Join Ampcontrol Co-Founder and Company Director Peter Cockbain as he explores the evolution of Ampcontrol from start up to success and beyond.
The Ampcontrol story is one full of twists and turns, technological firsts, impressive growth and global reach, founded on a simple yet rock solid foundation of innovation.
In this presentation Peter will explore the highs and lows of Ampcontrol’s 50 year history and provide an insight into what it takes to develop a company that engineers innovative solutions.
Hosts: Engineers Australia – Newcastle Division
Date: Wednesday 14 February 5:30 – 8:30
Location: 25 Bull Street Newcastle or via webinar.
About Peter Cockbain
Peter Cockbain is a leader, innovator and influential mentor in the electrical engineering field. Peter is Co-founder and Company Director of Ampcontrol, a preeminent national and international manufacturer of electrical and electronics products for the mining, renewable, infrastructure and industrial sectors. It is Peter’s vision, energy and determination to continuously improve and innovate which is supported by Ampcontrol’s investment in research, development and commercialisation practices that have seen the company thrive over the last 50 years to become the multi-national success story it is today.
Peter is a past National President of Engineers Australia and has served as a board member of Standards Australia, the University of Newcastle Council and the Prime Ministers Science, Engineering and Innovation Council. In 2010 Peter was named by Engineers Australia as one of Australia’s top 100 influential engineers for his commitment to innovation and in 2015 became a Member of the Order of Australia for his significant services to engineering.