Digital Academy

Dexibit presents Digital Academy at MA16

9AM – 5PM, Saturday 14th May 2016

Please book for the Digital Academy with your conference registration through the registration page. To register for the Digital Academy only use the single day option.

We’re facing a digital future. What does yours look like? At Digital Academy, we’ll cover the A to Z of everything digital in one action packed, unmissable day. Learn from industry masters and digital experts in this face to face training event designed for one and all, whatever your role or digital confidence. Plus, ask all your burning questions at our panels on what kids want, accessibility and connectivity, or chat to a roaming digital doctor. From how to lead your next digital project through to cloud computing and a multimedia masterclass, you’ll walk away with the skills and tools to tackle your digital tomorrow.


9.15amDigital leadershipDr Lynda Kelly, Head of Learning
Australian National Maritime Museum


Michael Parry, Director of Public Engagement
Museum of Applied Arts and Science

10.00amDigital managementLisa Tolich, Chief Executive Officer
Kauri Museum
10.30amBREAK (digital accessibility panel)Amanda interviews accessibility experts Clive Lansink, audio description expert Nicola Owen and accessibility audio entrepreneur Mark Barrat-Boyes on ideas and innovation in digital accessibility
11.00amAnalyticsAngie Judge, CEO
12.00pmLUNCH (connectivity Q&A)Amanda interviews Richard Bateman, Vodafone on connectivity in the museum: wireline, wireless, wifi and more
1.00pmSocial plusWendy Thompson, CEO
Socialites and Start Social
2.00pmInnovationTui TeHau, 
GM Innovation Hub (Mahuki)
Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa


2.15PMMobile and moreTim Jones, Librarian and Archivist,

Christchurch Art Gallery


Justin Kearney, COO


3.00pmBREAK (kids’ panel)Amanda interviews Jett (12), Sarah (14) and Georgia (15) on what kids want in a digital experience
3.30pmCloud and architectureAaron Kirby, Head of Technology
Auckland War Memorial Museum


Matt Bostwick, Partner Business Evangelist

4.00pmMultimedia master classStephen Tozer, Director