Founded in Sydney in 1989, ResMed is an Australian success story. ResMed is a world leading connected health company with more than 4 million cloud-connected devices for daily remote patient monitoring. The company was started on the commercialisation of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy for the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA). Since then, the company has grown into developing devices and software solutions to help treat and manage OSA, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other respiratory conditions.

Attendees of the Forum will have the opportunity to visit ResMed Manufacturing in Bella Vista, Sydney.  Hosted by manufacturing engineers, visitors will be able to see the complete manufacturing process including:

  • Robotics used for the manufacturing of mask cushions
  • The assembly of devices on the manufacturing line
  • Packaging of devices
  • Methods in which the manufacturing line is loaded

Attendees will also have the opportunity to:

  • Hear from some of ResMed’s key engineering and research leaders on the technology that drives the company
  • Participate in a hands-on activity to become familiar with the design for manufacturing features of ResMed products
  • Ask questions to ResMed’s engineers on products currently in the market

Forum Speakers

  • Jamie Wehbeh – Director, Sleep Research and Technology
  • John Oates – Senior Principal Engineer, Embedded Systems, Product Development-Respiratory Care
  • Varuni Fernando – Systems Engineer, Product Development-sleep

Hosts

Women in Engineering
Biomedical College

Date

Tuesday 18 September
Depart ICC: 0725
Arrive back at ICC: 1330

Departure Location

ICC, Darling Harbour

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Closed soled shoes (no ballet flats, heels or sandals permitted)

Any delegates whom do not have the above/or comply, will not be permitted to board the bus for the site visit.