Innovative Manufacturing and Materials Programme

Our events... MaDE2021 dates are 15 - 16 November 2021 at Cordis Auckland. SUBMISSIONS are open, as is REGISTRATION at Early Bird pricing

"MaDE2021: Manufacturing, Design and Entrepreneurship in NZ, looking beyond the horizon" will be the 5th national conference bringing the MaDE NZ Network together. 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

Date/Time:  29 June 2021 / 5.30 - 7.30pm
Venue: Newmarket Campus Seminar Room (902.402) | Parking access is via Gate 3, 314 Khyber Pass Road
Topic: Digital Twins - more details coming soon...
RSVP: Registration link COMING SOON
Presenter: Dr Jan Polzer, Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

About the


Dr Jan Polzer studied at University Duisburg-Essen in Germany and joined the Univeristy of Auckland's Faculty of Engineering in 2018. His areas of research expertise include Industry 4.0, Digital Twins, Process Optimisation of Industrial Projects, Cross-Process Optimisation and Advanced Control Theory.
Man with lasers. Tech Tuesday Business Breakfasts

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 in the future of New Zealand’s innovative manufacturing and design sector.


OUR NEXT EVENT will be our third Tech Tuesday Forum of 2021 for Innovative Manufacturers, on Tuesday 29 June


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