If you’re an Apple fan, there’s a brand-spanking new event you’ll definitely want to sink your teeth into.

Apple users and fans, it’s time to SHIFT your thinking, consider your OPTIONs and ALTer your perspective. CreativeTech is a new technology forum about all things Apple being held on Friday 10 and Saturday 11 September 2010 in Auckland.

The event offers a broad mix of ‘byte-sized’ talks and presentations, from practical ‘how to’ showcases of the latest Apple, Adobe, FileMaker and Microsoft software, to advanced developing for the iPhone and iPad, and expert insights into tomorrow’s technologies. 

CreativeTech's Mark Webster says the event will cover developing, design, music, photography, movie making, education, business administration and more.

“From mum and dad home users wanting Mac tips, to the musicians and filmmakers of tomorrow, there’s something for everyone, from practical to creative to visionary. CreativeTech will inform, entertain, showcase and engage.”

Attendees can also check out the very latest in software, applications, mobile and gaming technology.


  • Discussing tomorrow’s technologies is keynote speaker, futurist Mark Pesce. From the U.S. but now based in Australia, Mark is a former Apple employee and early pioneer of virtual reality who regularly travels the globe presenting on the future of technology.
  • From Australia, MacTheMag (and former Australian Macworld) editor Matthew JC. Powell will give his take on the future for Apple, where it is going and what technologies we might expect in the years to come.
  • Other speakers include: 22 year old Australians and successful iPhone developers (Soulver and Picturesque) Zac Cohan and Nik Youdale; KIWA Media VP and QBook developer Roger Shakes; triathlete and iPhone developer Rob Beck;Zed Brookes from MAINZ; educationalist Dorothy Burt; and professional presenters from Adobe, Microsoft and FileMaker.

For more information or to purchase your ticket, head to the CreativeTech website.


When: Friday 10 & Saturday 11 September

Where: Auckland University of Technology, Wellesley Street Campus, Auckland

Tickets: 2 day $200 full pass and $175 concession, 1 day $120 full pass and $100 concession

 Image: Flickr - jin.thai

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