International and Local Experts to Gather at Digitalize 2018

25 July 2018
  • Hon Trish White, National President and Chairman of Engineers Australia; and Robert Marigilani, Regional Director for Australia and New Zealand at Bentley Systems are among the new additions to the robust line-up of speakers at Digitalize 2018.
  • To be held on 8 August at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), the full-day conference will feature discussions from thought leaders on industry best practices, as well as current and future opportunities presented through digitalization.  

Siemens today announced additional global and local industry experts who will be joining the robust line-up of speakers for Digitalize 2018, which will be held on Wednesday, 8 August at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).


The latest speakers and panellists confirmed include:

The above join other high-profile speakers including Audrey Zibelman (CEO of AEMO), Michelle Price (CEO of AustCyber), Innes Willox (CEO of Ai Group) and Ian Macleod (Siemens’ Fleet delivery Manager for Thameslink in the UK) to discuss the four event themes.

Following the success of last year, this year’s conference will explore Australia’s digital future across the themes of workforce of the future, intelligent infrastructure, the country’s energy transition and Industry 4.0.

In its third year, Siemens’ Digitalize 2018 is sponsored by Dell EMC and APS Industrial and supported by Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre, Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU), and Engineers Australia, the German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Microsoft’s Global Sports Innovation Center, Australia China Business Council, Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC), Swinburne University, AustCyber and Standards Australia.

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Event details

Date: Wednesday, 8 August 2018; Time: 8:00am – 5:15pm, followed by networking drinks; Location: Melbourne Cricket Ground; Registration fee: $250.00; Join the discussion on Twitter using #digitalize2018