Integrated Infrastructure Services: Thinking Differently about Infrastructure at the City of Edmonton

May 4, 2016 NACITE Luncheon

Presented by Adam Laughlin, P. Eng.


Presentation Summary

What does integrated infrastructure delivery mean? How will this be different from how the City of Edmonton delivered infrastructure projects in the past? What will this mean for transportation projects in the future? Adam Laughlin, the General Manager of Integrated Infrastructure Services (IIS), will answer these questions and more at ITE luncheon in May. He will discuss what factors led to the need to rethink how infrastructure projects were being delivered and explain the development of the department’s new Vision, Mission and Values. Using this framework, Adam will take a look forward to how current and future transportation projects will benefit from an integrated approach.

About the speaker:

Adam is a recognized leader with a diverse project management, change management​, engineering and planning background.

​Adam joined the City of Edmonton in 2005 and has been a leader and key contributor to many complex and transformational capital projects. Currently, he is the General Manager for the newly formed Integrated Infrastructure Services department which will integrate all concept, design and build functions from across the corporation and lead delivery of $4.3 billion in infrastructure projects over the next four years.

Previously as the Director of Facility and Capital Planning for the Transportation Planning branch he led the development of concept plans for a number of transportation projects including the Southeast, West and Northwest LRT projects and the new signature Walterdale Bridge. He then served as the Director of Neighbourhood Renewal addressing the interim and long-term reconstruction needs of the more than 300 neighbourhoods in Edmonton.

Most recently Adam was the Branch Manager for Facility and Landscape Infrastructure, stewarding the planning, design, construction and maintenance of facility and park infrastructure. The branch is responsible for annual delivery of $300-500 million in capital projects as well as the lifecycle management of $6 billion in building assets.

Adam is a graduate of the University of Alberta’s Civil Engineering program and prior to joining the City of Edmonton, he worked in the private sector in both construction management and design, and was part of the Southwest Anthony Henday Drive engineering team.


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