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Work that is worth it: using Tech for Good - techweek19

When Friday 24th May 2019 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Where  Basestation, 148 Durham Street, Tauranga 3112 View Map

Work that’s worth it – using tech for good

Where tech tools, skills and purpose meet to create a flourishing future

Technological skills are already in high-demand by organisations whose highest purpose is profit and shareholder returns.

What do these same skills accomplish when the highest purpose of an organisation is to deploy technology for common-good – ongoing improvement of community, environmental, social, as well as economic well-being.

What to expect of this 3-hour event:

– Presentations by impact entrepreneurs who are working on solutions locally and nationally to solve challenges in our food, homes, waste and capital/investment systems.

*CONFIRMED SPEAKERS*

::Re-engineering housing
Danny Squires - Space Craft Systems
Hiria Te Rangi - Whare Hauora

::Re-engineering food systems
Andrew Han - Kaitech

::Re-engineering capital markets
Rob O'Brien - Toha

::Re-engineering waste
Bernadette Casey & Peter Thomson - The Formary

– Lunch and refreshments

– Networking activity

– Panel discussion with experts facilitated by Deborah Crowe, investor and leader in the entrepreneurial/technology ecosystem in the Bay of Plenty and Edmund Hillary Fellowship member.

This 3-hour event will open your eyes to:

– the possibilities of tech-for-good
– what’s already being done locally and nationally, enabled with technology
– how you can contribute, how these impact ventures are/could address these challenges in Tauranga and Western Bay.
 

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Available 22 Apr 2019 - 24 May 2019

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