Artefacts of Encounter is running a series of events throughout the project, including workshops, conferences and exhibitions.

The first workshop Digital Subjects, Cultural Objects took place at the Waipapa Marae, University of Auckland in August 2010.

In addition to other more informal meetings, further workshops and a conference are planned in Cambridge (UK) on Captain Cook (2012), Polynesian collections (2012), and in Vancouver, Canada, on Encounters: History and Ethnography (2013).