In November, ALGIM will be holding our 2023 Annual Conference at Takina Convention Centre in Wellington. This is a unique opportunity to network with colleagues across NZ who are all working in the same sector. Many great connections are made during this event.
The conference will include keynote presentations, case studies, panel discussions, annual awards, workshops, vendor exhibition, site visits and everything you expect from an ALGIM Conference. Presentations will include thought leadership, practical advice, motivation and innovation in ICT, web/digital, customer experience, GIS, and information/records management.
Keynote speakers already booked:
Former professional boxer, Dave Letele (AKA Brown Buttabean), is a South Auckland community leader who uses his platform to advocate for families in need.
Having grown up with a father who was the president of the Mongrel Mob and in and out of prison throughout his childhood, Dave understands what it means to struggle. It took a near-death experience to pull him out of a downward spiral. From there he embarked on a journey that led him to owning several businesses, playing rugby league all over the world, professional boxer, losing almost 100kg in body weight, and starting over.
Dave went on to found his company Buttabean Motivation, where he and his team work with public health and social services providers across Auckland to deliver programs to improve the health outcomes for obese people. In 2022, Dave was awarded the Kiwibank Local Hero of the Year award for his incredible work across New Zealand.
Julia (Samoan, Chinese and British) is a champion for digital equity, increased representation of Pacific peoples in technology, and an experienced tech professional with a career spanning New Zealand, Australia, United Kingdom and the United States.
Driven by justice, people and futures, Julia is dedicated to looking at how technology can impact most people for the better, advocating progress that reaches the whole of society. Julia is on the Digital Council for Aotearoa, World Economic Forum Global Futures Council on Artificial Intelligence and Inclusion, and Trustee of the Hi-Tech Trust.