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  •    21 & 22 August 2019
  • The Australian Synchrotron | Clayton, Victoria

Speaker Highlights

The National Manufacturing Summit will feature an impressive lineup of speakers and panellists including leading industry figures, researchers and thought leaders.

Geoff Crittenden

Chief Executive Officer, Weld Australia

Geoff Crittenden is a chartered engineer with a diverse background in CEO roles. Geoff was instrumental in the introduction of augmented and virtual reality technology to welder training in Australia.

Jim Stanford

Director, Centre for Future Work

Dr Jim Stanford is Economist and Director of the Centre for Future Work, based at the Australia Institute, the Centre for Future Work focuses on issues of work, labour markets, income, economic development and skills.

Dr Jens Goennemann

Managing Director, AMGC

Dr Jens Goennemann joined AMGC with extensive experience managing large manufacturing operations in Australia and Europe. Previously he served as MD of Airbus Group Australia Pacific and Airbus Helicopters.

Find Out More

The National Manufacturing Summit is a must-attend event for anyone with a vested interest in manufacturing, skills, training and apprenticeships. Keep checking back for more details as the 2019 program takes shape.

The Summit

2019 marks the third National Manufacturing Summit; the event was held in both 2018 and 2017 at Australian Parliament House…

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Skills for the Future

There is widespread evidence that Australia’s manufacturing sector is growing. According to the Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Manufacturing…

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Register Your Interest

Thank you for your interest in the National Manufacturing Summit. You can register your interest in attending, participating in or…

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Don't take our word for it...

  • A great line up of speakers. I go to many VET, industry and education focused conferences, and I rate this one as the best I have been to.

    2018 Delegate Testimonial
  • Many of the presentations were, in my opinion, world class. I am so pleased that I attended and look forward to next year’s event.

    2018 Delegate Testimonial
  • Excellent presentations and panels, the quality of the speakers was very high.

    2018 Delegate Testimonial