Day Two

WEDNESDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2019

GO TO DAY ONE POST-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP

08:15
Registration and welcome refreshments
08:50
Opening remarks from the Chair

Trish White
National President & Chair
Engineers Australia

MANUFACTURING JOBS OF THE FUTURE
09:00
Keynote: The future of jobs, knowledge and skills in manufacturing
  • What kinds of skills and competencies do we need for 21st century manufacturing?
  • How do we transition workers into roles that don’t yet exist from current roles that won’t exist in the future?
  • How should industry, higher education and government collaborate to prepare us for a time when even skilled positions are automated?

Trish White
National President & Chair
Engineers Australia

09:30
Presentation: Building Australia’s skills base through government. Industry and higher education collaboration
  • Moving from test tabs to broad-based 4.0 deployment
  • Preparing manufacturer for new frontiers of science and innovation
  • Clarifying future funding and industry engagement priorities

Andrew Cooper
Director, Future Industries and Advanced Manufacturing
Department of Trade Tourism & Investment (South Australia)

10:00
Networking break & showcase viewing
AI, MACHINE LEARNING, ROBOTICS & AUTOMATION
10:30
Presentation: Collecting, connecting and harnessing industrial data
  • Tackling the challenges and approaches of connecting new and legacy machinery to IIoT ready networks
  • Leveraging real-time data from multiple devices and networks
  • Sharing this data in real-time for predictive maintenance and operational efficiencies
  • Assessing the potential of AI-based data and machine learning

Glen Fry
Managing Director
ESM

11:00
The Connected Hospital - A journey in radiology

Matt Shields
Platform Solution Architect PLM Astronomy & Space Science Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder
CSIRO

David Norris
ATS Architect
SalesForce

11:30
Presentation: Advances in robotics technology and applications in manufacturing
  • Building the manufacturing sector’s robotics capabilities
  • Transitioning robotics from R&D to market ready production capabilities
  • Assessing new applications for robotics in manufacturing

Dr Sue Keay
Research Director - Cyber Physical Systems
DATA61 | CSIRO

4.0 FOR SMALL-TO-MEDIUM ENTERPRISES – ARE WE THERE YET?
12:00
Improving productivity and throughput in an SME business

Jason Furness
Chief Executive Office
Manufactureship

12:30
Lunch & Showcase viewing
13:30
Afternoon chair

 

Peter Roberts
Founder
Australian Manufacturing Forum

13:35
Swinburne Factory of the Future update

A/Professor Nico Adams
Director | Factory of the Future
Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

FUTURE READY OR FUTURE SHOCK
14:10
Presentation: Australia's transition to a manufacturing sector fit for the future - challenge and triumph?

Peter Roberts
Founder
Australian Manufacturing Forum

14:40
Closing Panel: State of the Industry 4.0 in Australia: What does the future hold?
  • What are the challenges of embracing 4.0?
  • Are we there yet with broad-based adoption of emerging technologies?
  • How do we tackle business and board-room challenges?
  • Why strengthen partnerships between industry, government and higher education?

Moderator:

Peter Roberts
Founder
Australian Manufacturing Forum

Panellists:

Tristan Travis
Diretor 
GPT Alliance

Andrew Cooper
Director, Future Industries and Advanced Manufacturing, Department of Trade
Tourism & Investment (South Australia)

Darren Atkinson
Manager, Advanced Manufacturing Section Advanced Technologies Branch, Industry Growth Division
Department of Industry Innovation and Science

Inu Rana
Author, Manufacturing 4.0; Cracking the Code for Western Sydney
Western Sydney University

15:10
Closing remarks from the Chair