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NZTech Connect: Responsible Innovation in the Metaverse

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From tech utopianism to the tech lash to the metaverse, how do we ensure that companies such as Meta are being transparent, accountable and innovating responsibly? Hear from Meta’s Vice President of Policy across the Asia Pacific region, Simon Milner, about the regulatory models that can drive greater transparency and accountability of digital platforms, the work being done to promote greater safety across the Meta Family of Apps such as Facebook and Instagram and how these investments form the basis for responsible innovation for the metaverse.

He’ll then be joined by Lee Timutimu (Ngāti Awa, Ngāi Te Rangi, Tūhoe, Ngāti Porou) from Arataki Systems and Kat Lintott (Ngāi Tahu) from Wrestler, hosted by Julie Gill from NZ Tech, for a discussion on immersive technologies, how they are currently being applied to support a range of businesses and other organisations locally, and the opportunities for Aotearoa New Zealand.


Date: Tuesday 26 July 

Time: 7.30am - 10am (presentations finish at 9am)

Location: The Residence Room, Level 2, Park Hyatt Auckland, 99 Halsey Street

Event Type: Physical

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