8.00amRegistrations & Networking
9.00am Welcome
9.10amOpening Address
Hon Dr David Clark, Minister for Digital Economy and Communications
9.20amOpening Keynote Speaker | Sponsored by Tait Communications
Shaun Maloney, Executive Chairman, Seequent

Lessons learned in scaling Christchurch-based Seequent from a $1 million company to a $1 billion acquisition.
9.55amStream 1: Matthias Risse, Chief Technology Officer, Shuttlerock
Creative Technology. Creativity and technology are often thought of as two separate disciplines. We will explore in this talk why they are indeed two sides of the same coin and harnessing this perspective has the potential to create superior outcomes.

Stream 2: James Everett, Co-founder, NZXR Ltd
Steering towards an Equitable Augmented Reality Future.
10.25amTraction on Demand Morning Tea & Networking |
Optional Facilitated Networking with Ryan Ashton
11.25amStream 1: Tom Hallam, Director of Technology, Jade Software
Enabling DevOps through deliberate organisational design.

Stream 2: Jen Porter, CEO, Create Prime Ltd
Introducing PublisherPrime for the first time at Tech Summit, before its global release.
12.00pmStream 1: Michael Oulsnam, Chief Digital Officer, University of Canterbury
The digital revolution in the global tertiary sector and charting the University of Canterbury’s path to its digital future.

Stream 2: Tracy McElroy, Head of South Island & Matthew Evetts, Head of NZ Cyber Security, Datacom
Cyber security on the journey to EmTech.
12.30pmLunch & Networking
1.30pmKeynote Speaker | Sponsored by Consegna.Cloud
Hugh Calveley, CEO and Co-Founder, Moxion

From basements to backlots. Exporting NZ technology to Hollywood.
2.05pmStream 1: Panel Discussion - Practical ways to embrace diversity in all its forms, and create inclusive cultures and workplaces.
Dorenda Britten, Elle Archer & Kate Selway, Director of People & Capability, Jade Software

Stream 2: Casey Orr, Territory Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services, & Bo Zhu, Senior Business Intelligence Analyst, Ravensdown & Harshana Nanayakkara, Senior DevOps Engineer, Ravensdown
Collaboration based on the Lake House architecture - designing and building a powerful data-lake platform for Ravensdown’s business intelligence and analytics.
2.35pmEnable Afternoon Tea & Networking
3.35pmStream 1: Jonathan Allan, Regional Manager for Eastern Europe and Poland, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
Throughout the COVID pandemic, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare adapted to an unprecedented demand for its innovative respiratory medical equipment. Hear about the company’s vision to change clinical practice globally by using less invasive therapies that improve patient care and outcomes, and how this has played a significant role in meeting the challenges of these times.

Stream 2: Mitchell Pham, Co-Founder and Director, CodeHQ & Kiwi Connection Tech Hub
The latest tech trends that are shaping economies and impacting society throughout Asia, and why New Zealand tech businesses would do well to appraise themselves of what is happening in this region - home to almost 60% of the world's population.
4.10pmClosing Keynote Speaker
Melissa Clark-Reynolds, Futurist & Company Director

A tour of the future - emerging business models. (Not your usual talk about how to Pivot using BlockChain, AI, VR/AR, Bitcoin, CyberSecurity or Agile).
4.50pmWrap Up / Key Findings: MC's Pip Loader & Hamish Watson
4.55pm Closing Remarks: Canterbury Tech
5.00pmAsia New Zealand Foundation Networking Drinks & Nibbles
6.00pmEvent Finishes