Agenda

TIME AGENDA
SITE TOUR A
09:00 – 11:00  FACTORIES OF THE FUTURE SITE TOUR 
In this exclusive site tour, delegates will have a glimpse of the future of manufacturing. Delegates will be able to get up-close and personal with emerging technologies of Industry 4.0 like world-class advancements in data and analytics, robotics and automation, and production methods such 3-D and 4-D printing, all of which play a critical role in reshaping manufacturing and operations, and helping companies achieve significant—even sensational—improvements in productivity. Hear from the leading experts in the smart manufacturing industry on how to ignite a successful smart manufacturing strategy through transforming your strategy, data and processes.
Site Tour A
SITE TOUR B
11:00 – 13:00 ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING SHARING SESSION AND SITE TOUR 
In this exclusive site tour, the leading experts in Australia’s 3D printing industry will show you the diverse industrial applications of 3D printing and demonstrations of the various innovations and possibilities enabled by 3D printing: rapid prototyping, direct tooling, rapid jig & fixture, design for additive manufacturing and process optimisation. Join us and see how 3D printing is revolutionizing industries including manufacturing, medicine, architecture, aerospace, and many more.
Site Tour B
SITE TOUR C
14:00 – 16:00 ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION SITE TOUR
In this exclusive site tour, join us and discover novel robotics manufacturing solutions in hardware and software that can benefit growing industries such as food and beverage, pharmaceutical, consumer electronics, and solar photovoltaics. Hear from the leading experts in the robotics and industrial automation sectors on how robotics automation is revolutionizing the face of manufacturing. Learn how your manufacturing processes can become even more cost competitive while meeting the highest standards of productivity and quality.
Site Tour C

Space in Each Site Tour is Limited, Registrations Will Be Available On First Come, First Reserved Basis

 

 TIME  AGENDA
THE RISE OF SMART MANUFACTURING AND INDUSTRY 4.0 TECHNOLOGIES
09:00 Welcoming Speech, Opening Remarks & Thank You Sponsor Speech by Conference Chairperson
09:15 Keynote: Australia’s Advanced Manufacturing Initiatives “Industry 4.0” 
  • How digital transformation can help Australia’s manufacturing sector handle pressure from both regional competition and domestic restructuring
  • Smart Manufacturing as a key driver for Australia’s growth towards an innovation-driven economy
  • Australia’s i4.0 strategy to move the industry towards quicker adoption and help manufacturers transition from a value-add model to a value creation model
ALEKSANDAR-SUBIC-roundedPROF. ALEKSANDAR SUBIC
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Development)
Swinburne University of Technology
Swinburne University of Technology
09:45 Ecosystem for the Data Age
Building your data ecosystem to drive your decisions and future proof your IOT strategy
  Scott-Philbrook-roundedSCOTT PHILBROOK
Head of Corporate Accounts – ANZ
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Morning Refreshments & Networking Session
10:30 Roundtable Discussions: Smart Manufacturing and Industry 4.0 Technology Success Stories and Takeaway Lessons from Key Players  
  • Advanced Manufacturing Analytics
MARCO-STEPORA-roundedMARCO STEPORA
Supply Chain Best Practice Director
Lion Dairy & Drinks
Lion
  • Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation
Anna-Reid-roundedANNA REID
Ex GM Manufacturing
Asahi Beverages
Asahi Beverages
  • 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing
JEFFREY-LANG-roundedJEFFREY LANG
Founder
Titomic Limited
Titomic
  • IoTs & Sensors in Manufacturing
Steve-Dowey-New-Photo-roundedSTEVE DOWEY
Technology Manager
Sutton Tools
Sutton Tools
  • Creating knowledge partnerships and best practice for a data driven decision making approach
Cuong-Vo-roundedCUONG VO
Vice-President ANZ
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  Scott-Philbrook-roundedSCOTT PHILBROOK
Head of Corporate Accounts – ANZ
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ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING & 3D PRINTING 
11:30 Smart Factory of Future 
NICO-ADAMS-roundedNICO ADAMS
Director Factory of the Future, Associate Professor
Swinburne University of Technology
 Swinburne University of Technology
12:00 New Collaborative 3D Printing Robot Project To Transform The Automotive Repair Industry
MARIO-DIMOVSKI-roundedMARIO DIMOVSKI
CEO
Tradiebot Industries
 Tradiebot
Networking Luncheon
13:30 The Frontiers of Digital Design and Manufacturing: How the New Era of Manufacturing Will Be Enabled by Highly-Integrated Digital Advances
  • 3D printing in Space!

  • Simultaneously enabling the design of the product, its materials, and their manufacturing processes

  • Computer-aided design system enabling digital manufacturing

Ian-Hardcastle-roundedIAN HARDCASTLE
Regional Solution Director , Digital Engineering and Services
Jacobs
 Jacob
14:00 Nestlé Case Study: Developing Manufacturing excellence frameworks and driving it across the business, by influencing both up and down the chain of command  
  • Cascading Measures
  • Methodology development at the local level
  • Transitional management by engaging our people and the language of data
  • Sustained impact – the way we work
Michael-Olsen-New-Photo-roundedMICHAEL OLSEN
Operations Performance Line Manager
Nestlé
Nestle
14:30 Achieving the best quality with Industry 4.0 
ASSAF-SHEVACH-roundedASSAF SHEVACH
Quality Director
Ford
Ford Motor
Afternoon Refreshment & Networking
15:15 Is Lean Still Relevant in the New World of Industry 4.0?   
  • How can the buzz words of lean, agile, design thinking and industry 4.0 fit together?
  • How the 3 in 1 Lean framework can be applied to Industry 4.0 thinking, and preparing our work forces for the digital future
  • Solving common Manufacturing problems with a combined lean & industry 4.0 approach
Anna-Reid-roundedANNA REID
EX GM Manufacturing
Asahi Beverages
Asahi Beverages
 BREAKTHROUGH INNOVATION CASE STUDIES IN INDUSTRY 4.0
15:45 The Smart Enough Factory – Achieving Low Cost, Low Skill, Low Risk Industry 4.0
  • Low cost digitalisation for Industry 4.0: The Factory in a Box technology demonstrator
  • How an SME can effectively adopt an understandable and scalable digital strategy: The Digital Triangle Implementation of Quality, Scientific Approach, and All One Team
  • Reduce cost, security and the skills required for Industry 4.0: Deploy Rapid Application Development (RAD) tool based applications
Steve-Dowey-New-Photo-roundedSTEVE DOWEY
Technology Manager
Sutton Tools
Sutton Tools
16:15 SMEs Panel: How can SMEs Start to Automate their Manufacturing Floor 
  • How will smart manufacturing disrupt the business models of SMEs?
  • Is there a place for SMEs in smart/advanced manufacturing?
  • Understanding the assistance and solutions available for SMEs
JOSEPH-LAWRENCE-roundedDR JOSEPH LAWRENCE
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Enterprise), Research & Innovation
Federation University Australia
[Moderator]
 Federation University Australia
Steve-Dowey-New-Photo-roundedSTEVE DOWEY
Technology Manager
Sutton Tools
Sutton Tools
Barry-Hendy-Photo-roundedBARRY HENDY
Managing Director
Andrew Donald Design Engineering
 Andrew Donald Design Engineering

Michael-Bourchier-Photo-roundedMICHAEL BOURCHIER
Managing Director
Amiga Engineering

 Amiga Engineering
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
    FACTORY-FORWARD – HOW ADVANCED MANUFACTURING AND LOGISTICS
09:00 Forum Introduction and Day 2 Highlights by Chairperson
     ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, MACHINE LEARNING AND ROBOTICS AUTOMATION
09:15 Enhancing Plant Productivity Via Blending Industrial Iot (IIoT) And AI 
  • How machine learning and IIoT can achieve predictive maintenance
  • How machines learning and IIoT can improve product quality
  • How machines learning and IIoT can enhance worker training
  • How AI and IIoT can radically improve the efficiency of manufacturing plants
DIMITRIOS-roundedPROF. DIMITRIOS GEORGAKOPOULOS
Director of Key IoT Lab
Swinburne University of Technology
 Swinburne University of Technology
09:45 The Future of Robotics in Manufacturing: Co-Bots, AI Integration and Robots as A Service 
  • Increase in Co-bots
  • Artificial Intelligence integration
  • Cloud robotics
  • Robotics as a Service (RaaS)
 JUXI-LEITNER-roundedJUXI LEITNER
Research Fellow
Australian Centre for Robotic Vision
 Australian Centre for Robotic Vision
Morning Refreshments & Networking Session
10:30 (Automotive Industry) Examining The opportunity of open data sharing with the connected world
  • Examining how a collaboration data system can be help organisations work towards cross industry ecosystem
  • Identifying the current barriers to data sharing between jurisdictions and implementing strategies to address this
  • Evaluating how your organisation is driving
JEETENDRA-BHARDWAJ-roundedJEETENDRA BHARDWAJ
Senior Enterprise Architect -Connected Systems
Automotive Industry
     ADVANCED MANUFACTURING ANALYTICS & INDUSTRIAL IOTS
11:00 Panel: How IoT, Connectivity & Data analytics are Transforming Manufacturing
  • 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
DIMITRIOS-roundedPROF. DIMITRIOS GEORGAKOPOULOS
Director of Key IoT Lab
Swinburne University of Technology
 Swinburne University of Technology
Santi-roundedSANTIAGO VELA GOMEZ
Strategy and Digital Transformation Consultant
Automotive Industry
JEETENDRA-BHARDWAJ-roundedJEETENDRA BHARDWAJ
Senior Enterprise Architect -Connected Systems
Automotive Industry
Manohar-Esarapu-roundedMANOHAR ESARAPU
Head of Data and Information
City of Port Philip
City of Port Phillip
11:30 Edge Computing: How Edge Computing will Improve Manufacturing Reliability, Speed and Resilience 
  • Massive benefits of edge computing: Enhancing disaster recover, speed, resilience and security
  • Reliable on-premises edge computing resources that can gather and process IoT data and maintain the pace of production
  • Why Edge computing systems should integrate with cloud environments to create a hybrid edge-cloud infrastructure
Manohar-Esarapu-roundedMANOHAR ESARAPU
Head of Data and Information
City of Port Philip
City of Port Phillip
Networking Luncheon
13:00 Operational Excellence: Getting More From Industry 4.0
  • Building capability in the practical basics of a lean system.
  • Getting a return on your investment in Lean maturity
  • Leverage insights from Industry 4.0 enhancements to focus the improvement activity of your team
KEN-MCALISTER-roundedKEN MCALISTER
Group Manufacturing Excellence Leader
Lion
 Lion
13:30 Empowering Manufacturer with AR/VR/MR to Gain Insights on Equipment Health and Product Models to Improve Plant Operations
  • Explore trends and the future projections of AR and VR applications
  • Increase floor productivity by leveraging new technology over contemporary laptops and manuals
  • Create 360-degree reality with AR/VR/MR to improve industrial processes with context-sensitive support and real-time traceability
Pradeep-Khanna-roundedPRADEEP KHANNA
Executive Director, Asia Pacific
VR AR Association
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     AUTOMATION IN SMART WAREHOUSES & SUPPLY CHAIN
14:00 Lion Dairy and Drinks Case Study
  • Vision: Achieve End to End Supply Chain World Class Performance
  • How: Phase 1- Empowering all employees to produce results
  • How: Phase 2- Industry 4.0 Road Map to create a more agile & adaptable supply chain
MARCO-STEPORA-roundedMARCO STEPORA
Supply Chain Best Practice Director
Lion Dairy & Drinks
Lion
14:30 ResMed Case Study: New Product Development Roadmap for Industry 4.0
  • How ResMed is using Advanced Analytics to improve the lives of our patients.
  • How ResMed innovates, and what that means in the context of 4.0
  • What innovation has taught us
Jamie-Wehbeh-roundedJAMIE WEHBEH
Director – Research & Technology
ResMed
Resmed
Afternoon Refreshment & Networking
15:15 Logistics 4.0 –  Future Warehousing & Smart Supply Chain Management 
  • Leading market forces impacting supply chain execution in today’s market
  • Physical infrastructure changes that reflect the demand of today’s distribution
  • What’s on the horizon for Australian supply chains as seen in global trends
Christine-Miller-roundedCHRISTINE G. MILLER
Head of Supply Chain Advisory – Pacific
CBRE
 CBRE
15:45 BlueScope Case study: Manufacturing Systems Automation Strategy

Ryan-Briggs-roundedRYAN BRIGGS
Manufacturing Systems Manager
BlueScope

 BlueScope
16:30 At what speed Digital Transformation is moving from Marketing to the Production Plant
  • Customer Data is the beginning of any factory transformation
  • The new C2B Model in manufactory
  • Data Citizens and why they are the most critical new HR challenge for innovation and CX
Santi-roundedSANTI ( SANTIAGO VELA GOMEZ) VELA
Strategy and Digital Transformation Consultant
Automotive Industry
17:00 Closing Remarks by Conference Chairman