The CSIRAC 70th Anniversary Celebration Afternoon
Thursday 14 November 2019, Melbourne
This is a draft program and will be updated!
Program draft
1:00pm
Registration & guests seated
 
MC: Rose Hiscock - Director, Museums and Collections, The University of Melbourne
Welcome
Wayne Fitzsimmons OAM
Chairman, The Pearcey Foundation Inc
1:20pm
The Algorithmic Composer
Dr Paul Doornbusch
Associate Dean, Australian College of the Arts
1:40pm
Nurturing Creative Magic
Grant Petty
CEO and Founder, Blackmagic Design
To be interviewed by Rose Hiscock
2:00pm
Computing the Unexpected
Professor Liz Sonenberg
Pro Vice Chancellor, The University of Melbourne
2:20pm
Computation is the biggest challenge of our lifetime
Professor Maurice Pagnucco
Deputy Dean (Education), Engineering and the Head of the School of Computer Science and Engineering, UNSW
2:40pm
Australia's tech challenges - a policy perspective
Kate Lundy
Director, NRMA and Cyber Security Research Centre
3:00pm
Afternoon tea break
3:40pm
Future Work: Collaborative Human-robot Interaction
Professor Elizabeth Croft
Dean, Monash Engineering
4:00pm
The Network Effect in Transportation Networks
Dr Paul Gray
CEO, Cohda Wireless
4:20pm
Toward Seamless Weather and Climate Earth-system Prediction
Dr Gilbert Brunet
Group Executive and Chief Scientist, Bureau of Meteorology
4:40pm
Why it's time to consider human values in software
Professor Jon Whittle
Dean of the Faculty of IT, Monash University
5:00pm
Planet building 101
Professor Sarah Maddison
Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic Innovation & Change) Swinburne University of Technology and a Professor of Astrophysics
5:20pm
Closing Remarks
Brendan Dalton
Chief Information Officer, CSIRO
5:30pm
Celebration Concludes

The Annual National Pearcey Awards Dinner is being held at Rydges on Swanston, Carlton from 6.30pm. To register please click here.

Please note: this program is subject to change
Contacts

Slatterys has been engaged to manage and oversee all aspects of the Celebration. If you have any questions about the event, or would like your organisation to be involved, feel free to email hello@pearceycentenary.org.au or contact any of the friendly Slatterys team on 03 9663 3093.

Event Details
The Dr Trevor Pearcey Centenary Celebration

Tuesday 5 March 2019
3:00pm - 7:00pm

The Sydney Nanoscience Hub
The University of Sydney Nano Institute

There is no cost to attend.
RSVP at www.pearceycentenary.org.au