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In July 2016, I was invited to be a guest speaker and panelist for the Social Media Club Auckland meet-up on Drones.
I am part of the New Zealand Hyperloop team. We are developing a proposal to reimagine the movement of matter across the nation.
I am a Mentor for the inaugural cohort of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa’s Te Mahuki program from August to December 2016.
In June 2016, I participated in the Labour Party Future Of Work Commission session on the implications for the ICT sector -and related sectors- in knowledge-intensive manufacturing and services industries.
For the mobility-focused issue of Platoon Magazine I was interviewed about ARIA and our vision for a Roadless Economy.
The Innovation Nation Grand Challenge is an open call for New Zealanders to tackle the most pressing challenges in their communities. It’s goal is to catalyze ideas and innovations into inventions, thus building in-country capabilities, next-generation industries and national resilience.
My talk was centered on how Generative Design is changing how we see and value Design. The presentation was divided in four areas: (1) background in exponential technologies, (2)…
I am volunteering with MESHED, a collaborative of designers, thinkers and hackers to develop community-based initiatives for makerspaces.
My talk was centered on how Transportation will be impacted by other trends that are happening worldwide and how we should be preparing for this accelerating future.
In March 2016, I was interviewed for the Point Of Learning Podcast by Network For Learning (N4L) New Zealand on Synthetic Biology, Makerspaces… and the role of mentorship.
This presentation was an introduction to exponential technologies for an audience of designers and developers of workforce training materials.
In March 2016, I participated in the Global Service Design Jam. Our team developed a unique service to reduce the water usage in cities through an IoT approach in faucets.
In November 2015, I participated in the NatureHack hackathon which happened after a successful business introduction to New Zealand of Swedish provider Confetti and Sqore to enable the C Prize UAV competition also in 2015.
In October 2015, I was invited with a fellowship to participate in the inaugural SOLVE Conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
In September 2016, I attended the iGEM 2015 conference to learn more about the field of Synthetic Biology and how youth are developing a new wave of citizen science projects, new digital workflows for pioneering research and civic engagement.
In September 2015, I was invited by Saul Kaplan to the BIF2015 Summit.
I was asked to design, develop and deliver a facilitated all-day workshop to bring together a group of industry, science and academic leaders
As a 3-part workshop engagement with the Innovation Liberation Front, I helped co-facilitate a specific session on raising capital for UAV startups.
The session focused on IP creation, protection, understanding how a startup works and how it works in the context of UAVs and New Zealand regulations.
I had the opportunity to co-present Network Society on Day Zero of NetHui 2015 on 08 July. This presentation was done in Te Reo Māori and…
In July 2015, I attended Semi Permanent for the first time. This is a gathering of Designers and Marketing professionals.
Between March and July 2015, I worked as a Design Education Consultant for UNITEC in one of their internal strategy projects for blended learning capability and how to communicate it with the wider faculty and staff.
From July to September 2015, I am working with New Zealand eScience Infrastructure (NeSI) as a Design Strategy Consultant for their Capability Development Strategy for Researcher Digital Literacy.
I partnered with The Innovation Liberation Front on a 3-part workshop to help jumpstart the New Zealand Roadless Economy. My talk focused on giving an understanding of the field, what the trends are and what potential applications exist with the current technology horizons.
In 2014, I assisted in the development of strategic business relationship with Swedish provider Sqore to enable the innovation competition to take place in 2015.