WORKSHOPS: Next generation manufacturing innovations in titanium processing

Titanium alloys are now playing an increasing role in the aerospace industry and in particular the defence because of their superior properties such as high strength, lightweight and corrosion resistance. 

The Defence Materials Technology Centre has secured the kind support of Enterprise Connect’s Defence Industry Innovation Centre and the CSIRO to run one-day workshops with the aim of providing the latest developments in titanium research, technology and processing in Australia and overseas in order to assist SMEs in the defence sector improve their productivity, competitiveness and efficiency. 

Sessions will focus on titanium machining technology, benchmarking and hybrid machining, additive and joining technology.

A range of academic, research and industry speakers have been invited to present at the workshop.  These include: BAE Systems, SECO Tools, Sutton Tools, Millatec, RMIT University, DMTC, CSIRO, University of Wollongong, CAST CRC and Swinburne University of Technology.

Where and When?

MELBOURNE: Tuesday 1 June
Ian Wark Laboratories
Main Conference Room
Bayview Avenue,
Clayton VIC 3168
9:30am – 5pm

BRISBANE: Thursday 10 June
QMI Solutions
Training Rooms A/B
33 McKechnie Drive
Eight Mile Plains QLD 4113
9:30am – 5pm

WOLLONGONG: Tuesday 15 June
University of Wollongong
Innovation Campus
iC Central – Ocean Room
Squires Way, Fairy Meadow
9:30am – 5pm

ADELAIDE: Tuesday 22 June
Mawson Lakes Hotel and Conference centre
10 Main St,
Mawson Lakes SA 5095
9:30am – 5pm

Who Should Attend?

  • Manufacturing Engineers and Managers
  • Process/R&D Engineers
  • Applications Engineers
  • Maintenance Supervisors
  • Precision Parts Specialists 

Registration fee: NIL

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, contact : Prof Milan Brandt workshop coordinator at or Dr Viktor Verijenko at

TO REGISTER, please phone Bronwynne McPherson on (03) 9214 4447 or email

Posted by DMTC on April 30th, 2010