The world is opening.

Join us at the OS//OS conference and learn how

you can make the most of it.

Open Source, Open Society Conference

Mon 22 & Tues 23 August.


2 huge days of inspiration, professional development and connecting for policy, data, open technology, leadership, management and team building.

Open your thinking.

By inspired by global champions who are pioneering a more open world. Learn from the people ripping the lid off huge questions and leading NZ forward.

Connect and create.

Join over 400 innovators in facilitated open, collaborative sessions. Expect to contribute your perspectives, connect with others. Prove the power of participation and collaboration - by putting it into action.

Level up your skills

Level up your skills, your work, your team, your organisation, our society with 3 streams of professional development workshops.

Explore the full programme

Learn how technology and open ways of working can transform your life, your work, your organisation and our society

Join over 400 innovators from across business, technology, government and community sectors.

Learn from leaders who are pioneering a more open world.

Audrey Tang — g0v (Taiwan)

Audrey Tang, a civic hacker who actively contributes to Taiwan’s g0v (“gov-zero”), a vibrant community focusing on creating tools for the civil society, with the call to “fork the government”.

Doug Rushkoff (USA)

Named one of the top ten "Most Influential Thinkers in the World" by MIT, Douglas Rushkoff is the author of Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity. He is a technology commentator for CNN, and a prominent advocate for open source solutions to social problems.

Marianne Elliott — Action Station (NZ)

Marianne Elliott is National Director for ActionStation - a movement to reignite participation in our democracy and restore 'people power' by building a community of active citizens, and facilitating collective social action for progressive change.

Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC (NZ)

Sir Geoffery is a distinguished public servant and lawyer who has held several prominent political positions - including Minister of Justice, Environment, Deputy Prime Minister and prime Minister. He joins us to open a conversation about how a constitution can help democracy in New Zealand.

Learn by doing in 3 streams of workshop.

Collaboration & team work.

Learn strategies and methods for building great teams and organisations.

How do we build the open, collaborative culture that breeds innovation and brings out the best in people?

Open tech toolbelt.

Learn new practical skills, tech tools and processes from open technology culture.

How can open tech tools and processes can change your work and keep you ahead of the curve?

Innovation & open thinking.

Explore the new big opportunities that open principles can create.

What are the big opportunities for open innovations to change our technology, businesses and public institutions?

Level up your skills across a huge spectrum of open thinking…

Making the most of open

Building great teams

Collaborative Governance

The future of an open economy

Open by default business

Co-Designing for a better future

Democracy in the workplace

Best practice transparency

Open government processes

Business models for open source technology

Open licensing and trademarks

Community engagement and management

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