24th – 26th October 2016 | DoubleTree by Hilton, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Doug Steptoe

Principle Systems Engineer
Mott MacDonald


11:30 Overcoming blockers to effective Interface Management in the rail industry

  • Interface Management can be seen as a complex, expensive process. "Interface Management is not a deliverable, so why do it?¨
  • Designers too busy to assist with effective Interface Management. "They know what they are doing"¨
  • Construction contractors not buying in the Interface Management process. "We don't normally do it like this¨
  • Programme misalignment between stakeholders. "We are not starting our design for another 2 years¨
  • Selling the benefits of effective Interface Management.
  • Use of BIM (Building Information Modelling) in Interface Management - a panacea for all ills - or is it?
  • Using Interface Management to define an agreed baseline

11:00 Cross-industry panel discussion: What is the best approach to Interface Management?

  • Evaluating cross-sector approaches to implementing interface management
  • What can we learn from each other?
  • What are the common challenges and how best can they be overcome?
  • Is it possible to cooperate?


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