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Call for Speakers

National Manufacturing Week is delighted to be working in collaboration with Austech to provide the most comprehensive conference program for the manufacturing and technology communities to come together to be inspired, innovate and connect with one another over four days. Returning to Melbourne on the 14-17 May 2019, we are looking for speakers in the manufacturing or technology sector to participate in our Industry 4.0 Theatre and the Connected Manufacturing Theatre across a number of different session themes.

If you are interested in delivering a presentation, please submit a short abstract and title on the nature of your talk along with details of the proposed speaker.

We are looking for speakers who can speak on (but not limited to):

Manufacturer’s innovation stories

Advanced materials

R&D growth opportunities


Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

Industry 4.0

Cobots, Big Data, Cloud, Artificial Intelligence

Collaborative Robots

Advanced Visioning

AI and Robotics

AI and Automation in the supply chain

Block chain technology in the supply chain

Cyber security

Augmented Reality in manufacturing

Interconnected material handling

Product Design

CAD Design

Entering the Global Supply Chain

Intelligent Transport


IP protection

Packaging innovation

New Plastics applications

New Materials

Metal 3D printing

Future Workforce in the industry 4.0 age

Marketing and brand management

Lean Manufacturing

New business models and opportunities


Submissions close on the 30th November 2018 with speakers to be contacted by the 12th December 2018.