07 Jun 2021

Call for Development Group Members – AS 7739 Digital Engineering

The Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board (RISSB) is seeking nominations from people to join a Development Group to create a new Standard that provides detailed technical guidance for the use of Digital Engineering in the design and construction of rail infrastructure projects.

This publication will cover areas including:

  • Key project datasets including (but not limited to):
    • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
    • Building Information Modelling (BIM)
    • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
    • Documentation
  • Project/Asset information requirements
  • DE procurement specifications
  • Recommendations for asset classification and associated data schemas
  • Common Data Environment processes.

How to contribute

Stakeholders and interested parties are invited to submit nominations for subject matter experts to join this Development Group to contribute to the overall depth and quality of the product.

Development Group membership is voluntary and requires the support of your organisation to attend and contribute. There will be 4 meetings held between July 2021 and March 2022. These will be planned as teleconferences, however this may change depending on lifting of travel restrictions.

Further information on the responsibilities of a Development Group member can be obtained from the RISSB website.

All nominations and enquiries are to be submitted to cfitzhardinge@rissb.com.au

As part of your nomination, can you please provide a brief detailing your contact details, your interest in this development (materially affected party, subject matter expert, etc.), and any other information which might support your participation. Experience with Digital Engineering, particularly in design or construction projects, will be highly regarded.

Your information will assist us in ensuring a balanced representation from all major interest categories in the development of this product.

The closing date for nominations is Friday, 18 June 2021.