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April 2012 – Bruno Bello – Enterprise Connect

Bruno has held technical, business development or leadership roles in industries such as FMCG, Electronics and Automotive in organisations that have ranged in turn over from $1m to $50M. Internationally Bruno has held positions as the director of operations for business units with a turnover of between $400M and $1bn which in all cases where […]

March 2012 – Bruce McDonald – Engineering at Ford

  Bruce commenced his career with Ford Motor Company as a Graduate Trainee  in 1974. He retired from the company with his final positions of Vice President for a total of 9 years, heading Marketing and Sales and also Vice President, Ford Customer Service Division. During his tenure  at Ford, he was also fortunate to be awarded […]

December 2011 – Robyn Guymer – Bionic Vision

Professor Robyn Guymer,  Program Leader, Clinical and Surgical Research,  Bionic Vision Australia A Retinal Specialist Professor Guymer is the Head of the Macular Research Unit at the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA). Prior to this, she undertook a two-year medical retinal fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London under Professor Alan Bird, for which she was […]

November 2011 – Jon Faine – ABC radio 774

Our guest speaker will be Jon Faine from ABC radio 774. Jon Faine (ABC Local) After seven years as a lawyer, Jon entered radio broadcasting in 1989 to produce and present Radio National’s Law Report. He then presented 3LO’s Morning and Afternoon programs, worked on ABC TV’s Investigators, First Edition and Wise UP and has been […]

October 2011 – Heather Wardlaw – Engineers Teaching Children

Heather Wardlaw will talk about development of good engineering work practices in children. The parallels between the work of Heather at ATC Williams and the Vernier Foundation are too great to be overlooked for anther moment and it will be valuable for us to learn how she has achieved such success and penetration of the Engineers Australia. […]

September 2011 – The Techno Challenge

A super Vernier occasion is to be held on 8th September In attendance we will have: 5 schools represented by students, parents and teachers, Marita Cheng, the founder of Robogals Inc, a Churchill Fellow who will tell us about her journey, Zeb, a former Techno Challenge prize winner will tell us about his progress in […]

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

Roger La Salle is professional engineer, a director of a number of companies and a successful business entrepreneur. Roger developed and documented his special way of thinking, now referred to as Matrix Thinking, in the four books he has now written based on this simple but effective approach. Matrix Thinking is now licensed in more […]

March 2011 – Visit Herald and Weekly Times Printing Press

This month Vernier Society members have the opportunity to tour the Herald and Weekly Times.Guests are welcome but numbers are extremely limited. For those who can stay on, lunch will be held at one of the restaurants in Port Melbourne. RSVP: Denis George [fancy_title style=”1″ align=”left” heading_style=”h3″ title_color=”#999″ title_lines_color=”#eee”]Event Details[/fancy_title] 17th March 2011 Lunch in […]

December 2010 – Bill Scales – Swinburne Uni

One of Australia’s greatest Project Managers Bill Scales, Chancellor of Swinburne University, will be the guest speaker and all are welcome. [fancy_title style=”1″ align=”left” heading_style=”h3″ title_color=”#999″ title_lines_color=”#eee”]Event Details[/fancy_title] 9th December 2010 12:00pm Venue: The Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club at 489 Glenferrie Rd  Kooyong VIC 3142

November 2010 – Vernier Cocktail Party

The Victorian Vernier Society is holding a cocktail party at  The Boulevard in Kew. Please join us on Wednesday 24th November at 7pm Partners and guests are welcome. RSVP: caitling@granowski.com.auby 5pm Friday 19th November [fancy_title style=”1″ align=”left” heading_style=”h3″ title_color=”#999″ title_lines_color=”#eee”]Event Details[/fancy_title] Address:           121 Studley Park Road, KEW. Ph 9852 8144, W www.theboulevard.com.au Cost:                $85.00 per person Dress:              Lounge suit