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Industry 4.0 Symposium – Monash University & Food Innovation Centre

March 22 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm


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Come and see first hand how the convergence of physical digital systems are causing massive
transformations in the way manufactures create, service and operate in their new, smart,
connected matrix.

• This event has been sparked by global technology trends entitled ‘The Internet of Things (IoT)’, Augmented Reality (AR) and Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM).
– What do these terms mean and how are they relevant to me?
• A symposium of lead thinking by Monash, LEAP Australia and FIAL. With industry guests from Bosch Australia and Vodafone.





8:15 – Arrival and registration
8:45 – Welcome outline and introductions
9:00 – Leading manufacturing innovation and preparing workforces of the future – Professor Elizabeth Croft (Monash University)
9:15 – Technologies driving the Industry 4.0 Revolution explained, as well as their powerful inter-connectivity – Paul O’Shaughnessy (LEAP Australia)
9:45 – Bosch: Sensors in Ag-Tech leading the way – Jesse Reader (Bosch Australia)
10:00 – Refreshment Break
10:30 – Digital Prototyping & Simulation, anticipate problems before they hit – David Graham (LEAP Australia)
11:00 – Vodafone: Making IoT connectivity easier and more affordable – Andy Head (Vodafone)
11:15 – FIAL: How artificial Intelligence (AI) and Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) are shaping Australia’s future food businesses – FIAL (Frost and Sullivan Research)
11:45 – Live technology demonstration: IoT solutions and AR experiences come to life before your eyes! – Allan Thompson (LEAP Australia)
12:45 – What next Discovery Lab: From ideation to market ready – Rod Hendricks (LEAP Australia)
12:55 – Audience Panel Questions: Now What? – Rod Heath (FIC)
1:10 – Light Lunch, Showcase and play with devices