Thought Leaders Series: Engineering the Olympics – is it gold for manufacturing?

Start time 1:00 AEDT. We discuss the opportunities the 2032 Brisbane Olympics present for Australian manufacturing and engineering excellence.
Aerial View of Brisbane

About this event

The 2032 Brisbane Olympics may still be a decade away however development and infrastructure projects are ready to break ground following planning discussions between the Brisbane City Council and the International Olympics Committee. Delivering a total benefit of over $17 billion for Australia and creating over 100,000 jobs nationally innovative and local manufacturing will be a key driver to the Games success.

Join us for the second webinar in this series which will focus on the role of engineers and engineering excellence in manufacturing. Taking a futuristic lens, our speakers will share insights on the opportunities for Australian manufacturing and the Games legacy for Queensland and Australia.

Key Takeaways:

  • What are the opportunities for Australian Manufacturing and the Olympics?
  • The role of Government
  • What are the risks associated with scaling up for manufacturing for a single event and how do we mitigate these?
  • How do we ensure that Australian Manufacturers have the opportunity to engage?
  • Advanced manufacturing - What will be possible by 2032

Who should attend

This webinar is a must attend for engineers and those interested or involved in manufacturing projects and opportunities surrounding the Brisbane Olympics. You do not need to be an Engineers Australia member to attend.

About the speakers

Davi Chuter

David Chuter
CEO and Managing Director, Innovative Manufacturing CRC Limited

David Chuter joined IMCRC as Chief Executive Officer in June 2016. He is passionate about the local industry and creating a stronger platform for Australian manufacturing through catalysing investment in innovation, collaboration and competitiveness.

Before joining IMCRC, David was CEO of MHG Asia Pacific from 2014, and was a member of Futuris Automotive’s executive leadership team from 2001. He holds a first class Honours Degree in Manufacturing Engineering and Management from the University of Bath and is a Chartered Engineer with the Institution of Engineering and Technology. David is a Board Director of the CRC Association.


Shay Chalmers

Shay Chalmers- FIEAust CPEng EngExec NER APEC Engineer IntPE(Aus)
Owner and Director, Strategic Engineering Australia

Shay Chalmers is one of Australia’s most renowned manufacturing industry experts, engineering consultants and keynote speakers. With cross-sector and global experience, she is a leader, mentor, and change-maker at the forefront of innovative manufacturing solutions for Australian organisations.

Shay’s global career has spanned a wide range of manufacturing environments from steel to medical devices, and a wide range of roles, from the shop floor to executive management, covering private, public, and not-for-profit sectors. She possesses a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Engineering Management, where she graduated with Distinction. She currently works with organisations to remove roadblocks in the commercialisation process to bring Australian Innovation to life.

By breaking down the barriers she helps to enable the establishment and re-shoring of manufacturing in Australia.

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Event Date Time
10 / 02 / 2022 01:00 pm–02:30 pm
Registration Closes
10 / 02 / 2022 01:00 pm
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