Charity Christmas Dinner 6th December 2018

Stephanie Wollard will be inspiring us with her work at Seven Women Inc that helps to educate, train and employ marginalised women in Nepal. Then we will be hearing from Hannah and Jordan with some operatic entertainment.

Vernier Luncheon - 8th November - Martin Merry

Martin Merry will be presenting "Moving from a Global Manufacturer, General Motors, to APV Corporation, a privately owned Australian manufacturing company". Martin has 30 years’ experience in Manufacturing and Operations Management at GM.

Vernier Luncheon - 11th October - Nick Stavrakis

Nick Stavrakis - MD of Dana Australia. “Finding a better way” has been Dana’s mantra since it was founded, more so does it resonate today with the exiting of the Auto car makers in this country. To survive Dana Australia has had to make some significant changes in the way they do things, what they sell but most of all their mindset. The presentation will cover their journey in finding a better way, with their customers, with their products and most of all with Dana’s people.

Vernier Luncheon - 13th Sept - David Rose

Come along and hear how Exquisine developed from a commercial kitchen making a range of sweet and savoury, solid and liquid, gourmet offerings to today’s custom designed facility that creates tens of thousands of desserts each day.

Victorian Vernier Foundation Event - Thurs 9th Aug 2018

In their 2017 report “The New Work Smarts’, the “Foundation for Young Australians” declared; “By 2030, Automation, globalisation and flexibility will change what we do in every job” The Vernier Foundation’s 2018 Youth Forum will explore what this means to the high school students of today, the educational institutions and our leading manufacturing companies through our expert panel.

Vernier Luncheon - 12th July - Bruce Rowley

The Topic Bruce Rowley from CNC Design will address is: Stellascapes from hobby to supplier for Disney

Vernier Luncheon - 14th June 2018 - Anthony Hengel

Anthony Hengel has had an extensive career in the manufacturing industry before joining NCI Packaging as CEO two years ago. Come along to our luncheon meeting on Thursday to find out all about "The Transformation of NCI Packaging"

Vernier Luncheon - 10th May 2018 - Julian Broadbent

Julian will discuss how innovation comes to exist in our world and how it makes a “difference” to our lives. Supported by his own experience at a large corporation and now as CEO of a fledgling start-up company.

Vernier Luncheon - 12th April 2018 - Paul Chapman

Our April meeting had Paul Chapman speaking from Australian Turntable Company. AT) is an innovative Australian-owned family business that provides specialist unique high quality design and rotational engineering solutions across a range of industries including mining, construction, transport, infrastructure, exhibition, residential, automotive, theatre, retail and aviation.

Great Speaker at our Vernier Luncheon - 8th March 2018

Our guest speaker for March 2018 is Dr John White who spoke about Black Swans - a thought provoking talk!

Vernier Luncheon - 8th February 2018

You are invited to connect at The Victorian Vernier Society monthly meeting is on Thursday the 8th February at Kooyong Tennis Club. Our guest speaker will be Andrew Lamb, Production Director at Magefekt

Charity Christmas Dinner 14th December 2017

It is the season to be jolly and for the Vernier Society to turn its attention to its more charitable works. It gives us great pleasure to announce our Christmas Program to be held at Kooyong Tennis Club on Thursday Evening 14th of December 2017 from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. We extend a warm welcome to loved ones, friends, neighbours, and of course partners!

Vernier Luncheon – 11th May 2017

You are invited to connect at The Victorian Vernier Society monthly meeting is on Thursday the 11th of May at Kooyong Tennis Club: Our Guest Speaker is Ed Wilson the Managing Director, Wilson Transformer Company

Vernier Luncheon - 13th April 2017

You are cordially invited to connect at The Victorian Vernier Society on Thursday the 13th April 2018 @12:30 at Kooyong Tennis Club. Our guest speaker is Sam Bell, Managing Director of AW Bell Pty Ltd

The Great Debate - Germany vs Australia - 11th August 2016

The Great Debate - Germany vs. Australia Kooyong Tennis Club,…

Vernier Luncheon - 14th July 2016

  Our guest speaker will be Vernier member, Meredith…

Vernier Meeting - 9th June 2016

“Collaboration – The opportunity created by Additive Manufacturing…

Vernier Society February 2016 - The Honourable Lily D’Ambrosio

Speaker – The Honourable Lily D’Ambrosio – Victorian State…

Vernier Q & A Forum Special Event - 12th Nov 2015

“The challenges for our next generation of industry leaders” Q…

12th February 2015 - Matt English and our AGM

Our February function is headlined by Matt English who will…

Vernier Dinner Function - 11th Dec 2014

Our gala end of year dinner event will be held on 11th December.…

Vernier Society Special Event - 2014 Youth Forum

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Special Vernier Society Event - The Truth about Metals Additive Manufacturing

Metals Additive Manufacturing is one of the most hyped innovations…

Sept 11th 2014 - Matthew Pinczes - W. Granowski

Best practice in manufacturing principles Starting in manufacturing…

Aug 14th 2014 - Peter Farley

Well known entrepreneurial engineer and member of the Vernier…

July 10th 2014 - Albert Goller - META

“TO FIGHT FOR AUSTRALIAN MANUFACTURING” The Society’s…

May 8th 2014 - Alan Evans - Dyno Dynamics

 How to change a company! The Vernier Society speaker for May…

April 10th 2014 - Special Event Thursday - Professor Goran Roos

Goran Roos provides much food for thought! Vernier’s…

March 13th 2014 - Tim Modra

“Innovation and staying close to the customer is the key to…

December 2013 - Brendan Nottle - Salvation Army

With all the proceeds of the day going to charity, the last Vernier…

November 2013 - Joe Isaac - Melbourne University

“Attendees to the Society’s November meeting were privileged…

October 2013 - Rolf Glenk - GM Holden Ltd’s Powertrain Engineering

Our October speaker, Rolf Glenk from Holden has over 25 years…

September 2013 - Gordon New - Ronson Gears

Ronson Gears was founded in 1954 by Gordon’s father Ron New,…

February 14th 2013 - AGM and Foundation Review

The position of Vernier in the political spectrum is developing…

December 2012 - John Daley CEO The Grattan Institute

John is one of Australia’s leading public policy thinkers,…

November 2013 - Richard Davies MD Davies, Craig Australia

Richard will talk about his success producing electric auto cooling…

October 2012 - Tim Piper - Victorian Director AIG

Tim's subject is  the state of manufacturing in Victoria.  …

September 2012 - The Techno Challenge

St Pauls Anglican Grammar School, Kingswood College & Port…

August 2012 - Pat Boland CEO ANCA Pty Ltd

ANCA was founded in 1974 by Pat McCluskey and Pat Boland in Melbourne,…

July 2012 - John Robert from MEO Australia

An Innovative Large Manufacturing Project: Methanol John’s…

June 2012 - Kate Oaten - Personal Property Security

Andrew Blogg and Kate Oaten from Aitken Lawyers & Advisors: …

May 2012 - Dr. Michael Myers - Re-Engineering Australia Foundation

Michael will talk to us about young people in engineering.   Dr…

April 2012 - Bruno Bello - Enterprise Connect

Bruno has held technical, business development or leadership…

March 2012 - Bruce McDonald - Engineering at Ford

  Bruce commenced his career with Ford Motor Company as…

December 2011 - Robyn Guymer - Bionic Vision

Professor Robyn Guymer,  Program Leader, Clinical and Surgical…

November 2011 - Jon Faine - ABC radio 774

Our guest speaker will be Jon Faine from ABC radio 774. Jon…

October 2011 - Heather Wardlaw - Engineers Teaching Children

Heather Wardlaw will talk about development of good engineering…

September 2011 - The Techno Challenge

A super Vernier occasion is to be held on 8th September In attendance…

July 2011 - Roger La Salle - A Special Way of Thinking

Roger La Salle is professional engineer, a director of a number…

March 2011 - Visit Herald and Weekly Times Printing Press

This month Vernier Society members have the opportunity to tour…

December 2010 - Bill Scales - Swinburne Uni

One of Australia's greatest Project Managers Bill Scales,…

November 2010 - Vernier Cocktail Party

The Victorian Vernier Society is holding a cocktail party at …