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Western Australia

The Western Australia Branch hosts events and offers resources, facilities and mentoring programs for ACS members. 

LATEST NEWS - THE ACS WA 1962 AWARDS

 

BACKGROUND

In 1962, the first stored-program digital computer was installed in Western Australia by Dennis Moore. Also in 1962, the Western Australian Computer Society was formed with Dennis as the Chair. He then led that Society into the formation of the national Australian Computer Society with Dennis as the inaugural Chair. The 1962 Awards is an annual award with the aim to encourage excellence by university students in ICT.

 

THE 1962 PRIZE

The prize is $1,000 awarded to the best student who has completed an undergraduate degree in the past eighteen months in the Information Technology and Computing field.

 

THE 1962 MEDAL

This prize is awarded to the most outstanding completed Doctoral research (eg PhD) in Western Australia in the field of Information Technology and Computer Science.  The winner will receive a Medal as well as a year’s Professional Membership to the Australian Computer Society.

 

MECHANISM

  • Applications are open to all students in Western Australia.
  • Selection will be based on student record, achievements and potential.
  • The closing date for submissions is 18th of September 2020
  • All qualified applications will be nominations for the awards.

HOW TO APPLY

Download the form for the award you wish to apply. The forms have detailed instructions on the application process ( including the steps to apply, required details/documentation and where the application needs to be sent).

1962 Prize

1962 Medal

 
Entries for the 1962 Awards close on 18 September 2020.

 

 

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GENERAL CONTACT INFORMATION

Call Us/Fax Us

Tele :(08) 9470 4878

Fax : (08) 9470 4912

Mail

PO Box 301,

Victoria Park WA 6979

Office

Suite 4, 342 Albany Highway,

Victoria Park WA 6100

LOCAL RESOURCES

Branch Forums

ACS members in Western Australia are invited to monthly forums on a diverse range of topics, as well as recognised and accredited professional development sessions. For more information and to find out what's on this month, check the upcoming events page.

Membership

There are numerous benefits to becoming an ACS member. These include:

  • map your career development through the mySFIA skill assessment tool
  • develop and update your ICT skills and knowledge
  • event networking with peers and possible future employers
  • access to a library of 44,500 digital learning assets

If you would like further information or have any questions regarding ACS membership, please e-mail [email protected] or call on (08) 9260 3701 for personalised advice. 
Alternatively, you can click here to join as a member today.

BRANCH STAFF

Photo: Mr Darren Roxburgh

Mr Darren Roxburgh

WA State Manager

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- Professional development

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WA Member Services & Events Coordinator

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- General member services

- Assistance with event registrations

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Branch Executives

Ms Michelle Sandford MACS (Snr) CP

Branch Chair

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Mr Tony Errington FACS CP

Immediate Past Chair

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Mrs Rebecca Waters MACS CP

Vice Chair

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Mr George Coldham MACS CP

Vice Chair

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Dr David Cook FACS CP

Honorary Secretary

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Mr John Walczak MACS

Honorary Treasurer

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Mr Matt Moncrieff AACS

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Mr Arnold Wong FACS CP

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Dr Leisa Armstrong MACS

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Mr Anthony Sciorilli AACS

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