AGENDA - WEDNESDAY 19 JUNE

8:00AM: NETWORKING BREAKFAST

8:45AM: SESSION ONE

WELCOME

MIHI WHAKATAU

WELCOME

JULIA ARNOTT-NEENEE - MARIAN JOHNSON - Ministry of Awesome

KEYNOTE

HON JUDITH COLLINS - Minister for Science, Innovation & Technology

KEYNOTE

BRIANNE WEST - Incrediballs
Exiting Ethique, what I learned, and what’s next

KEYNOTE

AMBER TAYLOR - Ara Journeys
Exploring Technology's Role In Empowering Māori Stories And Unlocking Global Market Opportunities

KEYNOTE

ANNA CURZON - Kiwibank
Provocations and ProTips for Founders

PANEL

BROOKE ROBERTS - Sharesies
SERGE VAN DAM - Software Investor
Women, Risk-taking and Entrepreneurship

10:25AM: NETWORKING MORNING BREAK - THANKS TO NZTE

11:05AM: SESSION TWO

PANEL

VC Investor Panel
ANNABELLE GLAZEWSKI - NZTE (host)
SARAH PARK - Even Capital
AARON SMALL - GD1
CASSIE McADAMS - Movac
NADINE HILL - Punakaiki Fund

MASTERCLASS

MAY LOW - KiwiNet
How To Navigate The DeepTech Ecosystem

KEYNOTE

TIFFANY BLOOMQUIST - AWS
How to Harness AI for your Startup

KEYNOTE

KATIE BROWN - Social Good & Te Ao Matihiko
Claiming Your Space: Using The Power Of Social Media To Strengthen Your Personal Brand

KEYNOTE

JUSTIN MILANO - Abroad
You're The Leader You've Been Waiting For

KEYNOTE

JENNY DOUCHÉ - Callaghan Innovation
Startups can take a big toll on mental health. How can we provide better support?

1:00PM: NETWORKING LUNCH - THANKS TO CALLAGHAN INNOVATION

2:00PM: SESSION THREE

MASTERCLASS

NICOLA O'ROURKE - Founders Advisory
Leaping Beyond Launch: Navigating Success With Proven Go-To-Market Strategies

MASTERCLASS

CHRISTELLE BLANCHET-AISSAOUI & TIM NICHOLS - Proxi
Marketing Your Tech Business To Your Runway

KEYNOTE

CATHERINE GRAY - She Angel Investors
Connecting To Millions

PANEL

Going Offshore
SUSE REYNOLDS (Host)
NICOLA O'ROURKE - Founders Advisory
DALE CLAREBURT - Weirdly
ELISE HILLIAM - MenuAid
PHIL THOMPSON - Auror

3:40PM: NETWORKING AFTERNOON BREAK

4:20PM: SESSION FOUR

KEYNOTE

IRINA MILLER - Daisy Lab
Ignoring The Obstacles: The Essential Superpower For Every Startup Founder

PANEL

Growing Alongside Your Business
SONYA WILLIAMS - Sharesies (Host)
STEPH BENSEMAN
KAT LINTOTT - Wrestler
MONIQUE KAMINSKI - Jeuneora
SAM GADD - Excellent

KEYNOTE

REBEKAH CAMPBELL - WellingtonNZ
From Dream to Reality: How to Make it Happen

WRAP-UP

JULIA ARNOTT-NEENEE - Fibre Fale
MARIAN JOHNSON - Ministry of Awesome

5:40PM: NETWORKING DRINKS

7:00PM: EVENT CLOSED!

BUT WAIT THERE'S MORE!!

On Tuesday, 18 June, the day preceding the Electrify Aotearoa Conference, all Electrify ticket holders will be invited to attend the NZ premier screening of the award winning film 'Show Her The Money', followed by networking.
This is a unique opportunity to foster connections before immersing yourself in the conference proceedings the following day.

AGENDA - Tuesday 18 June

4:00PM - 6:00PM: 'Show Her The Money' NZ premiere, including Q&A

6:00PM - 7:30PM: Networking