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Groundswell Festival of Innovation 2018 Tauranga 2018-09-08T21:06:09+00:00

GROUNDSWELL FEATURE EVENT

LOVE OUR LANEWAYS

13 – 15 September

Venue: Grey Street, Tauranga
Cost: Free

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GROUNDSWELL FEATURE EVENT

LOVE OUR LANEWAYS

13 – 15 September

Venue: Grey Street, Tauranga
Cost: Free

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7 DAYS OF FRESH IDEAS AND INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS

From 27 August to 2 September, Tauranga will come alive with a range of events, showcasing how our people and organisations are leading the way through innovation. Electric bikes, sustainable textiles, robotics, horticulture technology, and how to power an island. Engage with international leaders and experts from Tesla, Google, IBM, ANZ, Air New Zealand and more. From arts and culture, to science and technology, there’s something for everyone.

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7 DAYS OF LOCAL INSPIRATION, FRESH IDEAS AND INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS

Love Our Laneways
Love Our Laneways
When: 13-15th September
Venue: Grey Street, Tauranga
Cost: Free

What happens when artists and architects take-over a city laneway and fill it with art, culture and personality? Bring a friend and grab lunch from one of our food trucks while experiencing art installations, street performers and more, all in the Tauranga CBD.

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Startup Weekend Tauranga
Startup Weekend Tauranga
When: Fri 31 Aug, 6pm – Sun 2 Sept, 8.30pm
Venue: Basestation
Cost: From $50

An epic weekend of innovation, inspiration and opportunity! Form your own team and with the help of experienced mentors, learn how to launch a business, all in 54 hours.

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Future Art of Fashion
Future Art of Fashion
When: Thu 30 Aug, 5.30pm
Venue: Tauranga Art Gallery
Cost: $10

Engage in discussion with a panel of leading artists and designers, from Rebecca Anderson (Chaos and Harmony), to designers and founders of fashion house, Maaike, explore the future and possibilities of collaboration in art and fashion.

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KEY SPEAKERS

Suan Yeo
Suan YeoGoogle Education Evangelist
As Head of Google Education for Australasia, find out how the brand is transforming the education space, one educator at a time.

See Suan at the 2018 YiA Innovation Forum: Screens, Machines and Virtual Reality Dreams

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Maru Nihoniho
Maru NihonihoManaging Director & Founder of Metia Interactive
Hear the journey, experience and challenges of successful Māori innovator, Maru Nihoniho.

See Maru at Ko Maui Hangarau!

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Cleve Schupp
Cleve Schupp TESLA Marketing Genius
Who hasn’t heard of TESLA? Hear from the brand’s Head of Marketing (Aus) and what makes one of the world’s most ingenious companies tick.

See Cleve at Race To The Future

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Liz Maguire
Liz Maguire ANZ's Digital Guru
As the bank’s Head of Digital Transformation, find out how Liz’s work touches over 5 million customers.

See Liz and the RHUBARB Innovation Summit

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DIP YOUR TOES OR DEEP DIVE IN TO TAURANGA’S INNOVATION COMMUNITY

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Just beginning to learn about innovation? These events will help you gain a greater understanding of the ‘i’ word.

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Keen to get more involved in the space? Improve your skills with one of our hands-on experiences.

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Are you an experienced innovator? Upskill at one of our industry-specific events.

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