Innovators Lunch (Newcastle): Manufacturing Trailblazers: From the Hunter to the World

Hunter iF is excited to partner with the Hunter Manufacturing Awards to deliver a collaborative Innovators Lunch at The Q Building on June 7, 2024.

Sovereign Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, and traditional Manufacturing are a cornerstone of the “Future Made in Australia Act,” and the Hunter’s pedigree in this space dates back many years.

This Innovators Lunch will showcase past Hunter Manufacturing Award Winners, members of Hunter iF, and enabling technologies as we delve into the opportunities available as we create A Future Made in the Hunter.


  • Mika Koelma, Co-founder, Hey Zomi
  • Kurt Barrow, Managing Director, Leading Edge Innovations
  • Kristy Hedley, Managing Director, Hedweld Group
  • Daniel Hodges, Biochar Manager, Molycop
  • Peter McKinnon, Managing Director, Omnia Wheel

Guiding the conversation as moderator is Jacqui Daley, Chair of Hunter Manufacturing Awards and emceed by Alex Brennan, Chair of Hunter iF.

Join us for an insightful discussion, networking opportunities, and light refreshments as we chart a course towards a future made in the Hunter.

Light refreshments are provided.

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