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ITx 2018: NZ's technology mega-conference

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11 July 2018: 9:00 am, to
13 July 2018: 5:00 pm

TSB Bank Arena and Shed 6 Complex
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ITx 2018 EarlyBird Registrations now open

ITx is New Zealand's Technology mega-conference: a collaboration of thirteen tech-focused conferences and bodies and focusing on innovation, technology and education.

ITx brings IT professionals, decision-makers, leaders and academics together under one roof. This is a conference like no other: where industry, academia and government come together to network, learn and engage.

Full (3-day) registration also includes entry to the New Zealand Excellence in IT Awards gala dinner on the evening of Thursday 12th July.

You can find out more on the ITx Conference Website.


First Keynotes announced

The first round of Keynote presentations have now been announced, including:


Greg Sanker

CIO, Oregon Department of Administrative Services

Kaila Colbin

Futurist and Ambassador, Singularity U

Doug Kim

Snr Content Editor, Microsoft (USA)

Alexia Hibertidou

Founder, GirlBoss NZ

Julie Mohr (USA)

International speaker and author

 Full details on the ITx speaker page


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A collaboration of 13 tech-related conferences in one, this is an unprecedented professional development opportunity and features inspirational speakers, numerous panels and unparalleled networking opportunities.

ITx is 13 tech-related conferences in one, from NZ's leading tech associations:

  • IT Professionals New Zealand (ITP), the largest body of IT Professionals in NZ
  • NZ Technology Industry Association (NZTech), the body representing tech companies
  • NZRise, the representative body for NZ-owned digital technology companies
  • IT Service Management Forum NZ, the network for IT Service Management professionals
  • CITRENZ, the body of computing schools in the Institute of Technology and Polytech sector
  • Health Informatics NZ, the leading body for individuals practicing in health IT
  • TUANZ, the representative body for ICT and communications users
  • TechCommNZ, the body for technical communicators in New Zealand
  • Agile Day, one-day conference for Agile professionals from the creators of AgileNZ conference
  • InternetNZ, the voice of the internet community
  • Project Management Institute of NZ, representing PM professionals
  • NZ Open Source Society (NZOSS), the body promoting Open Source Software in NZ 

Full details of the conference here.


More than 150 Presentations from leading experts

As well as a series of top local and international keynotes, ITx 2018's component conferences will feature more than 150 talks and presentations from many of New Zealand's leading experts in all areas of digital technology.

With nine streams of presentations running simultaneously across a broad range of areas, there really will be something for everyone. Your registration gives you access to all sessions across all streams in all conferences (subject to availability).

As well as talks and presentations, ITx features NetHui guided conversations, unconferences, panel discussions, games, and much more.


Introducing our awesome sponsors

We're super excited to have the following awesome organisations helping make ITx a reality:


View all sponsors and find out how you can be an ITx sponsor on the ITx website.


All-inclusive 3-day pass

Your full conference registration is your all-inclusive pass and includes:

  • Select from over 150 conference sessions on 11th, 12th, 13th July 2018
  • Conference morning tea, afternoon tea and lunch on all three days
  • NZ Excellence in IT Awards gala dinner on 12th July
  • Welcome function on the evening of 11th July
  • Coffee. Lots of coffee. Maybe ice-creams too.

This is the best value registration option.


Is 3 days too long for you?

Keen to attend ITx but is three days of awesome a bit much? You can also register for just one day, or take advantage of a two-day combo to attend on any two days of the conference.

If you're attending on Wednesday you can also attend the networking drinks on those evenings at no cost. Note that 1 and 2-day tickets do not include entry to the Awards dinner.


Structure of Conferences

The following conferences occur on the following days (some with several streams, all subject to change):

Day 1 (Weds 11th) Day 2 (Thurs 12th) Day 3 (Fri 13th)
ITP Day 1 ITP Day 2 ITP Day 3
itSMFnz Day 1 itSMFnz Day 2 itSMF Day 3
Agile Day HiNZ Digital Health Day TechCommNZ Day
InternetNZ Nethui PMINZ IT Project Mngmt Day NZOSS Open Source Day
Unconference NZRise/NZTech/TUANZ
Future of Work Day
Startup Alley
  InternetNZ NetHui (morning)  Unconference
   Unconference (afternoon)  

The full programme will be available on the ITx website soon.

The conference will commence at around 9am on Wednesday 11th July, and conclude at around 5.30pm on Friday 13th July (conference sessions conclude around 5.30pm each day).


Masterclass Workshops

A limited number of places will be available for Masterclass-style workshops on the afternoon of Tuesday 10th July 2018. These are an additional cost to the conference. More details available shortly.



Please see the ITx 2018 website for accommodation options.


Registration Details

You can register for ITx via Credit Card online now by using the link below, or alternatively call 0800 252 255 with your Credit Card details.

If you are a member of one of the associations above, please choose the appropriate Member Rate. All registrations at these rates are subject to confirmation directly with the association, and the full rate will be charged for those that are found to not be financial members. Please contact us if you are unsure.

You can choose 1-day or 2-day options, otherwise registration is for the full 3-day conference.

Approved organisations can opt to pay by invoice by calling 0800 252 255 or emailing attendee and business details through to Credit criteria and other conditions apply.

Unfortunately we're unable to accept cancellations after 30 June 2018 unless for serious medical or emergency reasons. Cancellations prior to 30 June will incur a $100 cancellation fee. Note that registrations CAN be transferred up until the start of the conference at no cost.


Registration cost

The following is the EarlyBird rate for registration:

  Full Registration 2-day Ticket 1-day Ticket
Member of ITx Partner Association $895 $695 $395
Non-members $1095 $895 $495

All prices include GSTThe above EarlyBird Rates are for a limited time and until sold out. Standard tickets begin at $995 for a full ticket for members of partner organisations.

3-day passes include entry to the Excellence in IT Awards gala dinner on 12th July 2018.


Additional registrations to the Excellence in IT Awards Gala Dinner are $195 incl GST (purchase when registering).


Register now to secure your EarlyBird registration rate!

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.

Attendance Cost

One Day Only (ITP Member)$343.48 + GST / $395.00 incl GST
One Day Only (Member of ITx Partner)$343.48 + GST / $395.00 incl GST
One Day Only (Non-member)$430.43 + GST / $495.00 incl GST
Two-day Registration (Member of ITx Partner)$604.35 + GST / $695.00 incl GST
Two-day Registration (ITP member)$604.35 + GST / $695.00 incl GST
Two-day Registration (Non-member Rate)$691.30 + GST / $795.00 incl GST
Financial Member of ITx Partner Association$778.26 + GST / $895.00 incl GST
ITP Financial Members$778.26 + GST / $895.00 incl GST
Non-Members$952.17 + GST / $1,095.00 incl GST

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