International Public Works Collaboration Brings Asset Management Training to North America

The American Public Works Association (APWA) and the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA) announced today the launch of their collaborative infrastructure management program.

“Globally, the condition of our infrastructure is in decline and we need to practice asset management to work proactively toward solutions,” said APWA President, Ron Calkins, P.E., PWLF. “APWA is supporting the delivery of the IPWEA Professional Certificate in Asset Management Planning, initially to our Canadian members, through our associated Canadian Public Works Association (CPWA).”

“Capacity building in municipal asset management is a priority for the Government of Canada,” said CPWA President Andrew Stevenson. “CPWA recognized this need and has been working with IPWEA’s training arm, NAMS Canada, to bring its’ 20 years of experience in sustainable asset management to the municipal and public works infrastructure sectors in Canada.”

The Professional Certificate in Asset Management Planning is delivered as eight modules over 10 weeks. The next course commences March 6, 2017 and registration is now open.

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More Information:
IPWEA Professional Certificate in Asset Management Planning
IPWEA contact:  Chris Champion, Director International, IPWEA,, +61-407-207-934.
CPWA contact:  Anne Jackson, CPWA Advocacy,, 800-848-2792 ext. 6750
APWA/CPWA Media contact:  Laura Bynum, Media Relations/Communications Manager, 800-848-2792 ext. 6736.