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MobileTECH Ag 2020 Update – An Online Event Only

Given the new directives from then New Zealand Government on running events and the current COVID-19 global pandemic, we have decided to take this year’s MobileTECH Ag 2020 event online – and run a series of interactive technology events for all our delegates, speakers and sponsors. While it is disappointing for all that we can no longer hold the physical …

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Launch of the Agritech Industry Transformation Plan

We are pleased to confirm that the Agritech Industry Transformation Plan (ITP) will be officially launched at MobileTECH Ag 2020. Both Phil Twyford, the Economic Development Minister and Damien O’Connor, the Agriculture Minister will be making the release of the full plan. The ITP launch is scheduled for 8.30am on Tuesday 7 April 2020 at the Distinction Rotorua Hotel, Rotorua. …

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Featured Post: 2020 Vision – Our Internet Predictions

Supplied by InternetNZ It gets harder and harder each year to make predictions about the Internet in New Zealand as technology changes become faster and faster. Last year our Engagement Director Andrew Cushen scored 1.5 out of 4 with his 2019 predictions.  This year we’ve pulled together thoughts from across the organisation about Internet security, policy, and domain names. And of …

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New International Speaker – Jim Wilson

Jim is based in North Carolina, USA and has served in several data-standards-development roles over the past 20 years, covering global standards for agriculture, chemical, aerospace and defence. He is dedicated to promoting and enabling the transition to digital agriculture and improve the efficiency and productivity of data across the sector. With such a dizzying array of new technology emerging …

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Early-bird Ending

Don’t miss the opportunity to grab your and your colleagues discounted tickets for MobileTECH Ag 2020.  February is fast approaching and April’s MobileTECH Ag 2020 is just around the corner. We have already had a tremendous response to this event.  If you have yet to register, 7 February 2020 is the final day for big discounts on MobileTECH Ag 2020 registrations. If you have already registered, …

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AR and Exoskeletons Demos for Primary Industry in NZ

MobileTECH Ag 2020 has a bunch of new toys for primary sector delegates to demo at the upcoming event. Next-generation user-interfaces, exoskeletons and more will all be demonstrated in front of over 300 primary sector leaders, developers and early adopters in early April.  “This annual technology event is a chance for the agritech community to check out a new range …

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Early-bird discounts ending 7 February

Don’t miss the opportunity to grab your and your colleagues discounted tickets for MobileTECH Ag 2020.  February is fast approaching and April’s MobileTECH Ag 2020 is just around the corner. We have already had a tremendous response to this event.  If you have yet to register, 7 February 2020 is the final day for big discounts on MobileTECH Ag 2020 registrations. If you have already registered, …

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Digital tech leaders line-up for MobileTECH Ag 2020

For the 8th year running, MobileTECH Ag 2020 is posed to, once again, be a major meeting point for agritech companies and industry leaders throughout the country. It’s an event that also sees a strong contingent of Australians and Asian Pacific industry representatives making the trip over to Rotorua, New Zealand.  “This year we were overwhelmed with the industry response …

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Super Early-Bird rates ending – Don’t miss out

With the Christmas holidays quickly approaching, there is no better time to lock on your spot at MobileTECH Ag 2020 and take advantage of the big savings on offer. Our Super Early-Bird rates end on or before Wednesday 18 December 2019. Book now to give yourself and your company a little extra spending money for the Christmas period. Remember, these …

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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: [supsystic-tables id=2]

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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, …