Dunedin's Premiere 2021 Tech Event

Tuesday 27 July 2021, Toitū Early Settlers Museum

Dunedin ITx Innovation Day

Tuesday 27 July 2021. Register Now

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



Dunedin Programme

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

Tuesday, 27th July 2021


Dunedin 1
Dunedin venue
12:30pm Arrival
1:00pm Welcome
1:10pm How safe is your data?
Nicolás Erdödy, Director, Open Parallel Ltd & Multicore World
1:50pm IT War Stories
Jamie Vaughan, ICT Manager, Gallaway Cook Allan
2:20pm Afternoon Tea
2:40pm Panel: Dunedin as NZ’s gaming hub
Dunedin has a huge and unique opportunity to grow its reputation as a great gaming hub, with a strong community and excellent initiatives like the CODE – NZ’s Centre of Digital Excellence – based here. But how do we take this one step further?

Kylie Jackson, MD, Ōtepoti Games
Tim Ponting, Establishment Director, Centre for Digital Excellence
Sam Barham, Founder, Balancing Monkey Games
Lisa Blakie, Community Director, Runaway Play
Paul Matthews, CEO, IT Professionals NZ
3:40pm Short break
3:50pm High Performance from the ground up
Luke Johnstone, Founder and Principal Consultant, Double-O Consultants
4:20pm What does post-Covid IT architecture look like?
Igor Portugal, Chief Growth Officer, OneNet
4:50pm Navigating tech and getting to the top
Cheryl Adams, CEO, Animation Research Ltd
5:20pm Closing
5:30pm Refreshments and Early Computing Demonstration
Join us for refreshments and networking, complete with a demonstration and tour of the NZ early digital displays with tech historian Bruce McMillan.

Bruce McMillan, Computing Pioneer



An incredible Afternoon

The Dunedin ITx Innovation Day runs throughout the afternoon, finishing with refreshments.

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:


Kylie Jackson

Founder, Ōtepoti Games

Jamie Vaughan

ICT Manager, Gallaway Cook Allan

Igor Portugal

Chief Growth Officer, OneNet

Nicolás Erdödy

Founder, Open Parallel


Check out all Dunedin speakers here



Awesome sponsors

A massive thanks to our incredible Dunedin sponsors





Where and When

The ITx Dunedin Innovation Day will be 1-6pm, 27 July 2021

Toitū Settlers Museum, 31 Queens Gardens, Dunedin


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