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Is the primary sector thriving on smart data?

Media Release: 4 November 2019 The adoption of digital technologies is one of the key challenges facing the primary sector. The rapid development of AI, machine vision, automation and robotic technologies has enabled New Zealand agritech companies to develop solutions that were not possible even five years ago. While leading producers are investing in this opportunity, there are many more …

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MobileTECH Ag 2020 Registrations are Live

We are pleased to announce that registrations for MobileTECH Ag 2020 are now live on the website. There has been a lot of early interest and we expect another big turnout for 2020. MobileTECH Ag 2020 is being held in Rotoura on 7-8 April 2020. Super Early Bird discounts are available for both individuals and groups. We also have a …

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Call for Speakers – MobileTECH Ag 2020

MobileTECH Ag 2020 is currently in early development. We would like to invite those interested in presenting at next year’s event to register your details and ideas. We hosted 300 primary industry and technology leaders at MobileTECH 2019 eariler this year and we are looking forward to another big event in 2020. MobileTECH Ag 2020 is being held on the …

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Meet our ‘new’ brand, MobileTECH Ag

While MobileTECH has been running for 8 years and is well known within the primary sector, we decided to make a small but significant change to the event name. Next year’s event will be known as MobileTECH Ag 2020. We made this simple rebranding for a couple of reasons: It makes it easier for people outside of our community to …

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A quick look at key speakers for 2019

MobileTECH 2019 aims to highlight some of the brightest minds and exciting technologies within the primary sector. We have pulled together a strong programme for 2019, featuring a wide range of local and international technology and industry leaders. Here is a brief introduction to a couple of keynotes:

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Super Early Bird Ending – Book Now

We are pleased with the early interest in MobileTECH 2019. Registrations are flowing in to take advantage of the big discounts on offer. We are offering special super early-bird and group discounts for everyone registering on or before Friday 14 December 2018. Rates are 50% off the standard rates for groups of two or more from the same workplace. Registrations …

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An International Speaking Lineup Announced for MobileTECH 2019

Media Release: 27 November 2018 The upcoming MobileTECH 2019 agritech event will play host to a number of international guest speakers and technologies. “MobileTECH is one of New Zealand’s largest annual agritech events and we are looking forward to showcasing a wide range of world-class digital technologies for our food and fiber sectors,” said programme manager, Ken Wilson. “Artificial intelligence, …

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Technology transforming the primary sector

Media Release: 17 October 2018 Solving rural producers’ challenges and improving productivity through technology will be key themes at next year’s MobileTECH 2019. Now in its 7th year, MobileTECH will, once again, bring together the agritech leaders, tech developers, industry corporates and early adopters to Rotoura. “New Zealand’s agritech sector is quickly expanding and the technology is world-class,” said Ken …

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MobileTECH 2019 – Expressions of Interest to Present

Now in its 7th year, MobileTECH is the major cross-industry event for New Zealand’s technology developers and primary sector leaders. MobileTECH 2018 will be held on 3-4 April 2019 in Rotorua, New Zealand. This two day event showcases new and innovative technologies that are being adopted by agricultural, horticultural and forestry companies to increase their productivity and operational effectiveness. Over …

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MobileTECH 2019 Event Dates

We are pleased to announce that MobileTECH 2019 will be returning on 3-4 April 2019 in Rotorua, New Zealand. While this will be the 7th annual MobileTECH, we are looking forward to adding a lot of exciting new content and innovative sessions into the 2019 event programme. Each year MobileTECH attracts over 300 technology leaders, innovative developers, early adopters and …

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MobileTECH 2018 Event Summary

Close to 300 delegates attended MobileTECH 2018 from throughout New Zealand and Australia – a real who’s who of primary industry and technology leaders. Over 40 speakers covered a wide range of technologies and issues critical to the growth and development of our agriculture, horticulture and forestry sectors. The theme for 2018 was ‘Innovation through Smart Data’. In the past, …

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MobileTECH 2018 is running next week

We are looking forward to hosting 300 industry representatives at MobileTECH 2018 next week. A lot is planned. Over 40 presentations, discussion panels, demos and TECH Talks. Our mission has always been to create a platform for change for people across New Zealand’s primary industries. A place where technology developers, engineers, entrepreneurs, innovators and the next generation can meet, learn, …

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Preview of MobileTECH 2018

MobileTECH 2018 is now less than 3 weeks away.  Hosted in Rotoura, MobileTECH 2018 will run on the 27-28 March 2018. 300 primary industry and technology leaders will meet to network, gain insights and discuss the latest digital innovations impacting the sector. The theme this year is ‘Innovation through Smart Data’. In the past, innovations in hardware and machines were …

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Early Preview: Ian Gray on Selecting the Right Technologies

The pace of change in the Agriculture, Forestry, and Horticulture space is dramatic. The number of technology solutions available is increasing and it can be an overwhelming blur for organisations who are looking to solve challenges or grasp opportunities. Mobiletech has an array of exciting technologies available, but it’s important to really understand your business challenge and what success looks …

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Early Preview: Bridie Ohlsson on Blockchain in Agriculture

We have all seen the growing hype around blockchain in the context of bitcoin, the digital currency that first brought blockchain to mainstream media and investors. While bitcoin remains headline news, the applications and potential of blockchain are spreading well beyond cryptocurrencies. One of these key use cases of this technology has been identified as commodity supply chains. AgriDigital is …

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Media Release: Young leaders to drive conversations at agritech event

New Zealand’s agritech community will be joined by some of the country’s best young leaders at MobileTECH 2018. One of the key highlights at the upcoming agritech event is the ‘Meet the future leaders’ panel. “In addition to unveiling the very latest agritech innovations, we have lined up three emerging leaders to share their visions on just where the technology …

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Only 4 Weeks to Go

In just 4 weeks MobileTECH 2018 will, once again, bring together over 300 primary industry leaders, agritech developers and early adopters. This 2 day programme is packed full of innovative digital technologies, practical case studies and key discussions from experts and producers throughout the primary sector. There have been a number of updates to the programme and these can be …

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10 tips to make the most out of attending

The MobileTECH 2018 quickly approaching, we have pulled together a number of tips to get the most of our attending this event. Attending an event can be an expensive investment, especially when you take into consideration the time involved, so it is always important to plan ahead and make it count. These tips will be just as relevant when attending …

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Special Discounts for MobileTECH 2018 Ends 31 Jan 2018

We are expecting another big turnout for MobileTECH 2018. If you haven’t registration yet, but plan to, limited spaces are still available. Registrations have been flowing in from throughout the sector. It’s great to see so many taking advantage of the special early discounts on offer. MobileTECH is one of New Zealand’s largest events focusing on agritech. It’s a place …