Vernier Luncheon – 5th Sept 2019 – Professor Milan Brandt – Advanced manufacturing trends and research in Australia

Professor Brandt is the Technical Director of RMIT’s Advanced Manufacturing Precinct and the Director of RMIT’s Centre for Additive Manufacturing. His talk is on Advanced Manufacturing Trends and Research in Australia

Vernier Luncheon – 8th August 2019 – Annual Youth Forum

“Imagination; past, present and future – 1989 to 2049”

Vernier Luncheon – 11th July 2019 – Energy and transport: opportunities for manufacturing

Robin Batterham will speak on Energy and transport: opportunities for manufacturing. This should be a not miss event for all interested in the changing patterns of climate and energy!

Vernier Luncheon – 13th June 2019

Our June Speaker is Ben Schultz, the co-founder and managing director of Bastion Cycles.

Vernier Luncheon – 9th May 2019

Joe DiSanto from Sea Electric is an automotive technology company which has developed a, proprietary, 100% electric vehicle (EV) drivetrain (known as SEA-DriveTM), for adaptation to most truck cab/chassis models

Vernier Luncheon – 11th April 2019

CNC Design’s Virtual Smart Factory concept utilises a large area gantry as a platform for Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM)

Vernier Luncheon – 14th March 2019

This month’s luncheon speakers are Anjali Thirumalavan about Robogoals & Diverse Women’s Mentoring followed by Sam Harris – A case-study in business transformation, from services to products.

Vernier Luncheon – 14th February 2019

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.

Charity Christmas Dinner 6th December 2018

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.

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.