Tech Talent in Queenstown Lakes

3 reasons why there is more tech talent than you might think


Tuesday 13th September 2022


11:00am - 11:45am, NZ Time


30mins Share | 15mins Q&A

In this 45-min interactive webinar you will learn:

How TechTown is supporting the Queenstown Lakes tech industry

How Queenstown Lakes is training the next generation of tech talent

The untapped tech talent in Queenstown Lakes

Question & Answer time

Hear from people in the Queenstown tech community, including:

Duncan Faulkner is the Founder and CEO of Southern Software, a leading custom software development company based in Queenstown. Duncan is the brains behind TechTown, a digital space to connect people in the tech industry in Queenstown Lakes. The community can discuss ideas, opportunities and post jobs to keep up the momentum of tech in Queenstown and help solve some of the challenges facing the region.

Queenstown Resort College’s Academic Director, Jacqui McLean, has been the driving force behind the development of a new NZ qualification – “Machine Learning Fundamentals”. This course will help boost the Queenstown tech sector by generating new talent, and attracting some established tech businesses to the region.

And others who can support you:

Peter Harris, Sharon Fifield, Huia Ackerman | QLDC Economic Development Unit 

Webinar Presenters


A thriving tech industry can solve some major challenges we face as a region, so it’s vital we bring the tech community together.


QRC’s new technology course will help those tech businesses needing staff and make sure the tech sector in Queenstown is sustainable.

QLDC Economic Development unit

Our team are here to help you with your move to Queenstown Lakes.

Queenstown Resort College

Machine Learning with Queenstown Resort College

Find out more about the Machine Learning micro-credential with Queenstown Resort College

Join TechTown Queenstown Lakes

The online community for the Queenstown Lakes tech industry. A digital space for people interested in tech to connect, list jobs and establish relationships with others in the community.

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DATE: 13 September 2022

TIME: 11:00-11:45am, NZ Time

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