DayBreak Community Series logo, March/April 2024, Tauranga Moana

DayBreak Community Series

DayBreak Community Series is a programme of events happening around the Festival of Innovation. These events are a great opportunity to learn about the amazing innovation going on in our region.

The community events are designed so that anyone in Tauranga has a chance to get involved and includes fascinating sessions on Artificial Intelligence (AI), Marine Science, Robotics, Entrepreneurship, and Design Thinking, all based in and around Tauranga’s CBD. They’re mostly free and provide an fun opportunity for people of all ages to learn, be inspired and interact with some of the region’s best scientists, investors and entrepreneurs.

There’s something for everyone – check out the programme details and come along!

DayBreak Community Series events are free or have a minimal charge. Some events have limited capacity, so make sure register for your tickets.

Programme

Please note: Programming is subject to change

Wed 6 Mar
3:30pm – 6:00pm

Tauranga AI Summit

Hosted by: RHUBARB

The Cargo Shed, 5 Dive Crescent, Tauranga, 3110

Thu 7 Mar
4:30pm – 6:30pm

Robotics and Hort-Tech Open Lab

Hosted by: The University of Waikato School of Engineering

The University of Waikato Engineering Labs, 101-121 Durham Street, Tauranga 3110

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Sat 9 Mar
10:00am – 1:30pm

Tauranga Moana Marine Science and Innovation Open Day

Hosted by: The University of Waikato Coastal Marine Field Station

The Cargo Shed, 5 Dive Crescent, Tauranga, 3110

The University of Waikato, 101-121 Durham Street, Tauranga 3110

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Tue 26 Mar
4:00pm – 6:00pm

Startup Social

Hosted by: Stand Tall and The University of Waikato

The University of Waikato, 101-121 Durham Street, Tauranga 3110

Tickets available soon

Mon 8 Apr
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Innovation From Science to Impact

Hosted by: The University of Waikato

The University of Waikato, 101-121 Durham Street, Tauranga 3110

This lecture is a unique opportunity to hear about the process of science making a difference in the world, and especially, how many different kinds of expertise and resources come together to create innovation.

Tickets available soon

Wed 3 Apr
– Fri 5 Apr

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Tue 9 Apr
– Thu 11 Apr

Design Thinking eXperiment (DTX) 2024

Hosted by: Design and Innovation Meetup (BOP)

Tickets available soon

Event Details

Address

The Cargo Shed

5 Dive Crescent, Tauranga, 3110

The University of Waikato

101-121 Durham Street, Tauranga 3110

Accessibility

The venues have good mobility access with ramp access and door widths to accommodate wheelchairs and mobility scooters.

Travel and Parking

We encourage festival attendees to utilise alternative modes of transport such as rideshare, carpooling or public transport. There is also a range of off-street parking and paid parking available along Dive Crescent and the surrounding streets.

Sustainability

As part of our commitment to reducing environmental impact, we have a worm farm on-site for composting food scraps. We kindly encourage you to bring your reusable coffee cups and water bottles to help minimise waste. Let's work together to make this event not only memorable but also environmentally friendly.