July 11, 2018

IBSA Manufacturing hosts Industry 4.0 – Unpacking the skills challenges conference

Over 100 delegates from manufacturing and related sectors, Federal and State government representatives, leading education providers and industry leaders attended the event.  It explored the skills challenges posed by Industry 4.0 with the aim to assist employers in the manufacturing sector (as well as employer peak bodies and unions) to understand more about the potential of Industry 4.0. Click here to read the full conference summary and here for the conference survey responses.

The speakers presentations can be viewed here:

The Hon Karen Andrews MP
Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills

Dr Mariagrazia Squicciarini
Senior Economist, Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation, OECD

Prof Aleksander Subic
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research and Development, Swinburne University of Technology

Dr Jens Goennemann
CEO, Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre

Anthony Kittel
CEO, RedArc

Tania Montesin
Regional Manufacturing Operations Manager, Asahi Beverages

Melanie Sorensen
General Manager, Organisational Services, South Metropolitan TAFE

Karen Humphreys
Head of Innovative Manufacturing, Robotics and Science SkillsPoint, TAFE NSW

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