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The Night That Was: Oktoberfest 2012 Wrap-Up

The Night That Was: Oktoberfest 2012 Wrap-Up

Thank you to everyone who attended Headland and BOC’s annual Oktoberfest 2012. We hope you enjoyed the beer and bratwurst, and picked up key tips from our guest speakers on the night. As a reminder, here are some key points that were touched upon, as well as photos.

Clean Technology Investment Program – Dr Bronwyn Williams, AusIndustry

This $800 million competitive merits based programs is aimed to support Australian manufacturers remain competitive in the current carbon-constrained economy.

As a specialist program within the department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education, Dr Bronwyn Williams is the deputy State Manager, Victoria, and we were honoured to have her as a special guest speaker at our event.

Headland recently helped local high-tech machining company Advatek gain a share of the grant through the purchase of two Makino F5 machines. Read their success story here.

For more information on the Clean Technology Investment Program;

Download the PDF fact sheet here

Or visit ausindustry.gov.au or phone 13 28 46  

Additive Manufacturing – Professor Milan Brandt, RMIT University

RMIT University’s Advanced Manufacturing Precinct houses the latest technologies in additive and subtractive manufacturing, developing existing products, or designing new market offerings.

The Precinct brings together research design and advanced manufacturing in one location, opening the doors to new opportunities for innovation and product development based around the additive manufacture. Current projects at the Precinct are focused on the aerospace, automotive and biomedical industry and the training of next generation engineers who will grow our future manufacturing industry.

Professor Milan Brandt spoke of how RMIT is leading the way in the additive manufacturing technology, in conjunction with other leading Australian Universities.

For more information, visit www.rmit.edu.au or email Milan milan.brandt@rmit.edu.au

Professor Milan Brandt
Professor Milan Brandt, Oktoberfest 2012

Thank you to our major sponsor of the night

We would like to thank BOC who have sponsored Oktoberfest for a second year in a row.

BOC are suppliers of compressed and bulk gases, chemicals and equipment throughout Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Contact Deian Jones on deian.jones@boc.com or 02 9886 9552 to find out more.

Proudly Sponsored by BOC

Photos from the night: