Barry Hendy the Managing Director of Andrew Donald Design Engineering and Joseph Bertolini PhD the R&D Director of CSL Behring will be providing us with some very interesting topics in our February Luncheon.
Stephanie Woollard 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Topic Bruce Rowley from CNC Design will address is: Stellascapes from hobby to supplier for Disney
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”
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.
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.
Our guest speaker for March 2018 is Dr John White who spoke about Black Swans – a thought provoking talk!
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