Rejuvenate your work, your process, and your asset management skillset.

The Deighton User Conference (DUC) is the perfect blend of training and inspiration, practical knowledge, and international asset management best practice. A week at DUC includes training, case studies, key note presentations, events, inspiration, and fun — No matter what the role or the industry, everyone is focused on building great experiences. This shared energy and passion sparks new ideas, drives new partnerships, and breaks new ground every year.

 

Details

Date: July 15-19
Venue: Boston Renaissance Waterfront
Cost: $1200.00 U.S (*with agency discount)

Why Attend DUC?

  • Self-Paced Training - dTIMS self-paced training is dedicated to enhancing your dTIMS knowledge no matter what your level of expertise.

  • Case Studies - See how other agencies are using dTIMS. Discover alternative ways of thinking about your projects.

  • MUNI Workshop - Municipalities face unique asset management challenges. This birds-of-a-feather workshop explores these challenges.

  • Networking - In the halls during breaks or at the after-hours events, there is always time to network with fellow asset management professionals.

  • After Hours Events - The reward after a busy day at DUC is relaxing and enjoying dinner and activities with all of the Deighton staff.

  • International Perspective - Exchange ideas and build one-on-one relationships with asset management professionals from around the world: North America, Mexico, Europe, South Africa, New Zealand, and Australia to name a few.

  • Practical Knowledge - Applying the knowledge gained through training is essential to retain what you learn. Our presentations will help you connect the dots.

  • Keynote Presentations - Each year we assemble keynotes from international industry experts.

Venue & Accomodations

 
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Boston Renaissance Waterfront

The Boston Renaissance Waterfront Hotel is located just south of the downtown core, this Seaport District hotel overlooks Boston Harbor and is 3 miles from Boston Logan International Airport. Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market are 1.2 miles away.

606 Congress Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02210 USA

Making Reservations

Deighton has reserved a block of rooms at a rate of $229.00 / night.

A dedicated website is now available for you to book their hotel room online. Reservations can be made starting February 6, 2019, at the link below:

>> Make a Reservation <<

DUC Agenda


07/15

Welcome to DUC

8:30-9:00a
Welcome to DUC 2019
9:00-10:00a
Keynote - The 4th Industrial Revolution: Impact on our Fraternity
10:15-12:00p
Peer Presentations & Networking Workshop
6:30p
Welcome Reception @ Rosa Mexican


07/16

General & Rapid Fire Case Studies

8:30-9:15a
Keynote - Managing Assets in the age of Autonomous Vehicles, Intelligent Infrastructure and Human Centered Communities
9:15-10:00a
Look to the Future
10:15-11:15a
Product Showcase
11:15-12:00p
You Asked for It
1:00-3:00p
Rapid Fire Case Studies Part 1 - Integration & Risk

  1. Indiana DOT
  2. Arizona DOT
  3. Louisiana DOT
  4. Yukon Territories
  5. Risk Management

3:15-4:30p
Rapid Fire Case Studies | Data Collection & Management

  1. City of Salzburg
  2. City of Denver
  3. dTIMS for Municipalities
  4. Recording False Positives

8:30-9:00a Keynote | Asset Valuation – A Challenge for Asset Managers in Germany

07/17

Workshops

TECHNICAL | Birds of a Feather

9:15-10:00a
Managing Bridges in dTIMS
10:15-12:00p
Risk Management
1:00-2:00p
Model Development
2:00-3:00p
dTIMS, more than Pavements & Bridges
3:15-4:30p
Managing Water Infrastructure in dTIMS

STRATEGIC | Birds of a Feather

9:15-10:00a
TAMP to Solution
10:15-12:00p
Compliance Panel
1:00-2:00p
Climate Adaptation in Asset Management
2:00-3:00p
Quality Standards in Asset Management
3:15-4:30p
Leading an Organization into the Future


8:30-9:00a Keynote | TBD

07/18

Training

TRACK 1 | dTIMS Complete Setup

9:15-4:30p

New self-paced training tutorial that builds from a dTIMS Empty Database.

You will learn how to:

  • Setup a dTIMS database
  • Setup analysis parameters
  • Run an analysis and interpret dTIMS reports

TRACK 2 | dTIMS Scavenger Hunt

9:15-4:30p

Role-based training session that features hands on training in:

  • On-site condition inspection with mobile app
  • Management of data, analysis, and reporting
  • Defining a works program
  • On-site works program evaluation

07/19

Rapid Fire Case Studies & Conference Closing

8:30-10:30p
Rapid Fire Case Studies - Part 2

  1. Asset Management for Ports
  2. Austrian Toll Roads
  3. CDOT ADLP Project
  4. RAS Project
  5. Ethiopia

10:30-11:00a
dTIMS Cup

11:00-11:30a
Week in Review and Closing Remarks