Join the Callaghan Innovation Future Insights team as they discuss the technologies that are changing the innovation landscape and the megatrends that are driving them. Topics covered include: space tech and precision data, AI, bioplastics, blockchain, smart packaging, 3D printing, autonomous vehicles and robotics, alternative proteins and fertilisers, AR/VR, and Lab on a Chip (LOC).
Unlock the facts, demystify the jargon and prepare yourself for the future!
You can drop into this event at any time.
Jonathan leads the Future Insights Group at Callaghan Innovation, where that group’s mission is to tell the story of NZ futures to help businesses unlock their innovation strategy. Rent work has included producing Callaghan Innovation’s whitepaper on Artificial Intelligence and running emerging technology workshops around NZ. He has previously served a term on the board of NZTech, (the NZ Technology Industry Association) and is currently on the board of the NZ IoT Alliance. The common strand to Jonathan’s career has been technology, from product development, to technology commercialisation, to technology strategy and now future insights. Jonathan loves cutting through the hype that sometimes exists with emerging tech and explaining the real potential for it to change our lives.
As Future Insights Manager – Advanced Materials at Callaghan Innovation, Kirsten provides advice on innovation trends and market dynamics in the area of advanced materials. She engages with other experts to show New Zealand industry the future: how advanced technology, global and economic trends and influences impact New Zealand or create opportunities for new business value. Kirsten holds a PhD in chemistry from Victoria University of Wellington.