The future of quantum computing
Date:29 May 2019, 6:30pm - 29 May 2019, 8:00pm
University of Auckland A panel discussion with: Professor Howard J Carmichael holds the Dan Walls Chair in Theoretical Physics at the University of Auckland Professor Cristian S Calude is a member of Academia Europaea (2008), Chair Professor of Computer Science (1992) and Director of the Centre for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science at the University of Auckland. Professor Gill Dobbie See also Gibbons Lectures.
Tapapakanga Regional Park planting day
Date:30 May 2019, 10:00am - 30 May 2019, 1:00pm
Auckland Council | 30 May Help rangers and volunteers to plant trees.
Our changing world
Date:26 June 2019, 6:30pm - 27 November 2019, 7:30pm
Wednesday 26 June | Dr Bill Angus, Shakespeare and human obsolescence in the 21st century ***** Join us each month in Auckland to discover the latest insights from our leading thinkers in humanities and social sciences. Hear first-hand from Massey University scholars and explore with them unique and captivating perspectives to better understand modern-day challenges. Register ***** Wednesday 6 March | David Belgrave Is it only our way or the Huawei? Past, present and future options for New Zealand and China Reflecting on the history of New Zealand policy towards China is especially pertinent now as we navigate the current tensions between globalisation and nationalism in global politics.
Housing, homelessness and their influence on health and wellbeing
Date:28 May 2019, 5:30pm - 28 May 2019, 7:30pm
Auckland Design Office, Auckland Libraries and Stantec Tāmaki Makaurau has some of the most unaffordable housing on planet earth. The city is short an estimated 45,000 homes and the growing homelessness crisis, most obviously visible in the city centre but present everywhere, is one of the biggest issues facing Tāmaki Makaurau. Finding an appropriate, affordable and healthy home plays a key role in the wellbeing of individuals, their whānau and their communities.
Fast Forward 2019: How can we do medium density well?
Date:28 May 2019, 6:30pm - 28 May 2019, 8:00pm
University of Auckland | Tuesday 28 May | Tiny Houses: Making the most of backyards ***** Fast Forward Autumn 2019 Fast Forward is the bi-annual lecture series hosted by The School of Architecture and Planning. It aims to foster debate, discussion and development within the disciplines of architecture, urban design and urban planning. This semester we continue our focus on the question: How can we do medium density well? With the 2016 Unitary Plan supporting an increase in the density and height of terraced housing and apartments, Auckland has decided to grow up.
Date:28 May 2019, 7:00pm - 28 May 2019, 9:00pm
Massey University, Albany | 28 May. Ecology and infectious diseases: a mathematical perspective Massey University Auckland scientists and guest speakers take you into the fascinating world of scientific discoveries. Most lectures are held on the Massey Auckland campus, Albany in the Sir Neil Waters lecture theatre.
Data privacy in the Big Data era
Date:4 June 2019, 5:00pm - 4 June 2019, 7:00pm
University of Auckland The technology and promise of big data, together with algorithms and artificial intelligence, have revolutionised our society. They bring not only new opportunities, but also risks, to the way we live, work and make decisions. In private business and in the public sector, these evolving technologies have been used for the purposes of profiling, monitoring, predictive analysis and risk calculation.
Climate Change and Intergenerational Equity
Date:29 May 2019, 5:30pm - 29 May 2019, 7:30pm
IPANZ New Professionals Climate change is one of the most significant challenges facing Aotearoa today. Across the country young people have demonstrated how important this issue is to them. With our towns, cities and communities at the forefront of taking climate action, how can we ensure that intergenerational equity is foundational to achieving this? Isobel Bruun-Kiaer and Freya Schaumkel from the Chief Sustainability Office, Auckland Council will discuss approaches being used within local government which aim to ensure that intergenerational equity becomes central to making decisions on climate change.
Black lives matter, otherwise all lives do not matter
Date:4 June 2019, 6:00pm - 4 June 2019, 7:00pm
University of Auckland Public Lecture by Professor Onwubiko (Biko) Agozino (Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia USA), Seelye Visiting Fellow Long before three African American women registered the twitter handle, *#BlackLivesMatter,* and started sending out tweets that helped to mobilize the spontaneous outrage against the impunity that followed the killings of unarmed black people by police officers and by vigilante in the US, there was always a rich history of resistance against criminal justice oppression by people of African descent and their allies.