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Techweek TV is back for 2019!

7 May 2019

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What is Techweek TV?

Techweek TV was piloted last year and has had a major revamp for 2019 with Callaghan Innovation coming on as a strategic partner.

With over 50 free live webcasts during Techweek19, the programme has been expanded to cover a diverse range of topics, from how Aotearoa's culture of kaitiaki (guardianship) sets Kiwi startups apart, to the role technology is playing throughout the health sector. The schedule begins with a stream of the Techweek launch and wraps up with Rocket Lab’s Peter Beck discussing what it takes to become the global leader in small satellite launches.

“The sessions shine a light on where technology is going globally, and how New Zealanders must adapt” explains Callaghan Innovation CEO, Vic Crone. “Many feature successful Kiwi innovators who have taken risks and defied the odds to achieve great heights. Each session also offers viewers practical information to help them to actively connect with the people, insights, opportunities and networks they need to succeed within our innovation ecosystem. Techweek TV is another way that Callaghan Innovation is working to empower our New Zealand innovators.”

The programme is diverse, showcasing how tech connects with everything we do and providing an online learning opportunity for individuals and businesses. Not everyone can make it to Techweek events, but these sessions are designed to be short and high impact, and they’re also free!

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Experienced tech communicators to host

We're excited to announce that the Co-Founder and CEO of Unfiltered, 23 year-old Jake Millar and Kiwi Innovation Ambassador Sian Simpson will be hosting Techweek TV. The duo will be joined by an incredible line up of tech and innovation leaders, and to make the sessions truly interactive, will take questions coming in live from audience members.

“Having worked with our best and brightest entrepreneurs and talent for almost a decade, I am super excited to be presenting Techweek TV to the nation this May! I think technology and innovation is an incredible enabler; both at the forefront of new industries, but also in traditional sectors aiming to stay relevant and scale,” says Simpson.

Millar says: "I'm thrilled to be involved with Techweek TV to create a platform to inspire the next generation of technology leaders and game-changers in New Zealand. The innovation coming out of New Zealand right now is incredible.”

Jake Millar summarises, “Our goal is to showcase innovation in a way that is inspiring, motivating and also educational for the next generation of tech leaders, to give them the confidence to start and scale global tech companies from New Zealand.”

Sian Simpson concludes, “With tech being our 3rd biggest export it’s an amazing future for us as a country. Innovation exists in all corners of New Zealand so I’m excited to hit the road, host some amazing discussions, ask some hard questions, and for Kiwis in every home across the country to be able to be part of Techweek for 2019.”

Great! Where can I start watching?

Techweek TV will be streamed live here. Viewers can email in questions and feedback during the live streams to twtv@techweek.co.nz.

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