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2022 Gibbons Lecture 2 - Māori Data Sovereignty - Ka mua, ka muri

25 May 2022: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Lib B10 Lecture Theatre
General Library Basement, (109-B10)
The University of Auckland
5 Alfred Street, Auckland CBD, 1010

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Māori Data Sovereignty - Ka mua, ka muri

Panel facilitated by Dr Daniel Wilson
School of Computer Science, University of Auckland

Increasing interest in Māori data sovereignty has resulted in numerous innovations for data management practices in Aotearoa. Māori Data Sovereignty refers to the inherent rights and interests that Māori have in relation to the collection, ownership, and application of Māori data.

In this panel discussion, Māori data sovereignty experts will reflect on the current state of Māori data sovereignty activities and on future possibilities. Some topics to discuss include: What does Māori knowledge management look like in practice? How does Māori data sovereignty
relate to cloud computing solutions? What are the impacts related to cybersecurity? What are some of the tensions between current data practices in Government agencies and Māori data sovereignty?

Our expert panellists are educators, researchers and thought leaders in Māori data sovereignty.


Gibbons Memorial Lecture Series 2022: Above and beyond cloud computing

Cloud computing provides a sustainable solution that enables flexibility and cost savings. However with cloud computing there are also questions around accessibility, data governance and Māori data sovereignty.

With corporate sustainability efforts increasing and forecasts indicating that continued cloud adoption could reduce CO2 emissions substantially in the near future, industry and the public sector are adopting cloud solutions to offset the rate of power consumption while providing "safe" solutions. Safe solutions include hybrid clouds, offering the flexibility to distribute workloads over public servers, while keeping sensitive data on private servers.

This year, the Gibbons Lecture Series focuses on how cloud computing will evolve to meet the increasing demands of industry and the public sector. What can we expect next, beyond the cloud? How can cloud computing and beyond give effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi? How can cloud accessibilty be improved for all? What is industry in Aotearoa New Zealand predicting? What are the new technologies on the horizon?

Wednesday 18 May: Cloud Computing: Everything as a Service

Wednesday 25 May: Māori Data Sovereignty - Ka mua, ka muri

Wednesday 1 June: Hey! You! Get onto my cloud! Going from the bottom of the sea to outer space for cloud coverage

Wednesday 8 June: What is the future of cloud computing in Aotearoa NZ?


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Please note that this session may be video or audio recorded for viewing by other members at a later date. As it is possible that audience members may be incidentally recorded, please let us know if you specifically want to be excluded and we will ensure you are not shown.

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