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SIGNAL event highlights from Techweek19
Tuesday June 25, 2019
From Smart City events to AGILE workshops and a Techweek TV feature - check out SIGNAL's Techweek19 festival highlights - 'innovation that's good for the world'.
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Smart Cities - how will tech & data improve our lives?
Friday June 14, 2019
Have you heard of Smart Cities? A smart city is an urban area that uses different types of tech to collect data and then uses the data to manage resources efficiently.
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Another successful Speed Networking Event @ SIGNAL Christchurch
Wednesday June 12, 2019
Face to face networking between SHIFT students and Industry hosts helps to find matches for Industry Projects.
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Kick-starting Innovation - Using Story Maps to define your Minimum Viable Product
Wednesday June 12, 2019
Another sell-out event over Techweek19 saw Tasneem Gould and Ashley Bass run a workshop in kicking- starting innovation.
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How to SLAY in Tech without getting technical - Women in Tech
Wednesday June 12, 2019
It's estimated that half of tech industry jobs are in non-tech roles. This Christchurch TechWeek19 event covered a panel of woman who work in the tech industry, without having to write a line of code!
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Dunedin Techweek Events 2019
Tuesday May 7, 2019
SIGNAL is sponsoring several events for Dunedin Techweek 2019. On Wednesday, May 22, we are hosting two sessions with Tim Packer, Smart City Practitioner and former team lead for the NEC NZ's Smart Cities Solutions business unit. One of these will include an evening discussion with Tim Packer, the Honourable Pete Hodgson, and NZ Innovator of the Year Ian Taylor CNZM, on how smart city technologies could be utilised in the Dunedin Hospital rebuild, and the proposed Dunedin Harbourside Vision.
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Christchurch Techweek Events 2019
Tuesday May 7, 2019
SIGNAL is sponsoring several events for Christchurch Techweek 2019. On Tuesday, May 21, we are hosting two sessions with Tim Packer, Smart City Practitioner and former team lead for the NEC NZ's Smart Cities Solutions business unit, one at EPIC from 2 - 3 pm, and the other at the University of Canterbury College of Engineering from 5.30 - 7 pm.
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ImpactNPO Dunedin Hackathon Weekend
Tuesday December 11, 2018
The inaugural Dunedin ImpactNPO Hackathon Weekend brought together volunteers with tech, design, and business skills, to help provide tech solutions for three local charities. SHIFT student Nathan Moffatt took part, and shares his experiences here.
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Work Future Dunedin Event @ Petridish - Nov 7 - 5.30 - 7pm
Sunday October 28, 2018
A fantastic crowd attended a future-focussed discussion with four of Dunedin's tech community stars last night in Dunedin. Conclusion - the future looks bright!
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AgritechNZ connects global interests and promotes NZ to the world.
Tuesday October 9, 2018
NZ Agritech companies are making waves on the global stage, and have several opportunities to work alongside some of the world's largest food producers, who are investing heavily into robotics, sensing and automation. The potential economic benefits of this are tremendous as we discovered at the AgritechNZ roadshow which recently toured NZ.
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Enthusiastic crowd at the AI Forum Connect event 'Artificial Intelligence in Dunedin: Research, industry, and public policy' at SIGNAL Dunedin.
Tuesday October 9, 2018
Over 70 people attended the AI Forum Connect event in Dunedin last night to discuss the impact and deployment of AI in New Zealand.
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ITx 2018
Tuesday September 11, 2018
SIGNAL was proud to be a silver sponsor of ITx 2018, held in Wellington from July 11 to 13. This action packed programme was a collaboration of twelve leading tech-focused conferences and included over 150 speakers on many different tech related topics.
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SIGNAL's VR Arena an "Unreal Success" at NZ Scifest
Friday August 31, 2018
SIGNAL Dunedin welcomed over five hundred and fifty people into the SIGNAL VR Arena, hosted by Dr Simon McCallum, who also gave a range of lunchtime VR talks as part of the NZ International SciFest in Dunedin from July 6 - 15.
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SHIFT Industry Showcase - Christchurch Sep 20
Friday August 31, 2018
Join us as we celebrate the achievements of the first Christchurch SHIFT cohort, on Thursday Sep 20 from 3 - 4.30pm.
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The Future of Learning Conference 2018
Thursday August 23, 2018
Bring the change! Amazing ripples happen when you bring open minded, game changers and action takers together to share ideas. SIGNAL was a proud partner and sponsor for THE FUTURE OF LEARNING Conference, held in July 2018, tautahi, Christchurch.
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CODE REBEL: Ally Watson
Thursday August 23, 2018
The greatest challenge for us is removing the stigma that tech is geeky or its only for guys and engaging girls at a young age.
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SIGNAL: Proud Sponsor of the Canterbury Tech Summit
Saturday July 7, 2018
Last week over 700 members of the tech industry converged at the Wigram Air Force Museum for one of NZs premier tech events of the year the Canterbury Tech Summit. As NZ's second largest tech hub, Canterbury hosts a wide cross-section of tech industries and companies.
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Code Like A Girl - Ally Watson in Dunedin
Tuesday July 3, 2018
Part of the NZ International Science Festival, this is a wonderful opportunity to meet and be inspired by two exceptionally talented and passionate female tech professionals.
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Techweek'18 Highlights from Chch
Thursday June 14, 2018
And thats a Techweek18 wrap!
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Over 2000 attendees at Dunedin's NZ Techweek'18 events
Friday June 8, 2018
The numbers are in! Dunedin Techweek'18 included over 2300 attendees at 46 individual events across the city. The city hosted 6 international speakers, 28 national speakers, and 52 local speakers at 24 venues around the city, and over 50 local tech and associated businesses were involved. From Pete Hodgson, Chair of Callaghan Innovation, to primary school students designing games or trouble shooting apps, to amazing local businesses getting together to share ideas and experiences with each other, it was a fabulous week of conversation, discovery and collaboration.
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An invitation to the DunedinLaunchofthe 2018 NZ Space Challenge
Thursday February 1, 2018
Kiwi space company Rocket Lab have launched successfully this year, and this puts NZ firmly on the world stage as a space nation. Now the NZ Space Challenge is offering the chance to budding innovators and scientists to develop new technologies that are seeded in Antarctic problems, but could well be used to assist with further NZ space industry developments.
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Tech Careers and Pizza Night - SIGNAL Dunedin
Monday January 29, 2018
Thursday 8th February 5:30 - 7:30 pm
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Tech Careers and Pizza Night - Thursday Feb 8 from 5.30 - 7.30pm
Friday January 26, 2018
With NZ's Tech sector in rapid growth, career options are morphing and evolving as we speak!
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Tech Careers and Pizza Night - SIGNAL Christchurch
Thursday January 25, 2018
Thursday 8th February 5:30 - 7:30 pm
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CodeCraft December Meetup
Thursday November 30, 2017
SIGNAL Dunedin will be hosting the CodeCraft December meetup on December 5th
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Christchurch Tech Careers Lunch Event
Monday November 27, 2017
December 5th 12:30 - 1:30pm at SIGNAL Christchurch
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Agile Workshop at SIGNAL Dunedin
Monday November 20, 2017
On the 16th November, SIGNAL Dunedin hosted an Agile Workshop for current SHIFT students and other IT Professionals in Dunedin.
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Cyber Protection for SMEs
Tuesday November 14, 2017
On Monday 27 November, as part of Cyber Smart Week, SIGNAL will be hosting a talk focused on SME Cyber Security.
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Virtual and Augmented Reality visits SIGNAL
Tuesday November 14, 2017
On November 2, SIGNAL Dunedin hosted an ITP National Series speaker event on Virtual and Augmented Reality.
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Its time to step up your cyber defence
Monday November 13, 2017
During Cyber Smart Week (27 November - 1 December) we want as many people as possible to do one thing to protect themselves. The Cyber Smart website has all the tips you need to get your family or workmates on board. So, whats your one thing?
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Tech Careers and Pizza Nights - Christchurch and Dunedin
Tuesday November 7, 2017
Join us on November 23rd from 5:30 - 7:30 pm
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VR Flights with SIGNAL
Monday October 16, 2017
A popular activity at the 2017 Vogel Street Party
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15th Annual Canterbury Tech Summit
Monday September 25, 2017
SIGNAL ICT Grad School was proud to be a sponsor of this inspiring and informative gathering of the region's top tech companies.
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Aspiring programmers of tomorrow
Thursday August 24, 2017
SIGNAL hosts Chinese high school group for tech session
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Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Export and Leadership
Monday August 21, 2017
The sold-out Canterbury Tech Summit is the South Islands largest annual tech conference that brings together leaders in innovation, technology and business to share ideas, grow their networks and be inspired. SIGNAL is proud to be a Silver sponsor of this event on 14 September.
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The Internet of Things: A Revolution in Health & Wellbeing?
Wednesday July 12, 2017
You are invited to a one-off event featuring international thought-leader Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino hosted by SIGNAL ICT Graduate School and Ara, Institute of Canterbury.
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You're invited: Realising disruptive tech ideas with Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino
Monday July 3, 2017
Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino will be hosting a session on realising disruptive tech ideas for SIGNAL supporters in both Christchurch and Dunedin as part of her visit to both cities. RSVP required
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How will the Internet of Things affect Dunedin?
Thursday June 1, 2017
You are invited to hear international speaker Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino in Dunedin on 10 July.
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Can your business benefit from new CSST satellite data?
Tuesday May 2, 2017
Find out how you can make the most of The Centre for Space Science Technology's new satellite data products and solutions at a SIGNAL (Dunedin) and GigCity hosted seminar this Wednesday.