Austech has collaborated with National Manufacturing Week (NMW) and the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) to put together an impressive conference programme during the Austech and NMW 2019 exhibitions, at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre from 14th to 17th May.
In total, more than 70 expert speakers will be sharing their insights on the latest developments sweeping manufacturing today. The programme will be split between the Industry 4.0 Theatre and the Connected Manufacturing Theatre, both conveniently situated within the exhibition area.
The programme will get underway at 10.15am on Tuesday 14th May at the Industry 4.0 Theatre, with an opening address from the Hon Martin Pakula MP, Victorian Minister for Jobs, Innovation & Trade. This will be followed by a keynote address from Dr Alan Finkel AO, Australia’s Chief Scientist.
Other speakers over the course of the four days include Dr Jens Goennemann, Managing Director of the AMGC; Dr Nico Adams of Swinburne University; David Chuter, CEO of the Innovative Manufacturing CRC; and Alex Kingsbury, Managing Director of Additive Economics.
The Industry 4.0 Theatre programme will present the latest research and expert opinion on the future impact of Industry 4.0 on their businesses. Subjects covered will include innovation and collaboration; advanced materials; digitalisation; the workforce under Industry 4.0; and robotics and automation.
Meanwhile the Connected Manufacturing Theatre will focus on business management, design and industrial safety. Among the subjects covered are environment and energy; process improvement and optimisation; safety innovation; mental health and wellbeing; safety; marketing and sales; additive manufacturing and design; and finance, government grants and incentives.
Colocated with NMW, Austech is Australia’s premier advanced manufacturing and machine tool exhibition. Organised by AMTIL, Austech 2019 will be held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (MCEC) from 14th to 17th May.
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