ALN Newsletter 16 November 2021

Thank you to the more than 80 executives who spoke at the ALN 2021 reStructuring America – Building on Success web conference. The extensive knowledge and experience shared made the conference an unqualified success. All 31 programs were recorded and are available at this link. Highlight clips are also available, and more are coming.

In order to bring more attention to the wealth of recorded content from our distinguished guest speakers, presenters, and experts, we are initiating a Video Highlight feature in this Newsletter. The first video is an excellent summary of the 2021 conference by ALN Director, Technology, Nick Knoke.

This week starts the new time for our weekly chat show, which is now called ALN Th@3 pm ET. Mark Knight, IAM USA Director of Projects and 1892 Senior Managing Consultant will talk with ALN Director, Communications, Mike Bordenaro. As Always, see more below.

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As the IAM USA Director of Projects, Mark Knight has many duties, including writing papers, coordinating development of papers, and other duties. He is working with the ALN on a paper about Leadership and discussing potential co-hosted web programs. Mr. Knight brings extensive electric utility engineering experience to his position as Senior Managing Consultant at 1898 & Co., a division of Burns & McDonnell. Raised in the U.K. and now a U.S. citizen, Mr. Knight will provide a global perspective on asset management and its possibilities.


OMB Equity RFIs

Executive Order 13985 directed OMB and Agencies to identify methods for assessing federal policies and actions equitably served individuals and communities, especially the underserved. ALN provided a paper on using the ISO 55001 4.2 requirement for involving all relevant stakeholders to advance equity. Last week, all 499 replies to the RFI, including the ALN’s, were published by OMB. An assessment of submissions and all the submissions are available here.

The ALN submission is at:


State Technology Worth Observing

Route Fifty is a state and local government initiative of GovExec publishing. It is running its first technology summit this week. Today alone, more than half a dozen CIOs and CTOs are addressing cybersecurity and a variety of issues that can help your organization. Register here.

ABS Group provides data-driven risk and reliability solutions and technical services that help our clients confirm the safety, integrity, quality and environmental efficiency of their critical assets and operations.

Upcoming Events

ALN Th@3 pm ET

November 18

Mark Knight, IAM USA Director of Projects

December 2

Dr. Dorothy Robyn, Nonresident Senior Fellow at Boston University’s
Institute for Sustainable Energy and Board Member of the National
Academies Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment