Forum Highlights

10 Key Reasons to Join Us This October

  1. Envision and digitally transform your manufacturing processes to start, scale and sustain their adoption of Industry 4.0 processes and solutions
  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. Discover the key technological drivers and trends for the manufacturing landscapes of Australia, New Zealand and other regional hubs
  5. Gather first-hand information on government and industry support, grants, policies and regulations, and their impacts on your digital transformation
  6. Gather inspiration from thought-provoking sessions to fast track your Industry 4.0 adoption to achieve
    manufacturing agility, efficiency, innovation and thinking
  7. Unveil ground-breaking initiatives enabled by smart manufacturing technologies
  8. Tap into exclusive insights, market-leading case studies and solutions from smart manufacturing experts
    in creating effective and customer-centric manufacturing strategies
  9. Examine best practices  of local and global organizations that have successfully launched Industry 4.0 roadmaps and achieved their economic agendas
  10. Network, transfer knowledge and strike mutually beneficial partnerships with organization decision makers, industry experts and other stakeholders for business successes

Unique to This Year's Event


SITE TOUR A | 09:00 – 11:00 


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 B | 11:00 – 13:00


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 C | 14:00 – 16:00


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.

Companies Expected at the Forum

  • ANZ Strategic Partnerships Group
  • AMGC
  • Australian Centre for Robotic Vision
  • Banlaw
  • Baxter
  • Blackmore
  • Boral
  • BP
  • CBRE Asia Pacific
  • Department of Defence of Australia
  • Department for Industry, Science and Technology
  • DHL
  • Essilor International
  • Ford Motor
  • GM
  • Honeywell
  • Jacob
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • Mondeléz International
  • Lion
  • Swinburne University of Technology
  • Tradiebot Industries
  • Toyota