International Metalworking Philippines @ Philippines
Jul 22 – Jul 25 all-day

International metalworking, automation technology, tool and accessory expo and conference

Innovation and Industry 4.0; The Future of Intralogistics, Materials Handling and Supply Chain @ Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Jul 24 – Jul 26 all-day

Announcing its return to Melbourne in 2018, CeMAT, the world’s leading trade fair for intralogistics and supply chain management, is set to explore Innovation and Industry 4.0; The Future of Intralogistics, Materials Handling and Supply Chain. It will  bring together logistics, warehousing, supply chain, IT and finance leaders, from a wide variety of industries ranging from FMCG through to resources
In its third year, CeMAT AUSTRALIA will focus on the fourth industrial revolution, sharing insights into how smart technology, efficient information management systems and data are enabling industry competitiveness through improved processes and timely decision making.
Across the CeMAT Exhibition and Knowledge Theatre, industry leaders will showcase how improved automation, machine-to-machine communications, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and digitalisation is shaping the future of warehousing, manufacturing and intralogistics.
With live demonstrations and cutting-edge presentations, CeMAT AUSTRALIA offers visitors the chance to see how integration of warehousing and intralogistics technology will optimise production and reshape the industry.
The CeMAT Exhibition will showcase over 100 international and local companies who are utilising innovative technologies such as robotics and IIoT to redefine warehouse processes, including Swisslog, Kuka Robotics, Daifuku BCS, Jiangsu, SEW-EURODRIVE, Dematic, Vanderlande and Harley Industrial.

QME (Queensland Mining and Engineering Exhibition) @ QLD. Mackay Showgrounds
Jul 24 – Jul 26 all-day

Includes innovative products and machinery for the mining industry and live demonstrations of the latest mining equipment and technology.

Tasmanian Minerals and Energy Conference 2018 @ Burnie Arts & Function Centre
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – Jul 27 @ 5:00 pm

The annual TMEC conference will be hosted at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre from 25 to 27 July 2018.

The theme of this year’s conference is “What Good Looks Like” and we will highlight some of the great businesses doing world class work in our State.

We have attracted a broad range of  speakers over the three days who will share their stories, while also giving our delegates an opportunity to take something away that they may be able to use in their own business – either through specific advice or in the sparking of a different thought process.  We will wrap up the conference with brief updates from a range of developing projects from around the State.


Futuremap- future-proofing Australian Manufacturing SME’s @ Latrobe City Council HQ (Nambur Wariga Room)
Aug 1 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am

Competing in today’s increasingly digitalised world and winning in the fourth industrial revolution requires global context and market access, entrepreneurial leadership, a culture of innovation and the adoption of new emerging technologies. But above all, it requires a different set of thinking.

Whether you are new to digital manufacturing or well on the journey, the futuremapTM workshop will give you valuable insights into the current state of your business and then have you consider where you aspire to be, and by when.

Interactive and packed with industry examples, the workshop is intended specifically for you if you are a manufacturing business, to help you
• think differently about the opportunities and challenges of digital manufactuing
• map the current state of your business with respect to capabilities and characteristics vital for future competitiveness and success, and compare this to where you aspire to be in two years from now;
• understand the primary gaps between your current state and your aspirations, to assist you to develop your key areas of focus and potential investment; and
• understand where assistance may be sought to help you on your transition to digital manufacturing.

Prepare to be inspired, learn, and grow as you spend the workshop assessing and mapping your business’ manufacturing capabilities and characteristics using futuremapTM, a business diagnostic tool developed by IMCRC, and deployed in collaboration with the AMGC and the Entrepreneurs’ Programme.

This event is exclusively for Manufacturers .
To receive the password to register for this workshop please contact Mal Clark at mclark@amtil.com.au or 0428 328 228 if you are unsure about your eligibility to attend.

For more information, please go to www.imcrc.org/futuremap

Qingdao International Machine Tools Exhibition (JNMTE) @ China
Aug 2 – Aug 6 all-day

Theme and Trend: Dialogue Between Intelligence Manufacture and Industry 4.0
Includes equipment, machine tools accessories, cutting tools and functional parts, as well as thousands of other products. The exhibition will show the leading technology and intelligent solutions. There will also be intelligent manufacture and industrial robots to promote and lead industrial innovation, as well as show the new achievement of Internet+Manufacture. Dialogue between intelligence manufacture and industry 4.0, industrial robots summit forum and new products promotion, and Nocmall Machine tolls festival (free probation, special offers), The aim is to create the one-stop purchase platform for the machine tool industry.

Innovation into Profit Program @ William Buck,
Aug 2 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

A series of experts discuss the route from a new idea to a commercial return and the tools available to make it easier
and improve the prospects of success.

Experts from a wide range of backgrounds will bring their unique perspectives, panel discussions and Q&A will draw it all together.
Topics covered include:
•   Patents, designs & trade marks – pros, cons & costs
•   Confidentiality and Protecting your Trade Secrets
•   How to maximise the value of your business
•   Lessons from experience at the coal face
•   Using R&D and Export Market Development grant to boost your business
•   Other Government support programmes

Key Presenters:

  • Dr Mal Clark
  • Ron Mack
  • Dr. Kevin Thomson
  • Ben Mott – Wadeson
  • Georgia Davies-Jackson – Macpherson Kelley
  • Liz Smith – William Buck
  • Rob Crowder – Procept
  • Dr. Rita Choueiri – William Buck

At this free program, participants will access the key drivers for a profitable business and the opportunity to discuss with industry experts.

This is a free event hosted by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science Entrepreneurs’ Programme.

This event is designed to benefit small and medium Australian businesses.

If you have any questions about this event or any future events, please contact EPLearningEvents@industry.gov.au


‘Unlock the Potential’ – Siemens launches Digitalize 2018 @ Melbourne Cricket Ground
Aug 8 all-day
A forum of collaboration, discussion and industry disruption

Our world is becoming ever more connected. Billions of intelligent devices and machines generate massive amounts of data, creating a bridge between real and virtual worlds. August 7th will reveal the power and potential of MindSphere, and how these vast amounts of data can be turned into value – a key success factor for Australian businesses.

With insights from industry experts, exciting discussions and networking opportunities, Digitalize 2018 is an event not to be missed. Join us as we explore Australia’s digital future across themes of Workforce, Industry 4.0, Intelligent Infrastructure and Australia’s Energy Transition.

Unlock the potential.

Why attend Digitalize 2018?

  • Explore ways to shape the digital transformation – with ground-breaking innovations, open collaboration, and ingenious minds
  • Be inspired to unlock your potential with digitalization for your organization in moving towards to the digital future
  • Meet like-minded people – participate in friendly & exciting discussions with great networking opportunities
  • Disrupt your mindset – discover how methodologies are being used across vertical markets to leverage best practice
  • Engage with Siemens experts – see demonstrations of the latest technology across  Siemens’ broad portfolio


In its third year, Digitalize 2018 will feature keynote addresses from:

  • Audrey Zibelman – CEO of AEMO and a member of numerous boards including the CSIRO, Energy Advisory Committee and the Melbourne Energy Institute’s Advisory Board.
  • Innes Willox – CEO of the Australian Industry Group, which represents over 60,000 Australian businesses. Innes also leads the Industry 4.0 Forum, formerly known as the Prime Minister’s Industry 4.0 Taskforce.
  • Cedrik Neike – Member of the Managing Board at Siemens AG and responsible for the regions of Asia and Australia and Siemens’ energy portfolio. Siemens is the largest industrial software and automation company in the world, operating across 200 countries.
  • Ian MacLeod – Fleet Delivery Manager for Thameslink at Siemens. The Thameslink project is one of the largest rail infrastructure projects the United Kingdom has undertaken and is set to improve rail connections across London, making passenger journeys more reliable.
  • Michelle Price – CEO of AustCyber, Australia’s Cyber Security Growth Network.
    Siemens Australia and New Zealand, Communications and Government Affairs Michelle has extensive cyber security expertise including from her time leading Australia’s policy positions in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.
Vietnam Manufacturing Expo
Aug 8 – Aug 10 all-day

International exhibition for machine tools for mould & die making and injection technologies for plastics manufacturing. Includes education programs and activities.

2018 Technology Expo Melbourne @ Etihad Stadium
Aug 8 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

IICA Technology Expos are a one-stop shop, featuring many companies showcasing their products or services related to the Instrumentation, Control and Automation Industry, over a drink in a friendly and relaxed environment.

PLUS IICA Technical Presentation by: Honeywell Process Solutions at 4.00pm

Technical Presentation Title: **The Automation of the Roof Structure at Etihad Stadium **

A presentation on the automation systems used across Etihad Stadium, including the famous retractable roof structure, and the engineering considerations that led to successful implementation and ongoing support of this unique structure.

>> Free Entry for both events<<

**All are welcome to attend **
Including Managers, Electricians, Engineers, Maintenance Managers, Production Planners, Operational Staff those that run the plant, Instrument Technicians, Health & Safety Officers, Apprentices and Students.

Victorian Vernier Foundation Event @ Kooyong Tennis Club
Aug 9 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

In their 2017 report “The New Work Smarts’, the “Foundation for Young Australians” declared;

“By 2030, Automation, globalisation and flexibility will change what we do in every job”

To adapt to this change, young people will need;

Smart Learning!         Smart thinking!       Smart doing!

The Vernier Foundation’s 2018 Youth Forum will explore what this means to the high school students of today, the educational institutions and our leading manufacturing companies through our expert panel:

  • Shona McPherson – Media Manager – Foundation for Young Australians
  • Professor Mark Easton – Associate Dean – RMIT University
  • Dr Karen O’Reilly Briggs – Researcher – Latrobe University
  • Dr Steve Dowey – Technology Manager – Sutton Tools

Questions to be addressed:

  • How the nature of work will change and how to be “Smarter”
  • What are the new skills and capabilities, along with STEM to secure the progressive jobs of tomorrow
  • How the educational institutions are adapting to this changing paradigm

Ask your own questions in our interactive Question and Answer panel session!  Make a comment!

When and Where:

  • Thursday 9th of August 2018 at Kooyong Tennis Club, Glenferrie Road, Kooyong
  • Open from 12 noon with refreshments at 12.30 – formal event starts at 1pm until 3.30pm
  • Free to all University students, teachers, high school students and Vernier Members
  • Free parking available opposite the centre or by tram to Kooyong station
  • Guests especially welcome at $60– Please RSVP to strider@bigpond.com or petermurie@bigpond.com
ENMACH-Engineering and Machine Tools Exhibition @ Sri Lanka
Aug 10 – Aug 12 all-day

An important business platform offering an ideal overview of current market themes and trends in the engineering & machine tools and manufacturing sector. Sri Lanka has quickly emerged from decades of devastating war into an age of rapid economic growth and social improvement. Expansion has been driven largely by investments in infrastructure, particularly in rebuilding structures that were damaged during the conflict. The services sector has also catalysed growth, contributing to 57% of GDP, according to the World Bank. With the government looking to boost exports, tea and textiles have been the top products within Sri Lanka’s strengthening agriculture and manufacturing sectors. With a wealth of potential, and reforms already under way, Sri Lanka is poised for continued growth.

EuroMold BRAZIL @ Brazil
Aug 14 – Aug 17 all-day

International fair for mouldmaking, tooling, design and product development. Co-located with InterPlast

Executive Negotiation Capability Workshop @ Australian Institute of Company Directors
Aug 15 @ 12:45 pm – 5:00 pm

Strategic Negotiation & Influencing Capability
By Invitation Only
Workshop limited to 20 people to ensure maximum participation.

You are invited to attend our upcoming workshop “Strategic Negotiation & Influencing Capability” as part of the Government Entrepreneurs’ Programme.
Organised by AMTIL (Australian Manufacturing Technology Institute Limited) and on behalf of the Commonwealth of Australia as represented by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.

Includes practical support for businesses, researchers and entrepreneurs, with advice from people with relevant private sector experience, co-funded grants to commercialise novel intellectual property in the form of new products, processes and services, funding to take advantage of growth opportunities, and connection and collaboration opportunities.

This is a personal invitation and not transferable. If you cannot attend and wish to nominate a substitute, please email us with their contact details so we can assess their eligibility in accordance with Government requirements.

12:45 pm registration for 1 – 5:30 pm

Venue: Australian Institute of Company Directors | Level 26, 367 Collins Street, Melbourne

Cost: Complimentary | this program is funded by the Commonwealth of Australia

AMTIL National Conference – Strategies for Manufacturing Resilience and Growth @ The Ballroom, Leonda By The Yarra
Aug 22 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm

Please view event page for full details…

SINDEX – Swiss Technology Trade Fair @ Switzerland
Aug 28 – Aug 30 all-day

The leading Swiss trade fair for industrial automation.  The exhibition includes trends, innovations and key technologies of tomorrow’s industry and is the showcase for services and products in automation, fluid technology, electrical engineering and related fields. It shows individual components, but also complete solutions
and provides a comprehensive overview of the Swiss technology.

Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo @ ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour
Aug 29 – Aug 30 all-day

Features Australia’s most comprehensive marketplace of recycling, manufacturing, waste collection and landfill professionals.

Automation Expo 2018 @ India
Aug 29 – Sep 1 all-day

South East Asia’s largest automation and instrumentation exhibition. An international platform to showcase the advancements achieved in the field of technology.

IMEX International Machine Tools Expo @ India
Aug 29 – Aug 31 all-day

An exclusive intl. exhibition on machine tools and allied products. Showcases the latest technologies and equipment for the engineering and machine tools industry. IMEX’18 is being designed to facilitate effective interaction among several fraternities of the machine tool, automation, cutting tool and user industries. The show will provide a unique gateway to international and domestic manufacturers / suppliers of machine tools & automation products / services, creating a unique platform to leverage the rapidly growing Indian market.

Medical Manufacturing Asia
Aug 29 – Aug 31 all-day

Manufacturing processes for medical technology exhibition. For Asia’s medtech and medical manufacturing processes sectors. Features an extensive product range covering the upstream and downstream processes in medtech sectors, including new materials, components, intermediate products, packaging and services, to micro and nanotechnology, testing systems and services, as well as materials, substance and components for medical technology. Industry-focused business forums will also headline the upcoming edition of the specialist trade fair. Co-located with Medical Fair Asia.

TAIROS @ Taiwan
Aug 29 – Sep 1 all-day

Taiwan Automation Intelligence & Robot Show
Leading the development of Taiwan intelligent robots

Sep 1 – Sep 5 all-day
Sep 3 – Sep 5 all-day

International Aluminum Exhibition. This event is part of the global Aluminium events community that promotes business and content for the aluminium industry and its professionals around the world.

Manufacturing Technology Davao
Sep 7 – Sep 9 all-day

Industrial machinery, factory automation, hardware products, power tools, material handling, welding technology and accessories exhibition. The largest and most comprehensive manufacturing technology trade show in the Philippines featuring Agritech Cebu; Metal, Hardware and Woodmach; and Philtronics. serving as a focal point for suppliers of manufacturing machinery, equipment, and services to showcase their innovative and highly competitive products to senior decision-makers in Asia.

Sep 10 – Sep 15 all-day

International Manufacturing Technology Show. IIMTS 2018 will be the 32nd edition of the premier manufacturing technology show in North America. IMTS 2016 hosted the highest number of exhibiting companies ever (2,407) and was the third largest in number of registrations (115,612) and in net square feet of exhibit space (1,370,256) at the McCormick Place complex. IMTS is held every even-numbered year in Chicago and attracts buyers and sellers from 117 countries.


IoT Impact 2018 Conference @ University of Technology, Sydney
Sep 10 – Sep 11 all-day

With over 400 member organisations  and over 700 individual participants across seven work streams, the IoT Alliance Australia (IoTAA) is the peak body representing Internet of Things (IoT) in Australia.

The IoTAA announces the inaugural IoT Impact 2018 event – IoTAA’s national conference and exhibition – to be held at the University of Technology Sydney. This conference will provide insights and intelligence for all businesses to navigate this rapidly shifting landscape, with particular focus on Manufacturing, Smart Cities, Transport, Energy, Water and Food & Agriculture.

With the global IoT market forecast to be worth over $11 Trillion by 2025, IoT will drive rapid and radical workplace transformation across all industries, providing great challenges and opportunities for all companies, large and small.

Now is the time for every industry and business to begin planning, strategizing and implementing digital transformation in order to secure their future.

Whether your business is product and/or solution-oriented, you need to be part of the conversation as Industry and Government come together for two days to discuss the urgency at which Australia needs to embrace the new digital economy.

We see a thriving future for Australia and the world by connecting data, devices, people, processes and things to the internet to create unparalleled opportunities.  It helps people make better and more informed decisions to get the best possible outcomes and ultimately helps to boost Australia’s future success, productivity and economy.

Now is the time for industry and government to seize the opportunities for economic growth and social benefit. Join us at IoT Impact 2018!!

For sponsorship opportunities visit: www.iotimpact.com.au/download-prospectus

@IoTAA1 – Twitter

Ethan Carter
Project Director
+61 487 366 119

PrefabAUS Conference 2018 @ Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Sep 11 – Sep 12 all-day

This two-day event offers a unique opportunity to be part of Australia’s rapidly changing building manufacturing industry.  Australia’s prefabricated industry is at the forefront of the global market, and the conference will provide knowledge and networking opportunities to explore the future of the growing sector.The 2018 conference will include keynote speakers, project case studies and workshops to explore how the industry is continuing to grow, innovate and revolutionise the built environment. There will also be networking opportunities as well as an extensive exhibition as part of the event.

Sep 12 – Sep 15 all-day

Includes iron, steel, metal products and manufacturing technologies. A joint initiative taken by several associations to provide a platform to all the participants, delegates, business visitors and other key decision makers from the steel and other related industries. Includes bright steel; construction steel; engineering & alloy steel; flat steel; galvanized steel; metal & mining; other iron & steel; stainless steel; special steel; steel production machinery.

Sep 18 – Sep 22 all-day

International  Metalworking exhibition. Focus is on machining and metal-removing machine tools and precision tools. Includes, measuring systems, quality assurance, robotics, tool handling, software, peripherals etc.

Foodtech Packtech
Sep 18 – Sep 20 all-day

New Zealand’s largest food manufacturing, packaging and processing technology trade show

Sep 19 – Sep 22 all-day

South Brazilian exhibition for the metal and mechanical industry
For four decades, Expomac, which has also joined ELETRON – the Brazilian Electrical, Electronics and Industrial Automation Trade Fair – suggests paths, analyzes economic perspectives, launches new technologies and discusses concepts with the Brazilian industry. The union of the metal, electronics and industrial automation sectors, a market demand, follows a worldwide trend of adding trade fairs dedicated to accommodating suppliers and demanders of technologies in complementary segments, offering numerous advantages.

Machine Building
Sep 24 – Sep 29 all-day

International Exhibition of Industrial Equipment.
The leader among the eleven specialized exhibitions within the framework of the International Technical Fair with the biggest number of companies involved. According to polls they exhibit at the most representative Bulgarian forum of investment goods and technologies because of its prestige, tradition, commercial efficiency, size and large number of visitors. These factors make the exhibition the most suitable place for manifestation of the entrepreneurs in the field of Machine Building and Metallurgy.

Sep 25 – Sep 27 all-day

International fair of aluminium and technology, materials and non-ferrous metal products. The trade fair is the showcase for companies which display new technologies, modern machinery and equipment used in non-ferrous metals industry, as well as raw materials, components and materials used in metallurgical processes.


Experience Additive Manufacturing
Sep 25 – Sep 27 all-day

EAM is the new, innovative trade fair in the multi-location format for additive manufacturing.
Additive manufacturing is a key topic for the future within the megatrend “Industry 4.0”. The innovative process stands on the strategic agenda of corporations, leading research institutes and development institutions as well as small and medium-sized enterprises from nearly all manufacturing industries. EAM brings AM to life, creating transparency and an overview in the massively growing market of additive manufacturing, which has reached the threshold for mass production. With practical business cases, innovations and state-of-the-art, tangible exhibits, EAM supports current and future market participants in capturing the infinite possibilities of AM across processes, applications and materials, and promotes the exchange of information and knowledge transfer.
The event was initiated as a multi-location event together with the Fraunhofer IGCV and the Institute for Machine Tools and Business Management of the Technical University of Munich to assist companies with the make-or-buy decision for the use of additive manufacturing processes. The two partners are organizing the “22. Augsburg Seminar for Additive Manufacturing “at the Augsburg Exhibition Center. EAM takes place in the heart of Southern Germany and thus in one of the strongest areas for additive manufacturing. The southern German economy represents the entire AM value chain and includes an extraordinary number of users and non-users of AM technologies. As the second oldest city in Germany, Augsburg is not only an attractive and charming trade fair location, but is also located in a booming economic and production region.

Sep 25 – Sep 28 all-day

International Microtechnology and Precision Trade Fair. Brings together the entire microtechnology sector and proposes a very broad multi-technological offer ranging from R&D to subcontracting and production technologies. All trades are represented – ie: additive manufacturing; assembly, micro-assembly; automation, robotics; CAD-CAM; engineering; interconnection technologies; injection, overmoulding; laser technology; machining, micromachining; materials; metrology, measurement, control; microelectronic packaging; micromanufacturing; nanotechnology; precision bar turning; stamping, fine blanking; surface treatment; tools

Sep 26 – Sep 28 all-day

Medical equipment design and technology exhibition and conference. Materials & Adhesives zone includes exhibits of polymers, biodegradable/bioresorbable materials, metals, dressing materials and adhesives..

Metal Madrid
Sep 26 – Sep 27 all-day

Tailored to meet the needs of today’s advanced manufacturers and suppliers, MetalMadrid is the only industrial show for the central area of Spain, covering the entire engineering and manufacturing life cycle including: Design & Development; Test, Measurement & Inspection; Advanced Materials; Advanced Manufacturing Processes & Software; Machining; Supply Chain and more. Co-located with Robomatica (Robotics and Automation Trade Fair).

IMT (Intl. Machine Tools)
Oct 1 – Oct 5 all-day

International machine tools exhibition. Includes:
Machine tools
Forming machines
Machines for unconventional and special machining and forming technologies
Quality control for machining and forming sector
Flexible manufacturing systems (FMS)
Precision tools
Accessories for metal working and forming
Service and repairs of metal working and forming machines, reworked machines
Hand-operated tools
Manual non-mechanized tools
Institutions, literature and services in metal working and forming sector
Metal working and forming machines, manual tools – other

Oct 2 – Oct 7 all-day

Machine tools, metal processing machines, welding, cutting, drilling technologies, quality control and test equipment fair.

Oct 2 – Oct 4 all-day

International machine tools, and processing technology trade fair. Includes machine tools for machining, plastic
Processing;sheet metal working equipment tools; technological equipment; measuring instrumentation; unconventional machining methods; thermal processing equipment; computer software supporting machining; coolants and process fluids; consulting and design services; professional publications; workshop equipment; repairs and modernisation of machine tools; services in the field of materials processing; other;

All-Energy Australia @ Melbourne Conference and Exhibition Centre
Oct 3 – Oct 4 all-day

Comprehensive clean and renewable energy event. Themes include “The next market disruption-  A look at the evolving energy landscape, its future players and the new market realities for the energy sector”  (bringing industry players together to look at the major hurdles the industry faces over the next 5-10 years and assess how the industry is evolving to cater to these changes). How the energy landscape is evolving and are we reacting fast enough? Where are the emerging opportunities in the market and how is this creating new players in the market? How might this continue to change as we approach 2025

Oct 9 – Oct 11 all-day

ALUMINIUM is the world’s leading trade show and B2B-platform for the aluminium industry and its main applications.
It is THE must-attend event for the aluminium industry and a powerful sourcing platform by uniting producers, processors and also end-consumers as well as technology suppliers.
ALUMINIUM is showcasing international innovations from the entire value chain.

Oct 9 – Oct 13 all-day

PLANET, an area of innovation and dedicated to robots, industrial and collaborative, integrators and automation systems.

Oct 9 – Oct 11 all-day

World fair for mould and pattern making, tooling, design, additive manufacturing and application development

Safety in Action @ Sydney Showground
Oct 9 – Oct 10 all-day

Australia’s leading workplace Health & Safety Event – Includes three dedicated safety zones, free safety seminars and workshops, the latest innovative products and services and interactive opportunities.

Oct 10 – Oct 12 all-day

International Exhibition for the Metal Industry for manufacturers in the metal construction industry. METALCON showcases more than 800 booths with a diverse range of metal construction products including services, equipment and technology. METALCON is the one event that attracts the most metal professionals in the industry-from architects and roofers to engineers and fabricators. From the U.S. and more than 52 countries, attendees come to METALCON to find new solutions to old problems.

Oct 11 – Oct 13 all-day

International manufacturing machinery, equipment. materials, services, and subcontracting event.

Oct 11 – Oct 13 all-day

International Industrial Machinery, Technology and Accessories Exhibition

Oct 11 – Oct 13 all-day

International exhibition on machine tools & metalworking solutions. includes: machine tools and machining centers, edm machine; sheet metalworking; welding technology; factory automation; pump & valve; material handling; mold and die; foundry; wire, tube, cable technology; metrology / control measurement; tools and tooling; surface treatment; fluid power.

Euro PM2018
Oct 14 – Oct 18 all-day

Powder Metallurgy Congress and Exhibition
Europe’s annual powder metallurgy congress and exhibition organised by the European Powder Metallurgy Association, is set to return to Spain in 2018, Euro PM2018 is set to feature a world class technical programme as well as a 5000m2 exhibition showcasing the latest developments from the global PM Supply Chain. The Euro PM2018 Congress and Exhibition, along with social events such as the welcome reception and congress dinner, provide excellent networking opportunities within the PM Industry. Includes:
Additive Manufacturing
Hard Materials
Hot Isostatic Pressing
New Materials, Processes and Applications
Metal Injection Moulding
Press & Sinter

Oct 16 – Oct 18 all-day

international precision engineering, machine tools and metalworking exhibition & conference
business sectors: automation, robotics, manufacturing technology, production engineering, machine tools, metalworking, optics. One-stop manufacturing solutions trade event in the North Vietnam and further afield. The three-day expo aims to not only showcase the best-of-breed technologies, machinery and cost-effective solutions covering all facets of the manufacturing industry, but also provide a conducive platform for industry leaders, key decision-makers and technology experts to connect and collaborate.

Oct 16 – Oct 18 all-day

Exhibition for steel, non-ferrous metals, technologies and products. Co-located with  international welding fair – ExpoWELDING a

Oct 17 – Oct 19 all-day

International trade exhibition for automotive industry

Oct 17 – Oct 19 all-day

International metal and steel trade fair for southeast asia. Will focus on the interdependent affiliations between foundry technology, casting products, metallurgy and thermoprocess technology, and its synergistic tie back to what is trending in the steel, aluminium, copper, cobalt, nickel and other metal sectors in Indonesia and the wider Southeast Asia

Oct 17 – Oct 19 all-day

Industrial Automation exhibition. Includes advanced automation technologies. This is the main exhibition of the PTA project on industrial automation and embedded systems. A traditional meeting place of manufacturers, distributors, integrators and end users of equipment and services in the automation sphere, introducing the most advanced automation, control and monitoring technologies.

Fit for the Future: join AMTIL on an engaging ride in to the future @ Riversdale Golf Club
Oct 18 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

First PresentationFit for the Future
Gihan Perera is a Futurist, Conference Speaker, Author and Consultant who gives you a glimpse in to what’s ahead and how you can become Fit for the Future, in your professional and personal life.

Take an inspiring, eye-opening, and engaging ride into the future to learn about the global megatrends shaping your industry, the mindset that helps you lead the change, and the skills you need to get things done in a fast-changing world.

Gihan’s Key Messages:
– The global megatrends shaping business and society
– Influence and power in the Age of Access
– Change is the new normal
– Take more control of your own future

Second Presentation – R&D Tax Incentive – Details and Eligibility
William Buck’s Dr Rita Choueiri – will discuss the criteria and details of the R&D Tax Incentive. Find out if you’re eligible to claim.

AMTIL’s Annual General Meeting will follow these presentations.

Breakfast Served: 8:00am
Presentations Commence: 8:30am
Parking: Free parking is available at the venue.

Oct 22 – Oct 25 all-day

Machine tool systems and forming equipment for processing of metals, wood, stones, composite materials, polymer materials, etc. Includes high-performance cutting and auxiliary instruments for machine tool systems; testing technology, instrumentation, measuring instruments, metrology, measuring systems; retrofitting; additive manufacturing; composite materials.

Oct 23 – Oct 26 all-day

International Sheet Metal Working Technology Exhibition
Said to be the world’s leading exhibition for the sheet metal working industry;  has been serving the sheet metal working industry as their leading international trade exhibition for almost 50 years. A unique platform for manufacturers and suppliers to market their machines, products and services to the sheet metal working industry.

The Pipeline Repair, Hot Tapping and In-Service Welding Course @ Rydges World Square
Oct 23 – Oct 24 all-day

A  two day workshop providing an in-depth overview of the various aspects of pipeline modification and repair (full encirclement sleeves, hot taps etc) and to address the concerns associated with welding of in-service pipelines.
A thorough understanding of the factors that affect welding onto in-service pipelines helps avoid pipeline shutdowns and interruptions of service, thereby bolstering both economic and environmental benefits for operators and welders alike. Plus, repairs can be undertaken efficiently, effectively and with full confidence
The course includes a review and critical analysis of available thermal analysis models, including the original Battelle model, the heat sink capacity method and the PRCI thermal model for Hot Tap Welding.

Oct 23 – Oct 26 all-day

Vietnam International Industrial Fair. Includes machine tools, plastics, automation, ceramics, agriculture machinery.

Oct 25 – Oct 27 all-day

13th International Non-Ferrous Metals Technology, Machinery and Products Trade Fair
In the non-ferrous metals section, global and national industry suppliers will exhibit their latest technology machinery, equipment, product, raw materials, consumables and services to aluminium, copper and other non-ferrous metal product manufacturers. Main focus is on facilities, machinery and equipment necessary for producing and shaping non-ferrous metals.The fair enables visitors to see a range of quality offerings such as in high and low pressure die-castings and industrial furnaces; necessary production elements in the non-ferrous metals industry.

International Mining & Resources Conference @ Melbourne Conference and Exhibition Centre
Oct 28 – Nov 1 all-day

Covers all aspects of mining. Australia’s largest mining event. Bringing together over 4000 decision makers, mining leaders, policy makers, investors, commodity buyers, technical experts, innovators and educators from over 80 countries for four days of learning, deal-making and unparalleled networking


Korea Metal Week
Oct 30 – Nov 2 all-day

International metal industry technology exhibition. includes: fastener & wire; foundry & die casting; automobile & machine parts;  press & forging; tube & pipe; metal surface treatment & painting; 3d tech; composites; alumium; laser.

Oct 30 – Nov 1 all-day

Metalworking exhibition. Includes metalworking machines; sheet metal, tube and wire processing machines; surface treatment machines; additive manufacturing; connection techniques (see NIL Connection week); automation; CAD/CAM; metrology.

Advanced Engineering UK
Oct 31 – Nov 1 all-day

The UK’s largest annual gathering of manufacturing OEMs & engineering supply chain professionals from design, inspection, production, assembly, automation, materials processing, and more. Includes metals processing; aerospace supply chain components – assemblies/manufacturing; composites processing; design prototyping; digital design & manufacturing; automation; logistics; laser process technologies; low carbon vehicle; OEM parts & components; plastics processing; safety, health & environment; storage solutions; surface engineering; test, measurement, inspection; tooling suppliers.

Ausbiotec @ Brisbane Convention Centre
Oct 31 – Nov 2 all-day

Life sciences conference. Brings together Australian and international biotech leaders and stakeholders, creating a forum to reflect on the sector’s achievements and exchange ideas to further advance the sector’s standing both nationally and globally.AusBiotech is dedicated to consolidating this growth, and our 2018 conference will once again present issues critical to industry. Global biotech trends, breakthroughs, challenges and success stories will feature prominently on the program. Panel discussions and key themes will cover regulation and reimbursement, research translational strategies, new markets, business development and capital access, emerging technologies, clinical trials, regenerative medicine, agriculture and commercialisation.

Nov 1 – Nov 6 all-day

The 29th Japan International Machine Tool Fair.
For the contribution to the development of industry and trade promotion through increased international transactions and technical exchanges of machine tools and their related equipment.

SIRE (Singapore International Robotics Expo)
Nov 1 – Nov 2 all-day

Aims to be a platform that creates opportunities for people to meet, connect and convert. As the industry moves towards decreasing costs and greater flexibility of robotics technology, it is important to bring together the trade and community segments in dialogue on the business capabilities and wider adoption of robotics.Catch the most promising new robotics applications and business models, keep abreast with the global market trends and solutions in the robotics industry for your business. Uncover new business opportunities, forge partnerships and gain insights through product demonstrations of the latest robotics technologies.

Nov 6 – Nov 8 all-day

Brings a wealth of innovation and technology solutions. More than 35,000 attendees and over 1,500 exhibiting companies are expected to gather once again to celebrate metal manufacturing at its best. The event also provides educational sessions and expert-led presentations covering the latest trends and technology in the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries.

Nov 6 – Nov 9 all-day

Moscow International Tool Expo. One of the biggest tools exhibitions in Russia with hundreds of participants every year and the meeting point of producers, distributors and consumers of tools. At the exhibition are presented world and Russian-leading companies for tools, hand tools, abrasives, fittings, diesel and electrical generators, professional cleaning and thermal equipment. Includes tools for metal working, wire, piping, stone glass, ceramics, plastic; precision tools; EDM equipment; laser tools and equipment; sheet metalworking tools and machines; metrology; welding equipment etc.

Taiwan Intl. Machine Tool Show
Nov 7 – Nov 11 all-day

Includes: metal cutting machines; metal forming machines; machine tool accessories, components, parts, fluid power; CNC control system & auxiliary equipment; cutting tools, toolholding & workholding devices, measurement instruments; smart manufacturing system; media, associations, service sector.

Nov 11 – Nov 13 all-day

The Arab International Aluminium Conference and Exhibition. The premium platform for the aluminium industry in the Arab world. It is hosted on rotation basis by the primary aluminium manufacturers in the region. Since its inauguration in Kuwait in 1983, ARABAL has become an event of international repute, bringing together industry leaders from around the world to discuss current issues in the aluminium sector whilst also exploring investment opportunities in the region.

Nov 13 – Nov 16 all-day

International exhibition and conference on the next generation of manufacturing technologies, including additive manufacturing.  as well as tool and mould making. The process chain from a product idea up to its production is shown. The exhibition consolidates the additive and conventional procedures presenting the next generation of product development. In particular the interaction of additive technologies and tool and mould making is illustrated intensively.

Matelec Industry
Nov 13 – Nov 16 all-day

International Tradeshow for Industrial Technology and Smart Factory. In this new economic environment, at a time when the sector and the industry as a whole is moving toward a digital 4.0 environment, with a new approach to different production processes, significant growth for this event is predicted. This event puts the spotlight on promoting the message that we need to adapt production environments to the new digital industry.

Metal Expo 2018
Nov 13 – Nov 16 all-day

International industrial exhibition. Metal-Expo provides a perfect opportunity to know the latest achievements of the industry for it is attended by the leading ferrous and non-ferrous producers, as well as heavy-engineering and metalworking companies from many world countries. Includes state-of-the-art steel-making and metalworking equipment, materials and solutions.

Design & Manufacturing Montréal
Nov 14 – Nov 15 all-day

Includes wide array of advanced design and manufacturing technologies and services covering virtually every industry. Includes the latest in CAD/CAM software, contract design and manufacturing services, 3D printing, rapid prototyping, new materials and coatings.

JEC Asia 2018
Nov 14 – Nov 16 all-day

Dedicated composites exhibition and focusing on end-user markets. Includes companies from the entire composites value chain to showcase their latest capabilities and innovations to strategic end-users’ market such as automotive, aeronautics, renewable energies, building & construction, electrical & electronic equipment (EEE) and sports & leisure.

Nov 15 – Nov 18 all-day

International exhibition for machine tools, industrial tools, welding and cutting equipment

National Construction Equipment Convention @ Sydney Showground
Nov 15 – Nov 17 all-day

Australia’s first industry owned multi-disciplinary, multi-event platform for the civil construction and infrastructure sector  Sydney Showground. With the theme ‘Think Globally, Act Locally
’ this three day event will give you the opportunity to interact face-to-face with industry leaders. NCEC will form a vibrant industry hub, working with major associations to create an event, for the industry, by the industry to conquer common challenges and drive the sector forward together. With a focus on infrastructure and cutting edge technologyy.

International Industrial Forum
Nov 20 – Nov 23 all-day

The largest industrial exhibition event in Ukraine. Includes metal‑working, machine‑building and related fields, as well as a vast programme of scientific and practical conferences, seminars and presentations carried out by participants of the Forum.
Among the exhibitors are leading industrial enterprises from Ukraine and abroad. Every year the latest industrial technologies, machinery, tools, components and services are presented within the Forum.

Nov 21 – Nov 24 all-day

International exhibition of machine tools and accessories. Includes machine-tools; industrial maintenance; foundry/sintering; industrial cleaning; logistics and transport; chemistry and laboratories; moulds; plastics and rubbers; instrumentation, robotics; metallurgy and metal products; security products, services and equipment etc.

Nov 21 – Nov 24 all-day

International machine tools and metalworking technologies trade exhibition and conference
Includes the world’s renowned brands of cutting-edge technologies in metalworking. Includes machine tools and metalworking solutions from 3,300 brands from 50 countries.

Ausrail @ National Convention Centre
Nov 27 – Nov 28 all-day

Major Australasian rail event. AusRAIL 2018 moves to the nation’s capital and will cover the overarching theme – Rail – For a Better Future.


Nov 27 – Nov 30 all-day

Guangdong International Robot and Intelligent Equipment Exposition

Metal + Tech 2018
Nov 27 – Nov 30 all-day

International sheet metal show in southern China
Situated on the west bank of China’s Pearl River, Foshan is rising as an industrial corridor representing the highest standard of Chinese equipment manufacturing. By 2020, Foshan will see its added value of the equipment manufacturing industry totaling RMB250 billion and total industrial output value exceeding 1 trillion. As a metal city, Foshan serves as a transit place for sheet metal processing and trade nationwide. Foshan is full of metal logistics parks and steel & iron markets, reflecting huge demands for metal equipment. Metal+Tech 2018 is intended to meet these demands, through positioning its forward-looking layout and leveraging sheet metal advantages of Foshan.

Metallurgy India
Nov 27 – Nov 29 all-day

International Exhibition on metallurgical technology products and services. Includes metallurgical plants and rolling mills; welding, cutting, joining technology; information processing; environmental control and waste removal; OHS; non-ferrous metal works.

Japan Aerospace
Nov 28 – Nov 30 all-day

International Aerospace Exhibition

RMTS (Rajkot Machine Tools Show)
Nov 28 – Dec 1 all-day

A complete engineering exhibition specifically designed to promote machine tools, machinery, automation & automotive technology and material handling.

Russian Industrialist
Nov 28 – Nov 30 all-day

Largest platform in Northwestern Russia for the demonstration of innovative industrial equipment, products and technologies, and discussion of the pressing issues of modernisation of machine building enterprises. Includes: Machine tool building. Metalworking; laser equipment and technologies; robotics. automation; tools; innovation and technologies; electronics and instrument making; lighting technology; advanced materials for industry; industrial design; and (new): woodworking industry.

Russian Industrialist
Nov 28 – Nov 30 all-day

International industrial forum. For the past 20 years this event has been serving as the largest platform in the Northwestern region of Russia for demonstration of innovative industrial equipment, products and technologies, and discussion of the pressing issues of modernisation of the machine building enterprises. Includes machine tools, mechanical engineering, laser equipment, automation, intelligent materials, nanotechnology
Plastics, polymers, composites.

Nov 29 – Dec 1 all-day

international exhibition of mechanical engineering, metalworking, automation, electronics, electrical engineering, production materials, instruments and new technologies exhibitiion “Tech Industry 2018

Dec 4 – Dec 6 all-day

International trade fair for aerospace supply chain and technologies. Includes Future Technologies and Manufacturing 4.0 – Challenges for the aerospace supply industry.

iMT (International Metal Technology Taiwan)
Dec 5 – Dec 7 all-day

Integrates the entire supply chain of the metal technology sector into one single event, creating a platform for industry players to showcase their products, find new business partners, better understand the Asian market, and to interact with industry professionals from all over the world.

Manufacturing Indonesia
Dec 5 – Dec 8 all-day

International Automation Technology and Materials Handling Exhibition. Manufacturing Indonesia 2018 Series of Exhibitions is a highly focused manufacturing machinery, equipment, materials and services exhibition

Metal Expo Tokyo
Dec 5 – Dec 7 all-day

Japan’s largest show for highly-functional metal;  displaying a wide range of highly-functional metal materials and processing equipment, testing/analysis equipment, recycling technologies, etc. Co-located with Plastics Expo; Ceramics Expo; Paint & Coatings Expo; Laser Expo.

Dec 11 – Dec 14 all-day

Switzerland’s new industrial trade fair. A modern expo for producers and suppliers in Switzerland’s mechanical, electrical and metalworking (MEM) industries. It places a greater focus on ‘Swissness’, purposefully supplementing this with a healthy and profitable measure of qualitative international character. Particular importance is attached to digital transformation in the era of Industry 4.0. Includes machine tools; precision tools; metrology; machine parts systems engineering/components; materials/surfaces/coatings; additive manufacturing; CADCAM; Industry 4.0.

AMTIL 2018 NSW Christmas Dinner Function @ I'm Angus Steakhouse The Promenade
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Kick off the festive season with dinner at one of Darling Harbour’s great restaurants.
Network with other AMTIL Members in a relaxed environment.
Bring your colleagues and share in some early Christmas cheer.

Includes three course meal and drinks.

AMTIL 2018 QLD Christmas Lunch Function @ The Jetty - South Bank River Quay
Dec 14 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm

You’re invited to kick off the festive season with a celebratory lunch and a great view.
Network with other AMTIL Members in a relaxed environment.
Bring your colleagues and share in some early Christmas cheer.
Includes three course lunch and drinks.

Inside 3D Printing @ NEHRU CENTRE
Dec 19 2018 @ 12:00 am – Dec 20 2019 @ 12:00 am

A leading 3D Printing and Addivitve Manufacturing conference; claimed to be the largest professional 3D printing and AM event worldwide. Includes the business applications of 3D printing through conference sessions led by industry experts, demonstrations of the latest 3D printers and services, and programming for designers, professionals, and makers. See how 3D printing is revolutionising industries including manufacturing, medicine, architecture and aerospace.