Join us at the main forum in Gisborne where global innovators and influencers will present live on stage on the issues they have already tackled, the future digital disruptions and opportunities they see, and the global learning society best practices they are using. Then network with your peers in facilitated workshops to incubate ideas and synergise action plans to build your local pathways to progress. Take a look at the full programme.
16-17 August 2018
15 August 2018 - optional pre-event field trips and evening welcome reception
Emerald Hotel and Conference Centre
13 Gladstone Road
*For group bookings of 3 or more people from the same organisation and registered on the same form, a discount of 25% applies.
Showcasing world-leading innovations developed from home-grown, culturally located solutions, participants attending a pre-event field trip will have the option of a Gisborne-based afternoon stream or a full-day outing to Mahia Peninsula. Highlights will include private tours of industry-leading businesses, exploring ground-breaking technological applications and innovative educational enterprises.
Full day - Mahia Peninsula: 10am - 4pm
Half day - Gisborne based (afternoon): 2pm - 5pm
Local educators are invited to join some of Thrive's inspirational thought leaders as they share their ideas over breakfast. Not just food for thought, we'll be serving a delicious breakfast too.
A cocktail function designed for local businesses and leaders, 5.30-7pm Thursday 16 August.