Call for Speakers – PASA MRO Conference –June 2018


PASA are running a conference on MRO and Asset Management on 5th & 6th June in Brisbane.

  • Are you an expert in the MRO category?
  • Do you have a good story to tell about how you have transformed your MRO strategy?

If so, we would love to hear from you!

Please contact Asta Kins at PASA at

We are also refining the issues that we need to explore on the programme and would welcome input from you as to what you would like to see addressed on the programme, even if you are not interested in speaking.

The issues we have identified so far include:

  • Management of MRO Expenditure and supplier performance
    Defining MRO commodity leads and centralising indirect spend.
    Designing and implementing a good MRO Catalogue system.
    Key performance indicators (KPIs) for MRO suppliers
  • Building a best in class MRO Strategy
    How to achieve quality assurance and total cost of ownership (TCO) reductions.
    How to contract with an integrator.
    Utilising information gathering and spend analysis to develop effective MRO purchasing strategies.
    Reaping the value benefits of strategic MRO or “Strategic thinking in the MRO space.”
    Addressing inefficiencies, wasteful over-stocking, and unnecessary or non-compliant ad hoc purchasing which historical purchasing data often reveals.
  • Agility in MRO
  • Data/Analytics
    Convincing C-suite and other stakeholders to hire a MRO Service provider.
    Selecting a MRO service provider
    Technology available to manage MRO internally and the relationship with an MRO provider.
    Master Data Management (MDM)
    Ensuring the MDM is essentially “plug and play” with your existing maintenance management system.
    Rotables Management
  • Future trends of MRO
    Challenges and opportunities for MRO outlined
    Predictive maintenance and the analytics behind it.
    IOT Internet of Things – using sensors to better predict maintenance requirements
    Real time monitoring
  • Technology
    MRO planning and asset management software
    ERP issues – tends to use wrong language (SAP) – safety stock, which causes people to overstock.
    Integrator alliances
    Mobile technology- Mobile apps will increasingly become part of a fully integrated MRO information system.
    “Punch- out systems”

If you are responsible for managing MRO at your organisation and would like to be kept informed regarding this conference please click here. We will ensure you are sent the programme as soon as it is published.



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