Future Solutions Speaker Program at AMW2023
Registrations are now open for Australian Manufacturing Week (AMW2023), held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) from 9-12 May 2023. Organised and run by the Australian Manufacturing Technology Institute Limited (AMTIL), AMW2023 will occupy more than 10,764 square metres of exhibition space at the MCEC, with over 330 organisations taking stands to showcase the latest manufacturing technologies, processes, and support services.
The AMW Future Solutions Speaker Program rolls out through the week, a free conference within AMW2023, covering major topics within the industry.
On Tuesday, the special focus is Digital and Additive Manufacturing. Richard Elving from Markforged reveals how Australian businesses are using 3D Printing to bring manufacturing back home. Later in the day, Cherry Chen from CSIRO speaks about the research into functional materials for space, biomedical and hydrogen storage applications.
The second day at AMW has a special focus on our crucial assets. Wednesday 10 May features Women in Manufacturing. As part of the Future Solutions Speaker Program, Wednesday’s roll call of experts will expand on career pathways and opportunities open for women to advance in the industry right now. The team from William Buck will talk about unleashing the full potential of your workplace. Then a panel from SEMMA will show how women are fuelling Australian manufacturing today.
Thursday 11 May sees the AMW Future Solutions Speaker Program change tack to a celebration of Australian Manufacturing with a focus on New Technology. With speakers from Autodesk, Bosch, ANCA, Adobe and the Victorian government.
The last day of AMW2023, Friday 12 May, celebrates Innovation and Research in manufacturing. Jennifer Conley from the Geelong Manufacturing Council reveals some innovative case studies from regional Victoria. We also get a look inside the Australian National Fabrication Facility and the work being done on advanced materials, with Oded VanHam.
If you haven’t already, now is the time to register online to visit Australian Manufacturing Week in Melbourne. It’s going to be the biggest manufacturing show in the Southern Hemisphere.