Our Carbon Equation – RIMS Forum 2022
How can Aotearoa’s roading infrastructure industry address our collective obligation to reduce carbon? The realities of climate change are a stark reminder that solutions are needed now if we are to be successful in minimising negative impacts. The RIMS Forum is your chance to hear the latest thought leadership from those who are intent on making a positive and practical difference.
IPWEA NZ and RIMS are delighted to bring you the RIMS Forum 2022, ‘Our Carbon Equation‘ on 28-29 July 2022. Join us in Palmerston North to connect with over 140 roading industry peers from central and local government, as well as consultants and contractors.
Roading Infrastructure Management Support Group (RIMS) is New Zealand’s authoritative voice on road asset and information management. We provide leadership, strategic advice and promotion of best practice to ensure consistency and efficiency across New Zealand roads. RIMS is an IPWEA NZ Special Interest Group.
This event was held at the Palmerston North Conference & Function Centre, 354 Main Street, Palmerston North, on the 28-29 July 2022.
|9:00||Welcome and opening|
|9:10||Welcome by Tangi Utikere – MP for Palmerston North|
|9:15||Prianyi de Silva-Currie – IPWEA NZ President|
|9:40||Keynote: Mainstreaming Climate Mitigation into Roading Programmes, Theuns Henning – Auckland University|
|10:25||Morning Tea proudly sponsored by|
|11:00||Keynote: Lisa Rossiter, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency|
|Under 35 Presentations|
|11:30||Pathways for the future – Supplementing typical footpath asset management with A.I, data visualisation & operations research, Shahaanan Arulgnanapragasam, WSP|
|11:43||Greener outcomes – through smart planning, innovation, and collaboration. Manukau Road – A case study, Niro Satkunarajah, Downer|
|11:56||Smarter resurfacing programming to reduce carbon emissions, Willy Silcock, Fulton Hogan|
|12:09||Putting the boot to climate change, Rashmi Perera, Fulton Hogan|
|12:25||Lunch proudly sponsored by|
|13:15||Building a net-zero economy: the New Zealand Infrastructure Strategy, Nadine Dodge, Infrastructure Commission, Te Waihanga|
|13:38||Assessment of sustainability in infrastructure asset management, Alfred Weninger-Vycudil, Deighton|
|14:00||RIMS update, Alison Hermes and Alison Tomlinson|
|14:10||IDS update, Gemma Mathieson|
|14:20||IPWEA NZ training update, Jodie O'Doherty|
|14:35||Optimising carbon footprints, Dr Phillipa O’Shea, Downer NZ|
|14:55||Baselining carbon emissions – how much carbon does it take a year to operate Auckland’s Motorway network? Michaela Williams, WSP and Gemma Wadworth, ASM NZTA|
|15:20||Afternoon Tea proudly sponsored by|
|16:50||Keynote: Transport, climate change, and equity: the uncertain future of asset management, Bridget Doran - Chair, Engineering New Zealand Transportation Group and Principal Researcher - MRCagney|
|17:30||Wrap up for the day|
|19:30||Networking Dinner Function – RIMS around the world (optional)|
|22:30||Close of evening|
- When: Thurs 28 July 2022
- Where: Around the trade, Forum venue
- Time: 17:30 – 18:30
- Cost: included in registration fees
- Includes: Beverages and canapés
RIMS around the World
- When: Thursday 28 July 2022
- Where: Conference room, Forum venue
- Time: 19:30 – 22:30
- Cost: $87.00 + gst
- Includes: Substantial walk n fork food, two beverages (thereafter cash bar) and interactive fun activities.
Your full registration includes: morning and afternoon teas, lunches, happy hour on Thursday and breakfast Friday morning.
RIMS around the World networking function on Thursday evening is an additional cost of $87.00 + gst and can be booked at the time of registering. The dinner will be a fun interactive evening with substantial walk n fork food.
28 June - 27 July
|One-day only (choose 28 July or 29 July)|
The RIMS Forum is holding rooms at the Copthorne Hotel, 110 Fitzherbert Avenue – 9 min walk to the Forum venue. Accommodation can be booked at the same time you register for the forum. All nights must be prepaid at the time of booking.
Cancellations or amendments may incur a fee. If you cancel your accommodation with the Copthorne Hotel within 30 days of the forum, you will only be refunded the cost if your room can be on-sold.
Superior double | twin room - $175.00 per night incl gst – single | double | twin occupancy, on a room only basis.
Rooms include sky tv, mini bar, high speed internet, iron & iron board, hair dryer, IDD phone, tea and coffee making facilities and ensuite with shower.
Cancellations must be in writing. An administration fee of $100 will be charged on all cancellations prior to 22 February 2022. Thereafter refunds will be at the discretion of the organising committee and will be processed after the forum. No refunds will be made for late arrival or early departure. Registrations may be reassigned to another person from the same organisation without penalty. Please notify The Conference Team of any changes prior to conference.
A change to your hotel booking could incur a penalty being charged by the Copthorne Hotel. The hotel will charge a full cancellation fee for any cancellation within 30 days of conference. If we can on sell your accommodation, we will.
The organising committee reserve the right to change activities, topics, and presenters where necessary. Neither the organisers (The Conference Team), IPWEA NZ or RIMS shall be liable for any loss caused by the cancellation or abandonment of the event where such cancellation is due to Force Majeure. The term “Force Majeure” means any circumstances beyond the reasonable control of the organisers including but not limited to war, hostilities (whether war be declared or not), terrorism, aircraft hijacking, military operation, riot, civil war, rebellion, civil commotion or unrest, pandemics, or natural disasters, Acts or Regulations of government, refusal to grant visas, explosions, transport delays, transport difficulties and the insolvency of airline carriers. The organisers will use all reasonable efforts to conduct the event despite the intervention or occurrence of any such cause. Changes will be notified on this website.
The committee reserves the right to amend any component as required. All changes will be updated on the website.
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If you would like to discuss packages or sign up for a sponsorship /exhibition stand, then please contact Joanne at The Conference Team at 03 359 2600 or email@example.com.
Waugh Infrastructure Management is a niche consultancy that assists governments and councils with the full range of infrastructure asset management planning, from strategic planning and policy development, through to operational service delivery.
Waugh provides industry leadership within the New Zealand local government infrastructure management field, developing widely used guidance and templates designed to meet legislative and industry requirements. Waugh are infrastructure management specialists with wide domain expertise, who enjoy being part of your team and assisting in delivering the outcomes you require.
Waugh sponsor the IPWEA NZ Excellence in Asset Management Award.
Company-X’s reputation is built on providing world-leading software savvy teams to clients.
Co-founded by Jeremy Hughes and David Hallett in 2012, Company-X is renowned for building highly-skilled, tightly-knit, self-managed, and co-located teams that stay with projects from beginning to end and deliver software quickly.
The team of more than 50 software specialists include analysts, architects, designers, developers, testers and project managers with a can-do attitude.
Company-X built REG Insights, the world’s first national roading quality assurance web portal, in partnership with Local Government New Zealand and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency initiative the Road Efficiency Group.
Company-X helped the Asset Management Data Standard (AMDS) design team with data mapping and data migration advice for the AMDS pilot implementation project.
Other transport sector clients include the CityEdge Alliance comprising Beca, Coffey, Fletcher, Hick Bros, Higgins and Waka Kotahi who benefited from the Waikato Expressway Testing Application built by Company-X.
|Deighton Associates Limited (Deighton) has established itself as one of the world leaders in providing asset management systems and asset management expertise at the strategic, tactical, and operational levels for agencies around the world. Recognized as the premier software product for infrastructure asset management, dTIMS® is used to manage large infrastructure networks in Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, New Zealand, and the United States. These infrastructure networks include hundreds of thousands of miles of pavements, thousands of bridges, and millions of wastewater, storm water, and fresh water distribution pipe assets.|
IDS (Infrastructure Decision Support), is owned by the civil engineering industry for the industry, ensuring access to leading edge deterioration modelling is kept within reach of all New Zealand Local Authorities and asset owners, regardless of size or in-house technical expertise.
The organisation provides a range of solutions for the industry to maintain, improve and protect their infrastructure networks whether it's pavement, unsealed roads, water, or footpaths.
IDS has been set up as a registered charitable entity for the purpose of ensuing sustainability of the New Zealand intellectual property for road and water renewal and replacement decision making. The company is wholly owned by IPWEA.
Data Collection Ltd specialises in collecting accurate, reliable and relevant pavement condition data. Whether you require information on a small section of road or the whole network, we have the resources to help you make sound engineering decisions. And we don’t stop at roads, with many of our capabilities expanding into the airport, ports and railway industry. Do not hesitate to contact us if you require:
Fulton Hogan delivers high-quality infrastructure to improve the lives of people in Australia and New Zealand, every day. Our 7,700 strong team works in every kind of weather, creating, connecting, and caring for communities.
After nearly 90 years in business, we believe resilient infrastructure will help tackle the challenges of a changing world, and we will continue to invest and innovate to play our part.
|Lonrix Limited is an agile, dynamic team of civil engineers, software engineers and data analysts. We are passionate about building products that make a positive and lasting impact on the day-to-day operations of clients across the globe.|
As a team, we have more than 50 years of combined experience in software development and asset management systems. Our team members have extensive international experience, having worked on projects in Australia, India, Indonesia, South Africa, Malaysia, and New Zealand. As such we bring a wide perspective and considerable experience to each project that we undertake.
By utilising our extensive library of tools and algorithms, we can cost-effectively develop web-based applications for the smart phone age.
GHD recognises and understands the world is constantly changing. We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation.
We are a global professional services company that leads through engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Our forward-looking, innovative approaches connect and sustain communities around the world. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are focused on building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.
Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals connected by over 200 offices, across five continents – Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region.
Find out more about us at ghd.com
Onsite Developments Ltd was formed in 1995 to perform routine road asset inspections for North Shore City as a sub-contractor to Fulton Hogan Ltd. Since our beginning we have developed our own inspection software enabling us to perform this niche service with efficiency and accuracy.
We specialise in data collection and asset inspections for the road maintenance and asset management industry.
beforeUdig is a FREE online service which enables anyone undertaking excavation works to obtain maps and safety information on the location of cables, pipes and other utility assets in and around any proposed dig site, helping to protect themselves from harm and avoid damaging valuable assets during these works.
In most cases, it provides a 'one stop shop' for contractors to communicate about their planned activities with member utilities and authorities.
If you want to be safe, it is crucial to reinforce the importance of following the Safe Excavation guidelines to reduce the chances of striking underground networks - Plan, Prepare, Pothole, Protect and Proceed. Take care of yourself and the others around you.
Request a set of utility network maps for free and online at www.beforeUdig.co.nz or by using our iOS and Android app on your phone or tablet.
Fuso New Zealand is a local family-owned business and authorised distributor of FUSO trucks, buses and genuine parts in New Zealand. FUSO is one of the best-performing and most popular brands in the country, with a proven pedigree in a wide range of applications. In 2021, FUSO was NZ’s top selling truck brand.
FUSO offers an industry-leading range, from the heavy-duty Shogun and medium-duty Fighter, to NZ’s favourite light truck, the Canter. FUSO also leads in sustainability, offering eCanter, the first series-manufactured electric light truck.
FUSO has an established reputation for dependability, cost-effectiveness, sustainable solutions and advanced safety.
Our passionate team has a wealth of collective experience – from detailed technical knowledge to an innate understanding of what makes transport operators tick and, more importantly, what they expect from their trucks and after-sales support.
We’re not bound by corporate red tape. We’ll work fast and with flexibility to find the right solutions and make them happen for you.
The InQuik modular bridge system is an innovative, patented Australian designed and manufactured product that solves the challenge of ageing infrastructure. We address cost, complexity and compliance issues to accelerate the bridge construction process. This enables Governments, Councils and road authorities to upgrade or construct infrastructure cost-effectively and efficiently.
Shaw’s Consulting Services Ltd is a privately owned New Zealand company started in 2003 by Chris & Helen Shaw. SCS have operated profitably and successfully as a family based company with a culture of direct communication with clients and a desire to provide a high quality service delivered at the agreed time and at a reasonable price.
Our intelligent platform helps deliver a safer more efficient road network. With next generation technologies our streamlined, efficient asset management process helps Clients manage their road networks in smart, innovative ways, delivering significant productivity gains.