Agenda

TIME AGENDA
MORNING
09:00 – 12:00 Swinburne University’s Factory of the Future  
Swinburne’s Factory of the Future will bring the delegates to the next level of innovation experience by touring around state-of-the-art $100 million Advanced Manufacturing and Design Centre (AMDC). Delegates will discover the diverse industrial applications of 3D printing and additive manufacturing that enables rapid prototyping, innovative products and better manufacturing yields. This state of the art facility also offers immersive virtual reality environment, innovation, 3-D Visualisation and state-of-the-art inspection equipment for developing high quality component.
factory of the future site tour
AFTERNOON
13:00 – 17:00 ANCA Smart Manufacturing Plan  
In this Smart Manufacturing site tour, see how ANCA’s state of the art technology is enabling large scale data analytics, industrial Internet-of-Things and advanced robotics to transform and innovate their customers manufacturing sites. ANCA recently designed its own robot to provide low cost automation for its customers, developed in process laser measurement and sophisticated software to enable lights out production. Delegates will have the opportunity to see how technology is transforming  manufacturing processes and how ANCA continuously invest in innovation to improve manufacturing efficiencies. Delegates will have the opportunity to tour around the entire production facilities and see why this global leader is dominating the market of advanced manufacturing. Download an e-book to see how ANCA is helping its customers reap the benefits of the cloud to reduce costs, increase productivity, eliminate complex workflows and monitor production in real time.
ANCA Site Tour

 

 TIME  AGENDA
09:00 Welcoming Speech, Opening Remarks & Thank You Sponsor Speech by Conference Chairperson
NICO-ADAMS-roundedPROF. NICO ADAMS
Director | Factory of the Future
Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
THE RISE OF SMART MANUFACTURING AND INDUSTRY 4.0
09:15 Keynote: Smart Manufacturing Success Stories – Championing Industry 4.0  
  •  Brand hits and misses on optimizing the smart factory
  • Plans and implementation of solutions for the digital transformation
  • Unlocking the potentials of industry 4.0 – Productivity, Skills and Profits
  • Making the business case for smart manufacturing and achieving buy-in from top management
Michael-Grogan-roundedMICHAEL GROGAN
Managing Director
Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre
09:45 Smart Manufacturing & Innovation Roundtable discussions: Industry 4.0 PIllars for Success  
  • Challenges and opportunities with uptake of Industry 4.0 in Australia, especially for small and medium companies
  Jason-Coonan-roundedDR. JASON COONAN
Chief Operating Officer
Innovative Manufacturing CRC
  •  Robotics Process Automation & Vision Systems
Steven-Kennedy-Cochlear2-roundedSTEVEN KENNEDY
Head of NPI
Cochlear    
  • IIoT & Cloud Computing
PROF.-DIMITRIOS-roundedPROF. DIMITRIOS GEORGAKOPOULOS
Director, Key IoT Lab
Swinburne University of Technology
  •  Autonomous Vehicles
 Dickson-Leow-roundedDICKSON LEOW
Principal Technology Leader Future Transport Technology
Australian Road Research
Board
Morning Refreshments & Networking Session
ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING AND 3D PRINTING: INDUSTRY 4.0 AND DISRUPTIONS IN THE MANUFACTURING ECOSYSTEM
10:30 How Additive Manufacturing 3D Printing Will Upending Traditional Manufacturing  
  • How 3D Printing is disrupting and reinventing various industries to meet the challenges of our rapidly-evolving markets
  • Massive benefits offered by Additive Manufacturing: Increased speed to production, manufacturing design freedom, and supply chain reductions
  • Replacing redundancy and large volumes of unused inventory with new efficiencies and just-in-time manufacturing
  • Bringing manufacturers closer to consumers in the ever-increasing hyper-global and hyper-local world
 Don-Moloney2-roundedDON MOLONEY
Deputy Director
Department of Defence of Australia
11:00 The Future of Additive Manufacturing – Recent breakthroughs and Key Advances
  • Development of new materials for 3D Printing and multiple material additive manufacturing platform
  • Simulation and modelling of new additive manufacturing processes
  • Impacts of recent advances on the manufacturing industry
Gordon-Wallace-roundedGORDON G. WALLACE
Executive Research Director
Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science
11:30 Advanced Manufacturing and 3D Printing Case Study: How HP is taking its manufacturing processes to the next level
Jamie-Neo-roundedJAMIE NEO
Director of Engineering
HP
    
12:00 How Konica Minolta Support The Manufacturing Industry Through Technological Disruption
  • Convergence of Additive manufacturing and robotics
  • The shift to end use part Additive manufacturing production
  • How the manufacturing industry will be supported through the disruption
Matthew-Hunter-roundedMATTHEW HUNTER
National Manager – 3D
Konica Minolta
Networking Luncheon
13:30 Additive Manufacturing as Game Changer: Rapid Prototyping, Mass Customization and Distributed Manufacturing
  • New Processes and techniques that transform theadditive Manufacturing industry by moving from prototype to production
  • How additive Manufacturing pushes manufacturingstatus quo and enables rapid prototyping, masscustomization and distributed manufacturing
  • Incorporating advanced materials and composites tobuild functional parts and final products
DANIEL-WALTON-roundedDANIEL WALTON
National Secretary
Australian Workers Union  
COLLABORATIVE ROBOTICS, INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION & VISION SYSTEMS
14:00 How Robotics and Automation Will Enable Factory of the Future  
  • Upgrading production efficiency and meeting better quality standards in manufacturing process with Robotics and Vision Systems
  • Enhancing profitability and growth through effective use of Robotic automation technology and vision inspection systems
  • Problems faced by local manufacturing on how to overcome production efficiency and energy costs to meet global competitiveness
CHRIS-BRUGEAUD-roundedCHRIS BRUGEAUD
CEO
SSS Manufacturing and IR4
 

 

14:30 Resmed Legacy to Industry 4.0
Bill-Skandalakis-roundedBILL SKANDALAKIS
Head of Manufacturing Systems
Resmed
Afternoon Refreshment & Networking
15:30 The Factory of the Future: AI-driven Robotics  
  • Human-robot interaction in unstructured environments
  • State-of-the-art developments in fundamental capabilities in both electro-mechanical hardware and artificial intelligence
  • Challenges in science and technology to further accelerate the robotics revolution
Todd-Hacking-roundedTODD HACKING
Chief Executive Officer
Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia
16:00 Cochlear Smart Manufacturing Case Study: Increasing Production Capabilities with Automation, 3D Printing and Industry 4.0.
  Steven-Kennedy-Cochlear2-roundedSTEVEN KENNEDY
Head of NPI
Cochlear
 

 

16:30 Industry 4.0 Panel: Biggest Challenges and Implementation Hurdle Towards, Smart Manufacturing, AI and Robotics  
  • Re-Skilling: How can we re-train or up skill our current workforce in the industry, primarily those who are at the lower spectrum to keep in pace with where the transformation is heading
Megan-Lilly-roundedMEGAN LILLY
Head of Workforce Development
Australian Industry Group
  • Cyber Security: A connected system might be vulnerable to Cyber-attacks. How do we prepare our manufacturing facilities to handle such attacks?
MATT-TETT-roundedMATT TETT
Managing Director
Enex Testlab
  • Legacy Systems: Despite current systems working well, how do manufacturers enable legacy system to transition to Industry 4.0
Bill-Skandalakis-roundedBILL SKANDALAKIS
Head of Manufacturing Systems
Resmed
  • 3D Printing: Will 3D Printing be a Threat or Opportunity for Future Manufacturers
 Jamie-Neo-roundedJAMIE NEO
Director of Engineering
HP
    
17:00 Closing Remarks by Conference Chairman
17:15 Champagne Cocktail Networking Session   
Champagne networking session

Enjoy a glass of champagne whilst networking with other like-minded individuals on topics that are of most interest to you and fellow delegates.

 

 TIME  AGENDA
09:00 Forum Introduction and Day 2 Highlights by Chairperson
NICO-ADAMS-roundedPROF. NICO ADAMS
Director | Factory of the Future
Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
 
09:15 Keynote: Smart Manufacturing Success Stories – Championing Industry 4.0  
  • Mining, Metals & Resources Industry
VIKRANT-CHAUDHARY-roundedVIKRANT CHAUDRY
Principal
At Kearney 
  • Industrial Manufacturing
CHRIS-BRUGEAUD-roundedCHRIS BRUGEAUD
CEO
SSS Manufacturing and IR4
  • Logistics and Supply Chain
SEAN-LEADBURY-roundedSEAN LEDBURY
Managing Director
Packsize
10:00 Keynote Address: Embracing Change- The Future is NOW for Australian Manufacturing  
  Andrews_Karen-roundedHON. KAREN ANDREWS
Minister for Industry, Science and Technology
Morning Refreshments & Networking Session
10:30 Using Big Data Analytics To Improve Manufacturing Production Yield  
With the right analytics, manufacturers can zero in on every segment of the production process and examine supply chains in minute detail, accounting for individual activities and tasks. This ability to narrow the focus allows manufacturers to identify bottlenecks and reveal underperforming processes and components. Big Data analytics also reveal dependencies, enabling manufacturers to enhance production processes and create alternative plans to address potential pitfalls.
  VIKRANT-CHAUDHARY-roundedVIKRANT CHAUDRY
Principal
At Kearney 
11:00 From Predictive Maintenance to Manufacturing Efficiency: How IIOT & Intelligent Sensors is Transforming Manufacturing to a Smart and Intelligent Landscape
  • Leveraging sensors and advanced analytics to flag deviations quickly to reduce unplanned downtime
  • Delivering an enhanced customer experience through predictive maintenance and performance monitoring of equipment
  • Improving manufacturing efficiency through automating data-driven decisions
  PROF.-DIMITRIOS-roundedPROF. DIMITRIOS GEORGAKOPOULOS
Director, Key IoT Lab
Swinburne University of Technology
11:30 Big Data Analytics: How Big Data & Analytics Will Empower the Next Generation Smart Manufacturing  
  • Improving capture, collection and analysis of data to its full potential
  • What can advanced analytics provide to manufacturing decision making?
  • How big data analytics enable better forecasting and strategy building at lower costs, using fewer resources, and improved return on investment
  Michael-Freyny-roundedMICHAEL FREYNY
Executive General Manager, Digital Factory and Process Industries
Siemens
12:00 The missing link between your business and your machines
  • Industrial IoT & How to Benefit from it.
  • Interoperability & Security
  • Fog Computing
  • Condition Monitoring with Predictive Maintenance as a key fundamental stepping stone to Smart Manufacturing & Industry 4.0
dmitry-levit-roundedDMITRY LEVIT
National Development Manager –
Automation, Control & IIOT
HYDAC
Networking Luncheon
   AR/VR
13:30 How IIoT and Rising State of Interconnectivity are Shaking Up Traditional Manufacturing: Unlocking True Business Potential with IIoT
  • How IIoT and the rising state of interconnectivity are shaking up traditional industrial business models
  • Discovering key IIoT technologies, how they interact, and how you can customize them to fit the specific needs of your applications
  • Best practices to create a digital, intelligent and predictive factory with IIoT
AMER-CHAUDRY-roundedAMER CHAUDRY
Chief Technology Officer
BORAL
14:00 How AR & VR Will Re-Define Manufacturing Design, Safety, Operations and Servicing  
  • What are AR and VR and how they can be applied to manufacturing
  • Advanced training and development enabled by Virtual Reality and simulation in high-risk industries
  • How AR and VR contribute to operational efficiency, productivity and uptime and create a smarter manufacturing process
Colin-Gudgeon-roundedCOLIN GUDGEON
Segment Director Pacific – Cpg & Manufacturing Software
AVEVA
14:30 Integrating Smart Warehouse Logistics with Driverless Trucks: How Digitization and Autonomous Vehicles will Make Supply Chain More Efficient
  • New intelligent “reach-trucks” with the innate human ability to orient themselves without expensive aids
  • Autonomous trucks performing complicated tasks like identifying desired pallets, storage, fetching or re-positioning without human intervention
  • Advanced technologies like Time-of-Flight cameras to ensure accuracy, efficiency and time-effectiveness of autonomous vehicles
Alban-Brisy-roundedALBAN BRISY
Head of Partners
EasyMile
Afternoon Refreshment & Networking
15:30 Advanced Manufacturing Case Study: How Industry 4.0 Technologies are Transforming Manufacturing Capabilities across different industries  
  • Enablers for successful transformation – vision of the “Factory of the Future”
  • How to leverage strategic Industry 4.0 technologies to build on existing systems and infrastructure for big impact
  • Big data enabling better forecasting and strategy building
  • IoT delivering an enhanced customer experience through predictive maintenance and performance monitoring of equipment
  NICO-ADAMS-roundedPROF. NICO ADAMS
Director | Factory of the Future
Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
16:00 Approaches to Improving SME uptake of Industry 4.0 in Manufacturing
Darren-Atkinson-roundedDARREN ATKINSON
General Manager Advanced Technologies – Branch Industry Growth Division
Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
16:30 Panel: Future of Manufacturing: The Emerging Legal Challenges
  • Legal and regulatory implications arising from escalating smart technology within manufacturing
  • Potential vulnerabilities of increasingly open and connected manufacturing systems
  • Developing measures to protect valuable intellectual property and safeguard against thefts, digital industrial espionage and sabotage
  KATARINA-KLARIC-roundedKATARINA KLARIC
Director/ Principal
Stephens Lawyers & Consultants
Darren-Atkinson-roundedDARREN ATKINSON
General Manager Advanced Technologies – Branch Industry Growth Division
Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
Alban-Brisy-roundedALBAN BRISY
Head of Partners
EasyMile
17:00 Closing Remarks by Conference Chairman