Registrations are now open for our festival workshop program
Key points to note
- Each workshop is free.
- Some have restricted numbers.
- They will all be held at Mingara.
- Full catering provided for full day workshops.
Our program commences on the 19th August. Click on the RED links for more details on the individual workshops and the presenters.
This face to face event is a half day workshop and will be in two parts” Understanding the grants process and educating you on how to prepare for grant opportunities : and knowing what grants are available from different government agencies. Presented by Keith Whelan,”The Grants Guy” and our state and federal government agencies.
This workshop focuses on the basic components of what to do and how to do it in difficult times for your organisation.While there is no short-cut solution, there are some things you can manage do to manage your business, to position it to cope with the future. Presented by Keith Whelan.
This workshop will provide insight into how the circular economy provides tangible benefits to business. You will hear from one of Australia’s leading Australian Research Council( ARC) Laureate Professor , Veena Sahajwalla, an internationally recognised materials scientist, engineer and inventor, two speakers from the University of Newcastle, Professor Alan Broadfoot, Director of Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources(NIER) and Professor Paul Dastoor and three local industry players; Mark Harry, R&D Manager at Mars Food Australia, Chloe Hyde, Sustainable Development & Public Relations at TrendPac and Graham Knowles, Group General Manager and Chief Operating Officer at iQRenew.
Participants will learn how to identify the ways in which they can bring value to customers and to use this understanding to initiate relationships and offer solutions that create lasting value for both parties. Presented by Shipley Asia Pacific.
This presentation will discuss the essential role that both Lean and Industry 4.0 have in the success of your business and how you can apply these approaches together to deliver the maximum value for your customers. Presented by Tim McLean from TXM.
The most fundamental requirement for a manufacturing or distribution business is to deliver customers what they want, in the right quantity, when and where they want it.If your customers cannot get this, they will go elsewhere. So, what are the secrets to achieving on-time-in-full delivery? Through a practical and fun Lego simulation game you will learn what goes wrong in typical international supply chains and how to fix it. Presented by Tim McLean from TXM.