Discover the country that's innovating for a better world. Join us in Auckland for the official opening of the Techweek'18 Headline series, the Good for the World Open Days, delivered in partnership with Trans Tasman Business Circle. You can buy tickets for the full two-day event in Auckland or select from one or more of the sessions within the programme individually - the choice is yours! 

The first session is an introduction to the Upstarters ­­— New Zealand’s leading innovators who are changing the way the way the world does business. This three-hour session is an entry point to New Zealand’s innovation ecosystem — discover its unique connectedness, its novel approach to doing business, and its driving force: solving global problems.

This session is followed by a customisable day-and-a-half deep-dive into New Zealand technology and innovation; featuring optional panels, workshops and talks hosted by companies across Auckland on varied topics from AI to design-thinking, from blockchain to the future of work.

Choose your session(s) from the 13 listed below. Each day is broken into two blocks, so you can attend up to four sessions in total across the two day-event. Save by buying the full two-day package here.

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AI | A force for good

21 May 2018 — 3:00pm
IBM - Level 4, Auckland

How Artificial Intelligence is improving our everyday lives

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Connecting the Tasman to the World: Science, research and Innovation for the future prosperity of New Zealand and Australia

21 May 2018 — 12:00pm
AUT City Campus, Auckland

A discussion on the business case for an effective trans-Tasman Innovation Ecosystem – including specific initiatives to enhance collaboration between our communities of innovators.

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Digital Disruption in the Film and Television Industry

21 May 2018 — 3:00pm
MinterEllisonRuddWatts - Level 20, Lumley Centre, Auckland

A discussion on change in viewership patterns, impacts of technology changes on the entertainment business and beyond.

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From pencils to pixels – the future of work skills

22 May 2018 — 12:00pm
ASB Cube, Auckland

A discussion on developing the skills of tomorrow’s workforce, including raising capability and the development of new skills in our schools through digital education.

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KIWITECH – Creating New Zealand Tech Stories

22 May 2018 — 9:00am
The B*Hive, Auckland

Hear about some of the best Kiwi tech success stories

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Meet the UpStarters | Good for the World Open Day (morning only)

21 May 2018 — 9:00am
ASB Waterfront Theatre, Auckland

Meet the UpStarters ­­— New Zealand’s leading innovators who are changing the way the way the world does business.

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New approaches in dealing with security of critical infrastructure

22 May 2018 — 12:00pm
Beca, Auckland

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Tech Fusion – How AUT is shaping the future

22 May 2018 — 9:00am
AUT City Campus, Auckland

Discover the latest research, innovations and talent AUT is producing and see how AUT entrepreneurs are contributing to NZ society.

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TECHquality: Women at the forefront of Technology

22 May 2018 — 12:00pm
University of Auckland Business School: Decima Glen, Level 3, Auckland

A forum for notable women at the forefront of innovation to share their professional stories and personal insights.

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The Future of Urbanisation – Make Everyday Better

21 May 2018 — 12:00pm
Beca Ltd, Auckland

Explore the future of urbanisation

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YOUR SPACE

21 May 2018 — 12:00pm
RUSH - Studio, Level 2, Auckland

Meet and be inspired by some of the most interesting people in the innovation creative technology space.


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