Emerging Tech for Good: In Action - Techweek 2018

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James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

147 The Terrace

Wellington, Wellington 6011

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Harnessing artificial intelligence, augmented reality, virtual reality, and smart speakers – these emerging technologies are said to be redefining industries and have the potential to change the world on a scale that has never been seen before. So how do we even begin to venture on these technologies and use them for good? We invite you to find out how, at Datacom’s Emerging Tech for Good Breakfast Event.

We are delighted to invite you to attend Datacom’s ‘Emerging Tech for Good’. An event that will see internationally and nationally renowned speakers discuss topics ranging from artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and smart speakers to sustainability. This event is taking place on:

Event Date and location: Wellington - Tuesday 22nd May

Event Time: Registration from 7.30am

Event location: Auckland – James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, 147 The Terrace, Wellington

Who are the speakers?

Speakers from both the international and national stage will cover a variety of topics, ranging from artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and smart speakers to sustainability with each speaker informing us on how emerging technologies are redefining industries and changing the world on a scale that has never seen before. Line-up as follows:

Savannah Peterson, a 2016 Forbes 30 Under 30 in Consumer Technology and the Founder of Savvy Millennial, will talk all things blockchain, humanoid robots and the digital asset revolution

Te Aroha Morehu, Innovation Officer and Tribal Digital Transformer, Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei will take us on a visual journey of how AR/VR has been embedded in to Maori education

Roxanne Salton, Head of digital strategy & delivery for Mercury, will discuss the sustainability of emerging technologies

James Wells, CIO, Vulcan steel, is here to talk playing it safe with the use of vision intelligence to ensure workplace safety. This is a project that was started at Datacomp in 2017.

How can I attend?

This event is completely free to attend but spaces are limited. Don’t delay in registering for this one-off event that will connect you with key figures in industry and provide the opportunity to network with like-minded individuals. Refreshments will be provided alongside the opportunity to ask our speakers questions and network after the presentations.

We look forward to hosting you in Wellington. Please don’t hesitate to get in contact with any of the event organisers to find out more. Look forward to seeing you on the 22nd May.

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Parking is unfortunately unavailable onsite, however there are multiple public carparks available within walking distance to the office, alongside great public transport links.

Refreshements will be available on arrival.

Please bring business cards for networking, alongside pen and paper/electronic devices to take notes


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James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

147 The Terrace

Wellington, Wellington 6011

New Zealand

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