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Monday, November 8 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Asset Management Applications for Decision-making

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Some countries excel at long term infrastructure asset management & financial planning, while others have fallen behind. Fast-motorizing economies have an excellent opportunity to begin planning for long term maintenance during the investment stage of their infrastructure. This panel will address commonly shared challenges, and discuss opportunities to build a framework for knowledge sharing and decision-making around best practices for infrastructure asset management.

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Omar Smadi

Director, Center for Transportation Research and Education
Dr. Omar Smadi is a professor in the Civil Engineering department at Iowa State University in the US. He also serves as the Director for the Center for Transportation Research and Education. Dr. Smadi's research covers the areas of infrastructure asset management including pavements... Read More →

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Saeed Alramsi

Director of Asset Management, Dubai Roads & Transport Authority
Eng. Saeed is one of the top development directors with over 17 years of versatile experience in assets life cycle of major organizations. He currently holds the position of Asset Management Director in RTA governing more than 120 billion AED worth of assets. Eng. Saeed led the strategic... Read More →
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Hamad Ali AL Shehhi

Director of Roads & Facilities Maintenance, Dubai Roads & Transport Authority
leader on strategic roads infrastructure agendas, Participating in the accomplishment of major infrastructure mega projectsover 10 years progressive experience in leading and executing strategy, designing, construction and Assets Management, leading teams and high-value projects.Engineering... Read More →
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Mr. D.J. Swan

International Implementation Leader, AgileAssets
Mr. Swan has 20 years of experience in the transportation asset management field with a specific background in pavement and roadside assets. With experience helping agencies to implement transportation asset management in North America, Europe, and the GCC he has seen a range of approaches... Read More →
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Paolo Franchetti

CEO, Franchetti Spa
Paolo Franchetti graduated in Civil Engineering at the University of Padova (Italy) in 1999 and got the PhD in Design, Preservation and Structural Control in 2004. He is owner, starting from 2003, of Franchetti Spa, an engineering company that operates in the field of infrastructure... Read More →
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Jürgen Diatel

Key-Account and Community Manager, StrucInspect
STRUCINSPECT - Key-Account and Community Manager, ( Jan/2021); SKIDATA - Manager Business Process Management Sales (Mar/2015); Regional Sales Manager and Engineering HILTI (Jun/2006); Regional Manager Projects and Construction Post-tensioning Systems for bridges (Nov/2006), Technical... Read More →

Monday November 8, 2021 1:30pm - 3:00pm GMT+04
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