Keen to find out more about local projects and their innovative use of technology for environmental sustainability?
Join us at Puke Ariki to hear from a range of presenters sharing their exciting work in Taranaki – topics will range from artificial intelligence and environmental sensing to citizen science and community engagement.
The focus of the event is to highlight community-driven projects and create connections among like-minded people in the region. There will a Q&A and an opportunity to network at the end.
What you can expect:
17:00-17:30 Doors open/Welcome
17:30-18:30 Presentations: The Wētā Watcher story, Luring pests with sounds, Drones to find kiwis and Connecting "things" in Taranaki
This event will be streamed through Wildlife.ai's Youtube channel. We will share the link to the streaming feed here and in our social media channels from 5 pm onwards on May 26th.
Students from Auroa School will share how they are developing sound lures, electronic devices that use noises such as baby birds cheeping, to attract predators including stoats and possums into traps.
Taranaki Kiwi Trust and students from Oakura School will talk how they search for signals from the transmitters worn by kiwi birds.
The staff from IoT Taranaki will explain why and how the region has an Internet of Things (IoT) network. Run by locals for locals.