Speaking Schedule Friday 21st September 2018 | Greater Hunter Makers & Technology Festival

Speaking Schedule Friday 21st September 2018

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Speaking Schedule Friday 21st September 2018

Session Time Suggested Theme Speakers


How to access up to $150k of funding to improve your engineering business?

Tim Cotter, Regional Manager, AusIndustry



Manufacturing and technology opportunities from Defence Procurement

Jeff Phillips, CEO and Managing Director
Varley Group


12.30pm – 1.00pm

Official Opening
By Deputy Lord Mayor of Newcastle

  • Adrian Price, Ai Group MC
  • Mark Goodsell, Head NSW, Ai Group
  • Deputy Lord Mayor of Newcastle – Cnr. Declan Clausen

      Comments by 2 local MPs

  • Vote of Thanks: Tom Woods, Chair of Ai Group Hunter Industry Leaders Council


Students and Manufacturers Rely on each other to Shape their Future

An open audience session with students, employers, Training Services NSW, RDA Hunter, TAFE NSW

Moderators David Leask TAFE NSW and
David Bonzo, St Phillips Christian College



Moly-Cop –
Employer of Choice
(People are our Greatest Asset)

Kayla Parker, HR Adviser at Moly-Cop and Kara McDonald, 2nd Year Electrical Apprentice and 2018 Moly-Cop Apprentice of the Year.



Business Networking and address on the future of the Port of Newcastle
(Registration required)

Sponsored by Port of Newcastle
and addressed by Craig Carmody, CEO