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I4AMF Conference 2020: Accelerate the uptake of Industry 4.0 technology and digital business models

Stream: Research & Innovation COVID-19 has accelerated the adoption of digital technologies. With traditional manufacturing value chains being disrupted and customer expectations constantly shifting, more businesses are exploring Industry 4.0 technologies and looking for smart, cost-effective ways to integrate these within their organisation. Yet, the gap between exploration, adoption and investment is still evident. This […]

I4AMF Conference 2020: Digital Skills for Industry 4.0 – Reimagining Work in Advanced Manufacturing

Stream: Testlabs, Future of Work & Skills Digitalisation has become more important than ever before. We need a level of flexibility and speed that hasn’t been required to date. New business models in Industry 4.0 have emerged at an accelerated rate – and along with that, the need for a skills transition has become much […]

I4AMF Conference 2020: Australian Industry 4.0 Testlabs Showcase

Stream: Testlabs, Future of Work & Skills Industry 4.0 TestLabs are innovative learning platforms and facilities that enable the research and education sector to work closely with the industry sector (in particular SMEs) in order to progress Industry 4.0 transformations. They provide supportive, non-competitive, cooperative environments that act as co-creation spaces for collective Industry 4.0 […]

I4AMF Conference 2020: Navigating data and privacy law in advanced manufacturing

 Stream: Legal The combination of technology in manufacturing and big data analytics has enabled efficiencies to be realised in manufacturing supply chains. This session will look at how legal data law frameworks align with the increasingly significant commercial justification for manufacturers to innovate using data. The webinar will commence with a pre-recorded panel discussion […]

I4AMF Conference 2020: New ways of working – Initiatives to support the national response to COVID-19

Stream: Standards & Guidelines COVID-19 is shifting the way industries work, as the realities and challenges of complex global supply chains are brought into focus. Working in the national interest, to the net benefit of Australia, has never been more critical. Countless examples of the flexibility of Australian companies are on display. Standards Australia is […]

I4AMF Conference 2020: Opening Session – Maximising the Contribution of Australian Manufacturing to Economic Recovery

Andrew Liveris is one of Australia’s most successful international CEOs. He is former Chairman and CEO of Dow Chemical Company and the former Executive Chairman of DowDuPont and has advised US Presidents on manufacturing. Mr Liveris will discuss with Innes Willox, Ai Group CEO, and Convenor of the I4AMF, key insights into how to maximise […]

Local partnership delivers world-leading ‘smarts’ to shipbuilding

Dr Wolfgang Mayer, Senior Lecturer UniSA, Dr Andrew Cunningham, Lecturer UniSA and Dr Anastasia Kuusk, BAE Systems are members of the research team. In a partnership set to deliver world-leading manufacturing technologies to the Hunter Class Frigate Program, Australia’s Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC), the University of South Australia and BAE Australia’s shipbuilding business, […]

B&R Enclosures: Customised, smart and competitive manufacturing

B&R Enclosures is achieving some surprising wins from their Industry 4.0 strategy. Australian manufacturers have had to evolve to remain competitive in a marketplace that is now truly global. B&R Enclosures are no different, having experienced a great deal of change over 65 years as Australia’s largest manufacturer of enclosures, racks, cabinets, switchboard building systems […]

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