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Established in 1971 on the black soil plains of Moree in New South Wales, Austgrains is a leading supplier of non-GMO seeds, grains and wholegrain food ingredients to service a diverse range of product categories. Over the last five decades, Austgrains has evolved alongside the continually changing trends, consumer preferences and advancements within the agricultural and food manufacturing industries.

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21 February 2020

The path to advanced manufacturing – Toowoomba

The path to advanced manufacturing – Toowoomba

Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) in collaboration with AusIndustry is delighted to announce the path to advanced manufacturing.

About this Event

Join us for discussions on emerging trends in manufacturing, latest updates on advanced manufacturing research, opportunities to join collaborative manufacturing projects, and learn how others have gone about transforming their business to become advanced manufacturers.

The event will introduce a range of industry speakers and feature Australia’s first Manufacturing Academy, plus explore opportunities to network with regional companies, research partners, and business mentors.

Learn more about grants and funding opportunities for Australian manufacturing companies and view demonstrations of:

  • Markforged 3D printing and Haddington Robotics presented by Stephen Thompson at SF Design.
  • Movus FitMachine – Predictive Maintenance in a cost effective way. Easy install and remote monitoring

Speakers include:

Michael Sharpe, National Director Industry, AMGC

Jonathan Roberts, Professor in Robotics at the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Hub

Jonathan is Professor in Robotics at Queensland University of Technology (QUT). His main research interest is in the areas of Field, Medical and Design Robotics and in particular making machines operate autonomously.

Mark Shaddock, Industry Engagement Partner at IBSA Manufacturing

A skills service organisation for the manufacturing industry

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8:30 Start

10:30 Close

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25 February 2020

The path to advanced manufacturing – Mittagong

The path to advanced manufacturing – Mittagong

Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) in collaboration with AusIndustry is delighted to announce The Path to Advanced Manufacturing.

About this Event

Join us for discussions on emerging trends in manufacturing, latest updates on advanced manufacturing research, opportunities to join collaborative manufacturing projects, and learn how others have gone about transforming their business to become advanced manufacturers.

The event will introduce a range of industry speakers and feature Australia’s first Manufacturing Academy, plus explore opportunities to network with regional companies, research partners, and business mentors.

Learn more about grants and funding opportunities for Australian manufacturing companies.

Speakers include:

Michael Sharpe, National Director Industry, AMGC

Peter Masterson, Regional Manager – Illawarra & South Coast NSW, AusIndustry

Julie Lockyer and Lindsay Cohen, Industry Development, NSW Treasury

Dr Ramanathan Vaidyanathan, Theme Leader-Fluidics, NSW Smart Sensing Network (NSSN)

 

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10:00 Close

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26 February 2020

The Path to a Circular Economy – Goulburn

The Path to a Circular Economy – Goulburn

Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) in collaboration with RDA Southern Inland (RDASI), Regional Development Australia ACT (RDA ACT)  and the Canberra Region Joint Organisation (CRJO) are delighted to announce The Path to a Circular Economy forum for 2020.

About this Event

Supported by NSW Circular, this event will introduce the benefits of a circular economy locally, across NSW and the rest of Australia as society aims to be more sustainable. Panellists will share examples of their innovative work in waste and the re-use of materials and how this has economic and social benefits.

Welcome

Michael Sharpe, National Director, Industry, Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre.

Keynote speaker

NSW Circular Director, UNSW Professor Veena Sahajwalla, is one of Australia’s leading engineers – officially honoured by Engineers Australia in 2019 as a Centenary Hero for her work ‘changing the lives of Australians for the better’. In 2018, she was elected as Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.

Veena is known for her time on ABC TV with the New Inventors and the War on Waste. She is the founding Director of NSW Circular and Director of the Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology at UNSW, which operates microfactories for plastics and glass recycling.

Panel speakers include:

  • Steven Richards, Managing Director, Industry Waste Recovery
  • Henry Gundry, Manager, Woodlawn Bio Reactor
  • Olympia Yargar, Founder and CEO of Goterra
  • Michael Claessens, Regional Development Australia ACT
  • Graham Knowles, iQrenew
  • Geoff Pryor, Southern Region Business Enterprise Centre
  • Mario Dimovski, Managing Director, PlastFix
  • Ian Hudson, Executive Director Industry Capability Network

11:00am Welcome tea & coffee

11:30am Start

1:30pm Close

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27 February 2020

The path to advanced manufacturing – Nowra

The path to advanced manufacturing – Nowra

Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) in collaboration with AusIndustry is delighted to announce the path to advanced manufacturing.

About this Event

Join us for discussions on emerging trends in manufacturing, latest updates on advanced manufacturing research, opportunities to join collaborative manufacturing projects, and learn how others have gone about transforming their business to become advanced manufacturers.

The event will introduce a range of industry speakers and feature Australia’s first Manufacturing Academy, plus explore opportunities to network with regional companies, research partners, and business mentors.

Learn more about grants and funding opportunities for Australian manufacturing companies.

Speakers include:

Michael Sharpe, National Director Industry, AMGC

Peter Masterson, Regional Manager – Illawarra & South Coast NSW, AusIndustry

Lindsay Cohen, Industry Development, NSW Treasury

Dr Ramanathan Vaidyanathan, Theme Leader-Fluidics, NSW Smart Sensing Network (NSSN)

 

8:00 Welcome tea & coffee

8:30 Start

10:00 Close

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Cost: FREE

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