MaD2018: Programme

MaD2018 Programme Outline

Venue – ANZ Viaduct Events Centre (unless otherwise stated)

MONDAY 21 May 2018
8.00am Registration | Exhibition Viewing
8.45am Conference Opening:  Nic Smith (Dean of Engineering, University of Auckland) | Vic Crone (CEO, Callaghan Innovation) | Steve Saunders (Owner, & Founder, Plus Group)
9.30am Keynote Speaker 1: Prof Alex Slocum (MIT, USA)
10.00am University of Canterbury Morning Tea | Poster Session | Exhibition Viewing
10.30am Concurrent (3x Parallel) Conference Sessions
12.30pm Lunch | Poster Session | Exhibition Viewing
1.30pm Keynote Speaker 2: Peter Beck (CEO, Rocket Lab Ltd)
2.00pm Concurrent (3x Parallel) Conference Sessions
3.30pm University of Waikato Afternoon Tea | Poster Session | Exhibition Viewing
4.00pm Panel Discussions (concurrent): 1. Navigating NZ’s Research Funding System  | 2.  Challenges and Opportunities for Digital Design and Manufacturing Processes in NZ
5.00pm Industry-Researcher Collaborative Match-making
6.00pm Fisher & Paykel Pre-Dinner Drinks and Networking
7.00pm Fisher & Paykel Conference Dinner (ticketed) – Key Address by Hon. Minister Megan Woods

 

TUESDAY 22 May 2018
8.15am Registration | Exhibition Viewing
8.45am Introduction of Day
9.00am Keynote Speaker 3: Troy Coyle (CEO, HERA)
9.30am Keynote Speaker 4: Prof Olaf Diegel (Lund University, Sweden)
10.00am University of Canterbury Morning Tea | Poster Session | Exhibition Viewing
10.30am Concurrent (3x Parallel) Conference Sessions
12.30pm Lunch | Poster Session | Exhibition Viewing
1.30pm Keynote Speaker 5: Brendan Lindsay (prev. MD, Sistema Plastics)
2.00pm Panel Discussions (concurrent): 3.  Research Strategy for a MaD CoRE | 4.  Innovation in Manufacturing and Design
3.00pm Beckhoff Afternoon Tea | Poster Session | Exhibition Viewing
3.30pm Panel Discussions (concurrent): 5.  Collaboration in a MaD World | 6.  Industry 4.0
4.30pm Awards | Conference Close
5.00pm MaD2018 Post-conference Cocktails (optional) – Venue: M Social Hotel, 196-200 Quay St, Auckland

MaDE2022 WILL NOT GO AHEAD AS SCHEDULED

ON 25 - 26 JANUARY 2022

In response to the New Zealand government’s recent announcement that all of New Zealand will move to traffic light Red at 11.59pm 23 January 2022, the MaDE Conference Executive have met and confirmed that the MaDE2022 Conference will not go ahead as scheduled on Tuesday 25 - Wednesday 26 January 2022.

More information will be forthcoming, we thank you for your patience as we work through our options.

CONFERENCE PARTNER

CONFERENCE DATES

MaDE2022 has been cancelled.

SUBMISSION DATES

Abstract Portal Now Closed
Abstract Review Complete: 1 Aug 2021
Authors Notified: 10 Aug 2021
All Abstract Revisions Due: 20 Aug 2021
Student Innovation Showcase EOIs due: 10 Sep 2021
ALL PRESENTERS RECONFIRM for MaDE2022 by: 12 Nov 2021

REGISTRATION DATES

Registration Open
Early Bird Reg. Close: 24 Dec 2021
Standard Reg. Close: 14 Jan 2022

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