october, 2019

28oct(oct 28)9:00am30(oct 30)5:00pm2nd Smart Manufacturing & Industry 4.0 ForumDiscover the latest advanced Industry 4.0 innovations to enable responsive, adaptive and connected manufacturing

Event Details

We are pleased to invite you to the 2nd Smart Manufacturing & Industry 4.0 Forum 2019 taking place in Melbourne, Australia from 28 – 30 October 2019.  Once again SEMMA are supporting this Forum after a successful first edition last November. 


This year, this forum will be co-located with 3rd Digital Supply Chain Innovation And Humanless Warehouse Forum 2019, and is recognized as an annual gathering of Manufacturing leaders and industry experts in Australia and New Zealand. This event will attract over 100+ top level executives, including CEOs, COOs, CTOs, GMs, Heads of Departments from Manufacturing, Industry 4.0, 3D Printing, Operations, Technology, Packaging and Procurement. This forum is an exclusive platform to network with important decision makers in the manufacturing industry to discover latest innovations and build potential business opportunities and partnerships.


The stellar line-up of high profile speakers include:


  • THE HON. KAREN ANDREWS, Minister, Department for Industry, Science and Technology
  • MARIO DIMOVSKI, CEO, Tradiebot Industries
  • LEANDRO LOPEZ DIGON, Deputy Chair, Economic Development Australia
  • MOATAZ AHMED, Plants Directors Claremont & Burnie, Mondeléz International
  • IAN HARDCASTLE, Practice Director, Digital Engineering and Services, Jacobs
  • KNG KRISHNA, Director ANZ Supply Chain, Castrol BP Australia
  • FRANCK WEBERT, Operations and Business Transformation Director Australia & New Zealand, Essilor International
  • PROF. DIMITRIOS GEORGAKOPOULOS, Director, Key IoT Lab, Swinburne University of Technology
  • DON MOLONEY, Deputy Director, Department of Defence of Australia
  • CAMERON McEACHERN, Head of Operations & Products – Oceania, DHL eCommerce
  • CHRISTINE G. MILLER, Head of Supply Chain Advisory – Pacific, CBRE Asia Pacific
  • SIMON ROWE, Supply Chain Transformation Leader ANZ, Kimberly-Clark
  • SANTIAGO VELA GOMEZ, Strategy and Digital Transformation Lead, PACCAR
  • JEETENDRA BHARDWAJ, Senior Enterprise Architect -Connected Systems,  Toyota Motor Corporation



1. Prepare your manufacturing capability for the new frontier of manufacturing systems to drive greater value both on the factory floor and across the entire supply network

2. Discover the latest advanced Industry 4.0 innovations to enable responsive, adaptive and connected manufacturing

3. Unlock novel digital and physical capabilities to achieve growth and profitability in a tumultuous time

4. Acquire practical insights, proven solutions and effective strategies to aid in your organization’s smart manufacturing transition to remain competitive

5. Engage and network with some of most innovative minds in the thriving times of smart manufacturing and Industry 4.0 solutions and activities



Contact Rosanna at rosanna.smith@claridenglobal.org or +61 3 9909 7310 to register your interest for this forum.


28 (Monday) 9:00am - 30 (Wednesday) 5:00pm


Langham Hotel Melbourne

1 Southgate Avenue, Southbank