As one of the premier events on the South African Physical Asset Management (PAM) calendar, the annual SAAMA Conference, hosted by the Southern Africa Asset Management Association, will see all the big players in the industry come together to discuss the current issues faced in the industry.

If you haven’t booked your seat yet, now is your chance to register at a discounted 10% rate, valid 7-11 May 2018 only! Groups exceeding 5 or more delegates, will be entitled to a 12% group discount during this period.

* Please note that the promo is only valid on standard packages
** Already registered delegates won’t be able to change their registration

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We are looking forward in welcoming industry leaders such as:

Mark Broussard – President & CEO, Strategic Asset Management Inc.

Topic: Who defines your performance culture?

Mark Broussard is the President and Chief Executive Officer of SAMI, responsible for global consulting operations, sales, marketing, and administration.  Mark held several positions in industry related to operations and maintenance, from both design and manufacturing perspectives, for more than fifteen years.  Industry experience includes leadership in aerospace, automotive, petrochemical and complex engineering.  Mark entered management consulting over eighteen years ago and has created substantial value for clients in upstream oil and gas, mining, metals, power generation, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and entertainment industry verticals.

Mark is a member of the American Management Association and Society of Maintenance & Reliability Professionals. Mark joined SAMI in 2002 and contributed to a period of significant growth for the firm while holding positions of increasing responsibility.  Mark holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (University of Louisiana Lafayette) and has performed post-graduate study in Business Administration at Louisiana State University.


Alan Tait – Executive Head, The Training Room Online

Topic: eSMARTER Learning

Alan is a senior executive with extensive experience in physical asset management, systems, education, marketing, strategic business development and management. He has a proven track record of generating increased revenue, enhancing the bottom line and reducing costs and growing business units through effective business strategies resulting in long-term sustainable growth.

Alan’s previous roles have included CEO of Advance Call, MD of Pragma Africa, President and Honorary Member of SAAMA, Sales and Marketing Executive at Pearson and now Executive Head at The Training Room Online. During the past 22 years, his Asset Management experience includes fixed asset registers, ERP system implementations, preventive maintenance programmes and facilities management. His education experience includes print & digital publishing, teacher training and eLearning, while his Call Centre experience is in Public Sector and Consumer based call centres.

Alan is an avid golfer and pilot and enjoys bringing teams and people together. His favourite adage is ‘is you want to go fast, go alone, if you want to go far, go together’.