MaD2018: Programme

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

Due to the impact of COVID-19 MaDE2020 has been postponed until further notice.

Conference dates are to be advised, with the event likely to be in late 2020.

MaDE2020 is brought to you by the University of Auckland’s IMM Programme

CONFERENCE DATES

25 May 2020: Conference Opening

25 May 2020: Gala Dinner

26 May: 2020: Conference Close

SUBMISSION DATES

13 Nov 2019 : Abstract Portal Open
Abstract Portal Closing SOON
Date TBC : Abstract Review Complete
Date TBC: Authors Notified
Date TBC: Abstract Revisions Due

REGISTRATION DATES

20 Jan 2020 : Registration Open
5 Apr 2020 : Early Bird Reg. Closes
15 May 2020 : Standard Reg. Closes

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