Innovation in Action: The 7th Industry Development Conference

From 25 Mar 15 until 25 Mar 15 Save to calendar

At National Convention Centre 31 Constitution Avenue, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia


ForestWorks hosted the 7th Annual Industry Development Conference – Innovation in Action; skills and practices that work – on the 25 March 2015, in Canberra.

The event was a great success, delivering two half-day innovation forums that focussed specifically on examples of innovation that have been applied through the industry, including case studies of collaboration and innovation for the Frame and Truss Sector, Engineered Wood Products sector and the Pulp and Paper sector.

Catch-up on all the event activities below!


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Speaker Presentations and Videos

Hon Richard Colbeck
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture

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Ross Hampton
CEO of Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA)

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Andrew Metcalfe
AO Partner Advisory Ernst and Young

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Professor Swee Mak
Director Design Research Institute RMIT

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Michael Hartman
CEO of ForestWorks


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 "Innovation in Practice - Experiences from Australia", with:
Bill Watson, First Super
Cr Dale Harriman, Latrobe City Council
Sandy Kam, Latrobe City Council
Robe Rule, Timber Training Creswick

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Case Studies of Collaboration and Innovation, with:
Kersten Gentle, FTMA
Paul O'Loan, Big River Group
Adele Elice-Invaso, Appita
Jim Henneberry, former CEO of Australia Paper

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Panel discussion "The Modern Innovation Journey– Collaboration for Success", with:
Jim Henneberry, former CEO of Australian Paper
Peter McLean, Development Impacts
Simon Dorries, EWPAA
Kersten Gentle, FTMA
Eric Seigers, TMA
Julie George, ForestWorks

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