Asset condition monitoring workshop – 29 March 2017
Utilising monitoring to mitigate risk and improve asset knowledge(Plus delegates only)
|13:00||Registration and refreshments|
|13:30||Opening remarks from chair
Mike Devriendt, associate, Arup
|13:45||ORR – what role can the regulator play in supporting the use of monitoring on existing road and rail networks?
Understanding how the ORR can work with asset owners and the industry in order to mitigate risks on existing networks, drive efficiencies in maintenance and reduce the cost of upgrades.
Ian Prosser, chief inspector of railways, Office of Rail and Road
|14:05||Question and answer session|
|14.15||Severn Tunnel – developing a monitoring strategy to mitigate risks during the upgrade of the Victorian tunnel
Working in partnership with the client and contractors to support the electrification of the tunnel, as part of the Great Western Modernisation programme with focus on understanding the performance of the asset of the impact of installing over 1,700 anchors in the existing brickwork.
Paul Clarke, technical director, AECOM
|15.15||Group discussions: to what extent is greater knowledge of asset behaviour still required or does more emphasis need to be placed on analysis and modelling?|
|15.30||Networking refreshment break|
|16.00||Creating a proactive system to monitor and mitigate risks to Network Rail assets
Eleanor Walters, asset engineer (geotechnics), Network Rail
|16.30||Utilising LiDAR, photogrammetry and borehole instrumentation to monitor slope behaviour of a coastal landslide
Peter Hobbs, engineering geologist, BGS
|17.00||Group discussion: what impact can improved understanding of asset behaviour have on the amount of monitoring employed by asset owners?|
|17.10||Closing remarks from chair|