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Saturday 22 May

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TEDxAuckland

LIFE Central, Auckland
HYBRID
11:00am - 6:00pm Paid

Experience 15+ incredible talks & performances during an immersive, full day event offering diverse speakers & ideas with the potential to change the World.

Don't Ruin Your Website! - A Website Optimisation Clinic

VIRTUAL
22 — 29 May Paid

Is your website serving your company or your customers? Get your website diagnosed and optimised to increase traffic, conversion and sales.

Jam in the Makerspace

Manurewa High School Makerspace, Auckland
22 — 29 May Free

Create. Play. Learn. Make.

How to Create an Effective Infographic

VIRTUAL
22 — 29 May Paid

2021 is the year of visual storytelling. Learn to create infographic! Get to know the trends and techniques to convert data into visual now.

Monday 24 May

Mohan Nair - The Innovator's Mind

HYBRID
10:00am - 10:45am Free

Movac interviews Mohan Nair, Chief Innovator for Cambia Health, author and TED speaker.

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Hyper focus – How to stay focused in an age of distraction!

AUT City Campus, Auckland
HYBRID
1:00pm - 2:00pm Free

In an age of distractions, learn how to become more focused and productive at work and more present in your private life!

The story of stories, Lockdown and Social Media

VIRTUAL
2:00pm - 3:00pm Free

How has social media shape and frame events, especially in a world locked down such as 2020?

A conversation with thought leaders in tech about new ways of working

VIRTUAL
4:00pm - 5:00pm Paid

How are innovative tech teams in NZ meeting the challenges of reinventing the ways of working to attract and retain tech talent.

Blockchain Innovation and Developments

Centrality, Auckland
5:30pm - 8:30pm Paid

Join us to hear about the latest blockchain projects, innovation and developments in New Zealand!

Agony Aunts of Tech Week

VIRTUAL
24 — 25 May Free

We present to you the Agony Aunts of Techweek- advising you on problems you have with your people, culture, workplace or transformation.

Learn to build your professional development pathways in tech

VIRTUAL
24 — 27 May Free

Do you know what digital skills you have, and what skills you need, to drive your success?

How to Create an Effective Infographic

VIRTUAL
22 — 29 May Paid

2021 is the year of visual storytelling. Learn to create infographic! Get to know the trends and techniques to convert data into visual now.

Tuesday 25 May

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Explore Hillary’s Hut - Antarctica in VR

AUT City Campus, Auckland
10:00am - 4:00pm Free

Step inside Sir Ed’s Antarctic hut using fully immersive virtual reality.

What tech means for the future of work

VIRTUAL
10:00am - 11:00am Paid

Thought the way we work had transformed a lot since Covid? Well, there's a lot more to come. Come along and find out.

Dealing with unprecedented scale during Covid-19

VIRTUAL
11:00am - 12:00pm Free

Hear Sean Hamlin discuss Dealing with Unprecedented Scale during COVID-19 and the 80x traffic increase experienced over the last few months.

How Machine Learning is helping customers during Covid-19

ANZ Centre - The Pavilion, Auckland
11:30am - 12:30pm Free

How is Machine Learning helping ANZ proactively help it's customers and lessons have been learnt through the process?

DermaLayr, the fastest non-invasive dermal delivery platform

VIRTUAL
3:00pm - 4:00pm Free

Modern skincare technology has a new phase. DermaLayr is a breakthrough technology that has revolutionized the rapid delivery of beneficial actives and compounds into the deep dermal layers of the skin. 100% NZ made, natural and sustainable.

The Truths to Gaming and Start-up - SheSharp Edition

GridAKL / John Lysaght, Auckland
5:30pm - 8:00pm Paid

“The Truths to Gaming and Start-up” is a collab between She# and GeoAR Games. Interested in Gaming and AR or planning a Start-up in this field? Then this is an event you don’t want to miss!!

Breaking Boundaries in Bioengineering

The Shakespeare Restaurant & Brewery, Auckland
HYBRID
6:00pm - 8:00pm Free

Hear about some of the life-changing research being done at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute and help support an iconic venue.

Ideas to Reality - A snapshot of Technology in Architecture

Warren and Mahoney Auckland Studio, Auckland
HYBRID
6:00pm - 8:00pm Free

Learn all about how we bring ideas to reality using technology to inform the future of the cities we live in.

The Call to Contract: What Next?

Potentia Recruitment, Auckland
HYBRID
6:00pm - 8:00pm Free

After everything 2020 threw at us, we’ve certainly seen a lot of uncertainty. The world of contracting is no different, but what’s next?

Agony Aunts of Tech Week

VIRTUAL
24 — 25 May Free

We present to you the Agony Aunts of Techweek- advising you on problems you have with your people, culture, workplace or transformation.

How to Create an Effective Infographic

VIRTUAL
22 — 29 May Paid

2021 is the year of visual storytelling. Learn to create infographic! Get to know the trends and techniques to convert data into visual now.

Wednesday 26 May

The future tech workforce of Aotearoa... is female

VIRTUAL
7:30am - 9:00am Free

Join us on Zoom for a free online kōrero with expert educators and thought-leaders from The Mind Lab & Tech Futures Lab.

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RUSH Roundtable Discussions

AUT City Campus, Auckland
8:30am - 11:00am Paid

Get face to face with NZ tech leaders to discuss the role the technology can play in better serving humankind.

Jason Fried - Keeping It Simple

VIRTUAL
10:00am - 10:45am Free

Movac interviews Jason Fried Founder of Basecamp, best selling author and Ted speaker.

New Zealand in the Digital Asia-Pacific

VIRTUAL
11:00am - 12:00am Free

What are the opportunities and challenges for NZ businesses in the digitally-dynamic Asia-Pacific region?

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InnoTribe Meetup at AUT

AUT City Campus, Auckland
12:00pm - 1:00pm Free

Join us at the next AUT InnoTribe meetup

What working virtually means for the future

VIRTUAL
12:00pm - 1:30pm Paid

Is it time your team embraced tech to create a new way of working? Come along to learn more.

Deploying web applications on Kubernetes, without the pain

VIRTUAL
1:00pm - 2:00pm Free

There are many great reasons to host your web applications on Kubernetes, except that Kubernetes is really hard!

The AI Debate: AI delivers better customer experience service than Hum

Ambit AI, Auckland
4:00pm - 7:30pm Paid

"AI Delivers Better Customer Experience Than Humans.” Join us for a dynamic, inclusive debate: 26 May, with Ambit at 4PM.

Integrating AI into your Contact Centre

IBM, Auckland
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4:30pm - 6:30pm Free

A smooth customer experience is key to maintaining loyalty. Explore how you can make this a reality in your Contact Centre by integrating AI.

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Computer vision AI in horticulture-swipe right for a career in hort

AUT City Campus, Auckland
HYBRID
6:00pm - 7:00pm Free

Computer vision AI is making big impacts in hort!
AUT alumni, Luke Butters, shares the real life computer vision story of Spectre.

Future Big Business: Build OR Buy Startups?

Potentia Recruitment, Auckland
HYBRID
6:00pm - 8:00pm Free

When it comes to in-house innovation, new digital products and new ways of working, is the answer to build OR buy startups?

How to Create an Effective Infographic

VIRTUAL
22 — 29 May Paid

2021 is the year of visual storytelling. Learn to create infographic! Get to know the trends and techniques to convert data into visual now.

Thursday 27 May

The role of tech, for good.

Tech Futures Lab, Auckland
8:00am - 11:00am Paid

Do you want to create a world where everyone has the potential to thrive? Join us for this workshop & learn how tech can be used, for good.

Lean Digital Transformation

VIRTUAL
10:00am - 11:00am Free

Apply lean thinking to digital transformation and make this a continuous process

Accelerating Business Growth with Sophisticated Social Strategy

VIRTUAL
11:00am - 1:00pm Free

Learn how to set realistic goals and benchmarks that will allow you to quantifiably measure social’s impact on your business.

Using technology for self leadership

VIRTUAL
11:00am - 12:30pm Paid

Learn how to use digital tech to enhance your self-leadership.

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Data-Driven Farming

AUT City Campus, Auckland
HYBRID
12:00pm - 1:00pm Free

A conversation to envision & build data-driven farming in Aotearoa

Developing high trust teams

VIRTUAL
1:00pm - 2:30pm Paid

Learn how to build a baseline of trust in your team, so that everyone works together and has each other’s back.

Old Problems New tech. Using GeoAI to answer classic problems in earth

GridAKL / John Lysaght, Auckland
1:00pm - 4:00pm Free

How GeoAI is combining classic geospatial analysis techniques with cutting edge AI technologies to solve old problems in new ways

Shaping the Future of Cyber Security in Aotearoa NZ and AU

VIRTUAL
1:00pm - 3:00pm Free

Future of cyber attack prevention in New Zealand and Australia

Creating fun in your virtual workplace through tech

VIRTUAL
4:00pm - 5:30pm Paid

Is your team lacking in fun? Come and learn how using tech you can introduce fun back into your hybrid or virtual team environments.

Get your Engineering and Design Teams on the Same Page

ClearPoint Innovation Garage , Auckland
4:00pm - 6:00pm Paid

Panel Discussion on the processes and rituals that make design and engineering working together a success.

GraphQL Extravaganza – Deep Dive into 4 GraphQL topics

Vista Group - Shed 12 CWD, Auckland
4:00pm - 6:00pm Free

The Movio Engineering crew will cover a range of intermediate to advanced GraphQL topics

Growing with AgriTech: New Zealand and German collaboration

HYBRID
4:00pm - 6:00pm Free

As the trade-link between two countries of impressive farming heritage, the German-New Zealand Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to be helping push forward the new frontier of AgriTech.

Scaling your tech & product to reach the world

Kami HQ, Auckland
4:00pm - 7:00pm Free

Everything you need to know about scaling your company globally while based in New Zealand!

3D Design and Printing drop-in with Brain Play!

Te Manawa , Auckland
6:00pm - 8:00pm Free

Come along to Te Manawa and try your hand at 3D printing!

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Blockchain 101 workshop

Centrality, Auckland
6:00pm - 8:00pm Free

A blockchain crash course that lays the foundation for the CENNZnet Blockchain Hackathon

Sustaining Global Ambitions for Tech Success + Investor's Guide Launch

Generator @ GridAKL, Auckland
6:00pm - 9:00pm Paid

Join TIN for the Launch of the 2020 Investor's Guide to the NZ Tech Sector & hear from leaders from some of NZ's top M&A deals of 2021.

Learn to build your professional development pathways in tech

VIRTUAL
24 — 27 May Free

Do you know what digital skills you have, and what skills you need, to drive your success?

Aotearoa's Living Bank of Fungi and Bacteria

University of Auckland Newmarket Innovation Precinct, Auckland
HYBRID
27 — 29 May Free

Visit a Bank on the chilly side, at -196C, where we carefully store Aotearoa's living fungi and bacteria for decades.


How to Create an Effective Infographic

VIRTUAL
22 — 29 May Paid

2021 is the year of visual storytelling. Learn to create infographic! Get to know the trends and techniques to convert data into visual now.

Friday 28 May

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Transforming and growing Pacific economies through tech

Tower Centre, Auckland
8:00am - 9:30am Free

How can digital and tech innovation help our Pacific neighbours rebuild their economies after COVID-19 and increase their resilience to climate change?

Designing Solutions for a Brighter Future

B:HIVE aka The Business Hive - Smales Farm, Auckland
9:00am - 12:00pm Paid

Strategically future-proof your innovation process for sustainable business.

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XR Virtual Production

AUT City Campus, Auckland
9:45am - 11:30am Free

Developing capability, capacity, resilience & competitive edge

Using technology to explore innovation & learning

VIRTUAL
10:00am - 11:30am Paid

Explore how you can use tech to create a learning and experimentation culture in your organisation.

VR in Education - From using VR to creating for VR.

VR Voom (Virtual Reality Centre), Auckland
HYBRID
10:00am - 12:30pm Free

Supporting teachers and schools to educate and enable students to create their own content for Virtual Reality.

Silverstripe from local to live on Lagoon

VIRTUAL
11:00am - 12:00pm Free

Come and see the first and only open source container hosting solution in action!

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My Digital Workshop - Online

VIRTUAL
12:00pm - 1:00pm Free

A workshop where our experts come up with digital solutions to help SMEs be more productive and grow sales with a stronger online presence.

Using tech for virtual collaboration

VIRTUAL
12:00pm - 1:30pm Paid

Having trouble collaborating virtually? Come along to find out how to harness tech to collaborate better than ever before.

VR in Education - From using VR to creating for VR (Repeat Session)

VR Voom (Virtual Reality Centre), Auckland
HYBRID
1:30pm - 4:00pm Free

Supporting teachers and schools to educate and enable students to create their own content for Virtual Reality.

2021 NZ Hi-Tech Awards Gala Dinner

Spark Arena, Auckland
6:00pm - 11:00pm Paid

The NZ Hi-Tech Awards celebrate New Zealand’s most successful high-tech companies and highest achieving individuals.

Dev environment setup & Hackathon briefing

Centrality, Auckland
6:00pm - 8:00pm Free

A follow-up workshop that gets you ready for the CENNZnet Blockchain Hackathon.
*Required for CENNZnet Hackathon hackers!

Aotearoa's Living Bank of Fungi and Bacteria

University of Auckland Newmarket Innovation Precinct, Auckland
HYBRID
27 — 29 May Free

Visit a Bank on the chilly side, at -196C, where we carefully store Aotearoa's living fungi and bacteria for decades.


Saturday 29 May

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Indie Game Showcase

GridAKL / John Lysaght, Auckland
2:00pm - 5:00pm Free

A mixture of established and up-and-coming game developers will be showcasing their games to all who wish to attend.

Aotearoa's Living Bank of Fungi and Bacteria

University of Auckland Newmarket Innovation Precinct, Auckland
HYBRID
27 — 29 May Free

Visit a Bank on the chilly side, at -196C, where we carefully store Aotearoa's living fungi and bacteria for decades.


Jam in the Makerspace

Manurewa High School Makerspace, Auckland
22 — 29 May Free

Create. Play. Learn. Make.

How to Create an Effective Infographic

VIRTUAL
22 — 29 May Paid

2021 is the year of visual storytelling. Learn to create infographic! Get to know the trends and techniques to convert data into visual now.

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CENNZnet Blockchain Hackathon

AUT City Campus, Auckland
29 — 30 May Free

Come and learn about the latest innovation in blockchain technology and build your own DApp on our network in a weekend! Cash prizes up for grabs!

Become a UX Designer in the Post Covid Age

Roam Creative, Auckland
HYBRID
VIRTUAL
29 — 30 May Free

Learn the skills essential for landing your first UX design job.

Sunday 30 May

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CENNZnet Blockchain Hackathon

AUT City Campus, Auckland
29 — 30 May Free

Come and learn about the latest innovation in blockchain technology and build your own DApp on our network in a weekend! Cash prizes up for grabs!

Become a UX Designer in the Post Covid Age

Roam Creative, Auckland
HYBRID
VIRTUAL
29 — 30 May Free

Learn the skills essential for landing your first UX design job.

Nationwide Events

Moonhack 2021

VIRTUAL
22 May — 8:00am - 7:00pm Free

Code your way to the stars in Moonhack 2021!

EdTech Showcase Monday

VIRTUAL
24 May — 5:00pm - 6:00pm Free

Four NZ Educational Technology (EdTech) companies show how they're changing the world.

EdTech Showcase Wednesday

VIRTUAL
26 May — 12:00pm - 1:00pm Free

Four NZ Educational Technology (EdTech) companies show how they're changing the world, showing off their products and services.

The Strategic Approach to Talent Management

VIRTUAL
26 May — 12:00pm - 1:00pm Free

It's time to re-think the way we attract and recruit tech talent into our organisations. Join us online to learn more!

EdTech Showcase Friday

VIRTUAL
28 May — 12:00pm - 1:00pm Free

Four NZ Educational Technology (EdTech) companies show how they're changing the world, showing off their products and services

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