In this issue:
Countdown to the best little conference in the universe begins: Ealybird; Last chance for Barcamps; Great little workshop in September; Pre-conference workshops; Say Hi to our newest board members; Conference line-up; and DNZ post-conference day.
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Countdown to lift-off

It really is the coolest little conference in the universe. To get there just follow these countdown instructions. (Apologies for the space-flight references, but I just watched Interstellar - ED.) 
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Five - Catch that earlybird

Earlybird conference rate closes on Monday 7th September. More about earlybird

Four - Get thee to Barcamp

There are 14 regional Barcamps this year and you can still catch the tail end in Wellington and Northland in early September so hurry!

Of special note is the Digital Humanities Seminar and Barcamp afterwards on Monday 7th September in Wellington. Register

Three - Get Warmed Up

Digitising local heritage workshop
When: 11am – 12pm, Friday 25 September:
Where: Point Chevalier Library, 1221 Great North Road.

Join My Tours founder Glen Barnes and experts from Auckland Museum and Auckland Libraries to talk about digital archiving and how we can work together to archive and preserve local heritage.
Free to attend. Contact Glen to register.

Two - Get  worked up

Choose from four amazingly useful pre-conference workshops:
  • Digital curation and preservation
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Analytics (metrics) for Cultural Heritage Organisations
  • Hardware Hacking 101 for GLAMs
  • Introduction to Agile
Find out more and Register

One - Wave and say "hi"

... to our new NDF board members:
  • Glen Barnes from My Tours
  • Ashley Mackenzie-White from Ministry for Culture & Heritage
  • Sarah Gallagher from University of Otago

Zero - We have lift-off!

And we are airborne on 13th and 14th October in the company of our inspiring keynote speakers Trevor Owens, George Oates, Ben O'Steen, Claire Amos, and José Barbosa. You can read about the amazing local presentations that have been confirmed for the conference... and also look out for our first ever presenter from South Africa amongst the line up!

Minus One -The afterglow

Still glowing, the day after conference, head over to DigitalNZ Day on 15 October.
DigitalNZ would like to invite you to a full-day workshop at the National Library in Wellington, on Thursday 15 October, the day after the National Digital Forum. The workshop will be a forum for new ideas, and a chance to share your thoughts on the future of DigitalNZ.
We have a limited number of spaces available for non-content partners, so please RSVP here.

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