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GridAKL Lysaght Building

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101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand

September 2019

YES Night Market

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Join the YES Students at the buzzing Night Market for a unique opportunity to find out what products and services are on sale including food, art, jewellery and more. Year 12 and 13 students create their own unique product or service, form a YES business at the start of the school year, and take it to market. Throughout the year, students attend events that mirror the process start-up businesses go through. The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) is an…

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Agile Auckland: Waterfall to Scrum to Kanban and Back with Sky City’s Nick Foard

September 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Come on a journey with us as Nick Foard shares the story of SKYCITY’s transformation from the Wild West to modern ICT dept. There are villains, hero’s and heroines, temptations, failure and success as SkyCity battles to gain visibility of its massive portfolio, constrain chaos and manage flow in an effort to please customers, retain staff, keep shareholders happy and develop a continuous improvement culture.

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The Hunger Project: Rethinking What’s Possible September 2019

September 19 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$495

This is a truly unique workshop that explores the fundamental characteristics of effective leadership told through the lens of the world’s most unlikely leaders who, against all odds, are shifting beliefs and creating significant change. You'll be challenged to re-think traditional leadership models, gain a fresh perspective on leading in the 21st century, and discover the tools to unlock your leadership edge.   Why RWP? In order to end hunger globally we needed to create sustainable solutions that move past…

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One-Page Business Plan Workshop (Q2 Ltd)

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$250

This workshop is delivered and presented by an experienced business strategist as well as a chartered accountant, Ann Cooper-Smith from Q2. About this Event The one-page business plan workshop is ideal for businesses, organisations and innovators that would like to identify as well as document options. This workshop is also for team members and managers at either start, growth and innovation stage or to go global. Ann Cooper-Smith of Q2 Ltd supports companies through the process to identify their business…

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Blockchain Meetup – Decoding Libra: Facebook’s Blockchain Platform

September 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Facebook has been making headlines again, this time through its development of a new blockchain-based financial services platform named Libra. There's a lot of hype, confusion and misinformation surrounding this new system; today we're going to cut through all of that and discover exactly what Libra is (and some of what it isn't). Includes a demo of the Libra testnet and a sneak peak at the state of smart contracts on the Libra blockchain. About our guest Phoenix Zerin has…

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Bootstrappers’ Coffee – Auckland

September 24 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$5

A light event where people get together to share what they are working on, to get some help, and build a peer support network. About this Event Start your day surrounded by like-minded people! Beginning the entrepreneurial journey is not easy. It can be lonely and there is a lot of uncertainty. But we have some good news: you are not alone. There are a lot of entrepreneurs in the same boat willing to collaborate and help each other. Bootstrappers'…

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Mailchimp Meetup Auckland

September 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Calibrate Marketing proudly presents another official Mailchimp Meetup! At this Spring 2019 event we'll be covering: New features; Mailchimp's new pricing plans ; Email design tips & best practice; Q&A session with the Calibrate team. We look forward to welcoming you to the event!

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Deep Learning Meetup – RAdam: New State of the Art Optimizer

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Lets talk about RAdam: A new state of the Art optimizer Paper: On the Variance of the Adaptive Learning Rate and Beyond (https://arxiv.org/abs/1908.03265v Article: https://medium.com/@lessw/new-state-of-the-art-ai-optimizer-rectified-adam-radam-5d854730807b If you can have a read of the paper or article before you come! 6:00 - Arrive 6:30 - Introductions 6:35 - Discussion 7:30 - End

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Data Science Discussion Auckland

September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

This is a group for anyone interested in data science and machine learning. The group will meet to discuss concepts and principals of data science for the purpose of learning. I started this group because I recently returned from overseas where I attended a similar group in which I found a lot of value in the discussion. These meetups may be discussions about things such as specific kaggle competitions or discussions of readings from academic papers or other text.

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Engage Pro: Sustainability and Business Resilience (Free Event)

September 30 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

Find out how our changing world affects companies, understand endurable sustainability and business resilience as well as brand awareness. About this Event Completely free business event for people, innovators and business owners to hear from Ecostore's new Sustainability Manager; Brittany Little as well as Grant Difford who is Chief Executive / Head of Client Strategy at Waking Giants that is an Auckland based international growth consultancy also with offices now in Sydney and Melbourne. Britt Little's presentation draws from Britt's…

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October 2019

Divi Meetup: Site Speed and Image Optimization Tips

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

Introduction ============ This is the first event in NZ hosted by Elegant Themes the maker of Divi. Why this Meetup? ================= The aim is to build an open and collaborative community who love Divi and wish to support and share ideas to make the world a better Divi Nation. Many Meetups have a facebook group or Slack channel to connect, support and share ideas. We want to eat our own dog food (pun hopefully you get it) and do this…

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AWS Meetup

October 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

The AKL AWS Cloud Community is a meeting of like-minded individuals who share the same interest in AWS technologies. For each month’s meetup, there is an opportunity for one of our members to step up and present in front of an audience. This is a great way to improve your public speaking skills (not to mention, great to add to your profile!). The topic is entirely up to you. Any great work you are currently doing or have completed on…

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Rust Meetup: Introduction to Rust (session 2 of 3)

October 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

During this Meetup we will take give you an introduction to the Rust programming language. This will be ideal for programmers who are interested in Rust but never touched it, or only dabbled with it. We will discuss the exercises from the first event. We will cover: - enums and pattern matching - by James - traits and structs - by Azriel - automated testing - by Simon - error handling - by Simon This will be the second of…

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Sustainable Business Network : Marketing – LinkedIn, Stories and Tips’n’Tricks

October 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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SEA has designed a practical marketing event for grassroots social entrepreneurs. Our panel will consist of marketing experts who will provide tips and tricks for growing your audience and sales. The focus will be on three specific areas: LinkedIn, IG/FB Stories and tools/apps that will help with marketing your business. Claire Hewitt (https://www.tomorrowinc.co.nz/)   Claire is the co-founder of Tomorrow Inc who help organisations and leaders get recognition for their positive impact. She uses human-centred design to find the best…

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Data Science Discussion Auckland

October 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

This is a group for anyone interested in data science and machine learning. The group will meet to discuss concepts and principals of data science for the purpose of learning. I started this group because I recently returned from overseas where I attended a similar group in which I found a lot of value in the discussion. These meetups may be discussions about things such as specific kaggle competitions or discussions of readings from academic papers or other text.

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Communications and Public Relations Workshop (Campfire PR)

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$150

This workshop is delivered and presented by an experienced communications and public relations expert, Amy Robens from Campfire PR. About this Event This workshop is designed for businesses from startup through to growth phase wanting to develop authentic and enduring relationships with their stakeholders. Communicating what you do in a captivating way is as important as your business plan. You can offer amazing goods and services but if you’re not putting your best foot forward, you’ll get lost in the…

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Augmented and Mixed Reality Workshop (Imersia)

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$250

This workshop is delivered and presented by an experienced veteran of augmented, virtual and mixed reality; Dr Roy C. Davies from Imersia. About this Event The workshop is for businesses, innovators and marketers as well as technologists to apply augmented reality (AR) as well as mixed reality (MR) within your product. During the workshop, there will be space to review your own business or idea and how augmented reality (AR) as well as mixed reality (MR) could support it. This…

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Data Science Discussion Auckland

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

This is a group for anyone interested in data science and machine learning. The group will meet to discuss concepts and principals of data science for the purpose of learning. I started this group because I recently returned from overseas where I attended a similar group in which I found a lot of value in the discussion. These meetups may be discussions about things such as specific kaggle competitions or discussions of readings from academic papers or other text.

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November 2019

MAP IT : Free Marketing Training Event. How to Grow and Scale Your Business…

November 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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A free day to help you create a strategy and plan for your business Let’s get ready to kickstart your marketing and see growth in both your turnover and (most importantly) - your profit! As we work through today, you’ll learn my simple methods for growing your business, using a mix of traditional and digital marketing. Together we’ll take a look and a variety of solutions, tips and tricks to help you feel more confident and in control of marketing…

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Data Science Discussion Auckland

November 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

This is a group for anyone interested in data science and machine learning. The group will meet to discuss concepts and principals of data science for the purpose of learning. I started this group because I recently returned from overseas where I attended a similar group in which I found a lot of value in the discussion. These meetups may be discussions about things such as specific kaggle competitions or discussions of readings from academic papers or other text.

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Data Science Discussion Auckland

November 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

This is a group for anyone interested in data science and machine learning. The group will meet to discuss concepts and principals of data science for the purpose of learning. I started this group because I recently returned from overseas where I attended a similar group in which I found a lot of value in the discussion. These meetups may be discussions about things such as specific kaggle competitions or discussions of readings from academic papers or other text.

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December 2019

Data Science Discussion Auckland

December 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

This is a group for anyone interested in data science and machine learning. The group will meet to discuss concepts and principals of data science for the purpose of learning. I started this group because I recently returned from overseas where I attended a similar group in which I found a lot of value in the discussion. These meetups may be discussions about things such as specific kaggle competitions or discussions of readings from academic papers or other text.

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Data Science Discussion Auckland

December 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
+ Google Map
Free

This is a group for anyone interested in data science and machine learning. The group will meet to discuss concepts and principals of data science for the purpose of learning. I started this group because I recently returned from overseas where I attended a similar group in which I found a lot of value in the discussion. These meetups may be discussions about things such as specific kaggle competitions or discussions of readings from academic papers or other text.

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