July 19, 2014 by

Ethics in Practise: the uses and pitfalls of technology and social media

Wednesday, 6 Apr 2016 5:30pm7:30pm

The Wellington Branch Ethics Committee invites practitioners to a panel discussion on the above topic with panelists Privacy Commissioner, John Edwards; Wellington Barrister, Lisa Hansen and Academic and Barrister, Bianca Mueller.

Cost of $25 per person (incl. GST).

Finger food, wine, juice and lemonade will be served.

Identity Conference 2015

Identity Conference 2015

Bianca Mueller was invited to speak at the Identity Conference 2015. This international event will focus on sharing leadership and practical experience around digital identity and privacy. The theme of the conference is Enabling Digital Identity and Privacy in a Connected World. Bianca Mueller will be a presenter at the ‘The world of sensors and the Internet of Things’ workstream. The conference is co-hosted by the Department of Internal Affairs, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner, and Victoria University of Wellington. The conference will be held in Wellington on Monday 18 May 2015 and Tuesday 19 May 2015. The conference will be particularly of interest to anyone who wants to broaden their knowledge and understanding of leadership, practical experience, opportunities and challenges around using digital identity and privacy as enablers in an increasingly connected world. The powerpoint presentation is available here and an excerpt of the conference handbook is available here.

Going Global: IP Management in your export strategy

Are you looking to take your business overseas but aren’t sure how to protect your intellectual property (IP) rights?

Join legal expert, Bianca Mueller, for an entertaining and interactive presentation on the necessary tools you need to protect and leverage your intangible assets, and to grow your business internationally.

Wednesday 18th February 2015 3.30pm – 5pm

More information about this event can be found on the NZ Rise website.

Cocktail function in honour of Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel

The chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, Dr. Angela Merkel will visit New Zealand on November 14 ahead of the G20 talks in Brisbane. It will be the first visit by a German Chancellor since 1997. The New Zealand German Business Association is hosting a cocktail event in honour of Dr. Angela Merkel.

Dr. Angela Merkel was elected to office in 2005 making her the longest serving national leader in the European Union. She is not only the first former citizen of the German Democratic Republic to lead the reunited Germany, but also the first woman to lead Germany since it became a modern nation-state in 1871.

More information about this event can be found here.

Cloud Computing Seminar in Wellington

The New Zealand German Business Association is hosting a series of events bringing a special combo of topics to Auckland and Wellington. Please join us and learn about the surprising things that make Germans ‘tick’ and listen to Zeald and our expert member Law Down Under advise on doing business online and on cloud security.

Is your website getting your business results? Come and luncheon with us and hear what two key factors determine the success of your most valuable marketing tool; your website. Have you thought about legal compliances and security risks in the cloud? Our expert member Law Down Under will stun you with some interesting insights.


Wednesday, 22 October, 2014


2.00pm – 3.00pm Negotiating with Germans
3.00pm – 4.00pm Being Successful Online
4.00pm – 5.00pm Cloud Security


Wellington Employers Chamber of Commerce

(Level 2 Lumley House, 3-11 Hunter Street, Wellington)

Please register by email. Seats are limited. We recommend early registration to avoid disappointment.

Download the invitation card here.

Costs: $50+GST (members), $90+ GST (non members).

Cloud Computing Seminar in Auckland

In cooperation with Zeald, New Zealand’s leading website company, the New Zealand German Business Association organised a workshop on how to successfully navigate in the changing landscape of the world wide web in Auckland on 14th August 2014. In his presentation, Alex Geraghty, e-Business Consultant at Zeald, outlined how a well-designed functional website can actively support a company’s business.

In the second part, the attention was turned to the red-hot topic of cloud security. Bianca Mueller, Managing Director of Law Down Under, a law firm specialised in IT and Internet law, highlighted the very real legal compliance and security risks when storing data in the cloud.

For photos please follow the link.

To make sure you will not miss NZGBA’s next workshops, have a look at the upcoming seminars listed on our workshop calendar.


Thursday, 14 August 2014


12.00pm – 1.30pm Being Successful Online
2.00pm – 3.00pm Cloud Security


The New Zealand Business Association
(Level 14, PWC Tower, 188 Quay Street, Auckland)