Category: events

November 2017: Opening Keynote Speaker RNZCGP

My Opening Keynote for the Digital Summit 2017 will focus on the interdisciplinary necessity of the New Zealand healthcare economy to thrive and provide better outcomes for patients and population health.

Closing Keynote Speaker: PRINZ 2017

I was the Closing Keynote Speaker for PRINZ 2017 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Speaker: Newkind Festival in Tasmania

Along with the Tactile Education team, we will share the journey of building new educational experiences through accesible technologies.

SingularityU New Zealand Summit.

In November 2016, I secured patronage for a group of 10 participants from Manurewa High School to attend the SU NZ Summit and spark their potential to solve New Zealand’s grand challenges.

Tactile Astronomy Appeal & Fundraiser

Make a New Zealand GST-deductible charitable donation to support teaching Astronomy to blind youth.

The New Zealand Roadless Economy

Drones – #SMCAKL Speaker: The NZ Roadless Economy

In July 2016, I was invited to be a guest speaker and panelist for the Social Media Club Auckland meet-up on Drones.

2017: Innovation Nation Grand Challenge

The Innovation Nation Grand Challenge is an open call for New Zealanders to tackle the most pressing challenges in their communities. It’s goal is to catalyze ideas and innovations into inventions, thus building 
 in-country capabilities, next-generation industries and national resilience.

Speaker: Future of Transport at IPENZ 2016

My talk was centered on how Transportation will be impacted by other trends that are happening worldwide and how we should be preparing for this accelerating future.

Event Designer & Facilitator: Innovation 2030 for Labour Party

I was asked to design, develop and deliver a facilitated all-day workshop to bring together a group of industry, science and academic leaders

Speaker: AUT COLAB on Drones

In March 2015, I spoke at AUT COLAB about the emergence of the New Zealand Roadless Economy.

X PRIZE Think Tank Auckland Speaker

JCI Auckland Guest Speaker

I’ve been invited to speak at the June meeting of the Auckland Chapter of Junior Chamber International (JCI).

Australia + New Zealand Global Impact Competition 2014

Through the generous support of Dr. Clarence Tan, SU Ambassador for Oceania, we are able to invite for the first time in 2014, New Zealand Residents for the Global Impact Competition of Singularity University.

Competition Deadline is 09 May 2014.

Auckland Startup Weekend

I worked as part of the 2014 Auckland Startup Weekend Core Organizer Team assisting in Communications.

TEDx Team New Zealand

In March 2014, I was delighted to attend the TED Active 2014 Conference along with: Trent Yeo (TEDx Queenstown) Kaila Colbin (TEDx Christchurch) DK (TEDx Wellington, TEDx TeAro)…

TEDxAuckland 2013

I am a core organizer for TEDxAuckland. The independently organized TED event took place on 03 August 2013 in Aotea Square.

AMP Amplify Festival 2013

The first week of June 2013, I had the honor of traveling to Sydney, Australia for the AMP Amplify Ideas Festival.

The internal event at AMP focuses on bringing innovation and insights into the latest global trends in finance, markets and thought leadership.

Falling Walls Conference

I participated in the Falling Walls Lab 2011 and presented MATTERNET as part of the 2011 Falling Walls Conference in Berlin, Germany.

Graduate Studies Program 2011

I was a program participant with a full scholarship. The aim is to positively benefit a billion people within 10 years.

Joined the Designers Accord at gravitytank | Open House

In August of 2009 I joined the Designers Accord at the first Chicago Town Hall hosted in the gravitytank studio. The focus of the session was on sustainability by addressing “Elephants in the Room”.