Skip to content

2016 Economic Development Conference Presentations

http://www.gw.govt.nz/2016-economic-development-conference-presentations

2016 Economic Development Conference Presentations

Updated 18 August 2016 11:25am

 

In August 2016 the WRS Office in conjuction with the Wairarapa Councils held an economic development conference.  The venue was the Carterton Events Centre and speakers and delegates came from across New Zealand.

The focus of the conference was on building resilient local economies and the presentations are below.

Tuesday 9 August

 

 

Anna Guenther - Co-Founder and Chief Bubble Blower, PledgeMe

 

The Future of Enterprise: The Impact of Global Mega Trends

 

 

 

Panel

Carterton Mayor John Booth, Dr Pim Borren - CEO Masterton District Council

Dr Richard Norman - Victoria University & Kendra Ross - Duo Ltd

The responsibility of Government and Industry in Economic Development

 

 

 

 

Mavis Mullins

"Grabbing the Taniwha's Tail": How we leverage the burgeoning Maori Economy

 

 

 

 

Greg Simmonds - Interim CEO, Priority One

Working Together: Attracting and developing growth opportunities

 

 

 

 

Dale Williams

A Labour Market that Works: Connecting talent with opportunity

 

 

 

 

 

Shamubeel Eaqub

The Geography of Jobs

 

 

 

 

Samantha Seath - Wellington regional Strategy Office

Kendra Ross - Duo Ltd

Cyber Security: A Smart Specialisation Project for the Wellington Region

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 10 August

Richard Norman - Victoria University

Driving Economic Impact: The role of education in economic development

 

 

 

 

IGNITE Speakers

Paul Collits - Napier City Council

The surprising benefits of a shared service in Economic Development

 

Kieran McAnulty - Masterton District Council

Masterton - Smart, Connected and Open for Business

 

Colin Drew - Wellington Regional Strategy Office

The Power of Big Data fo strategic decision making

 

 

 

 

Brook Pannell - WREDA

International Student Growth Programme

 

Bryan Patchett - Porirua City Council

Redevelopment of the Porirua City Centre