Past Events

Successful Pearcey events in recent times

Past Events


National Awards Gala

National Awards Gala

 Oct 30, 2023 - Oct 30, 2023
 6:00pm - 11.00pm AEDT
 Sofitel Darling Harbour, Sydney


25 years ago, the Foundation launched on its mission to celebrate, support and encourage Australians who engage in, and excel at, the invention, development and use of information, communication and ...


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Australia 4.0 Summit

Australia 4.0 Summit

 Oct 30, 2023 - Oct 30, 2023
 9.30am - 2.30pm AEDT
 Zoom


A half-day gathering to review the findings from our seven national discussions. The Australia 4.0 discussion series and summit are designed to open the door to substantial innovation and bu...


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Ada Lovelace Day 2023

Ada Lovelace Day 2023

 Oct 10, 2023 - Oct 10, 2023
 12:00 to 13:30 AEDT
 G13, Woodside Building for Technology and Design 20 Exhibition Walk, Clayton Melbourne


Ada Lovelace Day honours all the innovative women in STEM, commemorating their ingenuity that has changed the course of history.

Proudly sponsored by the Pearcey Foun...


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Australia 4.0 Session # 6 - Critical Digital Technologies

Australia 4.0 Session # 6 - Critical Digital Technologies

 Sep 28, 2023 - Sep 28, 2023
 9.30am - 11.00am
 Zoom


Join us for the 6th and final session in this series of national discussions with leading experts to explore the challenges and opportunities for the ICT sector in the transformation of our elect...


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Australia 4.0 Session # 5 - Consumer Grid

Australia 4.0 Session # 5 - Consumer Grid

 Sep 14, 2023 - Sep 14, 2023
 9.00am - 11.00am
 Zoom


Join us for the 5th in this series of national discussions with leading experts to explore the challenges and opportunities for the ICT sector in the transformation of our electricity system to A...


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Australia 4.0 DIF Session

Australia 4.0 DIF Session

 Sep 4, 2023 - Sep 4, 2023
 11:00am - 12:30pm
 ACS Hub Docklands, 839 Collins Street Docklands


Join us for this very special Australia 4.0 DIF session, presented in partnership by the Pearcey Foundation and ACS. This event will look at whether the existing telecommunications in...


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Australia 4.0 Session # 4 - Energy Resilience

Australia 4.0 Session # 4 - Energy Resilience

 Aug 24, 2023 - Aug 24, 2023
 9.30am - 11.00am
 Zoom


Join us for the 4th in this series of national discussions with leading experts to explore the challenges and opportunities for the ICT sector in the transformation of our electricity system to A...


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Australia 4.0 Session # 3 - Network Intelligence

Australia 4.0 Session # 3 - Network Intelligence

 Aug 10, 2023 - Aug 10, 2023
 9.30am - 11.00am
 Zoom


Join us for the 3rd in this series of national discussions with leading experts to explore the challenges and opportunities for the ICT sector in the transformation of our electricity system to A...


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Australia 4.0 Session # 2 - Future Grid

Australia 4.0 Session # 2 - Future Grid

 Jul 27, 2023 - Jul 27, 2023
 12:30Pm - 2:00pm
 Zoom


Join us for the 2nd in this series of national discussions with leading experts to explore the challenges and opportunities for the ICT sector in the transformation of our electricity system to Austra...


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Australia 4.0 Session #1

Australia 4.0 Session #1

 Jul 6, 2023 - Jul 6, 2023
 9:30-11:00 AEST
 Zoom


Join us for the first in this series of national discussions with leading experts to explore the challenges and opportunities for the ICT sector in the transformation of our electricity system to Aust...


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Australia 4.0 - path to Net Zero

Australia 4.0 - path to Net Zero

 Jun 29, 2023 - Oct 31, 2023
 Online


Australia 4.0 is a Pearcey Foundation thought leadership initiative to identify and discuss the challenges and opportunities of a digital and data enabled transformation of the electricity sector to A...


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2022 Riding the Digital Wave Summit

2022 Riding the Digital Wave Summit

 Feb 24, 2022 - Feb 24, 2022
 9:00am – 1:00pm AEST
 The Refectory – The University of Sydney and Online


A national landmark event celebrating the 70th anniversary of the first computer conference held in Australia! The Riding the Digital Wave Summit takes us back to the birth of computer scien...


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Her Story: Partnerships between Humans and Machines

Her Story: Partnerships between Humans and Machines

 Oct 12, 2021 - Oct 12, 2021


Pearcey Conversations online seminar 12 October 2021 celebrated Ada Lovelace Day with a look at some remarkable achievements that women have made in STEM....


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2021 The Future of Work Roundtable

2021 The Future of Work Roundtable

 Aug 25, 2021 - Aug 25, 2021
 4:00pm – 5:30pm AEST
 Online Event


The DIF2021 Roundtable covered an in-depth dialogue around the Future of Work, starting with the recently published report from Swinburne University of Technology’s Centre for the New Workforce "Nat...


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2020 Pearcey Oration

2020 Pearcey Oration

 Sep 2, 2020
 via Zoom


2020 Pearcey Oration was given by John Blackburn AO on Wednesday 2 September 2020. John explored the very pertinent topic of Resilience, specifically: "How do we addre...


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2018 Ballarat Heritage Event

2018 Ballarat Heritage Event

 Sep 7, 2018
 Ballarat


The Pearcey Foundation held a special Heritage Event on Friday 7th September 2018 at Federation University in Ballarat. The event ran from 3pm - 5:30pm and was entitled Celebrating the Past; I...


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2018 Pearcey Day Heritage Panel

2018 Pearcey Day Heritage Panel

 Aug 28, 2018
 Melbourne


At the 2018 Pearcey Day, the Heritage session brought together representatives of major organisations, and individuals, concerned with preservation of our ICT heritage. The topic was: Current ...


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2016 Pearcey Oration

2016 Pearcey Oration

 Sep 6, 2016
 Melbourne


The 2016 Pearcey Oration was delivered by Dr Amanda Caples, Victoria's Lead Scientist and Deputy Secretary, Sector Development Division of theDepartment of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Re...


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2008 Pearcey Oration

2008 Pearcey Oration

 Sep 11, 2008
 Sydney


The 2008 Pearcey Oration as delivered by Dr Terry Cutler. During 2007-8 Dr Cutler conducted a comprehensive review of Australia's National Innovation systemon on behalf of the Federal Government. In t...


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