Connect: Talks to Inspire - Future of Work

Date: Wednesday 19 Aug 2020     Time: 12pm to 1:30pm


Connect: Talks to Inspire

About this Event

Our annual Connect series returns to bring you two stimulating conversations to reignite your creative energy as we welcome back Spring.

Join us at St Johns Bar and Eatery for two inspiring sessions while connecting with likeminded Wellington professionals. Take a long lunch, this is business after all!

Tickets will sell out fast, so save your place and book today

SESSION ONE - The Future of Work

Dr. Colin Kennedy will discuss how New Zealand's future innovators and entrepreneurs see themselves. Using data from Creative HQ, Dr Kennedy will look to provide a clear picture of how Wellington will sit as NZ's future innovation capital.


* 12.00pm – Buffet lunch & networking

* 12.30pm – Presentation

* 1.10pm – Q&A

* 1.30pm – Event concludes

ABOUT THE SPEAKER - Dr Colin Kennedy

Originally from Ireland, Colin arrived in New Zealand 16 years ago. He has 25 years’ experience of working in the education sector across a variety of different interfaces and countries.

He is currently a Senior Innovation Specialist at Creative HQ.

Previously Colin was the Head of Impact and Operations at Young Enterprise NZ, the Director of Programmes and Engagement at Fulbright NZ and the Principal Advisor of Student Civic Engagement at Victoria University of Wellington. Additionally, Colin was the inaugural Postdoctoral Fellow in Social Design at Victoria University of Wellington's School of Design.

Please note, while there are no restrictions on gatherings under Alert Level 1, we are following the Voluntary Code for event professionals. More details on this code are available here.



Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received 10 clear working days prior to the event. Cancellations after this time and ‘no-shows’ on the day will be charged the full invoice amount. Substitutions are permitted if you can no longer attend.