Upcoming Events

We will be updating this page soon with our upcoming webinar. In the meantime, check out some of our previous events below or subscribe to our newsletter to be informed when we add to our events calendar!

Past Events

Webinar: Saving Tassie Devils – Using Machine Learning for Good

Wednesday 18th May, 2022
12:00PM AEST (2:00PM NZST)

Webinar: Data Ethics

Phoebe, a volunteer for Data4Good and Senior Consultant for our founding sponsor, Altis Consulting, is working on the team that is using Machine Learning in a bid to recognise tassie devils from imagery taken out in the field with the aim to assess population health.

Webinar: International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Wednesday 16th February, 2022

Webinar: Data Ethics

This webinar aims to highlight recent achievements in scientific data and the passionate women that are making waves in the Science Community. We will hear from 2 speakers Emma Rath from the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute on studying disease causing mutations and Dr. Vanessa Pirotta will talk about how her passion for research has improved wildlife conservation.

Webinar: International Day of People with Disability

Wednesday 8th December, 2021

Webinar: Data Ethics

This webinar was inspired by the International Day of People with Disability, held in December each year. Professor Julian Trollor from the School of Psychiatry at UNSW and David Braddock from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare about how they are using disability data to improve policy, service delivery and advocate for change.


Webinar: Using supply chain data for good

Thursday 14th October, 2021

Webinar: Data Ethics

This webinar will explore how we can leverage supply chain data to understand the connections between our consumption patterns and their impacts. After an overview of one methodology which unlocks the power of this data, we’ll look at some research findings which will challenge us to consider the environmental and social impacts of our everyday consumption choices.


Webinar: Measuring biodiversity to unlock natural capital markets

Wednesday 15th September, 2021

Webinar: Data Ethics

Accounting for Nature® is a registered charity driven by the goal to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals of Climate Action, Life Below Water and Life on Land. With accurate and transparent environmental data, individuals and organisations can confidently and publicly support their sustainability claims as they work to conserve and restore our natural world.


Webinar: Renewable Energy Opportunities For Australia

Wednesday 11th August, 2021

Webinar: Data Ethics

This webinar was inspired by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal – Affordable and Clean Energy, ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. Learn about global trends, current and emerging renewable technologies including green hydrogen, and renewable energy opportunities for Australia.

Webinar: Using Ocean Data To Help Understand Climate Change

Monday 7th June, 2021

Webinar: Data Ethics

This webinar was inspired by World Ocean Day which unites and rallies the world to protect and restore our blue planet. The oceans are the master regulators of the water cycle, climate, the oxygen that we breathe, and even most of our food that we grow, making it our most valuable natural resource. Prof. Matthew England discusses “The ocean’s pay-back from global warming” and Prof. Robert Harcourt will show us how we can benefit from “Animals as the New Oceanographers”​

Webinar: Data Ethics – What is it and why does it matter?

Wednesday 5th May, 2021

Webinar: Data Ethics

Our Data Ethics webinar aims to kickstart a conversation about ethical data practice and ways to ‘make the invisible visible’ by remaining alert to who (and what) is missing, under-represented or mis-represented in data in any given context.

Webinar: World Wildlife Day – Using Data to Inform and Drive Wildlife Conservation

Thursday 4th March, 2021

Webinar: World Wildlife Day

Our World Wildlife Day webinar aims to raise awareness of the issues we face and the data being used to drive wildlife conservation efforts. We will hear about how data is being used in the reintroduction of locally extinct mammals into Sturt National Park and the FrogID App, how citizen science has helped to monitor species numbers.

Webinar: Gender Equity – How Organisations Use Gender Data to Drive Change

Wednesday 3rd February, 2021

Webinar: Gender Equity

Inspired by International Equal Pay Day, this webinar recognises the longstanding and ongoing efforts towards the achievement of equal pay for work of equal value. Dr Bredehoeft will be discussing WGEA data, how organisations use gender data to drive change and in particular, what drives the reduction in the gender pay gap.

Webinar: How to get the most out of your charity data

Monday 7th September, 2020

Webinar: International Day of Charity

International Day of Charity is to raise awareness and provide a common platform for charity related activities all over the world for individuals, charitable, philanthropic and volunteer organizations. This webinar focuses on moving from data hoarding to data insights, getting the most out of your limited data resources and overcoming any data roadblocks.

Webinar: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Monday 10th August, 2020

Webinar: International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

The UN’s International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples aims to raise awareness and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous population. The first webinar focuses on the Maori population of New Zealand and the second, on the first peoples of Australia.

Webinar: Using Data to Prevent Trafficking

Thursday 30th July, 2020

Webinar: World Day against Trafficking in Persons

July 30 is the UN’s World Day against Trafficking in Persons. People trafficking and modern day slavery is a massive worldwide problem with very few countries immune to human trafficking. It occurs right here in Australia and New Zealand, and our Data4Good World Day against Trafficking in Persons webinar aims to raise awareness in order to inspire people to use data to take action.

Webinar: World Population Day

Friday 10th July, 2020

Webinar: World Population Day

With a focus on leveraging data and technology in innovative ways to benefit individuals, organisations and communities, Jannat is currently the Director – NZ at Smart Cities Council ANZ, NZ Lead at the Centre for Data Leadership, Smart Cities Advisor for Hamilton City Council, and Principal Advisor for Asia Pacific in IoT, Agritech and Fintech with Ecosystem.

Webinar: World Environment Day

Friday 5th June, 2020

Webinar: World Environment Day

World Environment Day is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment. There’s some amazing data being captured on the environment, and being aware of it can be the catalyst for organisations to understand where opportunities lie to help protect our environment.

We-BEE-nar: World Bee Day

Wednesday 20th May, 2020

Webinar: World Bee Day

A fascinating insight into how having the right data can guide steps to take to ensure healthy bees, presented by someone who has ultimate knowledge about how bees think and behave.

Data4Good Conference Auckland

Thursday, 14th November, 2019

Auckland Data4Good Conference

Be inspired by data case studies from people who are making a real difference in their workplace and harness ideas you can bring to your own business. Speakers include Tania Brown at the University of Wollongong’s SMART Infrastructure Facility, Janette Searle, founder of Take My Hands, Hīria Te Rangi, CEO and Trustee of Whare Hauora.

Datathon: Hackt for Impact

Saturday, 9th November, 2019

Auckland Data4Good Conference

We partnered with Civita to host our first Data4Good Datathon. Datathons provide an opportunity for volunteers to collaborate on real-world data problems, present their ideas and build solutions to deliver tangible results. This event helped provide solutions for The Black Dog InstituteVariety the Children’s Charity and the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Thursday, 15th August, 2019

Meetup – Auckland Data4Good Forum

Auckland Data4Good Conference

Steven MacLeod ~ EcoTrack App and experienced Eco Warrior Entrepreneur hosted the first Auckland meetup. Steven is passionate about protecting New Zealand’s wildlife and environment and has spent countless hours creating and app and gathering data to help with this mission. 

Meetup – Using Data to Prevent Human Trafficking

Tuesday, 30th July, 2019

Auckland Data4Good Conference

We heard from some great speakers about how they are using data to help prevent human trafficking and modern-day slavery. Hosted by Sally Irwin – Freedom Hub,  Kimberly Randle – Fair Supply, Belinda Flatters – Baptist World Aid & Heidi Nash-Smith – Head of Pro Bono at Wotton + Kearney.

Sydney Data4Good Conference

Thursday, 28th March, 2019

Auckland Data4Good Conference

An unmissable, inspiring day that will offer tangible insights and creative approaches from speakers who are using data for positive change across industries including the environment, health, communities with speakers from Thankyou., University of Wollongong’s SMART Infrastructure Facility, Therapeutic Goods Administration and more.