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Shaping Dunedin's Future with SmartCity Technologies

How could new and emerging technologies be best utilised in the Dunedin Hospital Rebuild and the proposed Dunedin Harbourside Vision?

What's it all about?

This important discussion on 'Shaping Dunedin's Future with SmartCity Technologies' is one of the highlight events of Dunedin Techweek 2019.

Our panel of experts includes Pete Hodgson, Ian Taylor and Tim Packer. who will share their views on new and emerging technologies, and how they can shape the future of Dunedin.

What are emerging smart city technologies and how can Dunedin capitalise on them?

How can 'smart' technology be applied to futureproof the Dunedin Hospital rebuild?

How can the Harbourside vision incorporate these technologies to best benefit residents and visitors?

Don't miss this exciting and inspiring discussion on Dunedin's future! 

Drinks and nibbles will be available, but seats are strictly limited.   

Reserve your seat now! 

You should be present for the whole duration of this event.

Signal ICT Graduate School, 123 Vogel St, Dunedin

Wednesday 22 May
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Free event
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Tim Packer

Co-founder BucketLabs

Prior to co-founding BucketLabs 'Paving the way to a SmartNation', Tim Packer led the SmartCities team at NEC NZ Ltd, exploring how to make best use of emerging technologies to improve our lives and environment. He has experience across a range of technologies, from telecommunications to precision agriculture.
When he is not helping local government and companies make sense of their data, Tim can be found in his local community gardens or karate dōjō.

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Ian Taylor - CNZM

Founder/Managing Director - Animation Research Ltd

2018 NZ Innovator of the year, master storyteller and tech icon.
Ian founded Animation Research Ltd in Dunedin NZ in 1990 on the basis that he had found the place he wanted to live. 1990 was also the year that Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web. " I had no idea what that was or that it had even been invented" says Taylor, " but ultimately this was the electronic highway that would eventually take us to the world."

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Pete Hodgson

Chair - Callaghan Innovation and Dunedin Hospital Rebuild Group

Longstanding MP is currently the Chair of both Callaghan Innovation and the Chair of the Southern Partnership Group - Dunedin Hospital Rebuild.
His views are based on great knowledge and experience of NZ's innovation sector, most recently as Director of the University of Otago's Centre for Innovation.

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