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The Pacific Wave Conference 2016 – Prosperous Futures through Technology, will focus on how prosperous futures can be achieved for the region’s communities through the use of technology.
The ultimate goal of the Pacific Wave 2016 is to unleash technology to enable new capabilities, skills, careers, and lifestyles within the Pacific to drive prosperity for the livelihoods and wellbeing of people.
Along with enlightening key-note speakers including Dr Michelle Dickinson (Nanogirl) and Crimson Consulting’s Jamie Beaton, the Pacific Wave will feature fascinating and informative break-out sessions.
Youth Entrepreneurship will focus on the Pacific’s youthful population (50% are under 25).
There is a huge risk of mass unemployment for youth in the region that requires urgent attention – technology opens global opportunities that can meet the demand from this youthful population.
Grow and Manage Your Business will look at the use of technology to grow business.
New Zealand and the globe enjoy the use of technology for the management of their businesses, the growth opportunities to access new markets via online or social media inter alia.
Delegates can gain an understanding from top business entrepreneurs and how they leverage technology to successfully manage and grow their business.
Inventive and original ways to address the region’s ability to harness technology will be the focus of the third breakout session Innovation.
The Wave 2016 hopes to generate opportunities to explore the future of technology in the region – bringing together regional and NZ businesses, youth from both NZ and the region, government ministries from the region, business councils and chambers of commerce, and individuals with an interest in the Pacific to thrash out the ideas and concepts that can be progressed to generate real economic growth opportunities in the Pacific.
For your information - venue differs slightly from previously advertised.