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101 Pakenham St W
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November 2019

Start-Up Chile Info Session: Build your Startup in Latin America

November 19, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Are you looking for investment to take your startup to the next step? Do you have a company that is ready to go global? Do you want to join one of the largest global startup communities? Come hear Camila Postigo, Start-Up Chile's Head of Marketing, talk about the incredible opportunities for New Zealand based entrepreneurs to engage with Latin America through Start-Up Chile. Two application processes are opening in December and January. Come find out more!

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Startup Grind: Fireside chat with Mark Hurley (Jasper & Little Giant)

November 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$10

Mark Hurley is a previous EY Entrepreneur of the year finalist with over 17 years experience as a founder, executive, director and angel investor. He was previously the CEO and Founder of Little Giant, NZ's leading design and innovation agency. Dentsu Aegis Network acquired little Giant in 2017. Dentsu Aegis Network is one of the world’s largest communication companies with 35,000 people across 145 countries. His new venture is Jasper, a startup that allows investors to purchase fractional ownership in…

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Agile Auckland: Panel Discussion – The Cyber Security Talent Report

November 21, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

The world of IT recruitment can change rapidly, but there’s one trend that’s remained firmly on the agenda of organisations large and small for several years now, which has led to a continuous escalation in demand for the appropriately skilled professionals – cyber security. With input from employers, business leaders, cyber security professionals and Hays' own recruiting experts, the Cyber Security Talent Report presents a broad perspective on the cyber security employment outlook for New Zealand & Australia. During this…

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Data Science Discussion Auckland

November 21, 2019 @ 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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Startup Weekend Auckland Nov 19

November 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - November 24, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$99

For all event details, please visit http://communities.techstars.com/events/14409 About Techstars Startup Weekend: Techstars Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, Techstars Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations. Participants create working startups during the event and are able to collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of their daily networks. All teams hear talks by industry leaders and…

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Hardware Meetup AKL: CleanTech

November 26, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$10

Showcasing New Zealand's coolest products and the founders and engineers creating them. About this Event We're back! Join us for our CleanTech edition of Hardware Meetup AKL! Sponsored by the Waitemata Low Carbon Network and Popcorn Collective. Have you, like many others, been thinking to yourself "Hmmm, I'd like to work on something meaningful. I'd like to contribute to better solutions for the planet and humanity moving forward." Well, you're in luck. Creating products using more sustainable methods is a…

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Introduction to Mindful Self-Leadership

November 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$245

Learn and pratice the foundations of Mindful Self-leadership to improve awareness, build resilience and improve your mindset and empathy About this Event Our working environments are becoming increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA). Leading change and the capacity to connect are therefore primary leadership competencies required today. Neither is easy. They require us to level up and develop resilience, agility, empathy and self-awareness. Change brings up fear, resistance, insecurity and reactivity. In order to help move people beyond these…

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Auckland Shopify meetup

November 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

We are finishing off the year with a BANG! Why you can’t miss this meetup! Amazing speakers who are going to tackle some of our biggest challenges with eCommerce. Tash & Viv from Ace The Gram – Tash and Viv are co-founders of the Instagram marketing company and podcast Ace the Gram. They have built their own networks to over 200k followers and worked with brands all over the world. Come and find out how you can start to connect and…

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December 2019

Introduction to Rust (part 3)

December 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Elixer/Erlang vs Rust by Steffan from Narrative.so Come along to hear about Elixir/Erlang, a battle tested, concurrent language, and how it compares to Rust. Though they serve different needs Elixir and Rust share more in common than you might think, in this quick talk, we will talk about similarities, where they separate, and the trade-offs made by both languages. Introduction to Rust part III During this Meetup we will take give you an introduction to the Rust programming language. This…

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NZPost – a journey to Iterative Investment Planning Cycles

December 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Business Agility Auckland Meetup   Kainaat Jamil, Agile practice manager at NZPost will be sharing their transformation journey and how they moved towards iterative investment planning. She will be sharing some key milestones and insights from her journey with us: - What problems they were trying to solve with Agile - Their journey and the important role of a transformation system to enable new ways of working - Defining and moving to an iterative investment planning cycle that aligned business,…

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Tips and ideas that you have learnt from using Divi 4.0

December 3, 2019 @ 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

December 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 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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Data Science Discussion Auckland

December 5, 2019 @ 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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Agile Coach Camp Auckland December 7th 2019

December 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$100

The Agile Coach Camp movement hosts “un-conferences” around the world to provide a time and space for Agile Coaches, Team Members, Leaders, Guerrilla Change Agents, XP Advocates, Product Owners, Scrum Masters and anyone interested in conversations about Agile to get together in a collective learning experience. PRINCIPLES THE EVENT IS COST NEUTRAL This is a non-profit event and every ticket sale pays insurance, food, drinks, and stationary for the attendees on the day. A LIMIT OF 50 ATTENDEES It probably seems harsh,…

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IoT and the role of Javascript

December 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

This meetup is an Introduction to the Internet of Things and the role Javascript plays. It will have a 2 part session. Part 1 - Introduction to IoT • What is IoT? • What are the components of IoT? • How does it work? • Current State of IoT? Part 2 - Role of Javascript • What programming language to use in IoT? • Is Javascript the right language? • Where does Javascript fit? At the end of the meetup,…

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Data Science Discussion Auckland

December 19, 2019 @ 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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January 2020

adhoc: Social Media Workshop

January 22, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$147 – $325

***Tickets available for purchase via link*** Introduction This 4 hour workshop is perfect for small business owners and marketing managers. The goal is to show you how to create an enquiry generation system for your business using social media.  What we'll cover We have a simple methodology that we apply to all businesses we work with. It's this framework that we'll introduce to you. There are 3 elements: Strategy What message are you trying to communicate? Who are your customers and…

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Team Lift Off! Launch Your Team Into Success – The Fraedom Way

January 22, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

Agile Auckland Meetup   Practical guidance and techniques to launch your team into success. We at Fraedom have designed our own program over many years, and we have the scars to prove it! Kaizen coaches Chris & Ziggy will take you behind the scenes, and will share how Fraedom launch teams and what we have found effective.

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Would Gordon Ramsay be a good Agile Coach?

January 23, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Auckland Agile Coaching Meetup   Let's meet and observe Gordon Ramsay's coaching techniques and discuss if they could be related to our agile coaching practices, like: - Listening & Learning - Observation - Holding a mirror - Teaching, coaching and mentoring - Standing with the team - Reflecting and deciding on the next actions - Energising This is a part-presentation and part-workshop meetup. We will work in small groups, discuss and share our ideas, stories and experiences. And hopefully, we…

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Removing Barriers with Smart Speakers and Voice Technologies

January 29, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Come and join us for: Smart Speakers and voice technologies - removing barriers for people with disabilities. In this presentation, Jarek Beksa will draw on his experience and research to discuss emerging use of voice enabled technology in removing barriers for people with disabilities. Overview of the Evening -------------------- 6:00pm - 6:30pm: Registration, networking and light refreshments 6:30pm - 7:30pm: Introduction and presentation from Jarek 7:30pm - 7:45pm: Final questions and closing Introducing Jarek ------------------- Jarek has worn many hats…

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Data Science Discussion Auckland

January 30, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 18, 2020

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. We try to focus on intermediate to advanced level material. But if you are new to Data Science, we are a very welcoming group and we encourage you to come along as you will still be able to get a lot out of the discussion. The aim of the group is to provide a place for us all to connect and to learn.

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February 2020

Rust meetup

February 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 2020

One event on June 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm

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

During the monthly Rust meetup we will discuss some topic related to the Rust programming language. If you have a topic you wish to present, or you wish someone else to present, let us know. In the meantime you can join the Rust-AKL Slack channel: https://rust-akl.slack.com/ Sponsors: - GridAKL: https://gridakl.com/ - Flywheel: https://flywheel.nz/

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FEBRUARY #AKLGAMEDEV MEETUP – Global Game Jam 2020 Showcase

February 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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LOCATION: We are located at GridAKL ( https://gridakl.com/ ) John Lysaght Building 101 Pakenham Street West · Auckland GLOBAL GAME JAM 2020 SHOWCASE: A place for you to show off all the games you made at Global Game Jam. New Zealand sites: https://globalgamejam.org/2020/jam-sites?title=&country=NZ&locality=&field_site_address_administrative_area= DETAILS: 5:00pm Doors open / Showcase ANNOUNCEMENTS: The NZGDA and friends will have announcements at the end of the session. If you have an announcement please fill out this form ( https://forms.gle/jUrdPMGSkNRBr3BEA ). PROGRESS BAR: If you have an unfinished game, or…

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Hardware Meetup AKL: FashionTech

February 11, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$10

Showcasing New Zealand's coolest products and the founders and engineers creating them. About this Event Join us for our FashionTech edition of Hardware Meetup AKL! Electronics, textiles, design. The creative possibilities in garment making are endless. Come along to Hardware Meetup AKL: FashionTech where we'll showcase several talented people creating interesting things in New Zealand. Speaker 1: Mikayla Stokes Mikayla is a Mechatronics Engineering student who loves making wearable electronics projects in her spare time. She has created a LED…

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DataVis Auckland – #30DayMapChallenge

February 13, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Happy New Year 2020 everybody! After a great first event last year, we are ready to kick off things with something pretty special - Maps! Last November, #30DayMapChallenge took off on Twitter - a challenge to create a different map every day of the month and share it on social media. It was started by Topi Tjukanov, https://twitter.com/tjukanov/status/1187713840550744066?s=20 He has reflected on it recently in the following blog post - https://www.gispo.fi/en/blog/the-power-of-community-30daymapchallenge/ David Friggens, from Wellington, created a gallery of most of…

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Data Science Discussion Auckland

February 13, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 18, 2020

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. We try to focus on intermediate to advanced level material. But if you are new to Data Science, we are a very welcoming group and we encourage you to come along as you will still be able to get a lot out of the discussion. The aim of the group is to provide a place for us all to connect and to learn.

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WORKSHOP: CRAFTING YOUR NEW ZEALAND STORY

February 18, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

This 4 hour hands-on workshop is designed to help you bring your New Zealandness to life and leverage the reason why so many markets consider our products and services above others.   This workshop will challenge you to not only think differently about your business but equip you with a way to define your offering, using a simple story based framework to craft your own New Zealand story.   A taster of what you can expect from the session https://www.nzstory.govt.nz/resource/events/#video

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Indie Hackers Auckland

February 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

Indie Hackers is a global community that helps each other build profitable online businesses and share stories. We provide an opportunity for like-minded people to connect with others who are starting and growing their own companies. Our events are for anybody who has an interest in running an online, tech-enabled business — whether they already run a startup, or they just want to learn from others by hearing their stories. This event is sponsored by Grid AKL, Salt recruitment, Auckland…

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LUNCH WITH AN ENTREPRENEUR: Jae Yoo

February 21, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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***apply to attend via link*** Lunch with an entrepreneur will give you the opportunity to learn valuable skillsets that are highly sought out in the job market. Not to mention, an intimate chance to learn and network with our guest speakers. If you’re successful in gaining access to the workshop, you will join our exclusive network of talented students and industry members.   About Jae Yoo In 2015, Jae had $10 in his bank account. A struggling student, he had…

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Functional Programming Auckland

February 24, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Venue courtesy of Grid AKL. Talks: --- No Curly: Automating C# to F# with the two compilers - Sam Williams In this talk, Sam will first provide the motivations and goals of the project. The second section will look at how the two compilers work (one of them is quite simple). The final section will discuss how the current tool works along with a few challenges that were solved/unsolved. No prior knowledge of .NET is assumed, though it will be…

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February WordPress Meetup

February 24, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Booking our time for February meetup. Please bear in mind that the entry will change. You can access the building from the back entrance sliding doors. GridAKL John Lysaght Building, Entrance via 124 Halsey St laneway, Wynyard Quarter --- Timing 6:30: Pizza arrival ish, networking 7:00: Last call on pizza, then kick off 7:05: WordPress 5.3 feature run through 7:10/15: Question and answer session After: Social drinks at The Pavilion (previously Jack Tar) --- Sponsors: Our main sponsor this month…

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Bootstrappers’ Coffee – Auckland

February 25, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$6

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' Coffee is a casual event where people get together to share what they are working on, get some support, and build a peer support network. After a…

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Exploring Innovation Ideas Using Design Thinking Principles and Agile Practices

February 26, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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We welcome Jaggi Singh, Service Enablement Manager, Auckland Council for our February 26th Meetup. His talk will reflect on the Product Management experience for innovative ideas in a large organisation. We will discuss ideas generation, hypothesis validation and steps to “productionisation”. The emphasis will be on dealing with ambiguity and uncertainty while carrying out exploratory work.

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Figure Fest 2020

February 27, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Figure.NZ invite you to join us for an afternoon of ideas and inspiration at Figure Fest 2020. Thursday 27 February 2020 1pm to 4pm with networking drinks to follow until 5pm GridAKL, Lysaght Building 101 Pakenham Street West Wynyard Quarter Auckland 1010 The 3 exciting speakers set to inspire attendees at the first Figure Fest are: Lillian Grace, the data visionary who founded Figure.NZ and now Figure Group Chris McDowall, the co-author of We Are Here: An Atlas of Aotearoa, 2019’s breathtakingly beautiful…

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March 2020

Rust meetup

March 2, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 2020

One event on June 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm

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

During the monthly Rust meetup we will discuss some topic related to the Rust programming language. If you have a topic you wish to present, or you wish someone else to present, let us know. In the meantime you can join the Rust-AKL Slack channel: https://rust-akl.slack.com/ Sponsors: - GridAKL: https://gridakl.com/ - Flywheel: https://flywheel.nz/

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mailchimp meetup Auckland – March 2020

March 3, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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***Register Via Provided link*** Calibrate Marketing proudly presents our first mailchimp meetup for 2020! At this event we'll be covering: new and recently added features in mailchimp; email design tips & best practice, a Q&A session with the Calibrate team, exclusive swag giveaways and an opportunity to network with fellow mailchimp users. We look forward to welcoming you to this event!

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Auckland DA Workshop: Writing and Presenting for Designers

March 4, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$57.50 – $345

Who is the workshop for? Anybody who wants to learn more about how to get the most out of a client — and deliver the most when presenting back. You’ll likely take the most away from this course if you’re new to, or interested in, learning more about client service. What will you learn? Getting the right information out of a client isn’t always easy — and neither is presenting it back with confidence. So how do people make it…

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MUV Talks: Community Builders

March 4, 2020 @ 5:45 pm - 8:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$20

Join us in our next edition of MUV Talks dedicated to Community Builders! Communities come in all shapes, sizes and interests. Whether connecting people over common interests, personal passions or even just familiar locations, community builders play an important role in creating an inclusive society. Community is becoming increasingly important as we focus more on partnerships, collaboration, and positive work culture. It is crucial in helping businesses, individuals, whānau and organisations thrive. Come along to be inspired by seven humans…

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Get Started Workshop

March 10, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$53.23 – $94.23

Built on the CO.STARTERS model, this three-hour workshop helps participants work together to explore their ideas through the CO.STARTERS Canvas: learn how to refine your model through meaningful customer feedback, and define next steps. Whether just getting started, stuck on a particular issue, or in need of a refresher, this workshop will provide you the jumpstart needed to get you moving. What’s Covered: PART 1: Explore Your Idea In this section, you will learn how the CO.STARTERS Canvas can help…

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Social Media Workshop ​Auckland CBD March 11th, 2020

March 11, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$147 – $325

Introduction This 4 hour workshop is perfect for small business owners and marketing managers. The goal is to show you how to create an enquiry generation system for your business using social media.  What we'll cover We have a simple methodology that we apply to all businesses we work with. It's this framework that we'll introduce to you. There are 3 elements: Strategy What message are you trying to communicate? Who are your customers and what platforms do they live on?…

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MARCH #AKLGAMEDEV MEETUP – Different Perspectives on Music in Games

March 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

LOCATION: We are located at GridAKL ( https://gridakl.com/ ) John Lysaght Building 101 Pakenham Street West · Auckland DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE ON MUSIC IN GAMES: A former programmer, Matthew Bently traded his coding notches for a pair of headphones and a DJ Mixer :D Now working as a sound engineer for games, he plans to share his experience in the industry and comment on common musical tropes/genres in games and hopefully open your mind the next time you listen to that favourite game…

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Selfstarters Community Meetup for Founders in Tech

March 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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The Selfstarters Meetup Community Evening Building and growing your tech business can be a lonely journey. We are looking to change that. What if you could meet other professional entrepreneurs like yourself with whom you can exchange ideas, pick brains and maybe even team up with. On Thursday 12th March at from 6 pm, we are hosting a wider community of people already building and growing their tech-based businesses. What you will get out of this event: You will meet…

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Data Science Discussion Auckland

March 12, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 18, 2020

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. We try to focus on intermediate to advanced level material. But if you are new to Data Science, we are a very welcoming group and we encourage you to come along as you will still be able to get a lot out of the discussion. The aim of the group is to provide a place for us all to connect and to learn.

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Leading Above the Line – Mindful leadership event

March 13, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$245 – $275

Learn and practice the foundations of Mindful Leadership. Lead above the line: improve self-awareness, emotional agility & mental fitness About this Event Our working environments are becoming increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA). Leading change and the capacity to connect are therefore primary leadership competencies required today. Neither is easy. They require us to level up and develop resilience, agility, empathy and self-awareness. Change brings up fear, resistance, insecurity and reactivity. In order to help move people beyond these…

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May 2020

Rust meetup

May 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 2020

One event on June 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm

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

During the monthly Rust meetup we will discuss some topic related to the Rust programming language. If you have a topic you wish to present, or you wish someone else to present, let us know. In the meantime you can join the Rust-AKL Slack channel: https://rust-akl.slack.com/ Sponsors: - GridAKL: https://gridakl.com/ - Flywheel: https://flywheel.nz/

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Data Science Discussion Auckland

May 7, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 18, 2020

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. We try to focus on intermediate to advanced level material. But if you are new to Data Science, we are a very welcoming group and we encourage you to come along as you will still be able to get a lot out of the discussion. The aim of the group is to provide a place for us all to connect and to learn.

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Data Science Discussion Auckland

May 21, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 18, 2020

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. We try to focus on intermediate to advanced level material. But if you are new to Data Science, we are a very welcoming group and we encourage you to come along as you will still be able to get a lot out of the discussion. The aim of the group is to provide a place for us all to connect and to learn.

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June 2020

Data Science Discussion Auckland

June 4, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 18, 2020

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. We try to focus on intermediate to advanced level material. But if you are new to Data Science, we are a very welcoming group and we encourage you to come along as you will still be able to get a lot out of the discussion. The aim of the group is to provide a place for us all to connect and to learn.

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Rust meetup

June 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 2020

One event on June 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm

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

During the monthly Rust meetup we will discuss some topic related to the Rust programming language. If you have a topic you wish to present, or you wish someone else to present, let us know. In the meantime you can join the Rust-AKL Slack channel: https://rust-akl.slack.com/ Sponsors: - GridAKL: https://gridakl.com/ - Flywheel: https://flywheel.nz/

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Data Science Discussion Auckland

June 18, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 18, 2020

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. We try to focus on intermediate to advanced level material. But if you are new to Data Science, we are a very welcoming group and we encourage you to come along as you will still be able to get a lot out of the discussion. The aim of the group is to provide a place for us all to connect and to learn.

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July 2020

Rust meetup

July 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 2020

One event on June 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm

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

During the monthly Rust meetup we will discuss some topic related to the Rust programming language. If you have a topic you wish to present, or you wish someone else to present, let us know. In the meantime you can join the Rust-AKL Slack channel: https://rust-akl.slack.com/ Sponsors: - GridAKL: https://gridakl.com/ - Flywheel: https://flywheel.nz/

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Data Science Discussion Auckland

July 30, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 17, 2020

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. We try to focus on intermediate to advanced level material. But if you are new to Data Science, we are a very welcoming group and we encourage you to come along as you will still be able to get a lot out of the discussion. The aim of the group is to provide a place for us all to connect and to learn.

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August 2020

Rust meetup

August 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 2020

One event on June 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm

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

During the monthly Rust meetup we will discuss some topic related to the Rust programming language. If you have a topic you wish to present, or you wish someone else to present, let us know. In the meantime you can join the Rust-AKL Slack channel: https://rust-akl.slack.com/ Sponsors: - GridAKL: https://gridakl.com/ - Flywheel: https://flywheel.nz/

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Serverless Meetup #30: Firecracker and Webslice

August 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

/serverless/NIGHTS is back! For our next and in-person meetup, we are having not only one but two exciting serverless talks on Tuesday, the 4th of August. 1. Firecracker: Behind the curtain of Lambda by Paulo Almeida (~30 mins) Firecracker (https://firecracker-microvm.github.io/) is an open-source virtualization technology that is purpose-built for creating and managing secure, multi-tenant container and function-based services. It was developed at AWS to improve the customer experience of services like AWS Lambda and AWS Fargate. In his talk, Paulo…

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Agile Coaching Meetup….and NOW comes Powerful Questions

August 5, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

This is part 2 of a 2 part series. Following up from the July 22nd event addressing powerful questions and what needs to be true before asking powerful questions. The attendees attending part 1 will be kicking off the session sharing their experiences while doing the homeplay. And if this is your first event, that is great also as you will have the chance to listen and collaborate.

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AWS Meetup – AWS Code Guru – Where code quality meets machine learning

August 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

After months in isolation and zoom meetings, we are excited to be back and hold a face to face event at GridAKL for our August Auckland AWS Community Meetup!!! Join Geethika Guruge, AWS Solution Architect at AC3, as he presents AWS Code Guru - where quality meets machine learning. Geethika has years of experience as a software engineer himself, and will be talking about common issues faced by development teams around maintaining code quality, and how Code Guru can improve…

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ON: Entrepreneurship Series – Lunch with Angela Lim

August 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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How many people can say they’ve talked to British royals about the future of mental health? Angela can. Dr Angela Lim is a serial health tech entrepreneur focused on improving wellbeing and access to mental healthcare. Before Clearhead, she was already sitting on multiple healthcare boards and visited Harvard as a research scholar. Using her AI chatbot Clearhead, she’s been making sweeps around the nation for her work during COVID-19. Featured in The Spinoff, RNZ, & Denizen, you won’t be…

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WDCC x AUSC Hack Weekend

August 8, 2020 @ 8:00 am - August 9, 2020 @ 9:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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WDCC will be teaming up with the AUCS (Auckland University Compsci Society) for a "Hack Weekend"! The event will be hosted on the 8th&9th of August at the GridAKL Cafe \( ゚ヮ゚)/ Our "Hack Weekend" will be focused on student learning experiences, so, if you've always wanted to participate in a hackathon-style event, but unsure whether if you have the "right skills" to participate in them, this is your opportunity! Alternatively, if you're just looking for a challenge or to…

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JULY JAM JAMBOREE

August 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

JULY JAM JAMBOREE: July came and went, and with it a whole slew of #gamejams. From Game Maker's Toolkit to Kiwijam '20 and the newly created Game Jam Aotearoa. Us organizers thought it best to have those who joined and jammed in July to come back and jam some more! Well, more show their work in the jam rather than work another weekend away, haha. 👉 REGISTER YOUR GAME HERE: https://forms.gle/jUrdPMGSkNRBr3BEA 👇 Here is our schedule below 👇 DETAILS: 5:50 pm…

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Data Science Discussion Auckland

August 13, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 17, 2020

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. We try to focus on intermediate to advanced level material. But if you are new to Data Science, we are a very welcoming group and we encourage you to come along as you will still be able to get a lot out of the discussion. The aim of the group is to provide a place for us all to connect and to learn.

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September 2020

Rust meetup

September 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 2020

One event on June 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm

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

During the monthly Rust meetup we will discuss some topic related to the Rust programming language. If you have a topic you wish to present, or you wish someone else to present, let us know. In the meantime you can join the Rust-AKL Slack channel: https://rust-akl.slack.com/ Sponsors: - GridAKL: https://gridakl.com/ - Flywheel: https://flywheel.nz/

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Data Science Discussion Auckland

September 24, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 17, 2020

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. We try to focus on intermediate to advanced level material. But if you are new to Data Science, we are a very welcoming group and we encourage you to come along as you will still be able to get a lot out of the discussion. The aim of the group is to provide a place for us all to connect and to learn.

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October 2020

Rust meetup

October 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 2020

One event on June 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm

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

During the monthly Rust meetup we will discuss some topic related to the Rust programming language. If you have a topic you wish to present, or you wish someone else to present, let us know. In the meantime you can join the Rust-AKL Slack channel: https://rust-akl.slack.com/ Sponsors: - GridAKL: https://gridakl.com/ - Flywheel: https://flywheel.nz/

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Data Science Discussion Auckland

October 8, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 17, 2020

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. We try to focus on intermediate to advanced level material. But if you are new to Data Science, we are a very welcoming group and we encourage you to come along as you will still be able to get a lot out of the discussion. The aim of the group is to provide a place for us all to connect and to learn.

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Data Science Discussion Auckland

October 22, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 17, 2020

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. We try to focus on intermediate to advanced level material. But if you are new to Data Science, we are a very welcoming group and we encourage you to come along as you will still be able to get a lot out of the discussion. The aim of the group is to provide a place for us all to connect and to learn.

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Social Media Workshop

October 28, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$147 – $325

Introduction This 4 hr workshop is perfect for business owners and marketing managers. We'll show you how to build awareness for your business and generate enquiries. What we'll cover We have a simple methodology that we apply to all businesses we work with. It's this framework that we'll introduce to you. There are 3 elements: Strategy What message are you trying to communicate? Who are your customers and what platforms do they live on? Understanding the above 2 points helps…

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November 2020

Rust meetup

November 2, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 2020

One event on June 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm

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

During the monthly Rust meetup we will discuss some topic related to the Rust programming language. If you have a topic you wish to present, or you wish someone else to present, let us know. In the meantime you can join the Rust-AKL Slack channel: https://rust-akl.slack.com/ Sponsors: - GridAKL: https://gridakl.com/ - Flywheel: https://flywheel.nz/

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MUV Talks: Milestones

November 3, 2020 @ 5:45 pm - 8:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$20

MUV Talks is turning four! It’s been 4 amazing years. We have had 20 editions and more than 130 inspiring stories. Big milestones! It’s time to celebrate! For many of us, we get so caught up in the day-to-day of building a business or a career or just with life itself that we don't stop and celebrate our milestones and achievements. For our 21st edition, we want to take some time to celebrate our speakers’ milestones and achievements since they…

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AWS Meetup

November 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

*** We hope everyone is keeping safe and healthy during this time. We will advise whether the meetup scheduled for this month will be online or if we will host it at GridAKL and at usual meetup time of 6pm. Stay tuned for more details on the listing link provided. If you would like to put forward a presentation topic or if you are willing to present, please reach out to us. We are open to suggestions and happy to…

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Fireside chat with Chris Caigou (First AML)

November 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$10

Celebrating the lead up to #GlobalEntrepreneurshipWeek, Startup Grind Auckland is back and has the privilege of hosting Chris Caigou! Chris is Co-founder and Chief Customer Officer of First AML. First AML was formed following the ramp-up of anti-money laundering laws in New Zealand, which have expanded to include real estate agents, lawyers, and accountants - creating a big opportunity for First AML. Chris and his team (Bion and Milan) have seen incredible growth in the first couple of years and…

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Hardware Meetup AKL: Things That Move

November 17, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$10

Join us for our next in-person event! This month we're showcasing talented people helping hardware move. Blender Design is sponsoring. About this Event Speaker 1: Edwin Hayes Edwin Hayes is Head of Mechatronics at Rocos Global, who have developed a platform to help other companies build and manage their robot operations. He'll be bringing along one of Boston Dynamics 'Spot' robots to show us how the platform works. Speaker 2: Anita Frost Anita Frost is a 3D printing specialist and…

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Data Science Discussion Auckland

November 19, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 17, 2020

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. We try to focus on intermediate to advanced level material. But if you are new to Data Science, we are a very welcoming group and we encourage you to come along as you will still be able to get a lot out of the discussion. The aim of the group is to provide a place for us all to connect and to learn.

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Docked & Loaded

November 20, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - November 22, 2020 @ 8:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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The team behind SeaSideSmash now has its sights on the rest of the country. Expect some of New Zealand's hypest Smash Bros. Ultimate and Melee plays at DOCKED & LOADED Smash Bro's national eSports tournament!   Check out this video for more info   FRIDAY 20 NOV 5:30pm - Doors Open, Setup 7:00pm - Ultimate Doubles Starts 10:00pm - Doors Close SATURDAY 21 NOV 10:00am - Doors Open Event List (scheduling TBD): Ulti Singles Pools (to Top 24) Ulti Singles…

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WordPress Meetup

November 24, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

Do you regularly use WordPress for your business, school or community? Want fresh ideas around plugins, themes, content and traffic-building? Perhaps upgrade a simple blog site, to a full WordPress CMS version, with shopping cart. We meet every month to share tips, tricks and helpful advice to all levels of WordPress users, developers, designers, business owners and students. Our meetup is a great place for new comers and experienced people with an interest or who are using WordPress to meet…

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Marketing Made Simple! Learn Workshop-Style How To Build Online Awareness!

November 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

🙌 Marketing should be simple! 🙌 Have you ever wondered why marketing is so complicated, why there are so many options, and what to start on?? 🤔 You could run SEO, Social Media, Website Optimisation, Email Campaigns, a Click Funnel!? Anything. The options are endless and sometimes overwhelming. You just want to build your online presence! 🚀 This event takes things back to the basics and arguably the most important thing: people. Your people. Who are they, how do you…

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Get Market Ready

November 28, 2020 - November 29, 2020
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

The FREE GRIDAKL STARTUP SERIES for founders to get customers, faster. Learn proven methods to help you go to market. Meet other founders and get support from startup experts and mentors.   What is it? A two-day weekend launch event where you will learn and implement the process to go to market with your startup. Followed by one-on-one mentoring sessions and workshops over the next 7 months. Get access to Startup experts and learn alongside other founders as you grow…

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December 2020

Business Resilience, Recovery & Digital Change

December 2, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

This event starts with nibbles then two presentations for business resilience and digital transformation plus questions or comments after. About this Event Business resilience is the ability for companies and organisation to adapt with unforeseen change or disruption while protecting customers, operations and assets. Business recovery is the process to regain and redevelop products for new markets. Digital change and transformation starts with the right software technology for businesses, which is to either automate manual activity or renew legacy software…

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Data Science Discussion Auckland

December 3, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 17, 2020

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. We try to focus on intermediate to advanced level material. But if you are new to Data Science, we are a very welcoming group and we encourage you to come along as you will still be able to get a lot out of the discussion. The aim of the group is to provide a place for us all to connect and to learn.

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Rust meetup

December 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 2020

One event on June 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm

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

During the monthly Rust meetup we will discuss some topic related to the Rust programming language. If you have a topic you wish to present, or you wish someone else to present, let us know. In the meantime you can join the Rust-AKL Slack channel: https://rust-akl.slack.com/ Sponsors: - GridAKL: https://gridakl.com/ - Flywheel: https://flywheel.nz/

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Startup Grind

December 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$10

Fireside chat with Chris Caigou (First AML) Startup Grind Auckland is back and has the privilege of hosting Chris Caigou! Chris is Co-founder and Chief Customer Officer of First AML. First AML was formed following the ramp-up of anti-money laundering laws in New Zealand, which have expanded to include real estate agents, lawyers, and accountants - creating a big opportunity for First AML. Chris and his team (Bion and Milan) have seen incredible growth in the first couple of years…

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LatAm Startup Programme Auckland

December 9, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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ARE YOU WORKING IN THE NEW ZEALAND STARTUP SPACE? CHQ’s Lightning Lab is teaming up with the Latin America Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence (LatAm CAPE) to deliver the LatAm startup programme to introduce you to the new opportunities the Latin American market offers. Latin America boasts young, resilient and highly-educated workforces, centres of scientific excellence, world-renowned incubators and 22 of the world’s unicorns.   What’s in it for you? Identify potential opportunities for you to connect with other startup networks…

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Data Science Discussion Auckland

December 17, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 17, 2020

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. We try to focus on intermediate to advanced level material. But if you are new to Data Science, we are a very welcoming group and we encourage you to come along as you will still be able to get a lot out of the discussion. The aim of the group is to provide a place for us all to connect and to learn.

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January 2021

SeaSideSmash #14

January 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free – $10

Welcome to Auckland's hottest (and wettest) Super Smash Bros. tournament series! Come along and get involved in Auckland's premiere Super Smash Bros. event, beginners and long time vets welcome. We're based in the supremely awesome GridAKL John Lysaght Building, on the Auckland Viaduct. Proudly sponsored by GridAKL and MightyApe! Slick event banner and logo by OGS | Fin (Finley Murphy). Follow him on twitter @Fins_M. SCHEDULE: 10AM - Doors Open, Setup 12PM - Melee Singles 1PM - Ultimate Singles Pool 1…

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Rust AKL Meetup

January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

Introduction to Rust (part 3) Last month we introduced some of the basics of Rust. This month We will cover: - Macros - what are they - Closures - Async/await - Concurrency Show and Tell What have you been working on during lock-down in 2020? It would be great to hear from everyone what Rust, or Rust related, things you have been working on. Anything is applicable, apps, learnings, hardware, insights. Anywhere from 5 to 15 minutes. Present it what…

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Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland B Local Meet Up

January 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

Start 2021 with a bunch of great organisations working towards a better future. This will be a chance to celebrate new B Corps and share our stories. We look forward to meeting people interested in becoming B Corps and helping those on the journey. There is no time to lose in our transition to a more equitable society, so come along and lets make change happen.

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Data Science Discussion Group

January 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

This meetup we are having a reading group. We will read the paper beforehand then use the meetup to discuss the ideas and as questions. The paper we will look at is "What are the most important statistical ideas of the past 50 years?". It argues which ideas they think are most important and considers how the ideas may be developed and extended into the future. https://arxiv.org/abs/2012.00174v2 Which of these ideas in the paper do you think is most important?…

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February 2021

Agile Coaching Meetup

February 4 @ 5:45 pm - 7:15 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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In this time together, I would like to talk about topics that may be on the top of your minds as an Agile Coach, An Agile Practitioner or a member of an organisation that has adopted an Agile way of doing. I feel this is equally great for new Agile Coaches as well as seasoned mature practitioners. In some ways and in some environments it still feels like Agile is this new thing and like with most new scary things,…

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Startup Grind: Fireside chat with Josh Robb (Tend Health ex Pushpay)

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$10

Celebrating our first event of 2021, Startup Grind Auckland is back and has the privilege of hosting Josh Robb! Josh is Co-founder and Chief Product Officer of Tend Health. Tend Health was formed by Josh Robb, Cecilia and James Robinson, the founders of My Food Bag, alongside top public health doctor Mataroria Lyndon following reports of a looming healthcare crisis with nearly half of the country's GPs expected to retire in the next eight years. Since the Covid-19 pandemic hit…

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March 2021

MUV Talks: Sustainability 101

March 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$20

The first MUV Talks of the year is dedicated to Sustainability 101! Join us to hear the experience of seven humans on their journeys of sustainability. Come along to be inspired, to learn, to start or continue your own sustainability practice in an energetic evening of real stories and fun networking! -- What is MUV Talks? Is a non-profit series focused on building capability and relationships within communities. What makes it special is that it is driven by the purpose of celebrating…

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Data Science Discussion Auckland

March 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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. We try to focus on intermediate to advanced level material. But if you are new to Data Science, we are a very welcoming group and we encourage you to come along as you will still be able to get a lot out of the discussion. The aim of the group is to provide a place for us all to connect and to learn.

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AUCKLAND: DA Workshop – Writing for Designers

March 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$57.50 – $345

Even purely visual design work is surrounded by language. We use words to inform, explain and persuade our audiences before, during and after a design project. This workshop will step above the nuts and bolts of grammar and spelling and look at what makes good writing good, so workshop attendees can develop their confidence with the written word.   Who is the workshop for? Designers who want to develop the written language skills to support their talents with visual language.…

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OWASP New Zealand – Auckland-area Meetup

March 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

For our March Meetup, we'll be holding an AppSec/InfoSec Games Night. During the evening, we'll review the mechanics of several games, walk through a demonstration round, and offer attendees an opportunity to take part in a game themselves. On the menu for the evening, we're planning to have: * Backdoors & Breaches; * Elevation of Privilege; * OWASP Cornucopia (if we can get decks in time); and * Potato Pirates 2: Enter the Spudnet (Walk-through only). Thanks to the generosity…

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Auckland WordPress

March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

Do you regularly use WordPress for your business, school or community? Want fresh ideas around plugins, themes, content and traffic-building? Perhaps upgrade a simple blog site, to a full WordPress CMS version, with shopping cart. We meet every month to share tips, tricks and helpful advice to all levels of WordPress users, developers, designers, business owners and students. Our meetup is a great place for new comers and experienced people with an interest or who are using WordPress to meet…

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Data Science Discussion Auckland

March 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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. We try to focus on intermediate to advanced level material. But if you are new to Data Science, we are a very welcoming group and we encourage you to come along as you will still be able to get a lot out of the discussion. The aim of the group is to provide a place for us all to connect and to learn.

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April 2021

Muv Talks: Sustainability 101

April 14 @ 5:45 pm - 8:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$20

The first MUV Talks of the year is dedicated to Sustainability 101! Join us to hear the experience of seven humans on their journeys of sustainability. Come along to be inspired, to learn, to start or continue your own sustainability practice in an energetic evening of real stories! (Note: this event has been postponed to 14th April and moved to in-person at GridAKL) -- What is MUV Talks? Is a non-profit series focused on building capability and relationships within communities. What makes…

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Startup Grind

April 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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$5 – $10

Celebrating funding month, Startup Grind Auckland has the privilege of virtually hosting Kendall Flutey from Banqer! 2019 Young New Zealander of the Year, Co-Founder and CEO of financial education platform Banqer Kendall is the Co-Founder and CEO of Banqer, the financial education platform named 2018 NZ Hi-Tech Start-up Company of the Year, and a recipient of a Global Inclusion Award at the G20 Summit in Berlin in 2017. In 2018 Kendall was recognised for her efforts in raising the financial…

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Rust Meetup

April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

For avid Rust devs, newcomers and generally those interested in learning more about Rust and beyond! We're a group interested in the Rust programming language (http://www.rust-lang.org/). Rust is "a systems programming language that runs blazingly fast, prevents segfaults, and guarantees thread safety." Join our Slack group (https://join.slack.com/t/rust-akl/shared_invite/zt-5jb4htth-_iQKerrqoQVtyxVv7ujorQ) for Rust discussion, slide info, questions for the speakers and anything else related to the meetup. Slides from our past meetups can be found on our github (https://github.com/rust-akl/meetup).

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Agile Auckland Meetup

April 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

In partnership with Business Agility Auckland, for this event we’ve brought together an extraordinary panel of local industry and community leaders to reflect on their learnings for 2020. They will share stories of experimentation, innovation and of trying and trying again. We’ll hear about the challenges and pain points, and the lessons we can bring into the future! It’s your opportunity to reconnect with the community and engage with this amazing group of leaders. We know you will be inspired…

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Data Science Discussion Group

April 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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. We try to focus on intermediate to advanced level material. But if you are new to Data Science, we are a very welcoming group and we encourage you to come along as you will still be able to get a lot out of the discussion. The aim of the group is to provide a place for us all to connect and to learn.

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May 2021

AWS Meetup

May 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
GridAKL Lysaght Building, 101 Pakenham St W
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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Free

The Auckland Amazon Web Services Community is a group dedicated to cloud services provided by Amazon. Because we are specific to Amazon Web Services (AWS), we can go deep into some of the technical services provided by AWS and get some really great insights into how their services work. This group is for beginner's, pro's and everything in between we will be tackling basic concepts, technical breakdowns and user stories. If you want to put your application in the cloud…

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