Current IITP Activities and Initiatives
IITP is involved in a large number of initiatives and activities in New Zealand. We've included details of some of the more prominent initiatives on these pages.
Please use the links to the left to find out more about our numerous activities.
A rundown of Activities
IITP has a very extensive events programme in place in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin and Hamilton, as well as events in other regional centres.
IITP is also in the process of investigating and implementing several programmes, including internationally recognised professional certification in New Zealand, part of an international initiative in partnership with our kindred partners around the world, and tertiary ICT degree and diploma accreditation to ensure our degrees maintain the international reputation and recognition they deserve.
The Society also addresses Digital Literacy in New Zealand via the internationally recognised gold standard in computing skill assessment, the International Computer Drivers Licence (ICDL) and e-Citizen programme.
IITP provides a nationwide ICT Mentoring Programme to assist in the growth and development of ICT professionals.
Each year the IITP also operates the annual IITP Programming Contest for Secondary and Tertiary Students, as well as ICT Professionals.
IITP's subsidiary Software Escrow (NZ) Ltd also provides a Software Escrow Service, protecting vendors and clients during the provision of software products and services.