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Welcome to Go Global 2017

In 2017, The Geopolitics of Trade, Rising Stars, Innovation and Future Trends sit as the foundation blocks for this year's Go Global Conference.

Given unprecedented events such as increasing USA protectionism and the uncertainties surrounding Brexit – what can exporters expect? This year we feature Minister Todd McClay and a panel of experts with the latest insights. The rest of the programme is heavy on real exporters telling their stories, warts and all.

You will hear from fast growing tech exporters, how to scale up in the food sector, how to innovate, staying competitive in manufacturing and what the Googles and Amazon’s expect from suppliers. Go Global is not just about ideas you can apply to your own business, but the people you will meet and the business connections you will make.

We are all small on the world stage, so, we need to work smarter, get connected and collaborate. See you there!

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Catherine Beard,
Executive Director,
ExportNZ

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[ Go Global Speakers ]

    Steve Wilson
    Company Director
    - Talbot Technologies Ltd

      Vic Crone
      Chief Executive Officer
      - Callaghan Innovation

        Kevin Parish
        General Manager
        - Primary Collaboration NZ

          Michael Whitehead
          Founder/President
          - WhereScape

            Grant Straker
            CEO
            - Straker Translations

              Leigh Flounders
              Non Executive Director
              & Board Member
              - Latipay

                Charles Finny
                Partner
                - Saunders Unsworth

                  Sir Graeme Harrison
                  Founder & Chairman
                  - ANZCO Foods Ltd

                    Elinor Swery
                    Senior Consultant , Digital Strategy
                    - IBM

                      Mark Piper
                      Director, Group Research & Development
                      - Fonterra

                        Peter Stevens
                        CEO
                        - GS1 NZ

                          Hon. Todd McClay
                          Minister of Trade
                          - NZ Government

                            Catherine Beard
                            Executive Director
                            - ExportNZ

                              Clint Jones
                              Managing Director
                              - Propspeed

                                Rebecca Grace
                                Director NZ
                                - Relationships

                                  Louise Beard
                                  Director
                                  - Forward Insight

                                    Nadine Higgins
                                    Journalist
                                    - TVNZ

                                      Richard Quin
                                      Group Manager
                                      - Sector Impact D&E, E&E, T&L

                                        Dr Antje Fiedler
                                        Senior Lecturer
                                        -University of Auckland

                                          David Boyd
                                          Director
                                          - R&D

                                            Craig Armstrong
                                            Director, Customers - NZTE

                                              Fran O’Sullivan
                                              Business Editorial Director -NZME

                                                John Ballingall
                                                Deputy Chief Executive - NZIER

                                                  Jesse Keith
                                                  Group Manager - National Technology Network

                                                  [ Agenda ]

                                                  Please check out the full programme below to see more information on our Go Global Plenary sessions. The Export Workshops tab details your breakout options. These sessions will run twice back-to-back giving you the option to attend 2 out of the 3 workshops. Once at 1.35 pm and then again at 2.25 pm. Once registered, you will receive an email by the 24th August to select your workshops.

                                                  08
                                                  :20
                                                  am

                                                  Registration and Networking - Tea and Coffee

                                                  08
                                                  :50
                                                  am
                                                  Journalist
                                                  TVNZ

                                                  MC Welcome

                                                  08
                                                  :55
                                                  am
                                                  Executive Director,
                                                  ExportNZ

                                                  Export New Zealand Welcome

                                                  09
                                                  :00
                                                  am
                                                  Panel discussion

                                                  THE GEO-POLITICS OF WORLD TRADE

                                                  Global protectionism versus global trade – The impact and the future realities
                                                  • What do Trump & Brexit and increasing non-tariff barriers mean for exporters?
                                                  • Will the TPP be resurrected?
                                                  • What are the chances of a good EU trade deal?
                                                  • What are the risks with the USA?
                                                  • How will Brexit unfold and what does that mean for NZ?
                                                  • What are we chasing offensively to hedge our risks?

                                                  Hon. Todd McClay Minister of Trade - NZ Government

                                                  Fran O’Sullivan Media Commentator - MD of NZ INC

                                                  Charles Finny Partner - Saunders Unsworth

                                                  John Ballingall Deputy Chief Executive - NZIER

                                                  09
                                                  :45
                                                  am
                                                  Managing Director,
                                                  ANZCO Foods

                                                  EXPORTING IN 2020 – WHERE ARE WE HEADED?

                                                  NZ$1.3bn, 3,000 staff and one dynamic multinational - Sir Graeme Harrison started it all
                                                  • What do the geopolitical uncertainties mean for doing business in the USA & UK & how do you stay resilient?
                                                  • What are the key success factors in building a billion dollar company from a start-up and what part has overseas investment played?
                                                  • What do New Zealand food exporters need to do better?

                                                  10
                                                  :15
                                                  am
                                                  Panel Discussion

                                                  TECH TIGERS

                                                  3 technology tigers tell their stories

                                                  Fast moving, agile and they have a tiger by the tail, they will cover

                                                  • From the moment of creation - The business journey so far
                                                  • Leaping The biggest challenges and how they were overcome
                                                  • Our top tips for success

                                                  Michael Whitehead Founder - Wherescape

                                                  Grant Straker CEO - Straker Translations

                                                  Leigh Flounders Non Executive Director & Board Member - Latipay

                                                  10
                                                  :55
                                                  am

                                                  Networking Break - Morning Tea

                                                  11
                                                  :20
                                                  am
                                                  Director – Group Research & Development
                                                  Fonterra

                                                  Product Development for Global Consumers

                                                  Fonterra is doubling down on new product development to earn better margins and diversify income streams

                                                  • Know your consumers and their local preferences
                                                  • Every country is different in tastes and regulations
                                                  • How to be nimble & innovate when you are large

                                                  12
                                                  :00
                                                  pm
                                                  CEO,
                                                  Propspeed

                                                  Marine Industry Exports riding high on the back of America’s Cup – Taking innovation to the world

                                                  The Economist Magazine describes the America’s Cup as becoming the Formula 1 on the water. The boat speeds and high tech approach have turned it into a high drama event. Much of the high-tech wizardry being used in these racing yachts has come out of New Zealand and that reputation is having a positive impact on the NZ Marine industry exports.

                                                  Clint Jones has his own successful marine export business which has developed a unique surface coating that keeps propellers free of debris. He was also driving one of the photo speed boats at the America’s Cup in Bermuda. Clint will cover

                                                  • The America’s Cup impact on the marine industry in NZ & what it was like to be there.
                                                  • Filling needs and driving innovation – focussing on solving real customer problems
                                                  • Selecting the right channels to market and demanding your customers attention.

                                                  12
                                                  :30
                                                  pm

                                                  Networking Break - Lunch

                                                  01
                                                  :35
                                                  pm

                                                  Export Workshops - Session One

                                                  We are presenting 3 options for Export Workshops. Each session will run twice. Once at 1:35pm and then again at 2:25pm. This will allow you to attend 2 out of 3 workshops and connect with the right people. Each session will last approximately 45 minutes. To view the full breakdown for the workshops, please select "Export Workshops" at the top of the Agenda section.

                                                  1. Innovation is not a job for one person – Putting development at your core
                                                    • Callaghan Innovation
                                                  2. The Government Panel - Breaking down barriers, opening doors and supporting you in market
                                                    • Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade
                                                    • NZ Inc. / New Zealand Trade & Enterprise
                                                    • New Zealand Customs
                                                    • Ministry of Primary Industries
                                                  3. China is a tough market to crack – large, super competitive and culturally challenging
                                                    • University of Auckland
                                                    • Forward Insight

                                                  02
                                                  :25
                                                  pm

                                                  Export Workshop - Session Two

                                                  1. Innovation is not a job for one person – Putting development at your core
                                                    • Callaghan Innovation
                                                  2. The Government Panel - Breaking down barriers, opening doors and supporting you in market
                                                    • Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade
                                                    • NZ Inc. / New Zealand Trade & Enterprise
                                                    • New Zealand Customs
                                                    • Ministry of Primary Industries
                                                  3. China is a tough market to crack – large, super competitive and culturally challenging
                                                    • University of Auckland
                                                    • Forward Insight

                                                  03
                                                  :20
                                                  pm

                                                  Networking Break – Afternoon Tea

                                                  03
                                                  :50
                                                  pm
                                                  CEO
                                                  GS1 New Zealand

                                                  Global Leaders at my table - The future of retailing - What the Amazon’s, Google’s & Alibaba’s are demanding of suppliers

                                                  You may know GS1 as the folk that bought the bar code to the world. However, GS1’s supply chain standards enable most global supply chains.

                                                  • Lessons from the board - Senior execs from Amazon, Google, E-Bay, Alibaba, WalMart and others drive the global board. Learn what Peter Stevens has distilled from working with these industry power houses.
                                                  • How digital data is integral to a physical product in an omni-channel customer-centric world
                                                  • How good data is transforming supply chains, logistics and proof of provenance

                                                  04
                                                  :20
                                                  pm
                                                  Panel Discussion

                                                  From products to relationships - The future of Manufacturing

                                                  • Automate, automate, automate – big data, robotic’s and what the future holds
                                                  • Collaboration is key and the Product Accelerator initiative is a good example.
                                                  • Data is the new gold and artificial intelligence in computing technology is here now. This session demonstrates how it is being used and how it could relate to your business.

                                                  Steve Wilson , Director Talbot Technologies

                                                  Elinor Swery, Digital Strategy Consultant, IBM

                                                  04
                                                  :45
                                                  pm
                                                  General Manager
                                                  Primary Collaboration NZ (Shanghai) Co Ltd

                                                  China, Access & Future Collaborations – Using partnerships and collaboration to overcome complex markets

                                                  • From apples to Oysters - The benefits of collaboration and the difference it is making for those involved in the partnership collaboration
                                                  • Key discoveries and insights surrounding the complexity of China as a market
                                                  • The Future of collaboration – where we want to take “Primary Collaboration NZ”

                                                  05
                                                  :10
                                                  pm
                                                  Executive Director
                                                  ExportNZ

                                                  Closing Remarks

                                                  05
                                                  :15
                                                  pm

                                                  Networking - Drinks and Canapés

                                                  01
                                                  :35
                                                  pm

                                                  Innovation is not a job for one person – Putting development at your core



                                                  • Support available from MFAT, NZTE , MPI and Customs to help tackle your trade barriers
                                                  • Market access barriers – we want to hear yours?
                                                  • New regulatory Advice service from MPI & financial support options (primary growth partnership and sustainable farming fund)
                                                  • New Joint Electronic Verification System (JEVS) with China Customs and the newly signed Mutual Recognition Agreement with China Customs for our NZ Secure Export Partners


                                                  Vic Crone CEO - Callaghan Innovation

                                                  Dr Chris Hartshorn Chief Technology Officer - Callaghan Innovation

                                                  Richard Quin Group Manager - Sector Impact D&E, E&E, T&L


                                                  Workshop Facilitator:

                                                  David Boyd, Beachhead Director - NZTE

                                                  01
                                                  :35
                                                  pm

                                                  The Government Panel - Breaking down barriers, opening doors and supporting you in market



                                                  Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, Ministry of Primary Industries and Customs cover;

                                                  • Support available from MFAT, NZTE , MPI and Customs to help tackle your trade barriers
                                                  • Market access barriers – we want to hear yours?
                                                  • New regulatory Advice service from MPI & financial support options (primary growth partnership and sustainable farming fund)
                                                  • New Joint Electronic Verification System (JEVS) with China Customs and the newly signed Mutual Recognition Agreement with China Customs for our NZ Secure Export Partners


                                                  Bill Dobbie Unit Manager Economic Division - Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

                                                  Greg Smith  Chief Customs Officer - Customs

                                                  Shiromani Jayasekera  Principal Adviser - MPI

                                                  Rebecca Grace   Director NZ - Relationships


                                                  Workshop Facilitator:

                                                  Catherine Beard, Executive Director - ExportNZ

                                                  01
                                                  :35
                                                  pm

                                                  China is a tough market to crack – large, super competitive and culturally challenging



                                                  Antje Fiedler has interviewed 100 NZ firms dealing with China and found 50% had experienced major issues – hear what the most common mistakes were versus those that succeeded. Every year Louise Beard spends many months in China and other markets around the world on behalf of some of our biggest exporters doing customer insight and strategy that puts the customer first, hear some of the learnings on China versus other markets.



                                                  Antje Fiedler, Senior Lecturer - University of Auckland

                                                  Louise Beard, Director - Forward Insight


                                                  Workshop Facilitator:

                                                  Stephen Jacobi, Executive Director - NZ China Council

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                                                  REGISTER TODAY & RECEIVE FREE EUROMONITOR REPORT

                                                  Register today and claim one of three free reports from Euromonitor International valued at $1325 USD each. Once you have registered for the event, within your confirmation letter, you will receive a URL to access this. The three available reports include:

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                                                  How We Eat: The Changing Face of Global Mealtimes

                                                  Consumers’ eating patterns have undergone fundamental changes, shifting from traditional family meals to a more fragmented and flexible eating style, encompassing multiple small meals, often eaten on the go or alone. This global report looks at how the way we eat has changed, and what implications this has for the food we choose to eat.

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                                                  Top 5 Digital Consumer Trends in 2017

                                                  Technological advances have created a new reality in commerce and have forever changed the path to purchase. Digital-savvy consumers now turn to computers, mobile phones and wearables to browse and buy all types of products and services. This strategy briefing explores the five most important trends that will shape digital commerce in the year ahead.

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                                                  Informed Consumers: Building Engagement throughout the Path to Purchase

                                                  Brands and retailers no longer control the information available about their products. Informed consumers walk into the store (online or physical) armed with information about what they want, what they should expect to pay, and what other customers have to say about a particular item. This shifting dynamic fundamentally changes the ways in which brands and retailers should be interacting with consumers.

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