ALN Newsletter 7 June 2022

The Government Finance Officers Association’s first in-person conference in 2 years started in Austin, Texas on Sunday with Chief Executive Chris Morrill relating a story about how his wife and he were among the first Peace Corps workers into Ukraine in the early 1990s after The Wall came down. Dressed in the winter clothing "uniform" of the former Soviet region, locals still saw they were Americans because of the light of freedom in their eyes. Mr. Morrill then encouraged the audience to remem...
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ALN Newsletter 31 May 2022

In this special edition of the ALN Newsletter, we first want to remember those who provided the last full measure of devotion to our country as a continuation of yesterday's Memorial Day tributes. Then we want to say that while our “ALN 2022 Spring Summit: Microgrid Asset Leadership” had a focus on Ukraine, we know war fighters are needed are needed right now to stop unjust aggression, not planners. But we do want to show support in the way we can by addressing how asset management can help ...
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Microgrid BIMStorm – Focus on Ukraine

Workshop Digital Twins representing microgrids can be created on your computer and “landed” in Ukraine to help model restoration of power. Combine that with the coordinated input of expert participants who have been pre-planning for the workshop, and meaningful microgrid asset management planning can be established. Kimon Onuma, President, ONUMA, Inc., an ALN Patron Organization, and William Heegaard, President of Footprint Project renewable microgrid provider to Ukraine. Pres...
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Microgrid Asset Leadership Roundtable

Speakers: Dr. Dorothy Robyn, Senior Fellow at the Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy; National Academy of Sciences Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment, Board MemberDr. Tony McGrail, IEEE Asset Management Committee ChairJon Arnup, CEO Trent Port Services, Singapore, an ALN Member OrganizationMoshe Nelson, ALN Senior Fellow, Principal, Grant Thornton Public Sector, an ALN Member Organization https://youtu.be/c-FjP12cAA4
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ALN 2022 Spring Summit: Value and Benefits from Asset Management – Electric Utilities

Bonneville Power Administration and Energy Australia present case studies of their asset management successes, challenges, and lessons learned. Speakers: Glenn Schumacher, Head of Engineering, Energy AustraliaStacy Webster-Wharton, Acting Asset Manager, Bonneville Power AdministrationPeter Kohler, Director of the Asset Management College, AustraliaSally Nugent, Managing Director at Salyent Pty Ltd https://youtu.be/oVem9KqcajQ
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ALN Newsletter 24 May 2022

May 24 – 26 ALN 2022 Spring Summit: Microgrid Asset Leadership Microgrids are a key element of a secure energy future for the U.S. and the world. Join us this week to learn how microgrids can reduce energy risk and improve successful mission outcomes. Tuesday 24 May, at 3 pm Eastern – ALN Microgrid Roundtable will address the policy and strategy needed to ensure success.Wednesday 24 May, at 1 pm Eastern – BIMStorm Microgrid Ukraine WorkshopWednesday 24 May, at 3 pm Eastern – BIMStorm Micr...
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Four Questions that Transformed Municipal Asset Management

Melissa Osborne discusses the tremendous success of Windsor, Ontario’s asset management initiatives, in this next installment of the Municipal Asset Leadership Web Series. Melissa Osborne is currently Director, Development Services, Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada, but was recently Senior Manager, Asset Management for Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Ashay Prabhu, Founder and Managing Director of Assetic (a Brightly Company) https://youtu.be/hRlqEDoHfGo https://youtu.be/sO98nN3Yc_U http...
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