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 Chris Farley – 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.

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.