2024 Global Buried Asset Management Congress

November 14 – 16, 2024


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A Global Forum Stimulating Managed Growth &

Supporting The Buried Asset Management Industry

Buried infrastructure remains the life support systems for society worldwide.


Managing these assets requires knowing their health, remaining life, when and what needs to be done, etc.

 These global challenges need to be better understood. 

This Congress will bring together the Subject Matter Experts for the major asset management categories to identify the state of practice and present strategic future directions. This information will be combined to establish a comprehensive set of global directions for the industry.

Who Should Attend?

 Stakeholders in the water and wastewater sector and other utility sectors that have underground assets from around the world will participate in this groundbreaking event. This includes, but is not limited to:

Senior managers  decision makers 

 Asset Managers

 Representatives from government agencies and regulatory bodies

 Representatives from professional associations

Technical Officers


Finance Officers

Strategic Planners

  Industry subject matter experts

Academic professionals 



Why Attend?

Cutting-Edge Knowledge:    

Gain access to a comprehensive program featuring keynote speeches and panel discussions. Learn from renowned experts and thought leaders as they share their expertise and insights on the latest trends, technologies, and best practices in asset management.

 Industry Insights: 

Stay ahead of the curve with a deep dive into the current state of practice and emerging strategies in the field of  asset management. Discover innovative solutions, case studies, and success stories that can inspire and empower you to enhance your operations and achieve greater efficiency.

Collaborative Environment: 

Engage in interactive sessions that foster knowledge exchange, problem-solving, and collaboration. Contribute to the industry’s collective efforts to address challenges, seize opportunities, and shape the future of buried asset management

Continuing Education Credits:

Upon successfully completing the congress, BAMI-I will provide Continuing Education Units (CEUs) /Professional Development Hours (PDHs) credits to participants.

Networking Opportunities: 

Connect with industry leaders, experts, and professionals from around the world. Engage in meaningful conversations, share experiences, and build valuable connections that can drive your career or business forward.

And More


November 14-16, 2024

Event Location

Buried assets: out of sight but not out of mind through advancing the science and practice of asset management
Join us at GBAMC and take advantage of this unique opportunity to

Learn the best business practices to protect your assets

Advancing technology and management methods for adding value to buried assets.

All-round technology and management to ensure the health of buried assets to extend the useful life.

Compliance with the regulatory requirements, current and future

Stay up-to-date with the latest industry developments

Get exclusive insights from top asset management leaders on the latest industry trends

Understand global goals and best practices for success

Discover everything you need to know to implement a winning asset management program

Connect with experts and peers

Gather valuable information to inform your decision-making processes

Discovering the unique characteristics and requirements of the buried assets industry

Get continuing education units/professional development hours for those who qualify.

Complimentary resources and materials to help you stay ahead of the curve in their chosen profession

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Agenda at a glance:

Day #1 (Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023)

9:00 am – 12:00 pm: Preparation
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Registration open, Exhibition setup
1:00 pm – 4:00pm: Committee Chairs & Board of Directors meeting.
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Ribbon Cutting & Kickoff Reception and Networking

Day #2 (Friday, Sept. 29, 2023)

7:00 am – 5:00 pm: Continued Congress Registration

7:20 am – 8:20 am: Continental Breakfast

8:30 am – 9:10 am: Presentation on “Demystifying Asset Management to Improve Implementation” by Heather Himmelberger

9:15 am – 10:00 am: Presentation on “Consultation with Communities on Service Levels: Reflections on 21 Years of Experience in New Zealand” by Ross Waugh

10:00 am – 10:30 am: Break

10:30 am – 11:10 am: Presentation on “Evolution of Asset Management Programs at the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago” by Frederick Wu

11:15 am – 11:55 am: Presentation on “New Pipeline Technologies – Accelerating Commercialization” by Michael Peter & Wes Cate

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm: Luncheon with Keynote Speaker: “Revolutionizing Utility Asset Management: George’s Journey at DC Water and Beyond” by George Hawkins

1:40 pm – 2:20 pm: Presentation on “Water is Affordable: Not Investing in Water Makes It Unsustainable” by Gregory Baird

2:25 pm – 3:05 pm: Presentation on “Supporting Great Lakes Water Authority’s Pipeline Management: Research Efforts and Insights” by John Norton

3:05 pm – 3:35 pm: Break

3:35 pm – 4:15 pm: Presentation on “Asset Condition Assessment – Beyond Inspection to Understanding” by Tom Sangster

4:20 pm – 5:00 pm: Presentation on “Balancing the Risks and Rewards of Delivery Methods for Underground and Trenchless Projects” by Steven Kramer

Day #3 (Saturday, Sept.30, 2023)

7:00 am – 5:00 pm: Continued Congress Registration

7:20 am – 8:20 am: Continental Breakfast

8:30 am – 9:00 am:  Presentation on “Buried assets: out of sight but not out of mind through advancing the science and practice of asset management” by Tom Iseley 

9:00 am – 10:00 am: Think Tank Discussion 

10:00 am – 10:30 am: Break

10:30 am – 12:00 pm: Panel Discussion on “The Future of Water Infrastructure” – Moderator: Dr. Matthew Klein; Panelists: George S. Hawkins, Mary Conley Eggert, Doug Youngblood

12:00 pm: Congress concludes.

1:00 pm-5:00 pm: Water Research Foundation Project Workshop “Innovative Technologies to Monitor Water Assets” hosted by CENTER FOR UNDERGROUND INFRASTRUCTURE RESEARCH & EDUCATION (CUIRE)