Forum Highlights

10 Key Reasons to Join Us This November

  1. Discover the key technological drivers and trends for ANZ’s manufacturing landscape
  2. Gain a 360-degree overview about the latest Industry 4.0 technologies from the key players in the scene and their corresponding tremendous economic potential
  3. Harness unparalleled insights on the latest uses and applications of smart manufacturing solutions to improve productivity, efficiency and accuracy of operations
  4. Envision and digitally transform your manufacturing processes to reap massive rewards
  5. Gather inspiration from thought-provoking sessions to fast track your Industry 4.0 adoption to achieve manufacturing agility, efficiency, innovation and thinking
  6. Unveil ground-breaking initiatives enabled by smart manufacturing technologies
  7. Tap into exclusive insights, market-leading case studies and solutions from smart manufacturing experts in creating effective and customer-centric manufacturing strategies
  8. Examine best practices of local and global organizations that have successfully embarked on their Industry 4.0 journey
  9. Gather first-hand information on government support, grants, policies and regulations, and their impact on your digital transformation
  10. Engage and strike mutually beneficial partnerships with organization decision makers, industry experts and other stakeholders

Unique to This Year's Event


MORNING | 09:00 – 12:00 

ANCA Smart Manufacturing Plant

In this Smart Manufacturing site tour, you will see how ANCA’s state of the art Smart Manufacturing Plant, is deploying technologies such as large scale data analytics, industrial Internet-of-Things and advanced robotics to transform and innovate their manufacturing site. One of the lead designer of robot development project companies in the world, delegates will witness the transformation of smart manufacturing process and how they deploy innovation to improve manufacturing efficiencies. Delegates will have the opportunity to tour around the entire production facilities

AFTERNOON | 13:00 – 17:00

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.

Companies Expected at the Forum

  • A.T. Kearney
  • Accenture
  • AMGC
  • Australian Workers Union
  • Baxter
  • Blackmore
  • Boral
  • Cadbury
  • Caterpillar
  • Department of Defence of Australia
  • DuluxGroup
  • Enex TestLab
  • GM
  • GSK
  • Honeywell
  • HP
  • Innovative Manufacturing CRC
  • IR4
  • Lion
  • Packsize
  • Resmed
  • Siemens
  • SSS Manufacturing
  • Swinburne University of Technology
  • TNCC