Kea Inspire & SingularityU Christchurch Chapter: The Future of Food

Kea Inspire & SingularityU Christchurch Chapter: The Future of Food

What is the true potential value of the New Zealand food sector? Where are the opportunities around technology and R&D, and what is the global impact our food technology sector can create?  

Our speakers will discuss why we need to challenge the current paradigm of the global food ecosystem, and how New Zealand can take advantage of these opportunities to make a global impact. They will also look at our philosophies around the origin of food - how we grow, cook, eat and share it, and shift our mindsets around the future of food - from organic farm-fresh ethically sourced produce, to bio or genetically-engineered food.

Speakers
Andrew Priest
Andrew is Chief Executive of Ngai Tahu Farming. Prior to this, he had his own consulting firm focussing on strategy, performance improvement, risk management & organisational alignment, for a range of industries incl. forestry, energy, agriculture, high-tech & the post quake Christchurch rebuild

Jade Temepara
Jade is Founder & Director of social enterprise Kakano Cafe & Cookery school in Christchurch, with the kaupapa of engaging food sovereignty & food resilience and working with whanau. Jade is passionate about preserving the quality of the whenua/land and protecting food systems for future generations

Lauder Erasmus
Lauder is a Partner in Audit, Enterprise at KPMG.  He has a portfolio of audit clients in the small and medium enterprise sector and is passionate about helping entrepreneurial companies succeed.


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Kea Presents: Inspire the Future
Kea is proud to host three events across the country throughout TechWeek as we ask members of Kea’s World Class New Zealand Network to discuss opportunities in future industries, and what Kiwi SMEs, large businesses and individuals should know about finding their place in the Aotearoa’s future.

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Time & Date

Friday, 12 May 2017, 07:30 AM - Friday, 12 May 2017, 09:00 AM

Location

Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce: 57 Kilmore St, Christchurch

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Cost

$50