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The NZTech AGM will now be held online via Zoom webinar on 13 August at 4pm.
If you have already registered to attend, you will soon be sent a calendar invitation with Zoom details included.
If you have not registered to attend and wish to join us, please register here.
The AGM will commence at 4pm. NZTech CEO Graeme Muller will share a strategy update and plans for the coming year. Board Chair, Mitchell Pham, will then announce the successful candidates of the NZTech Board elections.
The AGM will be followed by a panel discussion at approximately 4.30pm, Introducing the Digital Technology Industry Transformation Plan (ITP), facilitated by NZTech’s CEO, Graeme Muller and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Digital Economy Lead, Robyn Henderson. Panel speakers include NZTech’s Julie Gill, IT Professionals’ Paul Matthews, AI Forum’s Emma Naji, NZRise’s Don Christie and Callaghan Innovation’s Aroha Armstrong.
The discussion will include:
- Why is the Digital Technology ITP so important for New Zealand’s future?
- How can the Digital Technology ITP help create jobs, support growth and improve productivity?
- How can the Digital Technology ITP positively impact New Zealand’s social wellbeing and sustainability?
- What needs to happen to enable the tech sector to underpin a more productive, sustainable and inclusive economy and society.
- How can we maximise opportunities and be a leader in responding to emerging technologies, ensuring all New Zealanders can benefit from advances in digital technology?
The panel will highlight the importance of creating a national AI strategy, explore the importance of New Zealand’s tech story and how we can promote New Zealand’s Tech & Innovation capabilities internationally, discuss growing the Maori digital economy, enhancing digital skills pathways and leveraging Government procurement.
We look forward to seeing you tomorrow.
Stay home and stay safe.
The NZTech Team