PEMAC GTA Chapter Event: Aligning O&M teams with Capital Project Objective – May 12th

We’re pleased to be co-presenting with Chris Gatchene from the Region of Waterloo Water Services Organization at the next PEMAC (Plant Engineering And Maintenance Association Of Canada) Toronto chapter event on May 12th.

Plant Engineers and Maintenance Association of Canada

Plant Engineers and Maintenance Association of Canada

Date: Thursday, May 12, 2016

Time: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Duffin Creek WPCP
901 McKay Road
Pickering, ON L1W 3A3

The cost is $15 and includes lunch.



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Here’s what we’ll be presenting

When it comes to mixing O&M teams and capital project teams how can you promote goal alignment and performance focus?

In industrial facilities, small capital projects (under $10M) are largely undertaken to address compliance requirements (health, safety or environmental), planned equipment replacement, or plant modifications that will achieve a process improvement or de-bottlenecking. This means Operations or Maintenance are often the project sponsors for small projects.

The Challenge:

One of the biggest challenges facing small projects is facilitating productive communication around scope requirements as a project transitions from an ‘identified project’ by Operations & Maintenance (O&M), to an approved project, managed by a project manager or project delivery team. O&M teams are usually under tremendous pressure and time constraints. They appreciate that a project team needs clear scope requirements, but often find it difficult to know just how, or in what format to best communicate.

We’ll be sharing a practical and structured methodology from the Construction Industry Institute (CII)  built to align communications between Operations & Maintenance and project teams, and substantially improve scope definition.

If you’re in the Toronto area on May 12th, join us to take a tour of the Duffin Creek WPCP, network with Asset Management professionals and learn about tools and processes to help improve plant project outcomes.

We hope to see you there!

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Mark Anderson

Director of Business Development at Valency
Mark Anderson is responsible for Business Development at Valency. Mark is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and his past experience includes running several companies in the Oil and Gas industry, as well as over 10 years sales and marketing experience in Software, Capital Project and Oil and Gas industries.