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In past years the Future NZ forums have brought together leading thinkers in areas of business, government, social services and academia to discuss and explore alternative responses to both New Zealand’s and the world’s future issues.
The 2016 Forums will focus on the implications of our rapidly changing environments on our cyber, economic and geo security.
Opened by Massey University's Centre for Defence and Security Studies, these breakfast forums invite you to join our panelists to discuss how New Zealand can put its best foot forward and step into the future.
Date: 10 November 2016
Time: 7.00am to 9.00am
Venue: Limelight Room, Aotea Centre 50 Mayoral Drive, Auckland
In a world where information is power and connectivity is king, we are faced with more opportunities and exposed to more potential threats than ever before. This forum analyses the issues cybersecurity raises as a strategic level, posing the question: is NZ ready for the cyber landscape we and the rest of the world are rapidly heading towards?
MC: Andrew Patterson
Joining the National Business Review in 2015, Andrew is an experienced freelance business correspondent and broadcaster and the host of NBR’s popular weekend podcast Sunday Business.
Before joining MediaWorks in 2006 where he covered business for nine years, Andrew was based in Sydney, Australia between 2000 – 2005 where he was part of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC) continuous news network, NewsRadio. He previously worked in the finance and tourism sectors before shifting into business media.
During the course of his media career Andrew has travelled to 55 countries and interviewed more than 1,000 CEOs and business leaders.
Date: 11 November 2016
Time: 7.00 to 9.00 am
Venue: Mac's Function Centre, Taranaki Street Wharf, Wellington
In the wake of the US Presidential elections, join academic,industry and government specialists as they discuss what's next for economic and security planning in the Asia Pacific and how our trade relations with China and the United States may be affected.
MC: Andrea Vance
Andrea Vance is a senior journalist with 16 years experience at the News of the World, the Scotsman and Fairfax New Zealand. Andrea is a press fellow for Wolfson College, Cambridge, and is a former Canon Media Awards Political Reporter of the Year and Reporter of the Year. She is now a political reporter for TVNZ.
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Last updated on Monday 14 November 2016