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FREE REGISTRATION for MEIA Manufacturing Excellence Seminars - August 29th


The Manufacturing & Engineering Institute of Australia is running a MANUFACTURING EXCELLENCE SEMINAR, the first of their regular quarterly Seminar Programmes, on Thursday 29th August 2013.


Miller TAFE College Auditorium, Cnr Banks & Hoxton Park Roads, Miller NSW 2168


Morning Session: 10:30am-12:00pm 

Followed by BBQ networking

Afternoon Session: 2:30pm-4:30pm

Followed by BBQ networking

You can attend one or both sessions, the WorldSkills Awards and the EXPO depending on your availability.


Program:10.15am          Introducing the MEIA – David Armston Secretary MEIA

10.30am          Economic Outlook for Manufacturing– Troy Gent - BlueScope Steel

11.00am          Breakthrough in Business Performance – Kerry Oldfield - Oldfield Performance Dynamics

11.30am -        How did we get to competency based training - future direction of funding for qualifications in Manufacturing & Engineering – Leon Drury MSA-NSW ITAB

12.30pm          BBQ networking, visit EXPO and WorldSkills competitors

1.30pm            Official opening of the EXPO WORLDSKILLS AND MEIA Federal Member for Fowler, Hon. Chris Hayes

2.15pm            Introduction to afternoon session – David Armston MEIA

2.30pm            State and Federal Government support - SmallBiz, Enterprise Connect, ICN, NSW trade & Investment, Aus Industry etc - Garry Ferris Business Advisor Business Enterprise Centre Southern Sydney

3.00pm            Creating Rapid Breakthrough and Sustainable Improvement that shows up in your Bottom Line - helping businesses fight against the tide of imports and rising costs – Michael McLean - manufacturship

3.30pm            Harnessing technological trends to differentiate, add value and find new specialist niches to take manufacturing businesses forward - Prof Rod Belcher & Dr Holger Roser, UTS

4.00pm            Australian Industry Group policy influence, services and working together with the MEIA- Adrian Price – Ai Group

4.30pm            BBQ networking and visit EXPO

7pm                 WorldSkills Awards Presentation

A Manufacturing Excellence Suppliers EXPO and regional WorldSkills competition are also taking place at the same venue on the same day.

Click here for FREE registration form and further details

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