The CSIRAC 70th Anniversary Celebration
We invite you to join 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.

Trevor Pearcey paved the way for the birth of computer science in Australia. This celebratory event is a chance to honour Pearcey's legacy and catch a glimpse of what the future holds for Australian innovation, as we toast to the spirit of entrepreneurship, collaboration and leadership.
Thursday 14 November 2019
1:00pm - 5:30pm
Carrillo Gantner Theatre
The University of Melbourne, Swanston St, Melbourne
There is no cost to attend, however RSVPs are essential
Register
We invite you to join 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.

Trevor Pearcey paved the way for the birth of computer science in Australia. This celebratory event is a chance to honour Pearcey's legacy and catch a glimpse of what the future holds for Australian innovation, as we toast to the spirit of entrepreneurship, collaboration and leadership.
Thursday 14 November 2019
1:00pm - 5:30pm
Kathleen Fitzpatrick Theatre
The University of Melbourne
Royal Parade, Parkville
There is no cost to attend, however RSVPs are essential
RSVP
Gilbert Brunet

Gilbert Brunet

Group Executive and Chief Scientist, Bureau of Meteorology
Elizabeth Croft
Elizabeth Croft
Professor and Dean Faculty of Engineering, Monash University
Paul Doornbusch
Paul Doornbusch
Associate Dean, Australian College of the Arts
Rose Hiscock
Rose Hiscock
Director, Museums and Collections, University of Melbourne
Grant Petty
Grant Petty
CEO and Founder, Blackmagic Design
Liz Sonenberg
Liz Sonenberg
Professor and Pro Vice Chancellor, University of Melbourne
2019 National Awards Dinner
Following the afternoon Celebration, the Pearcey Foundation will hold its annual National Awards Dinner at Rydges on Swanston to present the winners of the prestigious 2019 Pearcey National Awards (Medal, Hall of Fame and Entrepreneur). This will be a wonderful opportunity to catch up with friends old and new, and hear leading thinkers ponder the topic of 'Trust', as we gather for a delicious sit-down dinner.
Thursday 14 November 2019
6:30pm for 7:00pm
Rydges on Swanston
701 Swanston St, Carlton
$250 per ticket
$150 per ticket for entrepreneurs and employees of government or public funded R&D organisations
10% discount for tables of 10. All prices inclusive of GST.
Register

Following the afternoon Celebration, the Pearcey Foundation will hold its annual National Awards Dinner at Rydges on Swanston. As well as the presentation of the winners of the prestigious 2019 Pearcey National Awards – including the Pearcey Medal, Hall of Fame and Entrepreneur or the year - NSW Government's Chief Data Scientist and CEO of the NSW Data Analytics Centre, Dr Ian Oppermann will be delivering a keynote address on the topic of 'Trust'.

Thursday 14 November 2019
6:00pm for 6:30pm
Rydges on Swanston
701 Swanston Street, Carlton
$250 per ticket; $150 per ticket for entrepreneurs and employees of government or public funded R&D organisations
10% discount for tables of 10. All prices inclusive of GST.
CSIRAC 70th Anniversary Celebration
Thursday 14 November 2019
1:00pm - 5:30pm
Carrillo Gantner Theatre
The University of Melbourne, Swanston St, Melbourne
There is no cost to attend, however RSVPs are essential
2019 National Awards Dinner
Thursday 14 November 2019
6:30pm for 7:00pm
Rydges on Swanston
701 Swanston St, Carlton
$250 per ticket
$150 per ticket for entrepreneurs and employees of government or public funded R&D organisations
10% discount for tables of 10. All prices inclusive of GST.

Following the Celebration, the Foundation will hold its annual National Awards Dinner at Rydges on Swanston to present the winners of the prestigious 2019 Pearcey National Awards (Medal, Hall of Fame and Entrepreneur). Hear leading thinkers ponder the future of education as we gather for a delicious sit-down dinner.

Proudly sponsored by
Proudly sponsored by
Platinum Sponsor
Platinum sponsor: CSIRO
Silver Sponsor
Silver sponsor: TechnologyOne
Other Sponsors
 
 
We value your support
The Pearcey Foundation relies on the goodwill of the community to support advancements in Australian computer science and honour our ICT history, so your attendance will help power the future endeavours of this great organisation.
If you'd like to be involved in the celebrations, you can view our sponsorship package here. Plus, we'd love to hear from you at hello@pearceycentenary.org.au or +61 3 9663 3093.
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