Since 1997 SmartNet has facilitated knowledge sharing, innovation and networking across sector boundaries through short live events supported by online resources. SmartNet is a division of Lyall Lukey Resources Ltd, established in 1987.


Seismics and the City is an annual series of forums involving public, private and community sector organisations engaged in the re-building and revitalisation of Greater Christchurch in the wake of the earthquakes of 2010-11.  The first forum was held in March 2012, one year and one month after the devastating February 2011 earthquake.


The Education Leaders Forum (ELF) is an annual forum for Education Leaders across New Zealand.


Great line up of speakers for ELF16 @EdLeadersForum Tomorrow's Skills - 23 & 24 August, Akld smartnet.co.nz/elf-2016/contr…

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Education Leaders Forum - Tomorrow's Skills: Pathways to the Future 23 & 24 August, Auckland smartnet.co.nz/elf-2016

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Seismics and the City: Shaping Canterbury's Future Now is underway in Christchurch. #seismics2016

An unwelcome reminder that, while the city’s regeneration is in progress, Ruamoko has only been fitfully asleep: stuff.co.nz/national/76869…

Fantastic line up of contributors for Seismics and the City 2016 - 18 March smartnet.co.nz/seismics-2016/… #seismics

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Seismics and the City 2016 - 18 March, Christchurch - registration open now! smartnet.co.nz/seismics-2016/

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Energy Mad co-founder Tom Mackenzie launches Kickstarter campaign for 'Levicle' | The National Business Review nbr.co.nz/article/energy…

Giving Change Leaders the Edge with Neuroscience -Anne Riches @SmartNet_NZ event, 25 Aug, Akld smartnet.co.nz/events/other/a…

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Educators are in a pivotal position to apply developmental insights from several renowned New Zealand longitudinal studies.

The first chatbot [Nadia] understands human emotions thetechnews.com/2017/03/27/fir… Retweeted by EducationLeaders2017

Consider joining other inspiring education leaders at ELF17 - smartnet.co.nz

Why are young people like they are at each life passage? What can we do so they can do better at each transitional stage? Check out ELF17

Big thanks to our amazing presenters @EdLeadersForum & our wonderful participants for a truly inspiring event #ELF16 twitter.com/farmgeek/statu…

Thanks for being a part of @EdLeadersForum @farmgeek - great to see all the inspiring connections being made! #ELF16 twitter.com/farmgeek/statu…

Love the idea of Fab Lab. Teaching kids cool hi-tech skills for the 21st century. Thanks 4 sharing @farmgeek #elf16 Retweeted by EducationLeaders2017

Maker movement in rural NZ - Fab Lab Masterton co-founders Kirsten Browne & John Hart @EdLeadersForum #ELF16

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Thanks also @CareersNZ for being a supporter of Education Leaders Forum 2016 - Tomorrow's Skills #ELF16

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A big thank you to the team @EducationGovtNZ the major sponsor of @EdLeadersForum #ELF16 - it's been a great 2 days!

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Up now Dr John Boereboom CEM at @UCNZ on student attitude & engagement in NZ schools @EdLeadersForum #ELF16

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Career Ready - Challenge & Opportunity. Thanks to Keith Marshall CE of @CareersNZ presenting @EdLeadersForum #ELF16

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Tim Fowler CEO @TECNZ talking about flexibility of funding models @EdLeadersForum #ELF16

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integration of parallel universes of credits, subjects and skills link education to employment @itfnz #elf16 Retweeted by EducationLeaders2017

Pathways to a Skilled Future @EdLeadersForum #ELF16 - Josh Williams, CE, Industry Training Federation @itfnz

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Big thanks to Dr Lucy Hone for talking on Positive Education for Adaptability & Resilience @EdLeadersForum #ELF16

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Dr Lucy Hone... Thank you for bringing wellbeing AND education into the fore. It's a non-negotiable in my eyes #elfconf #wellbeing Retweeted by EducationLeaders2017


ELF 17 Contributors

Take a look at who will be contributing at ELf17 http://www.smartnet.co.nz/elf-2017/contributors/    

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The program was excellent.”

David C. Marlett Professor of Insurance, Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance

“Was excellent today, thanks.”

Paul Drummond, Global Monitoring Sales Manager Trimble