Canterbury Tech Events calendar

Welcome to the Canterbury Tech events calendar. You will find the regular Canterbury Tech Tuesday events, technical MeetUps and relevant conferences we are supporting all listed here in one handy place.

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Create Your Future in IT: Leveraging Transferrable Skills

Organised by: GSD Alliance

Venue: Spark Square

Address: 2 Cathedral Square, Christchurch

Are you looking to expand your career opportunities in the IT industry? Perhaps you want to start working in IT but you’re not sure how you can get into the...

Free

Agile Product Ownership Fundamentals

Organised by: GSD Alliance

Venue: K Block, Ara Institue of Canterbury

Address: Madras Street, Christchurch

An Agile Product Owner is responsible for maximizing the value of the product resulting from the work of the Development Team. The specifics of the role can vary widely across...

$699 – $999

The Christchurch Foundation’s Better City Business Club Event with James Laughlin

Organised by: The Christchurch Foundation

Venue: KPMG

Address: Level 5, 79 Cashel Street, Christchurch Central City, Canterbury, New Zealand

Our Better City Business Club is for businesses with a heart for Christchurch. We have events quarterly in the central city, with inspiring keynotes, a chance to network in a...

Free networking event

June CGDA Meetup – Intro To CODE & AMA – Tim Ponting

Organised by: Christchurch Game Developers Association

Venue: John Britten Building, 69 Creyke Road

Address: 69 Creyke Road, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

Welcome to the June 2023 Game Developers Meetup! We meet monthly to hear from a speaker from the world of game development, eat some pizza, and meet and catch up...

Free

Urbit Meetup

Organised by: Urbit

The purpose of the Urbit meetup is to share information about Urbit with the Christchurch community, help people get themselves setup on the network and share tips on how to...

Free

Inhouse Devs or Outsourced – what’s best and when

Organised by: Custom D

Venue: Custom D

Address: 32/2 Welles Street, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

You know what you want, now it’s time to build the tech team that’ll bring your vision to life. Do you establish the capability in-house or look at outsourcing development...

Free

Dicker Data Cyber Security Roadshow

Organised by: Dicker Data

Venue: Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre

Address: 188 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch Central City, New Zealand

Join our Dicker Data cybersecurity team and leading security vendors for a morning where we will focus on the trends we are seeing in 2023 in the cybersecurity landscape. Our...

Free

The Future of Ōtautahi as an Innovation Hub – Pitches from Local Luminaries

Organised by: Webtools

Venue: Webtools

Address: 146a Lichfield Street, Christchurch, New Zealand

It's been 12 years since TEDxEQChCh! In that time Ōtautahi Christchurch's Innovation Hub has gone from strength to strength. This future-focused region is now recognised as a global leader in tech and innovation....

Free

Unpopular Opinions – The Reboot

Organised by: Publica

Venue: The Piano

Address: 156 Armagh Street, Christchurch, New Zealand

Unpopular Opinions is back again and we're kicking off with a bang! Register for tickets here: https://unpopularopinions.co.nz/ In a world of cancellations, hot takes and podcasts - we dare to bring...

Free

Product Management Bootcamp with University of Canterbury Executive Education

Organised by: GSD Alliance

Venue: University of Canterbury

Address: John Britten 102 Conference Foyer, University of Canterbury, Christchurch

Product management is a key function that works across various stakeholders in an organisation, ensuring business priorities are met and customer value is delivered. This two-day introductory course will help...

$2,400

Leading Through Impact with Greg Davidson

Organised by: UC Business School

Venue: The Piano: Centre for Music and the Arts

Address: 156 Armagh Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

Register here: https://events.humanitix.com/leading-through-impact-with-greg-davidson Join us to celebrate UC’s 150th Anniversary and hear UC Alumnus Greg Davidson, Group Chief Executive of Australasia’s largest homegrown tech company Datacom, discuss why his team is focused...

FREE

Deloitte Fast 50

Organised by: Deloitte

The Deloitte Fast 50 recognises the very best of the NZ’s fast-growing companies based on their impressive revenue growth over the past three years, from various sectors. We want to...

The Wild Ride (Thus Far) of Running Digital Confectioners – James Tan

Organised by: Christchurch Game Developers Association

Venue: EPIC Innovation Centre

Address: 100 Manchester St, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

Welcome to the August 2023 Game Developers Meetup! Meetup Location: 100 Manchester Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011 - Epic Building The meetup will also be streamed online: https://youtube.com/live/ZWp7WvZQ9Mw?feature=share 6:15...

Free

August AI Meetup

Organised by: AI CHCH Meetups

Venue: 25 Hereford Street

Address: 25 Hereford Street, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

Come along to the August AI Meetup. Register here: https://www.meetup.com/christchurch-ai/events/295162453/ If you are interested in the technical side of AI then come along, learn something new, and meet like-minded experts...

Free

Learnings from Building AI Products for Product Managers Meet Up

Organised by: Christchurch Product Management and Marketing Group

Venue: Jade Software

Address: 5 Sir Gil Simpson Drive, Burnside, Christchurch

Register here: https://www.meetup.com/product-management-product-marketing/events/294299064/ Are you a current or aspiring Product Manager eager to dive into the world of AI product development? Don't worry if you lack coding skills; this Christchurch...

Free

Post Canterbury Tech Summit breakfast

Organised by: New Zealand Israel Innovation Hub

Venue: Ministry of Awesome, Ara

Address: Kahukura Building, Moorhouse / Madras St, Christchurch

The ‘New Zealand Israel Innovation Hub’ would like to invite you to a post Canterbury Tech Summit breakfast as an opportunity to discuss your learnings and expand your thinking! After...

Join us to learn what CPTPP means for your business

Organised by: BNZBA/LANZBC/ANZBC

Venue: BNZ Partners Centre

Address: 111 Cashel Street, Christchurch, -, New Zealand

The UK joining means CPTPP will become a global agreement and the GDP of the bloc will increase to US$15 trillion which represents over 15% of global GDP, so New...

$25

October AI Meetup

Organised by: 231 High Street

Venue: 231 High Street

Address: 231 High Street, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

Come along to the October AI Meetup. If you are interested in the technical side of AI then come along, learn something new, and meet like-minded experts and enthusiasts. We...

Free

Community101’s Women’s networking breakfast

Organised by: BNZ

Venue: BNZ Partners Centre

Address: 111 Cashel Street, Christchurch, -, New Zealand

Women’s Networking Breakfast | Finding confidence in connecting to a community | 22nd November 8:15am – 10:00am Join local Canterbury women to create new connections, and expand your network with...

Free

Powrsession: a leadership programme designed for women on the way up

Organised by: Powrsuit

Venue: PWC

Address: PwC Centre, 60 Cashel Street, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

Launching in Ōtautahi Christchurch on November 30, Powrsuit's Powrsessions are a transformative month-long programme for women at every level. Join a cohort of 15-20 women to develop your leadership identity and approach on your terms.  Today's Leaders must span technology disruption (innovation, automation and AI) and operate within fast-paced, remote and flexible environments. It’s time to throw out the...

$799

Australasian Society of Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education

Organised by: University of Canterbury

Venue: Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre

Address: 188 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch Central City, New Zealand

The Australasian Society of Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) conference, focused on digital education in the tertiary context, is right on our doorstep this year.  Over 150 presentations focused on current issues facing tertiary education including AI, gamification & learning design. Join us at Te Pae from 3-6 Dec  or virtually as the presentations are completely...

NZ Hi-Tech Awards 2024 Christchurch Launch

Organised by: NZ Hi-Tech Trust

Venue: Trimble 11-15 Birmingham Drive, Middleton, Christchurch 8024, New Zealand

Address:

Join us at our Christchurch Launch Event for the NZ Hi-Tech Awards 2024, and become a part of an engaging and illuminating evening that signifies the commencement of the 2024...

Free

11th Multicore World

Organised by: Open Parallel

Venue: Christchurch Town Hall

Address: 86 Kilmore Street, Christchurch, Canterbury

Interactive and Targeted: At Multicore World conversations are as important as sessions. Every presentation has a flexible Q&A period, and if we are enjoying a great discussion, we just continue with it. On its 11th edition, Multicore World 2024 participants are invited as world experts in their speciality. In a limited audience environment (100 delegates)...

$1950

UXCHCH Meetup: Including people with access needs in user research

Organised by: MadeCurious.

Venue: MadeCurious. 100 Carlyle Street, Sydenham

Address: 100 Carlyle Street, Sydenham, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

We're back for 2024! The MadeCurious team has taken over and we're ready to host in our shiny new office. We’re looking forward to welcoming you all to our place and the...

Free

CompTIA NZ Christchurch Community Meetup ahead of Digital Workplace Conference

Organised by: CompTIA

Venue: Riverside Kitchen

Address: Upstairs - Riverside Market Cnr Lichfield St. and Oxford Tce. 100 Oxford Tce. City Centre, Christchurch, NSW, Australia

If you’re attending, exhibiting, presenting, or sponsoring the February 2024 Digital Workplace Conference in Christchurch, NZ or whether you’re new or established and running a business in the technology industry...

Free

Digital Workplace Conference

Organised by: DW Results

Venue: Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre

Address: 188 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch Central City, New Zealand

Coming to Christchurch for the 1st time - this event is in it's 13th year. With over 40 sessions, 25 speakers from across the globe and content to suit both tech and business - it is one not to be missed. No-where else will you find this depth of experience and expertise in the one...

AI & ML – What’s happening in the region?

Organised by: IT Professionals New Zealand

Venue: Ara Institute of Canterbury

Address: 130 Madras Street, Christchurch

Join the Christchurch ITP Branch at Ara/Te Pukenga on the 18th April for an exciting event exploring the cutting-edge world of Data and Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Large...

Free

Women in Tech X Custom D – Pathways into Tech

Organised by: Women In Tech Christchurch

Venue: 2/36 Welles Street

Address: 2/36 Welles Street, Christchurch, New Zealand

Pathways into Tech Join us for an inspiring discussion on the diverse pathways into the tech industry. From working your way up the ladder to switching careers entirely, our panelists will share insights, challenges, and invaluable advice for aspiring women in tech. Pathway to a CEO Julie Ryan, CEO of Custom D Ever wondered what...

Free

SmartView Co-Design, a redesign journey

Organised by: MadeCurious.

Venue: MadeCurious. 100 Carlyle Street, Sydenham

Address: 100 Carlyle Street, Sydenham, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

This will be an engaging and interactive evening showcasing the redesign journey of SmartView - a collaboration with Smart Christchurch (part of Christchurch City Council) and Colabs (part of MadeCurious)....

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