Welcome to the 2019 TUgis Conference. TUgis: Maryland’s Geospatial Conference is a cooperative undertaking of three primary partners—Maryland State Geographic Information Committee, Maryland Department of Information Technology, and Towson University. TUgis is dedicated to growing and empowering the GIS community throughout the Mid-Atlantic. The annual conference connects the Maryland GIS community to new ideas and trends and offers ample opportunities to find ways to collaborate.
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Thursday, August 8 • 9:00am - 10:00am
ISO 55000, Asset Management, and the Critical Role of GIS

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Presented by the USA delegation chair to ISO 55000, this talk will explain exactly what the ISO 55000 asset management standard is, how it creates value, why you should adopt it, and how to rapidly begin applying it to your organization using GIS. The talk will demonstrate why and how the GIS federation of asset information is a best practice for enterprise asset management.

Speaker: Ryen Tarbet has 25 years professional experience in asset management business consulting and technical asset management software implementation. He is the current chair of the U.S. committee to ISO 55000, the international standard on asset management. He is a subject matter expert in the use of geographic information systems in asset management, has specific expertise in capital renewal, and investment planning for infrastructure and its spatial-temporal analysis. Ryen holds a graduate degree in geography (GIS) from the University of California, Davis and studied finance at the UC Davis graduate school of business.


Ryen Tarbet

Chair - US Technical Advisory Group, ISO 55000

Thursday August 8, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am EDT
LA 4331 Liberal Arts Building - 251 University Ave. Towson, MD 21204