DevOps Talks Conference – Auckland – 26-27 March 2019


DevOps Talks Conference (DOTC) brings together DevOps leaders, engineers and architects who are implementing DevOps principles and practices in Start Ups and in Leading Enterprise companies. They run technical and cultural DevOps complex transformation for large and medium organizations.

In today’s competitive IT industry, companies have to enable themselves to deliver products and services to their customers faster than their competition, or risk losing market share. The rise in prominence of Agile delivery practices is helping companies collaborate and deliver more effectively. The maturity of DevOps practices is an essential ingredient to speed up time to production for each feature, idea and/or market test. DevOps is the engine of Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment but it requires significant changes in culture and personal attitude.

When and Where

9am – 5pm Tuesday 26 March 2019
9am – 5pm Wednesday 27 March 2019
9am – 5pm Thursday 28 March 2019 – DevOps Leadership Workshop

Grand Millennium Auckland
71 Mayoral Drive
Corner Vincent St
Auckland CBD

How Much

3 Day Registration $825 ( Sale ends 26 Feb )
2 Day Registration $825 ( Sales end 21 March )


DevOps Talks Conference 2019 Website

Codemania – Auckland – 15 – 17 May 2019


Now in its eighth year, Codemania is Auckland’s premier conference for software developers, with fantastic speakers from New Zealand and around the world. Join us on Wednesday May 15th, 2019 at the luxurious Cordis Hotel for a full day of information and inspiration from software practitioners at the top of their game.

If one day is not enough for you, you can also join our world-class speakers and an exclusive gathering of your Codemania friends for two further days after the conference. Codemania Conversations returns to the Waitakere Estate, deep in the heart of one of Auckland’s most picturesque bush settings. This two-day unconference is an opportunity for you to create your own agenda, and spend quality time with our speakers.

When and Where


Wednesday 15 May 2019
9am – 5pm

The Cordis Hotel,
83 Symonds Street,

Codemania Conversations

9am Thursday 16 May 2019 –
6pm Friday 17 May 2019

573 Scenic Dr,

How Much

Earlybird Pricing (ends 3rd March 2019)
Conference $450
Conversations $700
Conference + Conversations $950


Codemania Website

Multicore World – Wellington – 12-14 February 2019


Multicore World is a unique international forum dedicated to the technology design and business applications of big data, deep learning, edge computing, IoT, AI, HPC and exascale computing, operating systems, cybersecurity and more.

How these technologies apply to a diverse range of industries is showcased by world leaders in the field and discussed at peer level in a limited audience conference.

At Multicore World conversations are as important as sessions. Every presentation has a flexible Q&A period, and if we are enjoying a great discussion, we just continue with it. On its 8th consecutive edition, Multicore World 2019 participants are invited as world experts in their speciality. In a limited audience environment you will find that the person sitting besides you has a wealth of experience similar to the speaker that both are listening to.

When and Where

8am – 5pm Wednesday 12 February 2019
8am – 5pm Thursday 13 February 2019
8am – 5pm Friday 14 February 2019
Drinks and Networking light Dinner each evening

Harbourside Function Venue,
Above Mac’s Brewery,
4 Taranaki Street,
Te Aro,

How Much

Standard Ticket $1260

Run on a non-profit, limited audience model, we offer only 90 tickets for sale.


Multicore World Website
Multicore World Registration

OWASP NZ Day 2019: Pre-Conference Training Day – Auckland – 21 February 2019


As part of the tenth OWASP New Zealand Day event, we are offering three training classes on Thursday, 21 February 2019. Attendees have a choice of three training events:

  • Real-World Penetration Testing (Full Day) – Presented by Pentest Academy (67 seats available)
  • Are You a Secure Code Warrior? (Half Day) – Presented by Secure Code Warrior (67 seats available)
  • Threat Modelling: Getting from None to Done (Full Day) – Presented by OWASP New Zealand Chapter (20 seats available)

The Main OWASP Conference is the following day (Friday the 22end)

Registration closes 14 February, and no refunds will be given after that date.

When and Where

Thursday 21 February 2019
8am – 5:30pm

The University of Auckland School of Business
12 Grafton Rd

How Much

Full-day sessions is $500
Half-days sessions $250

Refunds up to 7 days before event


Webpage with information on OWASP Training
Registration Webpage

AI-DAY 2019 – Auckland – 27-28 March 2019


AI-DAY brings together International Experts, Industry Leaders, Academics and Local Trailblazers to showcase how they’re changing the world with Artificial Intelligence.

Over two days and five 90 minute sessions AI-DAY showcases the incredible stories, panel discussions and applications impacting business, government and society, powered by AI.

From Academics to International Business Leaders, Local Technologists and Innovators, their stories will challenge your thinking and provoke your curiosity.

When and Where

5:30pm – 8:30pm Wednesday 27 March 2019
9am – 7pm Thursday 28 March 2019

ASB Waterfront Theatre
138 Halsey Street
Auckland, Auckland 1010

How Much


Conference pass provides access to all sessions in theatre on Wednesday 27th and 28th March 2019, catering and networking After Party


AI-Day Website

#GirlsInnov8 Camp – Auckland – 16-18 January 2019


The vision of our #GirlsInnov8 camp is to empower young women between Y9 and Y13 and inspire them to choose IT as their career in the future.

The demand and popular response for a 2019 camp was driven by the success of the #GI8 camps we coordinated in January 2017 and 2016. It offers a variety of experiences to the girls throughout the year which focus on Technology and the maker movement and strive to spark their interests, encourage their passions and ignite their curiosity.

Girls can be Residential campers, experiencing the full set of planned activities and learning opportunities while living on campus. Alternatively a Day camper only option is available and girls will conclude their activities at the end of the workshops each day.

Registrations open until 15 December 2018

Program Overview

Wednesday, 16 January 2019:

  • Select one of two streams: Computer Science activities & code Breaking or Code Avengers – HTML
  • Select one of two streams: Arduino robotics programming or Code Avengers continue
  • Visit to Maru Nihohiho (MNZM – Founder and MD of Metia Interactive)
  • Evening activity (Residential Only)

Thursday, 17th January 2019:

  • Industry visit to Soul Machine
  • Select one of two streams: Maker Day – Self chosen projects or Code Avengers – Javascript & gaming
  • Evening activity – Woman in IT Talks (Residential only)

Friday, 18th January 2019:

  • Maker activity – Boat Construction
  • Fiserve Agile Activity
  • Project time

When and Where

St Cuthbert’s College
122 Market Road
Epsom, Auckland 1051

8:30am Wednesday 16 January 2019
– 4:30pm Friday 18 January 2019

How Much

Residential attendees – $550
​Day attendees – $425


#GirlsInnov8 official site and registration

Eventbrite site



Sysadmin Miniconf at – Christchurch – 21 January 2018


The Systems Administration Miniconference is held as part of the official conference. is Australasia’s largest Linux conference, and attracts developers and users of free and open source software from around the globe.

The Systems Administration Miniconf focuses on tips, tricks, tools, and best practices used to manage real-world Linux environments both large and small. Attendees of this Miniconf improve their ability to manage their Linux systems environment both now and in the future, and meet others with similar goals.

An important aim is to provide talks directly useful to professional Linux administrators.

Call for Presentations

There will be a one day mini conference on Linux Systems Administration held as part of 2019. LCA2019 will be held in Christchurch, New Zealand on 21 – 25 January 2019.

The organisers of the Systems Administration Miniconf would like to invite proposals for presentations to be delivered at the Miniconf. Please forward this CFP to your colleagues, peers, social networks, and other relevant mailing lists. Please help by encouraging submissions from people you would like to hear present at this Miniconf.

This is our 13th Sysadmin Miniconf at Previous presentations can be found at the website

When and Where

9am – 5pm
Monday 21 January 2019

University of Canterbury

How Much

Miniconf is Free for Conference attendees

Price for all 5 days of

Professionals: $1099
Hobbyist: $549
Student: $199


Sysadmin Miniconf
Sysadmin Miniconf Call for presentations
Main conference site

NDF2018 (National Digital Forum) Conference – Wellington – 19 – 21 November 2018

NDF 2018 Logo


Registrations are now open and the detailed programme is now live for the premier digital conference for the gallery, library, archives and museums sector! Our 2018 line-up will make this NDF unmissable.

With outstanding keynotes and a whole host of speakers and workshops on offer – everything from data cleaning for non techies, managing born-digital archives, parsing parliament, GLAM data workbenches, a Wikipedian at Large… not to mention mapping stories in the residential red zone, the challenges of Chinese OCR and agile in te reo.

The National Digital Forum (NDF) is a network of people and organisations working together to enhance New Zealand’s digital interaction with culture and heritage. As a network, we connect together the people who are shaping our new digital culture, and we also work closely with museums, archives, art galleries, libraries, government, and the creative sectors to support their initiatives.

Code of Conduct

The National Digital Forum welcomes everyone to observe, participate, learn and grow together. When engaging with our community, either online, through social media, or at physical events such as the conference and workshops, we want everyone to have a good time and feel safe. Our code of conduct sets out what we should expect of each other.

When and Where

19 November 2018: Pre-conference workshops
20 & 21 November 2018: Full programme

Te Papa, Wellington

How Much

Full Registration Standard from 4 October 2018

Institutional Member $650.00
Non member $750.00
Student/Unwaged** $305.00

Day Registration

Institutional Member $355.00
Non member $405.00
Student/Unwaged**  $205.00

Conference fees and registration.


You can view programmes and talks from our past conferences. Since 2013 talks have been available on our YouTube channel. 2019 – Christchurch – 21 – 25 January 2019

What (often abbreviated as lca) is Australasia’s regional Linux and Open Source conference. It is a roaming conference, held in a different city every year, coordinated by Linux Australia and organised by local volunteers.

In January 2019 will held be in Christchurch at the University of Canterbury. The conference starts out with 9 Miniconfs spread over 2 days on the 21st and 22nd of January. The remainder of the conference, from the 23th to the 25th of January, has 80 talks and 8 tutorials spread over 6 parallel tracks.

Themed Linux of Things, the 2019 will again attract speakers and attendees from across the world to socialise, fraternise, lecture, listen, ask, answer and share with their peers.

The conference will explore the use of free open source software and hardware for Internet of things devices, along with security concerns, privacy and legal aspects, environmental impacts, everyday communication, health, ethics, and much more.

When and Where

21 – 25 January 2019
All Day plus evening events.

The University of Canterbury
Ilan, Christchurch

How Much

Early bird pricing till October 31st or when sold out

Professional   $1099  ( $899 early bird )
Hobbyist         $549   ( $399 early bird )
Student           $199

More 2019 Website
Schedule of talks in the main programme

TEDxAuckland – Auckland – 13 October 2018


In 2018, TEDxAuckland’s annual festival of ideas is returning. This year will see speakers from New Zealand and around the globe come together for a day of inspiration and connection in the heart of Auckland City.

The theme for this year’s event is Off-Piste:
– Venturing into uncharted territory.
– Going where no one has gone before.
– Exploring new and innovative ideas.

TEDxAuckland have been working hard for our like-minded community, to create a mind opening experience, celebrating new and unique ideas, local producers, and our city of Auckland.

When and Where

9am – 6pm
Saturday 13 October 2018

Shed 10,
Queens Wharf, 89 Quay St
Auckland CBD

How Much

$199 – $239 – cheaper tickets selling out first


TEDXAuckland Website