2008 National Pearcey Event Flyer

Podium With Speaker 100

Pearcey Foundation - Innovation Roundtable & 2008 National Medal Dinner
2.45pm - 9.30pm Thursday, 11th September 2008
Heritage Ballroom, Westin Hotel, No.1 Martin Place, Sydney

This years Pearcey Foundation National Roundtable was themed "Innovation - The Role of ICT" and was focussed on the Federal Government's National Innovation Review.

Following dinner and a keynote address by Dr Terry Cutler, the Chair of the Government's Innovation Review Panel, key Government Ministers presented this years Pearcey Awards.

Some 230 industry leaders attended this half-day event which provided all participants an unmatched opportunity to be associated with innovation, and ICT industry thought leadership in Australia. For program details click here.

The last major NSW event in 2004 successfully drew 180 industry leaders and resulted in the industry report(PDF, 278 KB) by noted journalist Beverly Head.

INNOVATION & ICT IN AUSTRALIA: A NATIONAL DEBATE

Speakers included:

  • Rt Hon Senator Stephen Conroy
  • The Hon John Della Bosca
  • Dr Terry Cutler
  • Ian Birks (AIIA)
  • Ted Dunstone (Biometix)
  • Narelle Kennedy (AB Foundation)
  • Peter Roberts (Fairfax Media)
  • Kumar Parakala (ACS)
  • Dr Silvia Pfeiffer (Vquence)
  • Dr David Skellern (NICTA)
  • James Tuckerman (Anthill)
  • Katherine Woodthorpe (AVCAL)
  • Tony Pensabene (AiG)
  • John Butterworth (AIMIA)
  • Christine Boedker (Soc for Knowledge Economics)

The comprehensive agenda for what was an informative half-day event for the Australian ICT sector.

2.45

Registration

3.15

Introduction by MC Peter Roberts, Fairfax Media

3.30

Panel discussion led by successful ICT entrepreneurs

4.30

Breakout & Networking

5.00

Panel Discussion led by ICT industry representatives

6.00

Cocktails & Networking

7.00

Dinner commenced

7.30

Presentation of Pearcey Medal and NSW Pearcey Award

8.00

Speech by Rt Hon Senator Stephen Conroy

9.00

Pearcey Oration delivered by Dr Terry Cutler

9.30

Formal close

Thanks to our Sponsors!

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