Making the Future Less Scary: Innovation for the evolution of the human experience

Making the Future Less Scary: Innovation for the evolution of the human experience

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Innovation – Digitisation – Disruption – Pragmatism – Tech Myth Busting

Techweek’s theme of ‘innovation that’s good for the world’ is a noble cause and one that aligns closely to Beca’s purpose: Make everyday better. But what does innovation mean in the context of accelerating global disruption based on innovation, technology platform, brand, design and business model and not lose sight of the fact that it has always been for the betterment and evolution of the human experience?

Making the Future Less Scary: The velocity of innovation today is unparalleled in history. We are rapidly exposed to new technologies, often hyped beyond tangible application.

Beca is delighted to invite you to a 2-hour session of informative presentations and discussions about a pragmatic and tech myth-busting world where innovation is good for your business – and the world.

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NOTE: Donations from the proceeds of Beca’s Techweek events are going to support the teams from Hobsonville Primary & Hobsonville Point Secondary schools who are competing in the USA at the international 2019 SeaPerch Challenge robotics competition. This is a great opportunity to support the students to get to the competition, promote STEM careers and get the kids experience on the ‘robotics world stage’. We wish them all the best in the competition!


8.00am                  Coffee & Registration

8.30am                  Housekeeping & Introductions

MC Rupert Hodson

8.40am                  Innovation, Digitisation, and The Place For Common Sense

Thomas Hyde – Beca Group Director

Join Beca’s Thomas Hyde as he discusses the pace of the current technical revolution while pointing to the past and the place for pragmatism and common sense in a changing world and a reminder that innovation is good for the world.

9.10am                  Making the Future Less Scary: What Buzzword Bingo Actually Means for Your Business

Savannah Peterson - Founder of Savvy Millennial

Join Savannah Peterson direct from the USA for a discussion separating future tech myths from those that will make your service/product more user friendly.

9:45am                         Q&A

10.00am                  Event Close            

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Beca Ltd, Auditorium, 21 Pitt St, Auckland

Tuesday 21 May
8:00am - 10:00am

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Savannah Peterson

Founder and Chief Unicorn of Savvy Millennial

Savannah Peterson is a Forbes 30 Under 30 in Consumer Tech and the Founder of Savvy Millennial. Savannah teaches entrepreneurship, community management and digital marketing at Stanford, NYU, UCLA and been featured in/on the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, the BBC, NBC, The Wall Street Journal, CNBC.

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Thomas Hyde

Group Director Advisory

Thomas’ insights and leadership in the areas of business performance, asset performance and applied technology has lead the development of Beca’s strategic business consulting services, with a focus on helping clients exploit and adapt to technology-led disruption of their businesses.

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