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PE COI Annual Conference: Suppliers Localisation for the Growing Aerospace, Oil & Gas, MedTech and Complex Equipment Sectors
Date: 16 May 2012
Time: 9.00am - 4.40pm
Venue: Auditorium, Level 3, TOWER Block, SIMTech, 71 Nanyang Drive, Singapore 638075
Registration Ends: 11 May 2012 (Click here to register)

The PE COI Annual Conference provides an invaluable opportunity for SMEs in Singapore to explore business partnerships with leading manufacturers in the oil and gas, aerospace, medtech and complex equipment sectors- particularly with the rapid localisation of the manufacturing activities in this high growth region.  Local companies will gain a deeper insight on the trends, gaps and strategies involved so that capabilities development consortia can be cost-effectively formed with the support from A*STAR,  SIMTech,  SPRING Singapore, EDB and PE COI. At the conference, MNCs will share some of the key localisation requirements and provide case studies.
The PE COI initiatives will be shared to generate awareness of some of the key capabilities required to enable local companies to confidently undertake higher precision and higher value manufacturing activities to meet stringent performance requirements.

Do register early to participate in the growing industry sectors for your company’s sustainable future.


8.30am  Registration & Breakfast
9.00am  Welcome Address
9.05am  Opening Address
9.10am  Opportunities for PE industry by Mr Tan Hui Khim, Director, Supplier Development, EDB
9.45am  Assistance from Precision Engineering Centre of Innovation (PE COI) by Dr John Yong
10.00am Schlumberger Localisation Needs by Mr Maha Ramanathan, Managing Director, Schlumberger REDA, Singapore
10.20am Oil & Gas Initiative by Dr Lim Beng Siong, SIMTech
10.35am Coffee Break
10.55am Innovation, a Survival Issue by Dr Geoff Nicholson, Director of CimaNanotech, 3M Ambassador
11.15am Complex Equipment Initiative by Dr Lin Wei, SIMTech
11.30am Presentation on MedTech
11.45am MedTech Manufacturing Initiative by Mr Bernard Ng, SIMTech
12.00pm Panel Discussion
12.30pm Lunch
1.20pm  Challenges and Opportunities for the Singapore Aerospace Industry by Mr Christian Mutter, Business Development Director, Supply Chain, Asia Pacific, Rolls-Royce Singapore Pte Ltd
1.40pm  Aerospace Initiative by Dr Sun Zheng, SIMTech
1.55pm  Amplifying Engineering : CE for Productivity and Product Integrity by Mr Terence Chan, CEO, CAD-IT
2.15pm  Simulation and Modelling Initiative by Dr Lin Wen Jong, SIMTech
2.30pm  Mazak Singpore - Journey So Far & Future Outlook by Mr Vivek Sharma, Managing Director, Yamazaki Mazak Singapore
2.50pm  Coffee Break
3.10pm  Coatings for Ophtalmic Applications by Mr Sunil Bhangale, Asia Pacific Partnership Manager and Dr Richard Liu, R&D Manager, Essilor International Pte Ltd
3.30pm  Surface Finishing Initiative by Mr Peter Collier, SIMTech
3.45pm  Metallurgical and Heat Treatment activities of Schlumberger in Singapore by Mr Ilya Dvoiris, Manufacturing Technology Manager, Schlumberger Singapore
4.05pm  Impact of Heat Treatment on Manufacturing - Germany's Experience by Prof Franz Hoffman, IWT (Institute of Materials Science), Bremen, Germany
4.25pm  Heat Treatment Initiative by Dr Mehrdad Zarinejad, SIMTech
4.40pm  End
To reserve a seat for this non-chargeable event, please register online