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Day One – Thursday 18 June
Education & Youth Focus

Venue: Coastlands Rimu Room & Paraparaumu Library Meeting Room

Morning
8.15am to 9.00am: Opening powhiri & light breakfast – Coastlands Garden Court

With Kapanui & Waikanae Primary Kapahaka Group, Digital Ambassadors, Sponsors & Vendors

 

9.00am Vendor exhibition open
9.00am to 11.15am: Coding & robotics with Year 7 to 10 students (& PhD students by video conference) – Coastlands Rimu Room

Presenter: Elf Eldridge – Victoria University

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9.00am to 11.15am: Unconference e-learning collaboration with Kapiti teachers (bring your own device) – Paraparaumu Library Meeting Room

Presenter: Alex Perry – Wellington Loop

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11.30am to 12.15pm: Elf & Alex groups join for discussion – Coastlands Rimu Room

 

Lunch

Paper bag lunch with Elf & Alex concurrent groups to view Expo

 

Afternoon
12.45pm to 1.45pm: N4L – Planning for the future: Next stage of POND – Coastlands Rimu Room

Presenter: Tim Kong – School Training Lead, N4L

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2.00pm to 3.00pm: Digital literacy capability & contemporary practice in the teaching professionCoastlands Rimu Room

Presenter: Matt Richards The Mind Lab by Unitec

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3.30pm to 5.00pm: Virtual reality & how it can be utilised (& creative careers for youth) – Coastlands Rimu Room

Presenter: Teriu Lemon – WelTec & George Tongariro Whitireia

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4.30pm Vendor exhibition close
5.30pm to 7.00pm: Internet & social media safety for parents, grandparents & in-home care givers – Coastlands Rimu Room

Presenter: Lee Chisholm – NetSafe

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Day Two – Friday 19 June
Business Focus


Venue: Coastlands Rimu Room, KCDC Council Chambers & Te Newhanga Kapiti Community Centre

Morning
9.00am to 10.00am: Home automation for assisted independent living – Coastlands Rimu Room

If health service delivery continues to operate as it does today, it is predicted that by about 2040 the entire national economy will be spent delivering health services.  Obviously this is untenable so change is inevitable.  This presentation will explore some of the advances in preventative health measures that greatly improve the way we transition from the family home to a more assisted living facilities as we age.  Alcatel-Lucent's "ng Connect" program is central to this work.  The presenter will also cast the net wider and share some of the more interesting technology advances that will influence the way we live, work and play in the next decade.

Presenter: Geof Heydon - Alcatel Lucent

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9.00am to 11.00am: Business in the Cloud – Solutions Toolbox: Information, benefits to connect & engage efficiently in the cloud with numbers, office models, web marketing & social media – KCDC Council Chambers

Case studies, information & benefits around doing business in the digital and Cloud age.  Take a look at how technologies come together to form practical solutions that add business value; including business IT & Cloud software, web marketing and social media.

Presenters: Mark Ternent - GTB IT Solutions, Maria Mullane - Aspire Solutions, Richard Calkin - Web Genius & Jennie Gutry

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10.30am to 11.45am: Crowdfunding model: Turning dreams in to reality with pledges online – Coastlands Rimu Room

Presenter: Anna Guenther – PledgeMe

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11.30am to 1.30pm: Digital Advice Workshop for SMEs (bring your own device) – KCDC Council Chambers

Come along and hear how technology is impacting the traditional business model or the pace of change – what the future holds.  Bring along your smartphone, tablet or laptop to complete an online Digital Journey Assessment to help identify ways your organisation can improve its use of the Internet.  At the end of the assessment a personalised Action Plan is prepared that will guide you on how to maximise the Internet.  You can also complete the Assessment in advance by going to: Tech Expo Digital Journey and then go to the session for independent advice and guidance.

By attending this workshop you will go into the draw to win a Bluetooth Headset!

Presenter: Stuart Dillon-Roberts – Digital Office

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Lunch

Break

 

Afternoon
12.30pm to 1.45pm: ManageMyHealth online patient portal - What it is & what's in it for me as a patient? – Coastlands Rimu Room

Presenter: Vanessa Cryer – Compass Health PHO

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2.15pm to 3.30pm: Online Security Workshop - The Threats are Real – Coastlands Rimu Room

Short talk to look at security threats encountered in the real world on a daily basis, including:

  1. Why attackers may target individuals & companies
  2. Why security is important & how to practice good operational security
  3. How to assess threats against personal & company assets

Presenter: Peter Bailey – Aura Information Security

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2.15pm to 4.15pm: REPEAT Digital Advice Workshop for SMEs (bring your own device) – KCDC Council Chambers

Come along and hear how technology is impacting the traditional business model or the pace of change – what the future holds.  Bring along your smartphone, tablet or laptop to complete an online Digital Journey Assessment to help identify ways your organisation can improve its use of the Internet.  At the end of the assessment a personalised Action Plan is prepared that will guide you on how to maximise the Internet.  You can also complete the Assessment in advance by going to: Tech Expo Digital Journey and then go to the session for independent advice and guidance.

By attending this workshop you will go into the draw to win a Bluetooth Headset!

Presenter: Stuart Dillon-Roberts – Digital Office

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4.00pm to 5.00pm: Digital web site portal for SMEs - Getting Online for Peanuts (bring your own device) – Coastlands Rimu Room

If you are not online with your own web site, come to this workshop to hear how to create an easy and free web site for your business using www.aboutus.co.nz

Presenter: Steve Adams – About Us

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4.30pm Vendor exhibition close
5.30pm to 7.00pm: BA5 for SMEs - UFB demystified: So what, what’s in for me? – Te Newhanga Kapiti Community Centre

Presenter: Rosalie Nelson – Chorus

Rosalie Nelson is the Market Strategy and Insight Manager for Chorus.  She is responsible for developing Chorus’s market game plan, covering products, pricing, customer communications and sales strategy.  In this role she works closely with Chorus customers to support development of next generation and fibre services.  Rosalie's experience includes that of an independent analyst, consultant and industry commentator in Europe, Asia-Pacific and New Zealand, working with senior teams on telecommunications and go to market strategies.  Prior to joining Chorus, Rosalie was Research Director for independent research and consultancy business IDC NZ.  In 2009 Rosalie was recognised as the most influential woman in telecommunications in New Zealand and in 2010 won the CommsDay 'Best Industry Analyst' award.

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Day Three – Saturday 20 June
Community & Seniors Focus


Venue: Coastlands Rimu Room & Te Newhanga Kapiti Community Centre

Morning
9.00am to 10am: What can I do online (Facebook, banking, travel, public transport timetables, Skype) – (bring your own device) Coastlands Rimu Room

Presenter: Brian Milne - SeniorNet

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10.00am Vendor exhibition open
10.15am to 11.00am: Demystifying your smartphone (bring your own device) – Coastlands Rimu Room

Life will never be the same once you know how to use your smartphone

Presenters: Brian Milne - SeniorNet & Jessica Edwards Spark Business Hub Hutt Kapiti

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11.15am to 12.00pm: Getting started on your tablet (bring your own device) – Coastlands Rimu Room

Feel the fear & get going

Presenter: Ian McLuckie - SeniorNet

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Lunch

Break

 

Afternoon
12.30pm to 1.30pm: Digital Inclusion - Computers in Homes & Stepping Up Programmes (bring your own device) – Coastlands Rimu Room

Presenter: Di Daniels - 2020 Communications Trust

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12.30pm to 1.30pm: Demystifying the online entertainment landscape – Te Newhanga Kapiti Community Centre

Presenter: Hadyn Green – Consumer NZ

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2.15pm to 4.15pm: Gaming workshop for young people (bring your own device) – Coastlands Rimu Room

Presenter: Dan Milward – Gamefroot

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2.15pm to 4.00pm: Video conferencing for Maori business, Marae Trusts & not for profit community groups – Te Newhanga Kapiti Community Centre

Presenter: Hinurewa Te Hau Nga Pu Waea

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4.30pm Vendor exhibition close

 

 
 
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