Come to our Events in 2021

March 2021

Pearcey Conversations – Online Seminar
Wednesday 31 March 2021; 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Online Event via Zoom
Australian Sound Engineering

Speakers include: Alan Davis, Chief Product Officer, Nuheara; David McGrath, Principal Member of Technical Staff, Dolby Laboratories; Colette McKay, Principal Scientist, Bionics Institute; moderated by Elaine Saunders, Deputy Chair, Pearcey Foundation Melbourne Branch and Managing Director at Bingarra ScaleUp Solutions

April 2021

Pearcey Conversations – Online Seminar
Wednesday 28 April 2021; 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Online Event via Zoom
Tech Scribes – telling the stories of digital disruption

Speakers include: Beverley Head; Helen Meredith; moderated by James Riley, Founder and Editorial Director, InnovationAus

May 2021

Pearcey Conversations – Online Seminar
Wednesday 26 May 2021; 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Online Event via Zoom
From Cards to Computers – the Evolution of the Library
Speakers TBC

June 2021

Pearcey Conversations – Online Seminar
Wednesday 30 June 2021; 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Online Event via Zoom
Virtual Museum/GLAM – What is a smart museum?
Speakers TBC

July 2021

Pearcey Conversations – Online Seminar
Wednesday 28 July 2021; 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Online Event via Zoom
Speakers TBC

August 2021

Pearcey Special Event – 70th Anniversary of the first Computing Conference
Tuesday 10 August 2021; 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sydney
Speakers TBC
Pearcey Institute Roundtable
Wednesday 25 August 2021
Online Event
Speakers TBC
2021 Pearcey Oration
Thursday 26 August 2021
Melbourne

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

More about the Pearcey Foundation annual Oration and past Orators here: pearcey.org.au/pearcey-orations/

VIC State Awards Dinner

Thursday 26 August 2021 (held as part of the Oration)
Melbourne

The Oration will be presented in conjunction with the Victorian State Entrepreneur Award – presented to an outstanding individual(s) who has “taken a risk and made a difference” in the Victorian ICT industry.
This is the 13th year for the Pearcey Oration and the 22nd year for the Pearcey Victorian Entrepreneur Award.

More about the Pearcey Foundation State Awards and past winners here: pearcey.org.au/state-awards/

September 2021

Scienceworks + Pearcey High School Hackathon
Early September 2021

A series of activities for students

Pearcey Conversations – Online Seminar
Wednesday 29 September 2021; 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Online Event via Zoom
Tech Manufacturing: Can Australia be a global leader?
Speakers TBC

October 2021

Pearcey Special Event – Online event as part of Ada Lovelace Day

Tuesday 12 October 2021; 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Online Event
Australia’s female pioneers and emerging leaders
NSW State Awards
Thursday 21 October 2021; from 5:00pm
Sydney Startup Hub

Join us for the reveal of the 2021 NSW Pearcey Entrepreneur of the Year Award!

The NSW Pearcey Entrepreneur Award recognises a NSW person in “mid career”, who is already a successful Tech Entrepreneur, and who has the potential to succeed further. The criteria are centred around taking a risk, making a difference and being an inspiration.

More about the Pearcey Foundation State Awards and past winners here: pearcey.org.au/state-awards/

November 2021

2021 Pearcey National Awards Dinner

Thursday 11 November 2021; from 6:00pm
Pearcey Conversations – Online Seminar
Wednesday 24 November 2021; 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Online Event via Zoom
Predictions for 2022 and beyond!
Speakers TBC
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