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NZ Tech Rally

7th July 2023 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Conference theme

What does great software engineering culture look like, and how have Kiwis done it?

Who this is for

Anyone who is curious about making tech industry a more welcoming and meaningful place.

Perhaps you lead a team. Perhaps you are wondering what kind of influence you can have as an individual contributor.

It doesn’t matter what your job title is — come along and learn from our amazing speakers and from other attendees!

Price

  • $150 standard ticket
  • $110 group discount applies to 4th ticket onwards in the same booking.

Ticket sale closes 30th June 2023

If your manager needs persuading, we’ve written a handy letter to help you convince them!

If you require financial assistance to attend, volunteer for one day with us or apply for Conference Attendance Award grant by InternetNZ.

Schedule

  • 08:00 – 09:00 Registration
  • 09:00 – 09:10 Opening remarks – Prae Songprasit – Co-Founder @ NZ Tech Rally
  • 09:10 – 10:00 Keynote – Kiwiana & Code: What is unique about engineering culture in Aotearoa New Zealand? – Katrina Clokie – CTO @ Fergus
  • 10:00 – 10:30 One DevOps does not git all – Allen Geer – Cloud Platforms & Engineering Practice Lead @ Provoke
  • 10:30 – 11:00 Morning tea
  • 11:00 – 11:30 Communities, code, and Creative Commons – Aleisha Amohia – Koha Technical Lead @ Catalyst IT
  • 11:30 – 12:00 The fine line between chaos and order – Jade Thomas – Engineering Manager Online Channels @ BNZ
  • 12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
  • 13:00 – 14:00 Panel discuss: What does great software engineering culture look like, and how have Kiwis done it? – Aaron Hodder – Co-Founder @ NZ Tech Rally
  • 14:00 – 14:30 Fostering a quality quality culture – Adam Howard – Engineering Manager
  • 14:30 – 15:00 Including security in your engineering culture – Erica Anderson – COO and Co-Founder @ SafeStack
  • 15:00 – 15:30 Afternoon tea
  • 15:30 – 16:00 Engineering metrics, minus the creepiness – Jenny Sahng – Data & Founding team @ Multitudes
  • 16:00 – 16:30 Nerd to being heard: Leadership without losing your inner geek – Mrinal Mukherjee – Engineering Manager @ BNZ
  • 16:30 – 16:50 Quiz
  • 16:50 – 17:00 Closing remarks – Camy Bhandari – Co-Founder @ NZ Tech Rally
  • 17:00 onwards – After socials

Details

Date:
7th July 2023
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://nztechrally.com/

Organiser

NZ Tech Rally
Email
info@nztechrally.com
View Organiser Website

Other

NZSL Interpreted
Yes

Venue

Room RHLT1
Rutherford House, Pipitea Campus, Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand
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