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A festival of innovation that’s good for the world!

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This article was published on 22 November 2018

Callaghan Innovation is once again proud to support Techweek, with 2019 shaping up to be better than ever.
20-26 May 2019
Across New Zealand
Techweek is New Zealand’s annual festival of technology and innovation. No other festival in the world unites an entire nation on the topic of innovation for a week. It’s not just about showcasing leading edge technology but amplifying brilliant ideas that are solving the biggest global challenges. 
Techweek18 was huge, with 540 events in 24 locations, hosting thousands of New Zealanders and visitors across the country. Continuing with the theme 'innovation that's good for the world', Techweek19 provides a platform to add our voices to a growing conversation on global innovation. 

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Programme Highlights
The Programme Highlights are a special tier of curated events that will sit within the Techweek19 programme and will be given extra visibility and support during the lead up to Techweek.  
General event submissions for Techweek19 open on 5 February 2019 and the submissions for Programme Highlight events have now closed.  
For more information on the Techweek19 general events and the submission process go here.

Discussion Forum

The Techweek19 Discussion Forum is open. Use this tool to start planning your event and to connect with a community of supporters who can help you make it a success. 
You can read more about what the Discussion Forum is and how it works here.

Key Dates

• 14 March - Festival website going live
• 27 March - Techweek19 programme launch with Hi-Tech Awards 
• 1 April - Call for regional events
• 08 April - Event submission close
• 20-26 May - Techweek19
• 20-21 May – MaD Conference, Auckland 
• 25 May – Hi-Tech Awards, Auckland 
#techweek19 #goodfortheworld