PacRim Stainless 2015

ASSDA invites you to register for PacRim Stainless 2015, the premier annual event bringing together Australia's stainless steel industry and colleagues from abroad to gain invaluable insights, share knowledge, expertise and discuss trends and challenges in an exclusive networking environment.

Back by popular demand, Queensland will once again host ASSDA's annual conference, this year at the Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas on the Sunshine Coast. With a conference theme of'A Way Forward', the 2015 program will focus on economic outlooks, challenges and long-term growth strategies, and discuss developments in local and offshore technologies, opportunities for materials/product substitution, and marketing stainless steel through an industry collaboration of technical expertise and innovation. PacRim Stainless 2015 will be ASSDA's 22nd National Conference and 11th International Forum focusing on the Asia-Pacific region.

Confirmed speakers to date include:

  • Professor Kim Rasmussen, School of Civil Engineering, University of Sydney
    National and international advances on developing guidelines for the design of stainless steel structures
  • Clive Whittington, Managing Director, C.M. Whittington & Associates Ltd., Hong Kong
    An Unalloyed Viewpoint - Nickel Quo Vadis?
  • Chris Warnock, President, Queensland Divison, Engineers Australia
    Challenges and trends in the engineering profession
  • Julie Mason, LinkedIn Expert, The Social Media Princess
    Building business through LinkedIn
  • Norm McGillivray, Manager - Contracts and Engagement, ICN
    Major project opportunities 2015
  • Kevin Finn, Managing Director, Paige Stainless Fabrications
    Global GreenTag Certification
  • Peter Moore, Technical Manager, Atlas Steels
  • Dr Graham Sussex, Technical Specialist, ASSDA
    Stainless steel: Life cycle, sustainability and environmental advantages
  • Richard Matheson, Executive Director, ASSDA
PacRim Stainless 2015 also offers an extensive social program with plenty of networking opportunities including happy hours, the renowned Wednesday night Gala Dinner (themed 'Life's a Beach'), annual two-ball golf ambrose with players vying for the Barry Durrant Memorial Trophy (Noosa Springs Golf Course), and Thursday night Farewell Dinner.

To view the full conference program, please click here.

Join ASSDA at PacRim Stainless 2015 and play your part in shaping the industry's future.

Registration is now open for PacRim Stainless 2015. You may register online via the conference registration link below, or download the PDF registration form here.

Delegate Accommodation

ASSDA has secured discounted room rates at the Peppers Noosa Resort & Spa for delegates starting from $249 per night for a one bedroom apartment including breakfast (suitable for two adults). Please contact the resort directly on +617 5455 2200 to book your accommodation at the ASSDA conference rate, quoting PacRim Stainless Steel. Limited rooms are available and we highly recommend booking your accommodation early.

For further information about the conference, please contact Lissel or +617 3220 0722.

Why should you attend?

  • PacRim Stainless is the only annual event that brings together Australia's stainless steel industry in an exclusive networking environment
  • Gain unrivalled insights about your industry and advances in materials
  • Learn from real life case studies and be inspired by experienced, decision makers in the stainless steel community
  • Put a face to a name and engagewith major stainless steel players inone place
Network, share knowledge and expertise at the conference refreshment breaks and social dinner events

Conference Sponsorship

Expand your reach and showcase your company through sponsorship of Australia's only stainless steel conference event. Sponsorship packages are still available, and each package includes their own set of benefits and the following (excludes paper or other inserts):

  • Acknowledgement of your sponsorship at the conference opening and closing proceedings
  • Your logo and link in all electronic mail campaigns
  • Your logo in the event brochure
  • Your logo in the conference program
  • Prominent signage in the conference registration area
For detailed information about each sponsorship package, please view the 2015 Sponsorship Prospectus.

About the Conference Destination: Noosa

Noosa is a resort town located on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, approximately 120km north of Brisbane. Offering stunning crystalline beaches and lush national parks, Noosa enjoys an average annual temperature of 25 degrees Celsius, making it an ideal destination for year-round outdoor activities and alfresco fine dining. From the very chic Hastings Street to charming Hinterland towns, Noosa is a must-see on the Sunshine Coast and is also the gateway to World Heritage-listed Fraser Island. For further information, see

Published 28/08/2015 08:35:25 Last Modified 28/08/2015 08:41:29

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