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Canterbury Tech Techweek Hub - The Future of Technology Day

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Canterbury Tech Techweek Hub - The Future of Technology Day

Canterbury Tech hosts a day of inspiring speakers and events exploring the amazing work happening in Canterbury about preparing and developing the future of technology at the Tech Week Hub at EPIC centre.

When: Friday 19 May 2023

Where: EPIC Innovation Centre, 100 Manchester Street, Christchurch

Proudly sponsored by AWS and Sal's Pizza 


10.00am – 11.00am: Transform your Business with Google Workspace

Discover how Lumin scaled to 78 million users with Google Workspace. Learn how to build a tech stack that drives cross-functional efficiency in Google Workspace.

Max Ferguson (CEO & Founder) and Caleb Helm (Head of Sales & Support) merge the technical landscape with customer demands, bringing insight into operational success.

11.00am – 12.00pm: Using tech to sell more tech: Nail your tech stack

Are you ready to take your tech journey to the next level? Then you won’t want to miss Concentrate’s upcoming event, “Using Tech to Sell More Tech: 7 ways to nail your tech stack”.

Concentrate is a digital sales and marketing agency that helps organisations grow. As a premium partner of HubSpot, they help technology and other complex businesses achieve that growth by using technology to be smarter about how they attract, convert and delight more customers.

You will have the opportunity to learn from one of Concentrate’s experts, Digital Marketing Specialist Gavin Gilbert, and gain valuable insights into the latest trends and the 7 lessons to help take your tech journey to the next level.

This event is perfect for technology professionals, business owners, and anyone interested in using tech to boost sales. You’ll have the opportunity to learn, connect with peers, and get involved in an interactive Q&A session.

Speaker Bio:

Gavin Gilbert – Digital Marketing Specialist, Concentrate
As a digital marketer, Gavin’s innate curiosity drives him to dig deep into clients’ businesses and truly understand their unique challenges and opportunities. But it’s his deep empathy for their needs and goals that fuels his passion for developing effective marketing strategies that deliver results.

12.00pm – 1.00pm: Beyond Boundaries: Exploring the transformative and innovative power of technology on finance and society

Louise Mcfarlane from Easy Crypto will examine how technology is transforming the world of finance and reshaping our society. From blockchain and AI to the rise of DAOs, we will explore the innovative power of these technologies and how they are creating new opportunities for businesses and individuals alike.

Speaker Bio:
Louise Macfarlane, Easy Crypto
The allure of the future has always been something that has always intrigued Louise. After being in Europe during the boom time before the Global Financial Crisis of 2008, she was left pondering in the aftermath if things could have been done differently. With a passion for education, the future, technology and exploring different ways of doing things, Louise is able to explore all of these in her role of Head of Customer success at Easy Crypto, New Zealand’s most successful locally owned crypto retailer and through her supportive, encouraging and educational womens crypto group, Crypto Women Australia and New Zealand.

2.30pm – 4.00pm: Meetup Organisers Unconference (Separate ticket required)

📌 Register for your Unconference ticket here 
Bringing the meet up system organisers and future organisers together to combine forces to dream its future and overcome obstacles.
Are you an organiser or would like to get involved in organising our meet up ecosystem for technology and digital meet-up groups? Sign up and join us at our Meetup Organisers Unconference.

4.00pm – 7.30pm: Monster Meetup (Separate ticket required)

📌 Register for your Monster Meetup ticket here

Lightning talks, comedy, pizza and drinks and lots of Sal's pizza vouchers to giveaway to all attendees! 

Keen to see how many cool tech community meet-ups we have here in Canterbury? And keen to get a sense of what they're all about?

Find out about Canterbury's amazing MeetUp ecosystem and enjoy an evening of entertainment and technology sector talks. Each MeetUp group will present a lightning talk about what their group is all about and you can come and look around the MeetUp stalls

Please note that registering for this event will be taken as acceptance that your image, name, or voice may be included in a recording or photos of proceedings that will be published after the event.

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