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Part 4 of 5: Learning from COVID-19, practical ways to integrate the lessons learned?

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May 07, 2020


The events of the past several months have forced all organizations to reassess how they carry out their basic business functions and come up with some innovative ways to ensure that they can safely and effectively provide the products and services their organizations provide.

This interactive session will explore the early learnings from the first few weeks of Covid19 response, the short term adjustments that organizations have made, and how we can continue to integrate these early lessons learned over the next few months. We will also start to explore the longer term considerations for our asset management and maintenance management practices and business decisions. This session’s discussion will be focused on practical solutions that organizations can begin to implement right away.

Allan Johnson, Maintenance Management Consultant
Susan Lubell, P.Eng, MBA, MMP, CAMA, Principal Consultant, Steppe Consulting

Allan Johnson, Retired – Consultant, Physical Asset Management

Alan has over 45 years of experience, initially as a Tradesman and Supervisor, and for the past 25 years as an asset management/maintenance management consultant in many different industries. 

As a consultant, his clients included Forest Products, Pulp and Paper operations, Fertilizer production, Mining, Upstream and Downstream Oil & Gas operations and several other process industries. 

His primary areas of focus were assessment of Asset Management, Maintenance Work Management Program effectiveness & CMMS/EAM tool utilization, and aiding clients in the development and implementation of improvement strategies and action plans in these areas.

Alan is a lifetime member of the Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC).  He is a founding member of the PEMAC Alberta chapter, served as a member of the PEMAC National Board of Directors and as the Vice President of the organization for three years. 

Alan was an instructor in the PEMAC Maintenance Management Professional (MMP) certification program at several colleges in Alberta and Saskatchewan from 2004 thru to 2019, when he retired from instruction.

He is still active with PEMAC as the Curator of the Body of Knowledge Shared Learning Library.

Susan Lubell, P.Eng, MBA, MMP, CAMA, Principal Consultant, Steppe Consulting
Author of “Root Cause Analysis Made Simple”, Susan specializes in asset management and reliability strategy, cost effective lean maintenance programs and operational excellence. She brings over 25 years of practical experience to drive asset management, maintenance and operational business improvement opportunities. Susan currently serves as National President for PEMAC Asset Management Association of Canada, Chair of the World Partners in Asset Management (WPiAM), and teaches for both the Maintenance Management Professional (MMP) and Certified Asset Management Professional (CAMP) programs.

PEMAC Member: Complementary
Non-Member $35

* Logged in members will see the member discounted rates after they click “Register Now”.
Member rates apply to individual members and to all employees of Corporate members. (Here’s a little secret: the registration system allows you to register a group in one transaction. If the individual who logs in to do that is a member, member rates will apply to the whole group.)

Everyone is welcome to participate. Be sure to spread the word and forward this invitation to others who may be interested.

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