Design in Manufacturing Seminar

Design in Manufacturing Seminar


Event Start: Tue, Jun 18, 2019, 8:30AM

Event End: Tue, Jun 18, 2019, 1:00PM

Event Details:

Tuesday 18 June 2019
8.30am to 1pm
Griffith University ADaPT 1.0 Boardroom
Building G14, Engineering Drive, SOuthport QLD 4215
Cost $25.00


On behalf of the Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning

Learn how Design in Manufacturing drives advantage for your business

Featuring: Griffith’s Advanced Design and Prototyping Technologies Institute (ADaPT)

Smart Manufacturers:

  • Use design in new ways to differentiate and thrive,
  • Learn how to work smarter,
  • Secure international customers,
  • Own you own profitable product lines,
  • Build a local business making global sales

Spend one morning learning how Australian manufacturing businesses profit and grow through the use of Design in Manufactuing, hear of a local manufacturer’s design successes, and learn how the Griffith University Advanced Design and Prototyping Technologies Institute (ADaPT) can become your next advantage.

You will come away with ideas and approaches for new successes for your business.

This seminar will be held on-site Tuesday 18 June (9.00am – 1.00pm) at Griffith University, ADaPT facilities, Gold Coast Campus (site map).

Take the site tour to see how advanced design, prototyping and new materials, are cleverly used in the ‘new industrial revolution’ and how students are using design and technology for outstanding performance and business advantage.


Robert Geddes, Senior Consultant – Innovation, QMI Solutions, Brisbane
Darren Wilkinson, General Manager, M-TECH Marine Technologies, Coomera ADaPT Griffith University, Southport
Prof David Lloyd, Gold Coast Orthopaedic Research and Education alliance (GCORE)
Assoc Prof. Shoujin Sun, Professor, Additive Manufacturing
Dr Sam Canning, Senior Lecturer, 3D Design
Laura Drake, Senior Technical Officer, ADaPT

A tour of the ADaPT operation is included prior to a networking lunch when you can ask further questions of the presenters or others attending.

The advanced manufacturing design program is a key action of the Queensland Government’s Advanced Manufacturing 10-Year Roadmap and Action Plan as part of the Advance Queensland Initiative.

Places are limited – maximum 2 attendees per company

At registration please indicate if you require onsite parking – a code will be emailed to you separately.

NB: Taking of photographs onsite is regulated. Approval is required prior to any photography.

Includes: parking, seminar, workbook, design resources directory, facility tour and catering

For more information, contact QMI Solutions on 07 3364 0700 or via