Techweek - Safety in Forestry & Preserving Iwi Documents
From smart shirts that keep forestry workers safe to bespoke digital tools that preserve Māori history, our computer scientists are working side-by-side with communities every day and together. Join us to find out more about these unique partnerships.
The first half of the session will showcase the work of Tini o te Hakituri, an MBIE funded project which is exploring how to keep workers in hazardous work environments - like forestry - safe. They are currently developing a wearable device that can predict fatigue and hazard risks as well as a forestry worker’s current activity and environment.
This portion of the session will be led by Dr Judy Bowen and Associate Professor Annika Hinze who will highlight some of the exciting challenges faced by integrating IoT into a rugged environment like forestry.
The second half of the session will centre on the Tohenihorau Whakatōhea Digital Library Project which involves a team of our leading computer scientists working with the Whakatōhea Māori Trust Board in Ōpōtiki to develop tools that help develop digital literacy, capability and capacity.
One of these is a digital library which helps preserve rare and unique elements of their history for future generations using the open source software Greenstone, developed by the University of Waikato.
Governance for Founders Virtual Workshop Series
Brought to you by New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE) in partnership with Angel Association New Zealand and Callaghan Innovation, this free online workshop series has been designed to help early and growth stage New Zealand start-ups navigate the governance landscape.
Social Media Workshop
Join Collab Digital for this Social Media Workshop. In a classroom-style environment, you’ll learn everything you need to know to be able to create a successful social media strategy that gets results.
Waikato Social Procurement Buyer’s Conference
Te Waka in partnership with He Waka Eke Noa will be hosting the inaugural Waikato Social Procurement Buyers Conference for the region.
Virtual Open Day 2020 | University of Waikato
Virtual Open Day is the perfect chance to explore study options, chat to our staff and students, win cool prizes, and get a taste of student life.
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