Annual Workshops

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Integrating Natural Assets into Asset Management Planning: Valuation & Levels of Service 
Virtual Workshop
Held Wednesday, January 13, 2021




Winter - Feb. 11+12, City of Toronto
AMONTario helped to plan and coordinate the Ontario sessions of the Climate and Asset Management Workshops on Feb. 11th and 12th, 2020 in Toronto. This event was sponsored by the Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program (MCIP), which is underwritten by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.


Opening & Closing Remarks for the Asset & Climate Workshop Series - Dustin Carey, Federation of Canadian Municipalities

Asset Management Governance Within the Context of Climate Change - Dharmen Dhaliah, Town of Halton Hills
Climate Change & Asset Management at the City of Toronto - David MacLeod and David Metcalfe, City of Toronto
Introduction to the Canadian Centre for Climate Services - Michael Copage, Teah Lizee, & Ellen Yeung, Canadian Centre for Climate Services
Climate Change & Extreme Weather: Utilizing Natural Infrastructure for Community Resilience - Natalia Moudrak, University of Waterloo
Scenario Exercise: What Would Your Municipality Do?
Making the Case for Green Infrastructure - Rohan Lilauwala, Green Infrastructure Foundation
Integrating Climate Change Adaptation & Asset Management Practices - John Murray, PSD
Prioritizing Climate Change Risks & Tools: Hazards, Enterprise Assets and a Corporate-wide Approach - Christine Tu & Sam Sidawi, Region of Peel
Using Better Data to Identify Climate Change-Related Infrastructure Vulnerabilities in Canadian Communities - Tyler Sutton, PSD
Enhancing Resilience Through Standards - Dwayne Torrey, CSA Group
Building Municipal Asset Management Capacity across Ontario - Sam Sidawi, Region of Peel


Spring – April 26th, Town of Halton Hills
Town of Halton Hills - Level of Service Presentation
Town of Halton Hills - Journey

Spring – March 5th, City of Peterborough & Fleming College
AM Ontario Update
Peterborough Presents on Climate and AM (Trees, Storm, Flood Management)
City of Kawartha Lakes Presents on Topic of Choice
Peterborough Utilities Talk – Current State of Electric Utilities Asset Management Program

MOI AM update


Winter – December 11, Town of Oakville, Halton Region
Readiness Questionnaire
Ministry of Infrastructure Update
AM Ontario Update

Town of Oakville Host Presentation
Halton Region Host Presentation
City of Guelph, Level of Service Presentation

Fall – September 26, City of London

City of London – Level of Service Presentation

City of London – Asset Management System Selection

Spring – April 25, City of Vaughan
Presentation: Vaughan’s Corp AM Strategy – Progress & Challenges By Elaine Chang
Asset Management Ontario AGM & Workshop By Leanne Brannigan & Vanessa Chau
AM Ontario
Presentation: Aerial Street Tree Data Collection By Monica Silva, City of Vaughan


Winter-December 1, Town of Oakville
Survey – State of Asset Management

Fall-September 27, City of Brampton

Asset Management Update – Maureen Johnson, Manager, Municipal Infrastructure Policy, Ontario Ministry of Infrastructure
State of Asset Management, City of Brampton – Peter Honeyborne, Treasurer & Vanessa Chau, Manager, Corporate Asset Management, City of Brampton
City of Brampton Long-Term Financial Model & Financial Master Plan, City of Brampton & Hemson Consulting

Spring-June 15,The Regional Municipality of York
Leadership in Asset Management Program (LAMP) – Melissa Osborne, City of Windsor

Spring-April 5, City of Hamilton

Municipal Finance Officers’ Association (MFOA) Quarterly Update – Dan Cowin, MFOA
State of Asset Management, City of Hamilton – Sam Sidawi, City of Hamilton

Winter- February 2, Peel Region

Using Risk to Prioritize Your Capital Plan – Troy Mander & Leanne Brannigan, Peel Region
MFOA Policy Update – Colin Macdonald, Municipal Finance Officers’ Association

TCA compared to Asset Management Methodologies


Fall-November 24, Town of Oakville
Introduction – Leanne Brannigan, Peel Region
Case Study: Review of Asset Planning Costs and Lifecycle Projections – Curtis Ching, York Region
GIS and JDE Integration – Oksana Kachmar & Miriana Strajin, Town of Oakville

TCAA and Asset Management Systems