This event does not require registration.
Monday 24 May
10:40am - 11:00am
AUT is proud to be a strategic partner with Techweek and to host Techweek TV.
Technology is at the heart of the way AUT's students, staff and alumni approach the world. As New Zealand's only university of technology AUT fosters talent and drives research to help transform the tech sector into a high value, productive, and sustainable economy.
Professor Littlefair will welcome the audience to AUT, reflect on the upcoming events and share insights into the opportunities for New Zealand to connect and innovate for a better future.
Professor Guy Littlefair is Pro Vice-Chancellor International and Dean of the Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies at the Auckland University of Technology (AUT).
Before his return to AUT in 2017, Professor Littlefair held successful roles as Pro Vice-Chancellor, Industry and Strategic Partnerships, which included key global relationships and Dean of Engineering, leading a transformation of the academic endeavour at Deakin University in Australia. He was pivotal in positioning Deakin at the fore of the sector for its innovative approaches.
Combined with an academic career spanning 25 years, Professor Littlefair has also spent time in industry, most recently at Navman, where he oversaw the integration of the Mercury Marine business when the Brunswick Group acquired the company.
Internationally regarded as an authority in the field of manufacturing. Professor Littlefair has led research teams in England, Australia and now in New Zealand.