Past events

Events Archive


January 30

She Codes Plus: Launch Event

Join us for an evening of champagne, cupcakes, networking and learning at the launch of the 2nd installment of SheCodes Plus program. This event is your opportunity to ask questions, soak up some inspiration, and get practical advice for taking the next step in your tech career. It is also your exclusive opportunity to find out more about the She Codes Plus course which is kicking off in April.


February 1 9.00am - 4.00pm

She Codes; Free 1 Day Coding Workshop for Women

She Codes is a movement empowering women to code and offers pathways into tech careers by organising free programming workshops and events. We offer beginner level HTML & CSS, and Django & Python workshops, in a self-paced environment, mentored by industry professionals
February 14 3.00pm - 5.00pm

Pawsey Friday & Interns Poster Session

Pawsey Fridays are opportunities for researchers to showcase their work in an engaging sundowner event. This event will see an expert researcher discuss their intriguing research and use of HPC. This Pawsey Friday will also showcase the 2019 Summer Interns who will present a poster on their research and experience over the past 10 weeks.
February 26 3.30pm - 6.00pm

Pawsey After Hours: Making Data Accessible to Students

This event is aimed at all teachers, in particular Secondary Science teachers. Feed your creativity (and your stomach!) while exploring ways to engage your students with real-world data. Join Pawsey for an interesting and interactive discussion with Rob Hollow – a leading outreach educator in astronomy – known for his innovative teaching practices
February 26 - 27 9.00AM - 5.00PM

Robotics & Automation in Mining Seminar

The Robotics & Automation in Mining Seminar in Perth will gather key players to discuss pressing issues and challenges facing robotics and automation in mining. The one-of-a-kind event will connect and collaborate with players across the mining ecosystem to get you up to speed with the latest in automation, offering a perfect opportunity for learning, networking and building new partnerships at the start of the year.


March 9 5.00-7.30pm

UWA Data Science Industry Insights

WADSIH is pleased to be sponsoring the UWA Data Science Club's 'Data Science Industry Insights' event. This event connects Data Science students with industry professionals, and provides a fantastic opportunities for companies to engage with the next generation of data scientists.
March 11 - 13

Australasian Oil and Gas Exhibition and Conference 2020

Join NERA and WADSIH for a three-day showcase of programs, workshops, networking and engagement opportunities. Discover new technologies drawn from across our collaborative industry network and meet with industry decision-makers, innovators and collaborators who are transforming the oil and gas industry.
March 11 5.00-7.30pm

Women in Data Science (WiDS) Perth

The University of Western Australia is excited to partner with Stanford University for the return of Women in Data Science (WiDS) Perth. WiDS Perth will feature an expert panel with leading WA-based data science experts, sharing their different perspectives on what it takes to build a successful career in data science, followed by Q&A and networking.


April 8 12.30 - 2.30pm AEST

Earth Observation Webinar, METS and Mining

On behalf of Geoscience Australia, FrontierSI is excited to be facilitating an online Earth Observation (EO) webinar and workshop which will focus on what is possible with EO in the Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) and Mining sector, and include an interactive component using digital collaboration tools to explore how EO can be applied to solve METS and Mining challenges.
April 14 1.00pm AEST

KNIME Analytics Platform Webinar

This half hour webinar provides a comprehensive overview on how to use the KNIME Analytics Platform and will have you connecting to data sources, building workflows, and conducting ETL in no time. Suited for both technical data scientists and non-technical professionals who are interested in understanding how KNIME can be a useful tool in providing tangible value within their organisation.
April 18 9.00am - 4.00pm

Virtual Coding Party

She Codes is hosting a virtual coding party for She Coders from around the world to learn in a fun female friendly environment that is 100% virtual, but still maintains human connection. There will be 4 tutorials: Wordpress, HTML/CSS, Python and Django, along with their amazing industry mentors on hand to help you code, all you need to do is have your laptop, some reliable internet, a sense of adventure and a willingness to learn.
April 24 10.00am - 11.00am WST

Environmental Analytics Webinar

April 30 - May 29

From Adversity to Advantage: a recipe for building a resilient business

As part of their COVID-19 response initiatives, NERA has released a series of five informative webinars that will explore business resilience and provide practical steps, examples and strategies for Small- to medium-sized businesses. Presented by Perth-based veteran entrepreneur Bill Withers, the series focusses on the unique opportunity SMEs have to harness the characteristics of their business to build resilience. Having built a geoscientific data IT company with three founders to one operating in six countries with over 120 employees, Bill has learned a great deal about the capabilities needed to ensure a sustainable and resilient organisation.


May 5 7.00 - 8.30PM

Online Mindshop: Data Science Simplified

Data is everywhere, overwhelming so. Yet, there is no formal college program or a "playbook" on how to integrate data into the decision-making process. Almost, if not all companies are now tech-driven and increasingly demanding new data-related skillset upon their managerial roles. Data proficiency, interpretation, and integration are without a doubt becoming a vital skill set for the modern-age product manager. Level: Beginner, Data-Related Experience: None
May 14 9.00 - 11.00am AWST

Pre Ignition Workshop for Researchers & Post Grads

This workshop will provide Researchers and Post Graduate Students with enterprise skills and knowledge to drive greater engagement with industry. The Webinar will cover: How companies assess research opportunities; Introduction to lean business model canvas for planning development; Pitching to a commercial audience; Information on other programs available to support your work and progress development. Presented by Andy Lamb and Larry Lopez. RSVP to by 13th May.
May 19 3.00pm AWST

Webinar: Getting Started on your Digital Journey

Join VROC AI for a free interactive 30min webinar titled Getting Started On Your Digital Journey for Oil and Gas and Power Industries. This webinar will introduce you to commencing AI Predictive Maintenance - discover how to get started and where to focus your efforts to achieve maximum ROI.
May 22 4.00pm AWST

Unwind with WiTWA: Short stories to inspire

Women in Technology WA (WiTWA) invites you to join them and unwind for the week with inspiring short stories from some awesome women in tech[+]. Alannah and Tonya will share their career journeys, what inspires them and answer audience questions in this casual Friday afternoon catch up. What a great way to start the weekend!
May 29 2.00pm AWST

Why Quantum? (Pawsey Supercomputing Centre)

Explore the depths of Quantum Computing and the significant benefits it can offer to you and your project. During this session, we will hear from Professor Jingbo Wang, an expert from UWA, who currently uses Pawsey HPC systems to simulate Quantum algorithms along with Professor Lloyd Hollenberg from Melbourne University, who simulated 60-qubit instances on Magnus, the largest quantum computing simulation achieved by 2018.


June 2 - 5 1pm – 2.30pm AEST

Data Champions Online, A/NZ event

In these challenging times we are pleased to invite you to attend Data Champions Online. If you are tasked with the uphill struggle of on-boarding your wider business for data initiatives, governance challenges, overcoming the skills shortage and other massive data battles, then look no further for a way to learn from your peers on how they are overcoming these exact same issues.
June 24 10.00am - 11.00am AWST

Energy Analytics Webinar

The WA energy sector is fast adopting data analytics as a means of gaining detailed insights, improving systems and processes, and enhancing intelligent decision-making capabilities. Organisations are leveraging the numerous streams of data available to them and embracing IoT within their businesses, resulting in a huge growth for the role of analytics within the energy sector. Join us as we speak to those organisations breaking down the barriers to unlocking the value of energy data in Western Australia. Register here:
June 26 2.00 - 3.30pm AWST

Pawsey Friday: Supercomputing Showcase

Explore the breadth of benefits supercomputing can offer to you and your project. You will hear from researchers who are using Pawsey supercomputers, and working with our expert staff to enhance their code and workflows. This is a way to showcase diversity of thought and research when using supercomputers. You will leave the session understanding why or if supercomputers or its applications are for you via a showcase of research using supercomputers. REGISTER HERE:


July 6 11-12.30PM AWST

Introducing the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre

Pawsey is hosting an online training series to be held every Monday in July and August. Topics include: Introducing the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre Getting Started with Nimbus Introducing Supercomputers Part 1 and Part 2 Introducing Remote Visualisation.
July 9 - 10 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM AWST

Turn Data into Insights

This free online series is designed to educate you about AWS services, help you to design, deploy, and modernize your data architecture. Hear the very latest in data and analytics and how organizations are harnessing the power of data to accelerate innovation in their businesses.
July 27 1:00 pm AWST

CRC-P insights: the application process explained

NERA is delighted to host this interactive webinar with guest presenter Martin Dent, Manager of CRC Projects for the Australian Government’s Department of Industry, Science, Energy & Resources. Martin will outline how the CRC-P program works & discuss eligibility criteria and requirements for submissions.


August 3 - 7

Transformers: WA’s Virtual STEM Careers Forum 2020

Brought to you by STAWA and the Innovation Institute, this forum will allow students to hear from and talk with industry experts, explore ATAR and VET subject choices and post-school options in STEM Careers.
August 4 - 6

D&A: Live – Data & Analytics: Live A/NZ

D&A: Live is a free, end-to-end virtual conference including keynote sessions, an interactive exhibition, AI-powered matchmaking, networking and more.
August 8 9:00 am - 4:00 pm AWST

She Codes – Free 1 Day Coding Workshop for Women

Who codes? She codes! Join us for a day of self-paced coding fun and in a friendly and safe place. Our goal is to increase the diversity in the tech community, spark collaboration, creativity, and expand networks. We offer beginner level HTML & CSS, and Django & Python workshops, in a self-paced environment, mentored by industry professionals.
August 12 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Cyber security: stopping hackers with data analysis (Feed Your Mind speaker series)

Enjoy a complimentary lunch and thought-provoking discussion where researchers share their insights into today's most talked about subjects.
August 26 10:00 - 11:00 am AWST

IoT Analytics Webinar

Unlocking the value of IoT data. Join us as we speak to industry experts who will provide insights into how you can unlock value from your iot data, acquire iot data, the barriers faced and manage cybersecurity.
August 31 10:00am - 11:00am AWST

Pawsey Hour “Ask.Me.Anything”

Pawsey Supercomputing Centre invites you to join us online for Pawsey Hour (Ask. Me. Anything.), our new way of reaching out to the research community,