MaD2018: Programme

MaD2018 Programme Available Here

MaD2018 Programme Outline

Venue – ANZ Viaduct Events Centre (unless otherwise stated)

MONDAY 21 May 2018
8.00am Registration | Exhibition Viewing
8.45am Conference Opening:  Nic Smith (Dean of Engineering, University of Auckland) | Vic Crone (CEO, Callaghan Innovation) | Steve Saunders (Owner, & Founder, Plus Group)
9.30am Keynote Speaker 1: Prof Alex Slocum (MIT, USA)
10.00am University of Canterbury Morning Tea | Poster Session | Exhibition Viewing
10.30am Concurrent (3x Parallel) Conference Sessions
12.30pm Lunch | Poster Session | Exhibition Viewing
1.30pm Keynote Speaker 2: Peter Beck (CEO, Rocket Lab Ltd)
2.00pm Concurrent (3x Parallel) Conference Sessions
3.30pm University of Waikato Afternoon Tea | Poster Session | Exhibition Viewing
4.00pm Panel Discussions (concurrent): 1. Navigating NZ’s Research Funding System  | 2.  Challenges and Opportunities for Digital Design and Manufacturing Processes in NZ
5.00pm Industry-Researcher Collaborative Match-making
6.00pm Fisher & Paykel Pre-Dinner Drinks and Networking
7.00pm Fisher & Paykel Conference Dinner (ticketed) – Key Address by Hon. Minister Megan Woods

 

TUESDAY 22 May 2018
8.15am Registration | Exhibition Viewing
8.45am Introduction of Day
9.00am Keynote Speaker 3: Troy Coyle (CEO, HERA)
9.30am Keynote Speaker 4: Prof Olaf Diegel (Lund University, Sweden)
10.00am University of Canterbury Morning Tea | Poster Session | Exhibition Viewing
10.30am Concurrent (3x Parallel) Conference Sessions
12.30pm Lunch | Poster Session | Exhibition Viewing
1.30pm Keynote Speaker 5: Brendan Lindsay (prev. MD, Sistema Plastics)
2.00pm Panel Discussions (concurrent): 3.  Research Strategy for a MaD CoRE | 4.  Innovation in Manufacturing and Design
3.00pm Beckhoff Afternoon Tea | Poster Session | Exhibition Viewing
3.30pm Panel Discussions (concurrent): 5.  Collaboration in a MaD World | 6.  Industry 4.0
4.30pm Awards | Conference Close
5.00pm MaD2018 Post-conference Cocktails (optional) – Venue: M Social Hotel, 196-200 Quay St, Auckland