spend months not weeks researching what you really want to learn, what pushes your buttons - and what issues you face. It’s an inclusive approach that helps us create a conference where every person feels welcome, special and completely at home, so that remarkable things can happen.

About Attending

Sidonie Eccles

Sidonie Eccles

Maintenance & Reliability Community
Phone: +61 2 9955 7400
Mobile:+61 466 553 344
Lisa Bremner

Lisa Bremner

Maintenance & Reliability Community
Phone: +61 2 9955 7400
Mobile:+61 402 354 572

About Sponsoring

Jamie Carroll

Jamie Carroll

Alliances Manager
Phone: +61 2 9955 7400
Mobile:+61 425 138 250

About the Program

Simon Yeowart

Simon Yeowart

Senior Conference Producer
Phone: +61 2 9955 7400
Mobile:+61 431 628 949

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