New Zealand’s premier Artificial INtelligence event


On March 27th and 28th 2019 we’re back at the ASB Waterfront Theatre in Auckland for a multi-day showcase of how Artificial Intelligence is impacting You, Business, Government and Society.

Grab your ticket to join 650+ Business and Technology leaders learning how AI is transforming society and what you can achieve with this evolving tech today.

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AI-DAY 2018

“What an amazing and inspirational experience attending AI-DAY. It was a slick event with a range of high quality and diverse speakers.”

Frith Tweedie - Digital Law Leader at EY Law



AI-DAY 2019 Conference Programme.

Theme: AI is Everywhere

Over two days and five 90 minute sessions AI-DAY showcases the incredible stories, panel discussions and applications impacting business, government and society, powered by AI.

From Academics to International Business Leaders, Local Technologists and Innovators, their stories will challenge your thinking and provoke your curiosity.


wednesday - evening - Session one - 6.30-8.30pm

AI-DAY kicks off with an Evening Showcase Session from 6.30 - 8.30pm featuring one Keynote, three short Showcase presentations and a Panel discussion.

Thursday - session two - 9-10.30am

The main day starts at 9am with the opening Hero Video followed by two Keynote presentations.

thursday - session THree - 11.15-12.30pm

After the morning break we’re back for a Industry Expert talk and a panel debate.

We head into lunch with music, partner activations and networking in the Atrium.

thursday - session Four - 1.15-2.30pm

The afternoon session features an Industry Expert talk, a Kiwi Business Showcase presentation and a panel debate.

thursday - session Five - 3.15-5pm

The final session of AI-DAY features a Kiwi Business Showcase Presentation, an Industry Expert talk and the closing International Keynote.

thursday - After-party - 5-7pm

The conference concludes with music, networking, drinks and food in the atrium.

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Leadership in Artificial Intelligence.

AI-DAY brings together International Experts, Industry Leaders, Academics and Local Trailblazers to showcase and share how they are utilising Artificial Intelligence to solve business problems and create new applications.

See what’s happening today and possible tomorrow at the Conference

Learn how technology platforms, ideas and creative thinking collide in the Workshops

Join a team and develop your own AI powered applications at the Hackfest



March 27th & 28th - ASB Waterfront Theatre

Five sessions over two days including International Keynotes, Industry Experts and Local Trailblazers presenting talks and panel discussions.


April 3rd & 4th - AUT

Six practical 90 minute workshops over two days to deep-dive into the technology platforms and methodology. With case studies, demonstrations and in-depth discussions.


April 6th & 7th - AUT

25 teams create, build and compete for supremacy to win the AI-DAY Hackfest.

Diverse skill sets and experiences combine to design and develop solutions for major problems using AI.


More Partners will be announced shortly.

Our 2019 Partners

AI-DAY 2019 is Proudly Presented by leaders in Education, Technology, Business, Central and Local Government Organisations.

Their support, both financial and human resources help us produce these events, bringing together leaders across all sectors to learn and collaborate, creating new partnerships, business and employment opportunities across New Zealand.

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AI-DAY 2018

“One of the most professionally run events I've taken part in. Huge props to Justin Flitter, Ben Reid and team for an impressive effort.”

Eduard Liebenberger - Head of Digital - Jade Software



Watch the Opening Video from AI-DAY 2018

Our Mission

  • Is to empower every Kiwi organisation to utilise Artificial Intelligence.

  • To showcase New Zealand’s innovative capability and to bring global knowledge home.

  • To demonstrate how Artificial Intelligence is transforming the way we live, work and play and how you can create with AI to impact the world around you.



Get Involved

AI-DAY is about creating a community, of people, businesses and organisations pro-actively learning about and adopting Artificial Intelligence.

You can volunteer to help AI-DAY events, attend one of the regular meetups hosted by the AI Forum of NZ or NewZealand.Ai or many of our partners.

Your organisation can sponsor AI-DAY, to speak, showcase and participate. Or you can join one of the industry working group programs run by the AI Forum of NZ.


sponsor ai-day

Principal, Major and Event sponsorship opportunities close at the end of January 2019. Please email for details.

join the ai forum of nz

The AI Forum brings together New Zealand’s artificial intelligence community, working together to harness the power of AI technologies to enable a prosperous, inclusive and thriving future New Zealand.


We host regular events helping the broader business community learn about AI, it’s practical applications and how to develop capability.