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IMCRC Conference

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Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC)

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South Wharf, VIC 3006

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Australian manufacturing innovation is here. New products, process and business models that deliver commercial value and catalyse growth opportunities.

Since its inception, IMCRC has been working with small, medium, large and multinational companies across a range of sectors including Manufacturing, Medical Technologies and Pharmaceutical, Building and Construction, Mining and Defence to deliver research-led innovation in manufacturing products, processes and services.

The IMCRC Conference, hosted alongside National Manufacturing Week / Austech, brings together IMCRC’s industry and research community – thought leaders, industry experts, researchers and students – to share manufacturing insights, discuss industry needs and explore what is next for Australian manufacturing.


// Who is speaking?

Hear from champions of manufacturing innovation, including

  • The Hon. Ian Macfarlane, IMCRC Chair
  • Innes Willox, Chief Executive, Australian Industry Group
  • Jess Maddren, General Manager, Snowden, QCC and Mineral Technologies
  • Mario Dimovski, Founder and CEO, Tradiebot Industries
  • Dr Greg S Whiteley, Executive Chairman, Whiteley Corporation
  • Matthew Tobin, Managing Director, UAP
  • Neil Matthews, Senior Manager Advanced Technology and Engineering, RUAG Australia

More details about the speakers and conference program can be found on the IMCRC Conference website.


// Who should attend?

The IMCRC conference is an invitation-only event for IMCRC members, participants, industry executives, researchers and students involved in IMCRC’s manufacturing research projects and those fostering industry research collaboration to drive manufacturing innovation in Australia.



// Why should you attend?

  • Shape the conversation about what’s next for Australian manufacturing and discover how research in manufacturing business models, products, processes and services is transforming Australia’s manufacturing industry
  • Understand the importance of industry-led research and why forward-thinking manufacturers collaborate with Australian universities to unlock new business opportunities and build a competitive advantage for their organisation
  • Connect with IMCRC’s network of thought leaders, industry experts and researchers (movers and shakers) who are passionate about innovation and want to advance Australian manufacturing
  • Get insights that help spur new research ideas and/or accelerate project progress
  • Hear PhD students pitch their research and its relevance to Australian manufacturing

Also, ensure to

  • Explore National Manufacturing Week/Austech where Australia’s manufacturing community comes together to learn about the latest manufacturing trends and technologies
  • Visit state-of-the-art research facilities Swinburne’s Factory of the Future and RMIT’s Advanced Manufacturing Precinct – that offer manufacturers R&D expertise and cutting-edge technology to design and develop new products
  • Challenge your way of thinking in one of two futuremap workshops, assessing the state of your business and identifying potential areas of focus to transform and future-proof your business


// Venue + Travel

The IMCRC conference is taking place in the Clarendon Rooms D+E at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC).

Located on the banks of the Yarra River, the MCEC is only a short walk away from Melbourne’s central business district. Visit the MCEC website for more information on how to get to the MCEC and its Parking facilities.



// Contact

Please contact Jana Kuthe via telephone (+61 416 735 666) or email (jana.kuthe@imcrc.org) if you have any questions about the IMCRC conference.

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Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC)

1 Convention Centre Place

South Wharf, VIC 3006

Australia

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