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Guest Speaker: Territory Studio, London UK

In November 2018, I was invited to give a talk to Territory Studio about my project Tactile Astronomy: Teaching Astronomy to blind youth. The talk + briefing was…

Speaker: ARUP London – Foresight Research & Innovation Team

In November 2018, I was invited as guest speaker for ARUP’s Foresight, Research & Innovation team in London UK to give them a talk about innovations and trends…

Speaker: “Paving the way for The Roadless Economy” at the European UAV Trade Show in London UK

In November 2018, as Co-founder of Aria Logistics and Matternet, I was invited to give a talk in Europe’s largest commercial UAV trade show in London UK. We…

Guest Speaker: Lloyds Banking Group

In November 2018, I was invited by the first ever Chief Design Officer of Lloyds Banking Group, Dan Makowski, to give a guest talk to their full Design…

2018 Falling Walls LAB – New Zealand

The Inaugural Falling Walls LAB is set to take place in September 2018.

2019 recap: Future of Healthcare 10-city roadshow in New Zealand

A 10-city tour of New Zealand sponsored by the Royal New Zealand College Of General Practitioners is taking place this year.

Workshop for Pacific Business Trust

In May 2018, I designed and facilitated a workshop for the Pacific Business Trust as part of  a long term collaboration.

Panel Moderator for Kiwa Nuanua – Pacific Tech Summit

In April 2018, I was invited as Panel Moderator for the “What’s next? Looking 20 years into the Future” session.

Strategy Consulting: Digital Capability for RNZCGP

In February 2018, I conducted high-level strategy, frameworks and foresight consulting work of what learning can be for all 4,500 GPs of New Zealand.

Mentor: Fishhackathon 2018 | Auckland

In February 2018, I am participating as a Mentor for Fishhackathon 2018.

Workshop collaboration: Be.Institute’s Future Scenarios Project.

The insights from this project will underpin the emerging Be. Lab – Aotearoa’s first centre of access innovation.

2017: Be. Leadership Program Participant

In 2017, I completed the Be.Accesible Leadership Programme.

Opening Keynote Speaker: RNZCGP 2017 Digital Summit.

In November 2017, I gave the Opening Keynote for the Digital Summit 2017 with a focus on the paradigm shift of Lifespans to Healthspans.

Opening Speaker: Autodesk 2020 – The Shape Of Things to Come

In August 2017, I was invited by Autodesk to share my perception of the future of Manufacturing and Generative Design.

Closing Keynote Speaker: PRINZ 2017

In May 2017, I was the Closing Keynote Speaker for PRINZ 2017 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Curator: TechWeek New Zealand 2017

I was an independent curator for over 200 national events.

Speaker: Newkind Festival in Tasmania

In March 2017, the Tactile Education team shared the journey of building new educational experiences through accesible technologies in Tasmania.

Tactile Astronomy

I am developing Tactile Astronomy to teach Astronomy to blind youth. 

 It is time to open the final frontier for all.

The Spinoff Interview for Tactile Astronomy.

In November 2016, I was interviewed by The Spinoff about Tactile Astronomy and my perspective on innovation in NZ Inc.

Tactile Astronomy HackJam

In October 2016, the volunteer team working on Tactile Astronomy got together in Tauranga at the iimaginarium.

Startup Weekend Auckland

In November 2016, I participated in Startup Weekend Auckland and represented MESHED.

SingularityU New Zealand Summit.

In November 2016, I secured patronage for a group of 10 participants from Manurewa High School to attend the SU NZ Summit and spark their potential to solve New Zealand’s grand challenges.

Tactile Astronomy Appeal & Fundraiser

Make a New Zealand GST-deductible charitable donation to support teaching Astronomy to blind youth.

Tactile Astronomy on Radio New Zealand

In October 2016, Tactile Astronomy was featured on This Way Up! from Radio New Zealand.

Project Jonah Volunteer Medic

Since September 2016, I am a registered volunteer for Marine Mammal strandings in New Zealand. You can learn more about Project Jonah here: Project Jonah – Marine Mammal…