2017 Annual Conference

The TMEC Annual Conference for 2017 will be held in Hobart from 2-4 August 2017, and promises to be three days of informative and engaging speakers across a wide range of topics. We believe that we have developed a program of speakers that are diverse, interesting and leaders in their chosen fields. We trust that there will be something of interest to everybody in industry.


There are a range of ticketing options available as detailed in the following email.  As part of the conference offerings, there are two dinners, an informal dinner on Wednesday 2nd August at Cascade Brewery and a more formal dinner on Thursday 3rd August at the Hobart Function & Convention Centre where we will be entertained by perceptionist Tom Berger. 

Ticket sales must close Friday, the 21st July 2017.

View a copy of the conference program here.

Tickets can be purchased from Ticketbooth using the following link:  http://events.ticketbooth.com.au/events/20763

There are a range of ticketing options available.  If you have any queries, issues or require some assistance in booking tickets, please don’t hesitate to contact us by calling 03 6223 8600.

 

 

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Where:  Hobart Function & Conference Centre, Elizabeth Street Pier, Hobart

When:  2-4 August 2017

 

We are still locking down the conference program but a rough program outline follows:

TMEC Advanced Manufacturing

2 August 2017 - Innovation in Industry

Topics to be covered Industry 4.0, digital technology and new technology, an introduction to disruptive technology and the use of technology in the workplace.

2 August 2017 – Joint Networking Event (we encourage both Advanced Manufacturers and Minerals & Explorations groups to attend this function)

Join us for an informal networking evening at The Cascade Brewery Function Centre Degraves Room.  This informal event will include all drinks (beer, wine and soft drink) with a variety of canapes and small dinner portions served throughout the evening.  (We encourage you to sample a wide variety of the local fare on offer).

For those who don’t want to drive, Red Decker Buses will collect dinner guests from two locations in the CBD and transport them to the Function Centre, returning to the CBD at the end of the evening.

 Joint Advanced Manufacturing and Minerals & Exploration day - There will be something that will interest everybody

3 August 2017 – What’s Impacting Your Business in Tasmania in 2017? 

Speakers will cover some of the big issues for all industry in Tasmania including the economy, energy and energy security, freight, OH&S.  A full program of speakers will follow shortly.

 3 August 2017 – Joint Networking Event (we encourage both Advanced Manufacturers and Minerals & Explorations groups to attend this event). 

Join us for a more formal dinner hosted at the Hobart Function and Convention Centre.  Be entertained by Tom Berger’s one-man show “Magic of Your Mind”, an entertaining blend of mystery, humour, psychology and intuition using total audience participation.

TMEC Minerals and Exploration

4 August 2017 - TMEC Mining, Minerals, Exploration & Environment

Speakers will cover a wide range of topics including technological advances that are happening in exploration, innovation in products and equipment, and what new (and resurrected) projects are gaining momentum.

 Trade Display

Trade tables will be available for the duration of the conference.  Please contact us for more details.

 Sponsorship Opportunities

There are a range of sponsorship opportunities available during the 2017 Conference.   The sponsorship brochure is attached for your reference.  Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any queries or require any further information regarding any of the sponsorship opportunities on offer.

 Ticket Sales

Ticket sales will again be online via Ticketbooth.  Links to ticket sales will be available shortly.

 Accommodation

Conference delegates are responsible for arranging their own accommodation.  

 As the Hobart Function and Conference Centre does not offer accommodation we have negotiated rates for our conference with the Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart, The Old Wool Store and Salamanca Inn, all a short walking distance from the venue.

The Hotel Grand Chancellor

The Hotel Grand Chancellor have offered the following rates:

Mountain / City View Room - $220.00 per night

Harbour View Room - $255.00 per night

Please note that the above rate excludes breakfast.

 For reservations please call (03) 6235 4535 and let the Reservations Team know that you are attending the TMEC conference to receive the discounted rates.

The Old Wool Store

The Old Wool Store have offered the following rates:

Hotel room - $149 per night

Studio Apartment - $169 per night

One Bedroom Apartment - $189 per night

Two Bedroom Apartment - $269 per night

Please note that the above rates exclude breakfast but are inclusive of GST and WIFI.

For reservations please call 1800 814 676 or email reservations@oldwoolstore.com.au.  Please let the Reservations Team know that you are attending the TMEC conference to receive the discounted rates.  Credit card details are required at time of booking; standard booking terms apply.

Salamanca Inn

Salamanca Inn have offered our delegates a corporate rate of $199.00 per night room only valid Sunday to Thursday inclusive only.

 For reservations please call (03) 6220 0410 and let the Reservations Team know that you are attending the TMEC conference to receive the discounted rates.