NAMS Forum 2022

National Asset Managment Forum 2022

Advanced Asset Management - Save the date: 8-9 June 2022

The future is here - quantum and paradigm shifts are happening around us. A global pandemic has stopped humanity in its tracks. We have new insights into how we do business and how we think about our economies and our communities.
Grounded by these insights, and faced now with a changing climate, rising costs, an ageing and diverse society, and regulatory and structural changes, we have to be greener, more inclusive and more resilient now.

IPWEA NZ is proud to present the NAMS Advanced Asset Management Forum 2022. Our theme is:

Call for Abstracts

Abstracts due 5pm, 10 February 2022

We are seeking abstracts which demonstrate how asset management can embrace the opportunities and challenges we are surrounded by. We encourage stories that illustrate, stimulate, and inspire the bold approaches which are needed to build a healthy and sustainable future. Clever approaches where challenges are overcome, and opportunities are taken.
Suggested sub-themes follow, however we welcome any other topic you may wish to present. Creative and innovative practices and solutions are going to be required to achieve our desired outcomes. If you have an innovative way of presenting your paper, please let us know– we would love to incorporate some innovation into the presentations.

Reforms for Value
  • Urban intensification and infrastructure constraints
  • Citizen-centric transformation
  • Partnership, co-creation and collaboration
  • Tikanga Māori

Lifecycle & Wellbeing
  • Enabling wellbeing and UNSG
  • Education, skills and other AM asset enablers
  • Procurement and the upstream–downstream value chain
  • Human prosperity and welfare

Infrastructure for Sustainable Futures
  • Financing sustainability initiatives
  • Changing priorities and sustainable business solutions
  • Agile and resilient infrastructure
  • Carbon intensive to low carbon solutions
  • Changing expectations and connected levels of service

Abstract Requirements:

  • 250 words maximum – due by 5pm, 10 February 2022
  • Please submit your abstract to:
  • All authors’ names to be listed – underline presenting author
  • All abstracts must include the following information:
    • Brief bio on the presenter (50 words)
    • Contact details (phone / email)
    • Identify what stream is best fit
    • Contact details of referee who has seen author present
    • One or two questions that will challenge the audience
    • Presentation time is 20min plus 5min Q&A
    • Full papers are optional
    • PowerPoint presentations and papers (if provided) will be uploaded to the online IPWEA NZ Library
    • All presenters are required to register and pay to attend the Forum

Download a pdf of Call for Abstracts. 

Important Dates

10 Feb 2022 Abstracts due
24 Feb 2022 Submissions confirmed
1 Mar 2022 Registration opens
1 Jun 2022 PowerPoint presentations / Papers (if providing) due
8-9 Jun 2022 Forum


In line with the recent Public Health Response Order, all attendees at the NAMS Forum 2022 must be fully vaccinated to attend and will be required to provide proof of vaccination (or official exemption). Proof will also be required at hotels | motels. If you are unable to provide confirmation, admission will be declined.

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