The Future
of Learning

There’s no secret that we are living in a time of unprecedented change.

Accelerating technology change is affecting every part of our society – from the way we communicate and collaborate, to the work we do, the skills we need, and the way we learn those skills. Learning is the key – for employees adapting to new ways of working, and to educators preparing students for an uncertain future.

The Future of Learning is a national event bringing together educators, government, business and community organisations to raise awareness of the challenges and opportunities of rapid technology change – to students, to staff and to organisations. We’re entering a period of rapid change and uncertainty, and our goal is to catalyse the systemic change needed to ensure we can adapt successfully.

Charles Luney Auditorium
St Margaret’s College
30 September – 1 October
What is The Future of Learning?


The Future of Learning is a two-day national conference where international and local experts in their fields will guide, educate and challenge participants through a journey of future technology scenarios and possibilities.

Attendees will learn first-hand about a host of topics related to exponential technology change, learning technologies and digital tools, future skills, strategic foresight and innovative learning approaches.

The conference will include:
  • Keynotes and presentations from thought leaders and industry experts
  • Interactive and immersive workshops
  • Discussion groups and panels
  • Networking opportunities
  • Resources and information to shape your thinking
  • An ongoing community of action and connection
learning for a new age of change
smoothly into the future
Why attend the Future of Learning?

The Future of Learning 2019 brings together professionals from education (primary, secondary and tertiary), business, government and community groups who have an interest in the interaction of technology and humanity to create the future of learning.

Engage with 300+ professionals to:
  • Enhance understanding about learning trends
  • Develop skills to embrace the rapidly changing face of technology in our learning environments
  • Cross-pollinate expertise and experience to help New Zealand learn and adapt to an uncertain future.
Early Bird
Two Day Conference
$850+ GST pp
For a limited time only…

(Standard price $950 + GST)

Group Rate
Two Day Conference
$850 + GST pp
Groups of 2-5 people

Student Rate
$550 + GST pp
High School/University Students

$950 + GST pp
Two Day Conference

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The Team
Hamish Duff
Technologist, Futurist and Permaculturalist, Recalibrate

Hamish Duff BSc. MSc. MBA is a Director at Recalibrate Ltd. He works at the intersection of two of the megatrends affecting our time – climate and technology change. He helps organisations to successfully take advantage of technology to transform the way they operate, by reviewing their technology and analysing technology strategy, developing roadmaps for change, establishing strong technology foundations and strategic positioning to thrive and survive in a world of rapid technology change.

Technology change is the greatest business threat of our age, but also potentially the most exciting opportunity – and Hamish specialises in helping businesses to understand their role in creating the future.

Hamish is a lifelong learner – with qualifications and experience across multiple disciplines, from science, to biotechnology, through to technology and business. He believes that we all need to learn and adapt if we are to thrive in the increasingly digital world we are entering – and we need to prepare both students of the future and existing employees for the change. He is currently a member of the Ministry of Education Technology Advisory Board.

Dr Cheryl Doig
Leadership Futurist, Think Beyond

Cheryl Doig PhD is a leadership futurist who sees exponential technologies as an opportunity to amplify our human characteristics. She loves challenging organisations to think differently in order to adapt to a rapidly changing and complex world. This world must consider equity, ethics and social impact as our preferred future.

Cheryl has been an award-winning principal and is involved in a number of strategic roles and foresight projects. This includes Grow Waitaha, a project supporting Christchurch schools through the change process. In 2017 Cheryl was a finalist in the Westpac Women of Influence Awards, in the Innovation and Science category.

She is currently a Board Chair of the NZ Brain Research Institute,  Establishment Board Chair of Haeata Community Campus and serves as a trustee for Limitless and Food for Thought Trusts. Cheryl is a member of the Association of Professional Futurists and the World Future Society.

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