AWIA Conference

AWIA 2014 Annual Conference
Marriott Resort & Spa, Surfers Paradise
Monday 15th September - Tuesday 16th September 2014
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This year will see our conference being held for the first time in conjunction with the Australian Steel Institute (ASI) at the Marriott on the Gold Coast. 

With about 300 delegates expected this will be an exciting change to our past conferences and an opportunity to network on a much larger scale and experience the best of their conference along with the best of our conference.

We will have a full range of presenters including the Federal MP for Industry, AIG speaking on the status Australian industry as a whole, Australian Super speaking on the economic climate and many others. We will of course have topics more specific to our own members.

Make sure your read the conference flier and book your spot at the conference now.

 

2014 CONVENTION SCHEDULE

SUNDAY 14th SEPTEMBER
6.30 pm - 9.30 pm Steel Shed Group 10th Anniversary Cocktail Party - All welcome

MONDAY 15th SEPTEMBER
9.00 am - 5.30 pm Plenary session - Marriott Grand Ballroom
6.30 pm - 7.10 pm Convention Gala Dinner - pre-dinner drinks
7.20 pm - 11.30 pm Convention Gala Dinner - Dress - lounge suit

TUESDAY 16th SEPTEMBER
8.45 am - 1.00 pm Plenary session - Marriott Grand Ballroom
1.30 pm - 4.30 pm AISD Steel detailers' meeting
1.30 pm - 4.30 pm Fabricators' meeting (by invitation only)
1.30 pm - 4.30 pm Roll formers' meeting
1.30 pm - 3.30 pm AWIA Meeting incl. AGM

SPEAKERS CONFIRMED
The Hon Bob Baldwin - Parliamentary Secretary to Australian Industry Minister - Federal Government policy for industry
Dr Edwin Basson - Director-General, World Steel Association - Global view of steel growth and trends
Peter Burns - Project Manager, Pacific Industrial Company - Innovation and efficiencies in fabrication
Noel Cornish - National President, Australian Industry Group - Australian industry overview

Richard Hodgett - Brookfield Multiplex - Advantages of steel in the building process
Dan Gregory - Founder and CEO, The Impossible Institute - Customer relations
Steve Hamer - Chief Executive Steel, Arrium - Changing dynamics in the steel sector
Romilly Madew - Chief Executive, Green Building Council of Australia - Sustainable steel industry

Jane Montgomery-Hribar - Director Strategic Projects, APCC - Asian region influences on the Australian steel industry
Mark Tierney - AustralianSuper - Economic briefing
Mark Vassella - Chief Executive, BlueScope Australia and New Zealand - Steel manufacture and product innovation in the Asian region
Martyn Weir - Chief Executive Officer, PDC Consultants - Innovation in processes for competitive advantage
Jermie Henry - InterPon - Latest trends and technologies in powder coating steel and wire

Dress: Smart Casual

 

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Conference Options

Please select from below options:

Thursday Dinner
Saturday Afternoon Activities
Saturday Dinner
Sunday Wine Tour