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October 2019

Coffee and Jam #317

October 15 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
EPIC Innovation Centre, 76/106 Manchester St
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
Free

Coffee & Jam is Christchurch's longest running weekly meet up for entrepreneurial-minded people. It’s a great place to see ordinary people doing extraordinary things, be inspired, network, and share in an innovative space. This week's speakers are: Sarah MacDonald & Rebecca Morene - Pampered Pooch  Laurent Vienne - GearStore   Coffee and Jam is your opportunity to meet new people in the Christchurch entrepreneurial ecosystem and indulge in a little bit of free coffee, jam and fresh bakery bread. If you have an…

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Victoria Toastmasters – A lunchtime Toastmasters Club in the CBD

October 16 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

EPIC Innovation Centre, 76/106 Manchester St
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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Free

Please contact us on victoria@toastmasters.org.nz, or telephone 0274 363 573, to find out the programme for this week.   Become a confident public speaker Fun and supportive Think on your feet Meetings run from 12:15pm to 1:15pm on Wednesdays. VictoriaToastmasters is a friendly and fun club. As a member of the Toastmasters community we help and support members to reach their goals. Whether you need to speak publicly for your career or personal life, to run your meetings more effectively, or lead your group more effectively…

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YWCA AGM

October 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
EPIC Innovation Centre, 76/106 Manchester St
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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The AGM of the Christchurch YWCA is on the 16 October 5.30 pm at EPIC, 100 Manchester Street 5.30 pm Opportunity to network and speak with the Board and Staff. Light refreshments served 6.10 pm Presidents Welcome to guests and presentation of the past year in review 6.20 pm Key note speaker Andrea Brewster 6.30 pm Business of the AGM 7.10 pm Meeting finishes All welcome RSVP to accounts@chchywca.org.nz    

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Life by Design

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
EPIC Innovation Centre, 76/106 Manchester St
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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Workshop about simplifying your life to make space for what matters most

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Coffee and Jam #318 Special Session with Mike Hart from Sierra Energy

October 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
EPIC Innovation Centre, 76/106 Manchester St
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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Coffee & Jam is Christchurch's longest running weekly meet up for entrepreneurial-minded people. It’s a great place to see ordinary people doing extraordinary things, be inspired, network, and share in an innovative space. This is a very special edition of Coffee & Jam as we welcome Mike Hart - CEO of Sierra Energy - a US based startup who have just raised $33m USD to develop their waste to energy gasifier technology.  This disruptive technology takes virtually any type of…

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Tech Careers and Pizza Night at SIGNAL_ICT

October 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Signal ICT Graduate School-Unit 7b-EPIC, EPIC, 100 Manchester Street
Christchurch Central, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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Free

This fun and informative event includes free pizza and is perfect for those who are curious about where a career in tech can start, and where it can lead to! Find out how technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning, Drones, Robots, Virtual Reality and more shaping the world we live, and work in.  Also learn about the wide variety of skills that tech employers are looking for (you will be surprised), and how your existing degree can launch you…

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Victoria Toastmasters – A lunchtime Toastmasters Club in the CBD

October 23 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

EPIC Innovation Centre, 76/106 Manchester St
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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Free

Please contact us on victoria@toastmasters.org.nz, or telephone 0274 363 573, to find out the programme for this week.   Become a confident public speaker Fun and supportive Think on your feet Meetings run from 12:15pm to 1:15pm on Wednesdays. VictoriaToastmasters is a friendly and fun club. As a member of the Toastmasters community we help and support members to reach their goals. Whether you need to speak publicly for your career or personal life, to run your meetings more effectively, or lead your group more effectively…

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Victoria Toastmasters – A lunchtime Toastmasters Club in the CBD

October 30 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

EPIC Innovation Centre, 76/106 Manchester St
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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Free

Please contact us on victoria@toastmasters.org.nz, or telephone 0274 363 573, to find out the programme for this week.   Become a confident public speaker Fun and supportive Think on your feet Meetings run from 12:15pm to 1:15pm on Wednesdays. VictoriaToastmasters is a friendly and fun club. As a member of the Toastmasters community we help and support members to reach their goals. Whether you need to speak publicly for your career or personal life, to run your meetings more effectively, or lead your group more effectively…

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November 2019

Coffee & Jam 319

November 5 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
EPIC Innovation Centre, 76/106 Manchester St
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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Free

Join us this week as we will first hear about the inspiring story of Jonathan from Shakti NZ who discovered Shakti Mat while travelling and five years later, distributing them throughout Australia, Europe, and the United States. After the break, we will have Angela Searle from Infinity IP discussing what trademark is, the value it adds to your business and ways to protect it in NZ and internationally. Come along, be inspired, and meet your city's startup and innovation tribe! Add Event to Calendar About Speakers Jonathan…

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Canterbury Tech Monthly Event

November 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
EPIC Innovation Centre, 76/106 Manchester St
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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Register Here Join us at our upcoming monthly Canterbury Tech event at EPIC where we will hear from 2 guest speakers over 2 streams. Our theme for the evening is Scaling Tech Business / Digital Marketing. Our monthly Canterbury Tech events provide a great opportunity to network and listen to speakers present on a wide range of topics. When: Tuesday 5th November 2019 Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Cost: Free for Canterbury Tech members, $30 for non-members. Venue: EPIC –…

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Victoria Toastmasters – A lunchtime Toastmasters Club in the CBD

November 6 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

EPIC Innovation Centre, 76/106 Manchester St
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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Free

Please contact us on victoria@toastmasters.org.nz, or telephone 0274 363 573, to find out the programme for this week.   Become a confident public speaker Fun and supportive Think on your feet Meetings run from 12:15pm to 1:15pm on Wednesdays. VictoriaToastmasters is a friendly and fun club. As a member of the Toastmasters community we help and support members to reach their goals. Whether you need to speak publicly for your career or personal life, to run your meetings more effectively, or lead your group more effectively…

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Pizza Night Tech Careers

November 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
EPIC Innovation Centre, 76/106 Manchester St
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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Free

  Join us for this fun and free Tech Careers Speaker Series info session with Syen Nik, Head of Machine Learning at Jade Software Corporation. Syen graduated as a medical physicist from University of Canterbury and has previously worked at the Ministry of Social Development where he applied machine learning in the social sector. He'll share with us his career journey into Data Science, including his current work developing machine learning solutions for cargo train, car park finder, and tertiary education at Jade…

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Coffee & Jam #320

November 12 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
EPIC Innovation Centre, 76/106 Manchester St
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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Free

  Join us this week as we will first hear about the story of Mark Ferguson - the co-founder of neXtgen Agri whose mission is to help farmers to breed and farm healthy, happy and productive animals using smart tech like sensors and machine learning. After the break, we will have Laurent Vienne from Bee Digital speaking about the importance of thinking and executing marketing at all stages of a company life cycle as well as the high-level know-how in…

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Victoria Toastmasters – A lunchtime Toastmasters Club in the CBD

November 13 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

EPIC Innovation Centre, 76/106 Manchester St
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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Free

Please contact us on victoria@toastmasters.org.nz, or telephone 0274 363 573, to find out the programme for this week.   Become a confident public speaker Fun and supportive Think on your feet Meetings run from 12:15pm to 1:15pm on Wednesdays. VictoriaToastmasters is a friendly and fun club. As a member of the Toastmasters community we help and support members to reach their goals. Whether you need to speak publicly for your career or personal life, to run your meetings more effectively, or lead your group more effectively…

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HubSpot User Group Meetup

November 13 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
EPIC Innovation Centre, 76/106 Manchester St
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand

    Want to meet-up with local marketers and salespeople just like yourself to hear from HubSpot employees, industry experts, and more?  HUGs are free quarterly events that bring you in-person hands-on tips and tricks to help you get the most of of HubSpot.

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Marketing Workshop

November 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Te Ōhaka-Centre for Growth& Innovation, K Block-Ara, Kahukura Building, Level 1, Moorhouse Avenue
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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  Intelligent marketing drives growth. In this session, we will look at how to develop a brand and support it with impactful storytelling.  We will look at how to develop an overarching marketing strategy and review some tactics that will execute that strategy.    You will gain a solid introduction to various marketing channels, tools, and techniques that can help you build awareness of your venture with your target customers. Facilitator; Michael Durie: Michael is an industry veteran with over 40…

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Coffee & Jam #321 Hosted by Ministry of Awesome

November 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
EPIC Innovation Centre, 76/106 Manchester St
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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Free

  Come along, be inspired, and meet your city's startup and innovation tribe! Featuring Michael Story and Steve Moe Michael Story, the founder of NZ Music Teachers, fostering a life-long love of music by helping connect people with talented, passionate and experienced music teachers in New Zealand. After launching in 2011 Michael has expanded the website directory platform to support teachers in Sydney, Melbourne, London, New Jersey and NYC along with rebranding the platform for Dance Teachers in NZ and just last week Personal…

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FMANZ

November 20 @ 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
EPIC Innovation Centre, 76/106 Manchester St
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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National Breakfast Seminar Registration essential, register here

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Victoria Toastmasters – A lunchtime Toastmasters Club in the CBD

November 20 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

EPIC Innovation Centre, 76/106 Manchester St
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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Free

Please contact us on victoria@toastmasters.org.nz, or telephone 0274 363 573, to find out the programme for this week.   Become a confident public speaker Fun and supportive Think on your feet Meetings run from 12:15pm to 1:15pm on Wednesdays. VictoriaToastmasters is a friendly and fun club. As a member of the Toastmasters community we help and support members to reach their goals. Whether you need to speak publicly for your career or personal life, to run your meetings more effectively, or lead your group more effectively…

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Tech Careers and Pizza Night at SIGNAL -ICT

November 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Signal ICT Graduate School-Unit 7b-EPIC, EPIC, 100 Manchester Street
Christchurch Central, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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oin us for this exciting free Tech Careers Speaker Series info session with Ashley Bass, Product Manager at Jade Software. Ashley is a senior product leader with experience in all stages of product life cycle and a passion for customer engagement, release and delivery, and the product management discipline. After more than 10 years working in high growth software companies in the US, Ashley is getting settled in Christchurch and is excited to share her learnings to help advance the PM practice…

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Sales Workshop

November 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Te Ōhaka-Centre for Growth& Innovation, K Block-Ara, Kahukura Building, Level 1, Moorhouse Avenue
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand

Developing and maintaining a successful sales pipeline will be your single biggest challenge as an entrepreneur. In this interactive workshop,  participants will be introduced to various sales strategies, techniques, and the importance of developing a robust sales pipeline. This session will help in developing an understanding of the sales process and will teach you how to powerfully communicate your venture’s value proposition in order to achieve traction. Facilitators; Paul Claridge: With over 30 years commercial experience, Paul has worked in senior…

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Coffee and Jam #322-featuring Situate Me and Scale-Up

November 26 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
EPIC Innovation Centre, 76/106 Manchester St
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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Free

  Coffee & Jam is Christchurch's longest running weekly lunch break for the entrepreneurial, startup, and innovation ecosystem. It’s a great place to see ordinary people doing extraordinary things, be inspired, network, and share in an innovative space. At Coffee & Jam, you will meet new people in the Christchurch entrepreneurial ecosystem and you’ll hear from local, national, and global speakers. There's free coffee, bread, and jam for everyone.

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Signal ICT grad school presents;Speed Networking

November 26 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Signal ICT Graduate School-Unit 7b-EPIC, EPIC, 100 Manchester Street
Christchurch Central, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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Join us to meet the 2019 Christchurch SHIFT cohort and perhaps discover a potential 200-hour industry intern. About this Event SHIFT students can bring fresh ideas and energy to your existing or new business projects. You may already have a project in mind, or you can build one around the right person. Join us for your chance to meet the SIGNAL ICT Graduate School 2019 Christchurch Cohort, and see if there is a match to host one of our talented…

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Victoria Toastmasters – A lunchtime Toastmasters Club in the CBD

November 27 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

EPIC Innovation Centre, 76/106 Manchester St
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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Free

Please contact us on victoria@toastmasters.org.nz, or telephone 0274 363 573, to find out the programme for this week.   Become a confident public speaker Fun and supportive Think on your feet Meetings run from 12:15pm to 1:15pm on Wednesdays. VictoriaToastmasters is a friendly and fun club. As a member of the Toastmasters community we help and support members to reach their goals. Whether you need to speak publicly for your career or personal life, to run your meetings more effectively, or lead your group more effectively…

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Startup Weekend Christchurch Reunion Event

November 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
EPIC Innovation Centre, 76/106 Manchester St
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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Free

Register on Meetup Reunion This meetup is open to all and is a reunion for everyone who attended Startup Weekend Christchurch 2019 or if you have attended any previous Startup Weekend events. Catch up with past Startup Weekend attendees, hear what they are doing now and discuss where to go next. Everyone welcome If you haven't attended Startup Weekend before you are still welcome to attend this meetup event. Come hear more about what Startup Weekend is all about from…

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Startup Breakfast Club: Startups and Supernodes

November 28 @ 7:00 am - 8:45 am
Te Ōhaka-Centre for Growth& Innovation, K Block-Ara, Kahukura Building, Level 1, Moorhouse Avenue
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand

    Join us at Startup Breakfast Club this month as we will learn about ChristchurchNZ's Supernode initiative and what the startup superstars within the Supernodes are up to. Supernode was established to power the growth of four highly active industries including Aerospace, Food & Agritech, HealthTech and High-tech Services. Their goal is to develop a range of globally connected, yet locally relevant Supernodes to power the Christchurch economy. We will first hear from Sheralee McDonald from SuperNode on what the…

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Design Thinking in an IT context

November 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
EPIC Innovation Centre, 76/106 Manchester St
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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Design Thinking has been around for decades. But it is not until recently that it has started powering its way through businesses across the world, and more recently in the Canterbury region. This talk will be the opportunity to introduce you to the origins of Design Thinking, what it is (and is not), but also the why it is so important for today's business to incorporate and integrates its principles into how we do business today, including how we deliver…

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Success metrics, legal foundations and next steps Workshop

November 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Te Ōhaka-Centre for Growth& Innovation, K Block-Ara, Kahukura Building, Level 1, Moorhouse Avenue
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand

Success metrics, legal foundations and next steps Workshop Having a grip on your success metrics is key to running a successful business operation. Our experienced accountant will show you which metrics to track to understand a company’s performance in real time.  Then we will look at the legal set up of your young business reviewing issues such as intellectual property, company ownership, licensing, and customer agreements. In the second half of this session, we will concentrate on your very next…

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December 2019

Victoria Toastmasters – A lunchtime Toastmasters Club in the CBD

December 4 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

EPIC Innovation Centre, 76/106 Manchester St
Christchurch, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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Free

Please contact us on victoria@toastmasters.org.nz, or telephone 0274 363 573, to find out the programme for this week.   Become a confident public speaker Fun and supportive Think on your feet Meetings run from 12:15pm to 1:15pm on Wednesdays. VictoriaToastmasters is a friendly and fun club. As a member of the Toastmasters community we help and support members to reach their goals. Whether you need to speak publicly for your career or personal life, to run your meetings more effectively, or lead your group more effectively…

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Tech Careers and Pizza Night at SIGNAL -ICT

December 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Signal ICT Graduate School-Unit 7b-EPIC, EPIC, 100 Manchester Street
Christchurch Central, Canterbury 8011 New Zealand
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Free

      Join us for this exciting free Tech Careers Speaker Series info session and your chance to hear from SHIFT graduate, Julie Stalker, IT Business Analyst. “SHIFT enabled me to refresh and update my tech skills, and return to the IT industry after a career break.” Masters in Education graduate and mother of two, Julie, has a diverse background. She worked as a software developer, but put her tech career on hold to home educate her children and work as…

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