Innovative Manufacturing and Materials Programme

Our events...

The Innovative Manufacturing and Materials Programme welcomes your attendance and participation in our insightful events held throughout the year. A list of past events is also provided.

Tech Tuesday Forum for Innovative Manufacturers:

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Tuesday 29 August 2017 | 5 - 7pm (Nibbles and drinks will be served)


University of Auckland, Newmarket Campus Seminar Room (902.402) | Free parking via Gate 3, Khyber Pass Road (please register your vehicle at reception to avoid towing)

More Info:


  • Augmented Reality
  • Virtual Reality
  • Advanced Computing and Virtual Technologies in Construction


We expect this to be a very popular event. Spaces will be limited. RSVP link coming soon...

Doctor Vicente Gonzalez

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About the speaker

Dr Vicente Gonzalez has been a staff member within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Auckland since 2010. He actively conducts research in a number of fields in construction management and civil engineering and is the author of 83 publications including 3 books (author and editor), 35 papers in world-leading journals and 45 peer-reviewed conference papers to date. He is also a member of scientific boards, and an editor and reviewer of international journals and conferences. He has been a visiting scholar at Technion of Israel and at another two top Latin American universities. He is actively involved in research with academics in Australia, NZ, USA, Mexico, Chile, Finland, India, Israel, among others. He currently supervises nine PhD students and co-supervises four PhD students. Vicente has secured US$2.7 million in research funds over his career in different research roles. He is also director of the recently created Advanced Computing and Virtual Technologies in Construction (ACVTC) Research Group.

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More about the Innovative Manufacturing and Materials Programme

The Innovative Manufacturing and Materials Programme can help you to develop successful new products and services and increase profitability through ideas generation, technology development and innovation implementation.

As a part of the IMM Programme, we host an exciting calendar of industry events throughout the year. These events offer innovative and novel insights into design, manufacturing efficiency, processing technology, and materials science.

By attending our events, you will become a part of an ongoing dialogue between industry experts, academics, and anyone with a stake inthe future of New Zealand’s logistics, operations management, leadership and supply chain management.


OUR NEXT EVENT will be a Tech Tuesday Forum for Innovative Manufacturers on 27 June 2017, an evening event commencing at 5.30pm on our Newmarket Campus



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