ALN Newsletter 21 June 2022

In last week’s edition on ALN Th@3 pm ET, we were remiss not to mention the pivotal roll of Nick Knoke, ALN Director, Technology. Mr. Knoke has been the technical foundation of the program, has edited excellent highlight videos from the programs, and provides numerous critical services for the ALN.  He also trained ALN Technical Consultant Kevin Decker to step up and provide production support and editing. Many thanks to Nick and Kevin! A virtual CAMPUS for Asset Management (...
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ALN Newsletter 14 June 2022

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The Asset Leadership Network responded to the start of the 2020 Pandemic by publishing a weekly web newsletter and launching the weekly ALN Th@3 pm ET web discussion. We are now responding to moving out of the Pandemic by planning a combination of web and in-person events in Washington, D.C. in September and November 2022. We are also taking a break from the ALN Th@3 pm Eastern web program until after the Fourth of July - but we are highlighting some of the more than 75 programs below. ...
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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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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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ALN Newsletter 17 May 2022

We hope you are enjoying spring flowers blooming. We are sprouting a bouquet of insightful programs for you. Training for ALN A55K Professional Certification provided by the Andrew James Advisory Group still has seats available for the 2-week web course starting June 6th. May 18, 4 pm ET – Four Questions that Transformed Municipal Asset Management May 19, ALN Th@3 pm ET Moshe Nelson, Principal, Grant Thornton Public Sector, principal author of “Assisting Ukraine by planning for post-wa...
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ALN Newsletter 10 May 2022

May 12, ALN Th@3 pm ET with Dharmen Dhaliah, Asset Management Author and Senior Manager, Climate Change and Asset Manager, City of Halton Hills, Ontario, Canada. Mr. Dhaliah will be joining us this week to discuss his previous work with Toronto’s asset management, his books, his approach to asset management training and more. Register at this link. May 24 – 26 ALN 2022 Spring Summit: Microgrid Asset LeadershipThings are ramping up for this highly targeted, and increasingly relevant, topic th...
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