Registration now open for PacRim Stainless 2016

Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 October 2016

Hilton Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Australia

Brought to you by the Australian Stainless Steel Development Association (ASSDA), PacRim Stainless is 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.

With a conference theme of Empowering Growth, the 2016 program will focus on:

  • Economic outlooks and perspectives on global and local stainless steel market direction
  • Strategy and tactics for market penetration
  • Managing business performance to drive productivity, profitability and growth
  • Trends, challenges and opportunities with case studies focusing on the commercial and architectural sector

PacRim Stainless 2016 offers an exceptional line-up of industry experts. Confirmed speakers to date includes:

  • Clive Whittington, Managing Director, C.M. Whittington & Associates Ltd. (Hong Kong)
  • Peter Munckton, Chief Economist and Head of Market Strategy, Bank of Queensland
  • Jason Furness, CEO, Manufacturship
  • Steve Scott, Managing Director, Rivet Engineering (New Zealand)
  • Darryl Cowie, DCG Design
  • Cameron Boon, Principal, Boon Engineering Requirements

To view speaker profiles, please click here.

Speaker Spotlight: Steve Scott, Managing Director, Rivet Engineering

Bending Rules and Making Waves (New Plymouth’s Len Lye Centre)

New Zealand’s Len Lye Centre made international headlines for its dramatic and striking architectural façade. Fabricated from approximately 32 tonnes of 316L stainless steel polished to a No. 8 finish, the sheets are hung in vertical interlocking panels, exhibiting a seamless appearance while reflecting images of the immediate surrounds (Source: ISSF New Book of Applications).

Learn more about the application at PacRim Stainless 2016, from Steve Scott, Managing Director of Rivet Engineering, who will be joining the stage to share his experience in the design and fabrication of this world-renowned museum.

PacRim Stainless 2016 also offers an extensive social program with plenty of networking opportunities including the renowned Wednesday night Gala Dinner, annual 2-ball golf ambrose with players vying for the Barry Durrant Memorial Trophy, and Thursday night Farewell Dinner.

PacRim Stainless Gala Dinner

6.30-11.00pm, Wednesday 19 October
SkyPoint, Level 78, Q1 Resort

Bring your best poker face as ASSDA presents to you a spectacular ‘Casino Royale’ themed night at one of the Gold Coast’s most iconic sky-high locations, SkyPoint. Providing excellent opportunities for networking amongst live entertainment and fun-filled casino games (all with ‘fun’ money of course), this year’s Gala Dinner is one not to be missed!

To view the full conference program, please click here.

Join ASSDA at PacRim Stainless 2016 and play your part in shaping the industry’s future.

Registration is now open for PacRim Stainless 2016. You may register online via

PacRim Stainless 2016 is proudly sponsored by Atlas Steels, Fagersta Steels, Viraj Profiles Ltd., and Vulcan Stainless.

For further information about conference, please contact Lissel Pilcher: or +61 7 3220 0722.

Published 26/08/2016 11:02:58 Last Modified 26/08/2016 11:06:11

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