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"As a student of change management for over 15 years I’ve collected numerous sources on my shelf, including the Kotter references you make. They’re great but they don’t present an approach to what we all do that we can immediately run with. About to embark on a challenging career assignment, you’ve given me a number of ideas that will be useful day one!."

Stephen Stark

The Asset Management Council of Australia's AMPEAK


The Asset Management Council of Australia’s AMPEAK, is Australia’s premier asset management cross-sector event was held VIRTUALLY April 19th to 22nd (renamed AMSPEAK). John presented on one event:


  1. A 30-minute presentation on “Driving Maintenance Excellence across Storm Surge Barriers: A TEAM2100 Case Study.” He will cover how TEAM2100, the Environment Agency, and the International Storm Barriers (iSTORM) network are using a Maintenance & Reliability maturity assessment process to help drive change towards world class status.


4/19/20 - 4/22/20

5/3/20 -



The Reliability Conference*

The RELIABILITY Conference, one of the most significant reliability venues in 2020 was scheduled to be held May 3 and 7, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue on Seattle’s Eastside 900 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, Washington. More info can be found at

John will conduct a 90-minute presentation was on his book “Why Execution Fails and What to Do About It, 2nd Edition” that will review some of his inspiring works including; the DELTA FORCE model, the Executive Sponsorship SUCCESS Lifecycle, The SUCCESS ELEMENTS for Sustainable Change,  and the results from his Chief Change Officer thought-leadership workshop held at Australia’s AMPEAK conference earlier in April 2020.

*NOTE: Due to COVID, this event has been postponed and/or combined with a future event. 

I-STORM 15th Annual Meeting*

The I-STORM 15th Annual Meeting, the most significant storm barrier global venue in 2020 will be held between June 2 and 5, 2020 hosted by the Rijkswaterstaat and held at the Inntel Hotels Rotterdam Centre. More info can be found at

John and his co-worker, Jim Oldach will conduct an overview of the Maintenance Excellence maturity assessment and improvement plan work completed for the UK’s TEAM2100 program.

*NOTE: Due to COVID, this event has been postponed to a future 2021 event. 


6/2/20 -


International Maintenance Conference (IMC)*

The International Maintenance Conference (IMC) held its 34th annual event VIRTUALLY December 7-10, 2020. This premier event connected reliability and asset management professionals from around the globe! More information can be found at

John co-presented on one event:

Along with Phil White, Head of Maintenance from United Utilities in the UK, a 40-minute podcast webinar on “Driving Maintenance Excellence and Change: The United Utilities Case Study”. A link to the podcast can be found here.



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