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Connecting for a Better future. Te honohono mo te.  

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This article was published on 5 February 2021

Callaghan Innovation is proud to support Techweek2021. Techweek2021 will be a mix of live, virtual and hybrid events, providing opportunities to showcase and share your innovation and technology from wherever you are in NZ. 

22 - 30 May 2021
Across New Zealand

TW21-Strategic Partner

The theme for Techweek 2021 is Connecting for a Better Future.  

Stefan Korn, General Manager Market, Engagement, Experience & Sectors, says Techweek2021 is a must-attend event for the innovation ecosystem. “Techweek is a great platform to spotlight New Zealand’s innovative hi-tech businesses and to recognise the huge contribution they make to our country. Callaghan Innovation is proud to back such initiatives that showcase inspiring thought leaders and novel approaches to doing business.”

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Techweek session

Callaghan Innovation hosted a range of Techweek TV events, including Te Ao Māori innovation and the future of food, SaaS solutions to agriculture challenges, and increasing investment into NZ climate innovation. View all our sessions on-demand here.

If you missed a 2020 session, or want to re-watch your favourite, you can catch up on-demand here

The Techweek 2021 programme is now live!

Check it out here to start planning your week. More events are being added all the time so check back regularly to see what's new! 

Techweek just got bigger

Techweek has partnered with TEDxAuckland, and on Saturday 22 May, Techweek2021 will kick off with TEDxAuckland. Now in its 12th year, TEDxAuckland brings the global TED experience to Auckland. 
This means Techweek will now be extended by two days - Techweek2021 will now run from 22 – 30 May. So more Techweek for everyone to enjoy!

If you haven’t been a part of a TEDx event before, now is your chance to attend this unique experience. It’s a full day event, packed with 15+ speakers, performances, and the opportunity to network and connect with new people. Click here to find out more and get your early bird ticket.

Event submissions 

Techweek events vary from major conferences to small meetups on specialist topics, hackathons, workshops, networking events and webinars. Formats can include face-to-face, digital or hybrid events. Event submissions for Techweek 2021 have now closed. 

Discussion Forum

To keep updated with event information and connect with fellow Techweek organisers please join the ‘Techweek21 Discussion Forum’ private Facebook group.