Race To The Future
Electric bikes, robotics, biotech and self-driving cars. With the option of a full or half day, engage with international leaders and experts who are shaping the future of innovation. In the morning seminar hear how innovations in the cleantech industry from the likes of Tesla, PowerSmart and Vector are closer than we think. In the afternoon workshop learn how emerging technology and innovative thinking can equal success for you and your business.
When: Fri 31 Aug, 9am – 4pm
Venue: PowerSmart HQ
Cost: Full Day $75, Half Day $50
Morning Session 9am to 12pm – Giga-factories, flying cars, and smart poles
Imagine a world where solar, batteries and EV cars and bikes are the norm; it’s just around the corner.
In this seminar hear how innovations in the cleantech industry from the likes of Tesla, PowerSmart and Vector are closer than we think. Together with a selection of local cleantech companies, prepare to unpack what this means for the future and how it might look if half of what we have heard is true.
Afternoon Session 1pm to 4pm – Callaghan Innovation Workshop: New Value Through Emerging Technology
New Zealand faces a tsunami of technological and societal changes in the next several years that will impact our industry and economy for decades. The collision of the cyber and physical worlds has launched the fourth industrial revolution, and this new age is dawning as mass urbanisation and globalisation proceed at a faster pace than ever before.
We’re also putting an increasing strain on our environment and our resources that could have the ultimate in negative consequences for future generations. How might emerging technology and innovative thinking allow New Zealand businesses and individuals succeed, in balance with new environmental measures?
This workshop, will reflect on the learnings from the morning seminar, understand how emerging technology and innovative thinking can equal success for you and your business. We will explore what the future might look like, what emerging technology is out there and how it’s being applied as innovative products and services. You can start to get ahead of the technology curve, and generate new business value through the convergence of emerging technology platforms like: IoT, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, Industry 4.0, Robotics, Biotechnology or Smart Materials.
Find out how, at this quickfire hands-on workshop lead by the Future Insights team at Callaghan Innovation, with time to network with other like-minded businesses also keen to explore what is possible.