Women in Manufacturing Summit 2023

The Women in Manufacturing Summit 2023 is your chance to hear from inspirational & industry-leading women working at the forefront of the industry.

About this Event

Gain firsthand insights into game-changing new innovations & what they mean for your organisation and your career. Develop strategies to grow your leadership skills so you can cultivate and mentor resilient future leaders in your organisation. Find solutions to some of the key challenges facing women in the industry, including discrimination, harassment, safety, and mental health & wellbeing.

This unique, one-of-a-kind program is tailormade for women in manufacturing who want to bolster their knowledge, hone their skills, advance their careers, and guide their organisation into the future.

Speakers include:

  • Rebecca Ransford, Head of Global Operations & Supply Chain, SunRice
  • Jens Goennemann, Managing Director, Australian Manufacturing Growth Centre
  • Mohana Ghate, People & Culture Business Partner, Diageo
  • Professor Veena Sahajwalla, Founding Director, UNSW Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology
  • Belinda Layson, Beverage Operations Manager ANZ, PepsiCo
  • Kerryn Caulfield, Executive Director, Composites Australia
  • Julie Jones, General Counsel and Joint Company Secretary, Gold Road Resources
  • Fiona MacLeod, General Manager Strategic Retail, Visy Retail Services
  • Jacqui Walters, National Rail Manufacturing Advocate, Department of Industry, Science and Resources
  • Kariza Martin, Manufacturing and Process Engineer, Boeing
  • Vanessa Skipworth, General Manager, Tasmanian Minerals, Manufacturing & Energy Council
  • Stephanie El Akkaoui, Manufacturing & Processing Leader, Bega Cheese
  • Kristi Riordan, Co-Founder, Harvest B
  • Jens Goennemann, Managing Director, Australian Manufacturing Growth Centre
  • Dr Yanling Lu, Head of CMC (Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls), GlyTherix

View all speakers here.

Why you need to be at the Women in Manufacturing Summit:

  • Elevate your leadership by gaining skills to achieve your career goals and strengthen your organisation
  • Harness AI, automation, robotics & smart manufacturing to drive efficiency, cut costs & improve your processes
  • Conquer the challenges facing women in manufacturing by overcoming bias, improving health & wellbeing, and driving positive change
  • Solve skills shortage & supply chain challenges with innovative strategies & new processes
  • Leverage ESG & circular economy strategies to improve environmental, social, and financial bottom lines
  • Improve safety & minimise risk by learning how to use the latest technologies and processes
  • Strengthen your professional network by connecting with experienced, authentic & engaging leaders who can help you achieve your potential

Register with VIP code ‘AMGC15’ to save 15% on the registration fee for Australian Manufacturing Growth Centre members. Book online here or call +61 (0)2 9977 0565.

Event Date: 28 November 2023

Location: Aerial UTS Function Centre, Sydney, NSW

Time: 09:00 am – 5:00 pm (AEST)

Cost: A range of pricing options are available