June: Wayne Mulligan was part of a delegation that attended three functions in the USA. The delegation and business meetings/conference was organised by Callaghan Innovation. Wayne attended a workshop at Stanford University, California on business/organisational design. And a 1 day “Soil to Fork” conference at Stanford. Both of these events were extremely stimulating. The conference highlighted how Silicon Valley was looking to bring technology into the food and beverage sector. In particular technology that assists consumers purchase and control quality. The delegation then moved New Orleans and Wayne attended a 5 day International Food Technology Conference. This conference had some 10,000. registrants: food scientist; technologists; marketing and nutrition companies.
July: Fomana “hosted in Wellington Mary Boyd, the Director Economist Intelligent Unit, Shanghai. 30 guest attended the event. The event was intimate, centered on enabling Mary to give an overview. Guests then undertook design workshops on key themes. Then Q&A. Great event. Thank you to NZ-China Council ; iwiinvestor; NZ Maori Tourism; Anagenix; Honeylab; Poutama Trust and Paul Retimanu and the team at venue, Wharewaka – Te Raukura. See link for presentation: FOMANA
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- The city of Stockholm asked an advertising agency to develop a presentation about the city. Before you click on the link. Write four things down that you think of Stockholm. Now click on the link below to see the result. Stockholm
- The great late Sir Paul Callaghan. We love this because as Sir Paul says, “NZ is poor because we choose to be poor”. We foster low wage businesses and pay companies to attract low wage businesses. Presentation
Steve Jobs – keeps things in perspective. A message from Steve Jobs
- Festival for the Future NZ – a great group of young New Zealanders – just doing it. Kia kaha team.