ISO/TC251 - Communique on the Amesfoort meeting - October 2018

ISO/TC 251 had held its 5th meeting in February 2018. Following the meeting a ballot on a Final Draft International
Standard (FDIS) for the revision of ISO 55002 Asset management -- Management systems -- Guidelines for the
application of ISO 55001, had been conducted and received 100% approval, with 3 abstentions. In addition,
Committee Drafts of ISO/CD TS 55010.2 Guidance on alignment of asset management, finance and accounting and
ISO/CD 55011 Asset management – Guidance for developing and adopting public policy for asset management
were circulated for review (but not for ballot) and received a number of comments suggesting improvements.

The 6th meeting noted that the membership of the TC now stands at 29 P-members (decrease of 1), 16 O-members
(increase of 2) and 29 Liaisons (no change).

The meeting was held during unusually warm and sunny weather conditions in Amersfoort, which was in contrast to
the severe weather events faced at the two previous meetings (where snow and a cyclone, respectively, were
experienced).

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