Notable Events

In addition to the National Awards and State Awards, the Pearcey Foundation hosts other significant events of national importance covering ICT policy, heritage and Australia's digital future.

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Pearcey Orations

The Pearcey Oration is presented each year by an eminent expert reflecting on critical contemporary issues impacting our nation, arising from the introduction and adoption of new and advanced technologies into our society. »» Read more...

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Pearcey Conversations

Pearcey Conversations online seminars are held on the last Wednesday of each month. Each conversation invites eminent speakers to give thought leadership opinions on ICT and related public policy, particularly looking at critical national issues such as productivity, the digital economy and national infrastructure. »» Read more...

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Heritage Events

Over the last twenty years or so, the Pearcey Foundation has held a number of events related to preserving the historical significance of ICT innovation and is now creating a record of many of the major contributors to our great ICT Heritage. We have commissioned a new book on this very topic and one can view our plans and progress ... »» Read more...


05 Mar 2019

Dr Trevor Pearcey Centenary Celebration

The Pearcey Foundation was proud to run a special Centenary Celebration on Tuesday 5 March 2019 at University of Sydney. The event commemorated Dr Trevor Pearcey and his work. Over 200 scientific, academic and industry leaders joined the Celebration from 3pm-7pm at the Sydney Nanoscience Hub, located within The University of Sydney Nano Institute. »» Read more...


15 Nov 2019

CSIRAC 70th Anniversary

Following on from our centenary celebration of the life of Dr Pearcey, we invited past, present and future leaders from academia and industry in celebrating the 70th Anniversary of CSIRAC: Australia's first computer and the world's fourth. »» Read more...