AMOTIA's Third Annual Conference recap:

Expanding Opportunities in Performance-Based Maintenance Contracting:
Innovations in These Challenging Fiscal Times

September 27–30, 2011 • Marriott World Center Resort in Orlando, FL

From September 27–30, AMOTIA hosted over 100 attendees for the 3rd Annual AMOTIA Conference, which was held at the beautiful World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida. The theme for this year’s event was “Expanding Opportunities in Performance-Based Maintenance Contracting – Innovations in These Challenging Fiscal Times”. Over eighteen industry leaders from state, federal, and private transportation and infrastructure maintenance organizations offered their unique perspectives on the current and upcoming practices and challenges faced by today’s public and private industry.

Thursday’s line-up was capped off with a trip to Universal Studios’ CityWalk, where attendees enjoyed an evening of food, spirits and live entertainment at Pat O’Briens; and the Conference continued Friday morning with six additional presentations. The event closed on a high note with the release of AMOTIA’s brand new Performance-Based Maintenance Contracting (PBMC) publications, which were compiled and produced by the AMOTIA Technical Committee. These publications will be available to the public at Conference presentations are currently available on the website and can be downloaded by clicking on the links below:

Conference Presentations:

  • Asset Maintenance & Performance-Based Contracting, Florida Department of Transportation by Tim Lattner, Florida DOT
  • VDOT Turnkey Asset Maintenance Services (TAMS) Contracts Overview by Emmet Heltze, Virginia DOT
  • Performance Based Maintenance in Georgia by Eric Pitts, Georgia DOT
  • Goethals Bridge Replacement Program Operation and Maintenance by Roger Prince, NY/NJ Port Authority
  • Concessionaire O&M Goals and Challenges by Mike Smith,
  • ACS Infrastructure Development
  • Concessionaire Goals and Challenges by Andrea Warfield, Fluor
  • Highway Maintenance Contracting in Ontario by Doug Wipperman,
  • Ministry of Transportation, Government of Ontario
  • A National and Broader Perspective on Asset Management by King Gee,
  • Federal Highway Administration
  • Perspective on Performance-Based Maintenance and Asset Management by Lacy Love, AASHTO
  • Expanding Opportunities in Performance-Based Maintenance Contracting by Adrian Sheppard, Colas
  • Innovations Applicable to Performance-Based Maintenance Contracts byTom Clark, Halcrow
  • Moving from a materials supplier to a service provider by David Kniffin, 3M
  • Performance-Based Contracting - the District of Columbia Experience by Simon Rennie, DC Government
  • Asset Inmate-Tenance by Mike Heffinger, FDOT
  • A New Guide for Performance-Based Maintenance Contracts by Dr. Mark Robinson and Dr. Adrian Burde, SAIC