The Pearcey Foundation has many activities happening in 2016 including Australia 3.0, Pearcey Institute and our National and State Awards program
2016 Pearcey Oration
The Pearcey Oration is presented each year by an eminent Australian reflecting on critical contemporary issues impacting our nation that are driven by the introduction of advanced technologies into our society.
This year the Pearcey Foundation is delighted that Dr Amanda Caples, Lead Scientist to the Victorian Government has accepted our invitation to present this year's Pearcey Oration, on 6 September as part of the Digital Innovation Festival.
Dr Amanda Caples is Victoria's Lead Scientist as well as Deputy Secretary Sector Development Division within the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources.
Although there is no charge for attending this late afternoon event, registartion is necessary by clicking on this site http://bit.ly/2beYOV4
Pearcey State Awards
Victoria 2016 Pearcey Award will be presented on Tuesday 6 September along with the Pearcey Oration (5-7pm) as part of Victoria's Digital Innovation Festival.
NSW 2016 Pearcey Award will be held at a special event on Tuesday 18 October at NSW Parliament House, at 5.30pm.
South Australia Pearcey Entrepreneur event being planned. Nominations to Dr Craig Mudge or Contact Us
Tasmania Pearcey Entrepereneur Award event being planned. Nominations to Mr Ray Leonard or Contact Us
Pearcey National Awards
Digital Innovation Festival Victoria Events
Digital Innovation Festival Victoria
Pearcey is proud to host a series of events as part of the Digital Innovation Festival Victoria www.vic.gov.au/digitalinnovation
- Pearcey Institute Club Melbourne Breakfast Chaired by Prof Leon Sterling, Friday 2nd September
- Melbourne's Digital Changemakers panel, Monday 5th September at The University of Melbourne lead by Kelly Hutchinson on the PhD project supported by Pearcey
- 2016 Pearcey Oration, Dr Amanda Caples, Lead Scientist, State Government of Victoria on Tuesday 6th September at International Chamber House, Level 5, 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
Australia 3.0 program
- 2016 ICT Procurement Policy Challenge is an A3.0 event being run by Pearcey, ACS in partnership with the NSW Government
- 2016 Open Data Policy Challenge is an A3.0 event being run by Pearcey, ACS in partnership with the NSW Government. Both run over August - September
- 2016 Australia 3.0 Finale will see the winning teams present their solutions on Wednesday 30th November in Sydney
27 Jun 2016
We don't think twice about playing music via a computer - we have them in our pockets, and in our homes and offices, with music on tap. But playing music on a computer was once an almost unthinkable leap of the imagination and the most devilishly difficult programming challenge. »» Read more...
14 Jun 2016
The Pearcey Medal is a prestigious annual individual award that recognizes a distinguished lifetime achievement and contribution to the development and growth of the ICT industry in Australia. In 2016, we are delighted to announce that Data61 at CSIRO is sponsoring the Pearcey Medal and the Pearcey Hall of Fame. »» Read more...
The Benson Entrepreneur Award (formerly known as the Pearcey National Award) is a special recognition annual award. Sponsored by CSIRO, this award gives prominence to one of the State Pearcey winners for inspiring leadership, scale, impact, innovation and acclaim on the world stage. »» Read more...
The Pearcey Hall of Fame recognises individuals who have made very significant lifetime contributions into one or more of Australia's ICT research, industry, or professional development. It is a yearly award which includes the Pearcey Medalist and up to two other individuals. »» Read more...
The Pearcey Foundation accepts nominations all year round for any of its awards. We encourage you to get in early and apply or nominate someone you know who has made a significant contribution to their industry. You may download a Nomination Form or Contact Us directly. »» Read more...
Australia 3.0 leverages the collective wisdom of a grouping of some of Australia's leading Technology and Innovation thinkers and most experienced professionals to develop insight into the pivotal issues that will impact Australia's ability to succeed in the global digital economy. »» Read more...