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Seequent and Microsoft Partner in Global Water Sustainability Commitments

| Member Stories

Seequent and Microsoft Partner in Global Water Sustainability Commitments CHRISTCHURCH, NZ, 25 September 2020 – Global geoscience software company Seequent was this week highlighted as one of four global partners working with Microsoft and its customers to drive change for good around water quality and conservation. Microsoft President, Brad Smith, announced Microsoft’s commitment […]

Wonderful Response to Canterbury Tech Mentoring Programmes!

| Canterbury Tech

Article by Ian Wells – Canterbury mentoring programme volunteer Thanks again for everyone who volunteered their time to make our mentorship programmes a success. This is our second year of running the mentorship programme and this year we held two mentorship sessions. One was aimed at mid-career professionals based on […]

Here’s why more Aucklanders should move to Christchurch – opinion piece

| Opinion

This article was originally published in The Spinoff by Canterbury Tech member Steven Moe Opinion – Steven Moe They’re two cities with identical amenities, identical schools and equally beautiful hinterlands. So why don’t more people choose the one where houses are half the price? A friend with a young family […]

Tech Summit 2020 Postponed until 17th November

| Canterbury Tech

Due to the extension to current Covid Alert Level 2 announced by the government yesterday (Monday 14th September) Canterbury Tech Summit will be postponed from 24th September to 17th November still to be held at Rydges Hotel, Latimer Square.   Whilst the next government review on Monday 21st September may […]

Canterbury Tech Summit 2020 Update

| Canterbury Tech

Most of you will be aware that the current Covid 19 alert level for all of New Zealand (other than Auckland) is Level 2, and this will be reviewed by the government on Monday 14th September, with any changes taking effect from midnight on 16th September. We clearly don’t know […]

Women in Tech research

| Member Opportunity

A Psychosocial Approach to Investigating Women’s Wellbeing in New Zealand’s Tech Industry Are you a woman working in tech and keen to be a part of a research initiative aimed at improving the experience and outcomes for women in tech? Dr Natalia D’Souza, Lecturer and associate Professor Kaye Thorn are part […]

Tech Summit 2020 – Registrations now open for Canterbury Tech members!

| Canterbury Tech

Tickets for the Canterbury Tech Summit are now on sale! But that’s nuts given the current situation in Auckland we hear you say! No really, we’ve thought it through and have a cunning plan. Please read on … Yes it’s been a challenging time to plan a conference. Despite the […]

Canterbury Tech Summit 2020 Update

| Canterbury Tech

  We are thrilled to announce that once again Canterbury Tech Summit is on in 2020.  Registrations for the annual Canterbury Tech Summit will open soon!! Date: Thursday 24th September 2020 Morning Session: 8.30am – 1.30pm (includes light lunch) Afternoon Session: 1.30pm – 6.30pm (includes light networking drinks) Where: Rydges […]

Challenge aims to position Christchurch as NZ’s centre of health innovation 

| Member Opportunity

Ōtautahi Christchurch aims to become the home of health tech innovation in New Zealand with the HealthTech Supernode Challenge, opening Monday 29 June. With a total prize pool across multiple categories valued at over $340,000, there are plenty of reasons to enter the HealthTech Supernode Challenge. This includes entry into […]

Yes the robots are coming, but we’re not going to be ready – by Paul Matthews

| News

BY PAUL MATTHEWS, ITP CHIEF EXECUTIVE The robots are coming for our jobs. Or rather, they are changing the future of work, along with AI and other technology changes. Our education system needs a strong focus on technology and related areas to turn this threat into a massive opportunity. That’s […]

CAREER-START MENTOR PROGRAMME

| Canterbury Tech

Having successfully kicked off our first mentoring programme (Mid-Career) earlier this week and we are delighted to announce APPLICATIONS are NOW OPEN for the second mentoring programme, the Career Start Canterbury Tech Mentor Programme. The Career Start Canterbury Tech Mentor Programme runs from 3 July  – 11 September and is aimed at people entering the […]

Mid Career Canterbury Tech Mentor Programme 1 – Applications now open!

| Canterbury Tech

Building on the success of the 2019 Canterbury Tech Mentor Programme, this year we are delighted to announce we will offer two separate mentor programmes being: Programme 1 – Mid-Career Canterbury Tech Mentor Programme Programme 2 – Career Start Canterbury Tech Mentor Programme Launching 20 May 2020, the Mid-Career Canterbury Tech Mentor […]

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