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    7, 8 and 13 June 2017


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'Robots vs humans – The Future of Work'  June 2017

Many industries such as accountancy, education, media and transportation are being disrupted and transformed.

So what are the careers of the future? How will an increasingly automated workforce impact you? How do businesses transform themselves? What will be the in-demand skills in an automated future workforce? Join us to find out what academic and industry experts are predicting.

Dates, times and venues


Wednesday 7 June 2017, 6 – 8pm


Level 7, Deloitte Tower, 80 Queen Street


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Thursday 8 June 2017, 5.15 – 7.30pm

ANZ Function Centre, Level 18

171 Featherston Street


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Tuesday 13 June 2017, 5 – 7pm

The Factory
21 Dairy Farm Road
Palmerston North

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About the speakers

David Brougham

Speaking in all three locations

David Brougham is a senior lecturer in Massey Business School, specialising in project management and the future of work. He is currently researching how smart technology, artificial intelligence, automation robotics and algorithms are changing the nature of work and employment.

He is a member of MPOWER, The Healthy Work Group and is the associate editor for the New Zealand Journal of Human Resources Management. Prior to his work at Massey David worked on a Marsden funded project (contract X957).

Chip Dawson

Speaking in all three locations

Glenn Andert

Head of Enterprise Innovation
Creative HQ

Speaking in Auckland and Wellington

Glenn Andert is the head of Enterprise Innovation, Creative HQ.  He leads the development and implementation of their corporate innovation programmes, and heads their exponentials programmes.  He’s attended several Singularity University programmes in exponential technologies, including the executive programme at NASA in Silicon Valley. Glenn runs Design Sprints, Market Validation programmes, Corporate Acceleration programmes, Exponential Workshops, etc.  He is passionate about building companies, bringing disruptive products and services to the world, that make it a better place. Glenn holds a wide variety of roles in the startup community, including acceleration coach at Creative HQ, board member, startup investor and founder. 

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