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Monday, August 22
 

15:15

Building high performance teams
What does it really take to build a culture of participation and high functioning collaboration? Learn from leading experts about the power of being open, building a culture of trust that enables teams to listen, collaborate and tackle difficult, innovative projects together.

Speakers
avatar for Susan Basterfield

Susan Basterfield

Enspiral
Susan has lived/worked in 20 different countries and chose NZ as home in 2003. Most of her working life has been dedicated to leading teams in IT organizations – from startups to multinationals.  A catalyst, cultivator, convenor and curator, she helps individuals and organisations... Read More →
avatar for Ken Everett

Ken Everett

N2Nhub
When I set out to start an Australia-wide business 25 years ago, I couldn’t afford to pay any salaries. So I started a ‘network’. To my great surprise, it grew beyond Australia and New Zealand to 30 countries and 300 people—none of whom were employees. Along the way, I learned... Read More →


Monday August 22, 2016 15:15 - 16:15
Renouf Foyer #2

15:15

Consenting to surveillance in an era of Smart CCTV
This lecture style session will explore the notion of ‘surveillance by consent’. It will examine what it means to live in a surveillance society, with specific reference to CCTV and the recent emergence of ‘Smart’ CCTV, at the heart of which are new data processes and analytical techniques. The session will address questions about how we, the public, consent to our own surveillance, and how public policy can keep abreast of fast moving technological developments, including whether data generated by CCTV should be publically available.

Hear from Professor William Webster (Director, CRISP - Centre for Research into Information, Surveillance and Privacy) an international expert on the governance of CCTV and surveillance in everyday life. 

Speakers
avatar for William Webster

William Webster

Professor at University of Stirling
Professor C. William R. Webster is Professor of Public Policy and Management at the University of Stirling. He is the 2016 NZ-UK Link Foundation Visiting Professor, based at the School of Government, Victoria University of Wellington. Professor Webster is a Director of CRISP, a... Read More →


Monday August 22, 2016 15:15 - 16:15
Auditorium

15:15

Data Commons Catalyst Project
How can a data commons change how we understand and use data in Aotearoa New Zealand, and help solve some of our pressing social and environmental challenges? In our private and public lives we generate valuable data every moment of the day. Learn how a commons based approach to open data can help us share and use data more effectively, and help to inform systems level decision making and empower citizens to take control of their own data.

Speakers
avatar for James Mansell

James Mansell

Te Punaha Matatini, Noos
James has been leading much of the thinking in government over how to better use data in safe ways to improve social outcomes. He has been providing advice to senior ministers and officials about how to better empower communities to solve some of New Zealand's more intractable challenges... Read More →
avatar for Billy Matheson

Billy Matheson

Enspiral
Billy is an Industrial Designer by training (B.Des Vic), and an Educator by profession (M.Ed, Massey). He is a social entrepreneur who brings a unique set of skills and perspectives to every project he gets involved with. He is a Director of the Enspiral Foundation and is on the... Read More →


Monday August 22, 2016 15:15 - 16:15
Lion Harbour #2

15:15

Don't take a gamble: How to open license your work for others to reuse
How do we make the most of copyright in an open, connected world? 

The components of making your work reusable by others is like a game of cards. You need to assemble a winning hand and play it to show others your intentions. In this workshop, you find out how to make the most of copyright in an open, connected world. It will cover the practical implications of how to best licence your work so more people can pick it up, learn from it, use it and innovate faster. Keitha and Cam will cover both Creative Commons and Open Source Software licensing covering everything from information, content, data and software. The session will guide you through how to best play your licensing cards and open up your work for a greater digital commons in New Zealand.

Speakers
avatar for Keitha Booth

Keitha Booth

Creative Commons
Keitha Booth is continuing to actively lead, advise and commentate on the New Zealand information scene. From 2008 to December 2015, Keitha led the NZ Open Government Information and Data Programme. She played a key role in developing government's current information policies, all... Read More →
avatar for Cam Findlay

Cam Findlay

Open source advocate, socio-technologist & consultant
Cam has spent the better part of a decade in the technology industry with a passion for open source, social learning and communities as tacit knowledge stores. He has a cross-discipline background in web development, community management, Agile methodologies and business information... Read More →


Monday August 22, 2016 15:15 - 16:15
Renouf Foyer #1

15:15

Open, sharing cities
How can open principles help us build Sharing Cities? Learn from leading examples in Wellington and globally about democratizing access to space and urban resources in our cities. Understand how co-design and co-governance can be used by civic institutions meaningfully to collaborate with their citizens to steward Sharing Cities. 

Speakers
avatar for Helen Kirlew-Smith

Helen Kirlew-Smith

Event Producer, Letting Space
Helen Kirlew Smith is an experienced producer and event manager with a passion for the arts in communities and public space. She has worked as broker/manger for Letting Space's Urban Dream Brokerage since 2012 and co-producer on Letting Space's projects since 2013. Helen worked as... Read More →
avatar for Darren Sharp

Darren Sharp

Shareable & Social Surplus
Darren Sharp is a sharing economy strategist with a background in community engagement, research and consulting. As founder and Director of Social Surplus he leads strategy and facilitates capacity-building using strength-based approaches including asset-based community development, appreciative inquiry and human-centred design. He works with clients to design programs that amplify the strengths of people and communities through sharing.As... Read More →


Monday August 22, 2016 15:15 - 16:15
Lion Harbour #1

15:15

Stewardship & Ownership
Learning from technology: The challenges of governance and ownership in open technology projects and how this applies to managing teams / innovating in our organisations. 

Speakers
avatar for Chris Cormack

Chris Cormack

Koha Team, Catalyst IT
Kāi Tahu, Kāti Mamoe Christopher Cormack has a BSc in Computer Science and a BA in Mathematics and Māori Studies. While working for Katipo Communications he was the lead developer of the original version of Koha, which went live at Horowhenua Library Trust on January 5, 2000... Read More →
avatar for Alanna Krause

Alanna Krause

Loomio
Alanna has a passion for Open Business meets Open Tech meets Open Collaboration. She loves innovating new tools and processes to help people work in radically transparent and participatory ways. Alanna is an anarchist management hacker, internet geek, feminist, and community builder... Read More →
avatar for Dominic Tarr

Dominic Tarr

Founder, Secure Scuttlebutt Consortium
Scuttlebutt was created by Dominic Tarr, a Node.js developer with more than 600 modules published on npm and who lives on a self-steering sailboat in New Zealand. It is here, from the need for offline connection with the outside word, Scuttlebutt emerged. http://dominictarr.co... Read More →


Monday August 22, 2016 15:15 - 16:15
Frank Taplin Room
 
Tuesday, August 23
 

11:30

Drupal vs. The Nature of Bureaucracy
Why do so many web development projects go so wrong, and why is it so painful just to think about it?

This workshop will use the example of Drupal to explore how open source technology and philosophy can be therapeutic when set up against classic bureaucratic dysfunction, such as feature creep, design-by-committee, non-compiling approval loops and meaningless corporate-speak.

Our speakers will set the audience up with a heavy dose of irony before letting them loose in a free-form requirements gathering workshop which the speakers will attempt to build during the session as an example of rapid live Drupal development.

Attendees will definitely have fun, but should also leave with new ideas about what organisations and individuals within them can do to make their lives easier when dealing with technology projects which are headed south. 

Speakers
avatar for Rox Flame

Rox Flame

Xequals
An impassioned advocate of Drupal, agile methodologies and Open source, Rox Flame is an experienced Solutions Architect and Developer with Project management experience who has worked on 40+ Drupal websites in his career. Rox has been a business owner, co founder of Xequals for the... Read More →
avatar for Thomas Murphy

Thomas Murphy

Xequals
Tom has a background in corporate comms teams as a technical project manager and digital channel manager, successfully prising various organisations away from closed-source CMSs which have driven them mostly insane. As a result of this trauma, he's decided that most technology problems... Read More →


Tuesday August 23, 2016 11:30 - 12:30
Lion Harbour #1

11:30

How to make better decisions with open data
Learn from case studies in this practical session on how to open your data. 

All the ins & outs of open data you need to know as a business owners, decision maker, policy and researcher. Do I have useful data that I could open up? What do I need to think about when I'm opening up data? How could I use open data to make better decisions?What challenges may you encounter? 

This facilitated discussion will take you through the easy steps to opening your data. Participants will discuss case studies such as Dragonfly Data and learn how to start open data projects in their own organizations. 

Speakers
avatar for Edward Abraham

Edward Abraham

Dragonfly
Edward is the founder and CEO of Dragonfly. He enjoys bringing evidence to the table, using information to make clear, principled decisions. Edward and the growing Dragonfly team have used their skills to solve problems for decision makers – helping governments make better policy... Read More →
avatar for Hiria Te Rangi

Hiria Te Rangi

DoGood.nz
Hiria is a prolific doer with a driving need to give back and MAD love for tech. So when she realised that beta data.govt would end up using open source software to surface open govt data, to make finding data easier, quicker and nicer to use, she did the dance of joy and gave high-fives... Read More →


Tuesday August 23, 2016 11:30 - 12:30
Frank Taplin Room

11:30

Translating technical possibility
What are the big, potential leaps ahead that open technology could create for our democracy and businesses? Learn from open source technical experts about the potential and challenges for technology to make real change in our voting systems, our democractic institutions, and our businesses. 

Speakers
avatar for Ele Munjeli

Ele Munjeli

DevOps Engineer, Prime 8 Consulting
Ele Munjeli has a computer science degree from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, USA. She got involved with electronic democracy through college research in software engineering for deliberative systems. After graduation she specialized as a DevOps Engineer, an emerging... Read More →
avatar for Don Smith

Don Smith

Teacher, Enspiral Dev Academy
Don is a programmer and educator. Before moving to New Zealand 4 years ago, he published developer guidance from the Patterns & Practices team in Microsoft's Developer Division; one of the first teams to release source code under an open source license.Recently he helped launch Enspiral... Read More →


Tuesday August 23, 2016 11:30 - 12:30
Lion Harbour #2

11:30

What do we need from the financial institutions of the future?
In an increasingly globalised and digital world, incumbent business and institutions are increasingly being outcompeted, disrupted and it some cases made redundant by emergent models and modes of exchange. During this workshop we’ll explore the rapid changes the financial sector is undergoing and the opportunities and challenges of the future.



Hosts
avatar for Damian Sligo-Green

Damian Sligo-Green

Enspiral
Damian Sligo-Green brings people, process and the bigger-picture together to help design (mostly software) solutions that meet real needs. With a professional background in financial services, digital and creative media and currently working in agile software design and development... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Anna Guenther

Anna Guenther

Pledge Me
Anna Guenther is the co-founder and Chief Bubble Blower of PledgeMe, New Zealand's first crowdfunding platform. Since launching 4 years ago, over 1,000 creative, community and entrepreneurial projects have raised almost $10million through PledgeMe. Anna has also worked for the New... Read More →
avatar for James Hartley

James Hartley

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
James is the Manager of the Financial Market Policy team at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. His team is responsible for financial services regulation in New Zealand, including the recent large reforms of financial market regulation. These reforms included the... Read More →
avatar for Sam Ng

Sam Ng

Kiwibank
Sam Ng leads a startup tasked with re-inventing day to day banking. Supported by Kiwibank, the startup is imagining radical new ways to improve how we manage, use and get money so that Kiwis and New Zealand as a whole will benefit. Prior to his work at Kiwibank, Sam co-founded Optimal... Read More →


Tuesday August 23, 2016 11:30 - 12:30
Renouf Foyer #1

11:30

What stories are (not) Open? Tapu Data
What are the implications for open sharing? How does privacy work in an open world? Tapu data. How do we acknowlege wisdom and history in a world where everything is open and shared? 

This workshop will focus on how open doesn't necessitate public, open can be private too.

Speakers
avatar for Chris Cormack

Chris Cormack

Koha Team, Catalyst IT
Kāi Tahu, Kāti Mamoe Christopher Cormack has a BSc in Computer Science and a BA in Mathematics and Māori Studies. While working for Katipo Communications he was the lead developer of the original version of Koha, which went live at Horowhenua Library Trust on January 5, 2000... Read More →
avatar for Nat Dudley

Nat Dudley

Figure.NZ
Nat is the Head of Design for Figure.NZ, where she spends her days helping us all to see New Zealand clearly by making open data findable and useable. She was formerly the Solutions and UX Lead for Vend, a retail SaaS platform. A user experience designer by trade, Nat advocates for... Read More →
avatar for Matt Muller

Matt Muller

Inflection
Matt Muller is Director of Trust & Identity at Inflection, a US-based company with a goal of building trust on the Internet so that people can connect with confidence online and in person. A Privacy by Design Ambassador and Certified Information Privacy Professional, Matt is passionate... Read More →


Tuesday August 23, 2016 11:30 - 12:30
Auditorium

11:30

​Virtual Reality for Civic Deliberation
Imagine if we could walk around on the new Wellington Airport runway extension before deciding if it is a good idea for the City Council to fund it.
With Virtual Reality (VR), we can enter into an architect’s vision and interact with it in real time, making it enjoyable to participate — like watching and acting in a 3D IMAX movie.
In this "bleeding edge" session, Audrey will share the state of virtual reality (VR) for citizen engagement.

Join us to discuss how we can use The overview effect (participants becoming more attuned to each other and to the environment) to increase the quality of our deliberations.

Speakers
avatar for Richard D. Bartlett

Richard D. Bartlett

Loomio
Richard D. Bartlett is one of the cofounders of Loomio, an open source tool for collaborative online decision making. He's also a member of Enspiral: a decentralised network of people using the tools of business to pursue radical social change. His background is in creative activism... Read More →
avatar for Audrey Tang

Audrey Tang

g0v
Audrey Tang, a civic hacker who grew up among Tiananmen exiles, is known for revitalizing the computer languages Perl and Haskell, as well as building the online spreadsheet system EtherCalc in collaboration with Dan Bricklin. In the public sector, Audrey serves on Taiwan national... Read More →


Tuesday August 23, 2016 11:30 - 12:30
Renouf Foyer #2