Examine the future of tech with leading tech innovators. Be part of the conversation!

What's it all about?

Tech-Xpectations brings together the Grow North Innovation District’s school-to-scale up Innovation Escalator. Join with thought leaders across the technology and innovation spectrum about the challenges and opportunities presented by digital transformation now and into the future.

MC Sarah Cross from Everedge will host an interactive, real-time discussion and problem-solving forum, where you have the opportunity to connect with an array of experts:

> Digital Humans: Digital Humans with Mark Fitzgerald, FaceMe
> Artificial Intelligence: Conversational Interfaces with Atilio Ranzuglia, Head of Technology, Aider.AI
> Internet of Things: Sam Houghton, Digital Services, BECA 
> Bootstrapping vs Angel Funding with Jackie Young, Flying Kiwi Angels and technology investor Peter Knowles
> Wearables with Andrew Wong & Rakesh Vallabh from iMeasureU
> Agritech with Chris Wigley
> Retail Tech with Dr John Murray, Senior Lecturer in Retail and Marketing, Massey University
> MedTech with Richard Little and Faisal Almesfer,  Exsurgo Rehab
> Augmented Reality with Rob Hanks, Founder, Curiat 
> Gaming with Charlie Meaden Director, Metagame Technology
> Logistics and Transport Technology with Tim Russell, Callaghan Innovation

+ MORE...

This is not a sit-down event -- be part of the conversation! You choose the topic or topics that interest you most you -- each short session with our thought leaders will have you bursting with new ideas and information.

At the Tech-Xpectations Expo, see and experience:

> KiwiQuads racing drones and indoor racing league
> Virtual Reality for retail research from Consumer Insights, a Massey University spinout company
> Augmented Reality from Curiat 
> Impact Projects, from Albany Senior High School students

+ MORE...

We'll bring the session to a formal end at 5:30pm, but the conversation will continue with networking until 6pm.

This event is a Grow North Innovation District collaboration hosted by Smales Farm, Massey Business School, Shore Junction, Takapuna Beach Business Association and ecentre.


You can drop into this event at any time.

B:HIVE aka The Business Hive - Smales Farm, 72 Taharoto Rd, Takapuna, Auckland

Tuesday 21 May
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Free event
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Sarah Cross (MC)

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Danny Tomsett


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Brendan Roberts


Clare Amos


Claire was appointed Principal at Albany Senior High School in 2018.

As Deputy Principal at Hobsonville Point Secondary School, Claire was part of the Senior Leadership Team who set up the secondary school, which opened for students in 2014.

In 2015 Claire was appointed as a founding member of the Education Council of Aotearoa, New Zealand. She also sits on the board of NetSafeNZ.

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