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This article was published on 22 November 2018

Callaghan Innovation is once again proud to support Techweek, with 2019 shaping up to be better than ever.
20-26 May 2019
Across New Zealand
Techweek is New Zealand’s annual festival of technology and innovation. No other festival in the world unites an entire nation on the topic of innovation for a week. It’s not just about showcasing leading edge technology but amplifying brilliant ideas that are solving the biggest global challenges. 
Techweek18 was huge, with 540 events in 24 locations, hosting thousands of New Zealanders and visitors across the country. Continuing with the theme 'innovation that's good for the world', Techweek19 provides a platform to add our voices to a growing conversation on global innovation. 

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Programme Highlights
The Programme Highlights are a special tier of curated events that will sit within the Techweek19 programme and will be given extra visibility and support during the lead up to Techweek.  
General event submissions for Techweek19 open in January 2019, but if you'd like to be part of the Programme Highlights tier, you need to submit your application before Friday 14 December
For more information on the Techweek19 Programme Highlights and the submission process go here.

Discussion Forum

The Techweek19 Discussion Forum is open. Use this tool to start planning your event and to connect with a community of supporters who can help you make it a success. 
You can read more about what the Discussion Forum is and how it works here.
MaD2019 – Manufacturing and Design Conference 2019
Future-proofing New Zealand’s Manufacturing and Design Economy
Monday 20 - Tuesday 21 May, Auckland
For the third year, MaD2019, a Techweek19 Programme Highlight, will again be supported by Callaghan Innovation. 
Join MaD2019 to learn about exciting, new manufacturing and design research and to be inspired through examples of positive collaborations between industry and researchers. 
The MaD Network is a cross-disciplinary community of New Zealand researchers in manufacturing and design that works in close collaboration with industry to envision and shape New Zealand’s future manufacturing economy. #MaD2019
• Programme and speakers will be launched shortly, but to find out more go to the MaD Conference website

Key Dates

• 8 November — Programme Highlights Submissions open
• 14 December — Programme Highlights Submissions close
• January 2019 — Festival event submissions open
• March  — Official Techweek19 programme launch
• 20-26 May — Techweek19
• 20-21 May – MaD Conference, Auckland 
• 25 May – Hi-Tech Awards, Auckland 
#techweek19 #goodfortheworld