2022 New Zealand tech conference and event guide

Computerworld New Zealand's updated guide to in-person and virtual events for technology and IT pros.

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Computerworld New Zealand has compiled a list of upcoming technology events for the New Zealand IT industry taking place in the following weeks and months.

With the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person conferences and summits may be rescheduled or cancelled unexpectedly, so be sure to verify an event’s status before scheduling travel.

August 2022

2 August: Cyber Resilience Summit NZ 2022, Auckland. The summit will explore common cross-industry pain points and potential solutions to safeguard the integrity of organisation’s technology and assets.

4-5 August: Cloud Native Summit, Wellington. The event will focus on the latest innovations and best practices in cloud native transformation, software development, devops principles, microservices, service mesh, continuous delivery, containers technologies, automating IT operations, testing, security and more. There is also a workshop day.

5 August: 2022 NZ Hi-Tech Awards Gala Dinner, Wellington. The winners of the 2022 NZ Hi-Tech Awards will be announced at this event. The awards celebrate New Zealand’s most successful high-tech companies and highest achieving individuals.

September 2022

5-6 September: Digital Health Leadership Summit, Wellington. Leaders from across the healthcare sector will come together to discuss the next steps in New Zealand's digital health transformation. This event will be in a roundtable discussion group format for most of the day.

12 September: Aotearoa AI Summit, Auckland. Billed as New Zealand’s essential AI event, this summit aims showcase AI in action across Aotearoa. Attendees will have opportunities to connect and collaborate across the AI industry covering policy, procedure and practice.

November 2022

29 - 30 November: NZ CIO Summit 2022, Christchurch. This event is set to offer a line-up of expert speakers from the New Zealand and international CIO community, as well facilitated roundtables and Tech Talks - short presentations on practical issues facing today’s ICT teams.

29 November: 2022 New Zealand CIO Awards, Christchurch. The Awards recognise individuals and teams who have shown leadership, innovation, and foresight in their contribution to ICT and business.

December 2022

5 - 8 December: Digital Health Week NZ 2022, Rotorua. The conference, presented by Health Informatics New Zealand (HiNZ), will be an opportunity for decision-makers and influencers to plan, network and collaborate on the digital future of the NZ health system. It will include exhibitions, presentations, and workshops.

March 2023

7 March 2023: Digital First - The Transformation Challenge, Auckland or virtual. This event provides insights into the biggest trends in tech to empower organisations to grow technical capability.

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