To provide the leadership and advance understanding of present and future disrupters in the motor trades, the MTA Queensland will host a Carmageddon Symposium on the 7th March 2017. It will be opened by the Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and Minister for Small Business, the Hon Leanne Enoch. Participants in the program will include commonwealth, scientific and industrial research professionals who will discuss disrupters across the economy and the automotive value chain; a representative from the Queensland university of technology with expertise in the digital economy; a successful entrepreneur from the start-up economy; the Jobs Queensland executive director; and officers from the Department of Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and Small Business. The purpose of the symposium is to start to fill the knowledge gap on the digital economy and emerging automation technologies. It is an important initial step to advancing and preparing industry for the 4th industrial revolution.
Lawrie Beacham, Jeeepart Recyclers,
APRD Chairman MTAQ