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Tuesday 25 May
5:30pm - 6:30pm
We are excited to have keynote speaker David Downs join us as part of the OMRON exhibition at the Careers Expo.
David leads the NZ Governments Agritech taskforce, helping to design and implement the Industry Transformation Plan for the Agritech sector, working for MBIE.
OMRON Electronics is one of the worlds leading suppliers of robotics hardware and software. They will have a display of working robotic arms and autonomous mobile robots to demonstrate applications for industry with Hawkes Bay's manufacturers and Agritech users. In addition Omron has collaberated with EIT in their development of the brand new Robotics Lab on EIT campus.
Join us and hear from David Downs on Tuesday 25 May at 5.30pm. David will take us on a journey of what the future of agritech in NZ might look like.
David is a General Manager and successful businessman. In previous lives he’s also been a comedian, author, TV and radio actor, and is now also a genetically modified organism who documented his battle with cancer. David regularly presents and gives talks on his cancer journey and on the power of positive thinking and optimism, and now helps raise awareness and funds for cancer research in New Zealand.
There is also the opportunity to come and talk with OMRON at the EIT stand at the Hawke’s Bay Careers Expo. The Agritech industry is invited to visit the stand to discuss opportunities to use robotics, with OMRON.