Note: Talk titles and schedule timings may change as speaker arrangements dictate. Last updated 2:03pm Friday Oct 5th.

8:30amRegistration Opens  
8:30 – 9.00amCoffee   
9:00 amConference OpensChris Gilbey OAMChairman AGIA
9:05 – 9.15amOfficial WelcomeDaniel Mulino MLCParliamentary Secretary for Treasury and Finance, Victoria
9.15 – 9.30amKeynote AddressProfessor Linda Kristjanson AOVice Chancellor, Swinburne University
9.30 – 10.30amSession 1 Graphene: Solving Big Problems Introduced by Chris Gilbey
9.30 amGraphene – the Challenge in Transitioning from Lab to Industry.Volkmar DoerichtR&D for Digitalization and Automation, Siemens (Germany)
9.50 amGraphene and the future of automotive/aerospaceProfessor Peter MiddendorfDirector Arena2036 (Germany)
10.10 amCarbon as an enabler for Industry 4.0Professor Bronwyn FoxDirector: Manufacturing Futures Research Institute, Swinburne University of Technology
10.30amBreakMorning Tea 
10.40 – 11.40amSession 2Designing Materials: Doing More With Less The view from industry


Introduced by Bronwyn Fox

10.40 amThe Graphene MachineAmanda BarnardData61 (Australia)
11.00 amDesigning structures for lifeProfessor Anita KocsisDesign Factory Melbourne. (Australia)
11.20 amUser Interfaces for the Internet of MaterialsElina OllilaCEO – UX-fit (USA)
11.40 – 1.00 pmSession 3Commercialization – Its About ScaleHow we get to the future – one step at a time


Introduced by Simon Savage

11.40amGraphene Technologies with pre-existing manufacturingProfessor Mainak Majumder and Professor Huanting WangMonash Centre for Atomically Thin Materials – Monash University
12.00pmComposites, elastomers, inks: delivering commercial Graphene revenuesRay GibbsCEO – Haydale Limited
12.20pmBreaking into Australian marketsBrendan SwifteCEO – Geofabrics
12.40pmPositioning startups to be investibleDrew WilliamsDirector, Solutionsoft.
1.00 – 1.30pmBreakLunch 
1.30 pmThe AGIASimon SavageDeputy Chairman AGIA; MD Ionic Industries Limited
1:35 – 2.00pmThe Art Of The Pitch – Why It Is ImportantOmer Gozen – introduced by Robert GorkinVP, New Materials & Packaging, Plug and Play (USA)
2.00 – 3.00pmSession 4Invention, Research and IP Introduced by Dennis Grech
2.00 pmGraphene Supply Chain Certification CentreLachlan HydeSwinburne University of Technology
2.10 pmThe art of invention – an attorney’s perspectiveMichael ZammitPartner, Shelston IP


2.30 pmTransitioning research from lab to industryProfessor David OfficerCentre of Excellence for Electromaterials Research
2.50 pmGraphene radicals for solvent-resistant compositesProfessor Jingliang Li


Deakin University
3:10 – 3.25pmBreakAfternoon Tea 
3:25 – 5:00pmSession 5 Making Australian Manufacturing Globally RelevantIntroduced by Michael Grogan
3.25 pmThe path to the biggest market in EuropeHeiko StumpfDirector Germany Trade and Invest, Sydney Office
3.45 pmA big vision for Graphene CommercialisationDominik RohrmusManaging Director,Association Labs Network Industrie 4.0


4:05 pmManufacturing Victoria’s FutureRoss PillingDirector, Advanced Manufacturing
4.25 pmPanel Session

Chaired by Ross Pilling

Dominik Rohrmus, Ray Gibbs, Omer Gozen, Bronwyn Fox, Jaakko Kaidesoja, Drew WilliamsConnecting IP and customers
5.00pmConference Ends
5.00-6.00pmDrinks and Networking


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