Christchurch's Premiere 2021 Tech Event

Thursday 29 July 2021, Christchurch Town Hall

Christchurch ITx Innovation Day

Thursday 29 July 2021. Register Now

The Christchurch ITx Innovation Day is a premiere technology showcase, brought to you by the team behind ITx - New Zealand's largest independent tech conference. 



Christchurch Programme

(As always, the programme is subject to Change. All talks in-person)

Thursday, 29th July 2021


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8:30am Arrival
9:30am Welcome
9:40am Cyber Security in a broken world
Elf Eldridge, Cyber Security Consultant, ZX Security
10:20am Morning tea
10:45am Transformation at scale: Harvesting the value of Customer centricity during change
Russell Ewart, Head of Digital Delivery, Assurity Consulting
11:20am What does post-Covid IT architecture look like?
Igor Portugal, Chief Growth Officer, OneNet
11:55am Managing Legal Risk in Agile Projects
Amy Ryburn, Partner at Buddle Findlay
12:25pm Lunch
1:15pm Supercomputing in Agritech
Nicolás Erdödy, Director, Open Parallel Ltd & Multicore World
1:55pm Short break
2:00pm Handling Outliers Properly in Machine Learning via Probabilistic Programming
Nick Burns, Founder & Data Scientist, Lingo Search & AI
2:35pm Ethical principles in multi-modal application development: a BARJ case study
John Ascroft, CIO, Jade Software Corporation
Amitrajit Sarkar, Senior Lecturer, Ara Institute of Canterbury
3:10pm Afternoon Tea
3:35pm High Performance from the ground up
Luke Johnstone, Founder and Principal Consultant, Double-O Consultants
4:15pm The Hip Op-erations Crew: Inspiring the world's oldest hip hop crew
Billie Jordan
4:55pm Conference closing
5:05pm Refreshments
Join us for end-of-day refreshments



A Full Day of speakers

The Christchurch ITx Innovation Day is a full-day event.

Learn about the latest tech trends, support your team's professional development, hear about the most awesome things happening in tech right now, and most of all: have FUN!

Speakers include:


Elf Eldridge

Cybersecurity Consultant, ZX Security

Amy Ryburn

Partner and tech law expert, Buddle Findlay

Nicolás Erdödy

Founder, Open Parallel

Billie Jordan

Founder, The Hip Op-erations Crew


Check out all Christchurch speakers here



Awesome sponsors

A massive thanks to our incredible Christchurch sponsors





Where and When

The ITx Nelson Innovation Day will be 9am-6pm, 29 July 2021

Christchurch Town Hall, 86 Kilmore St, Christchurch


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