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CSIRO's place within Australian manufacturing

Keith McLean, Director, Manufacturing Flagship, CSIRO, discusses the opportunity for advanced manufacturing how it will be implemented at CSIRO. 

Mr McLean will deliver a keynote presentation titled Advanced Manufacturing at CSIRO at the Advanced Manufacturing Summit. 

Read the original article, CSIRO's place within Australian manufacturing, in Manufacturer's Monhtly, published 4 November 2016.

From motors to mice: the automotive industry's legacy for advanced manufacturing

The impending exit of Ford, GM Holden and Toyota from Australia by 2017 will be accepted with some sadness. However, the automotive industry will leave a powerful legacy for flourishing sectors such as pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical technology, says Michael McLean, Managing Director of McLean Management Consultants and speaker at the Advanced Manufacturing Summit. 

Read more in the Australian Manufacturing Technology (AMT) magazine. 

Mr McLean will present Retained learnings: applying automotive strategies to biotech advanced manufacturing at the Summit. 

How advanced manufacturing will drive the future of biotech, pharmaceuticals and medtech

Advanced manufacturing is the engine powering the future of our dynamic, constantly changing world and will have a vital role to play in innovative industries, such as biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Founded upon the fundamental tenet of continuous improvement, advanced manufacturing facilitates the creation of more reliable and affordable products, products that address pressing societal issues, advanced robotics, automation and high performance computing.

Read more from AusBiotech.

Let's compete on complexity, not on cost

Dr Jens Goennemann, Managing Director of the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC), says focusing on complexity, not cost-competitivenes, is the key to the future prosperity of advanced manufacturing. 

Dr Goennemann will deliver a keynote presentation outlining the AMGC’s vision for a competitive, dynamic and thriving Australian advanced manufacturing sector that is critical to the long-term health of the economy and the nation at the Summit. 

Read more in the Australian Manufacturing Technology (AMT) magazine.