ACMS opening the Graeme Philipson History of Computing Library

ACMS opening the Graeme Philipson History of Computing Library
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INVITED EVENT: Launch of the Graeme Philipson History of Computing Library

Date: June 3, 6-8:30pm

Location: The Australian Computer Museum Society (ACMS), 9 West Street, Croydon

Cost: Free, Donations requested and or become a member.

When it comes to capturing Australia’s legacy in Computing Graeme Philipson’s work is unparalleled.

Graeme wrote ‘A Vision Splendid: The History of Australian Computing’, he also narrated corporate histories of Fujitsu ANZ and the leading Australian software company TechnologyOne.

Graeme was a great observer of Australia’s IT industry, having edited several key IT magazines, and as a regular contributor of opinion pieces for The Australian, The Sydney Morning Herald, and The Age.

Beyond his work as historian, Graeme was the inaugural president of the Australian Computer Museum Society (ACMS) and recipient of the Kester lifetime achievement award for contributions to IT journalism and the Pioneer of IT Media Award.

On June 3, the ACMS celebrates Graeme’s legacy by opening the Graeme Philipson History of Computing Library.

The specialized collection in the Graeme Philipson Library brings together key resources on the history of computing in Australia including work by John Dean, Trevor Pearcey, John Bennett and others.

It offers a focal point to ongoing research into Australia’s achievements in Computing.

Keynote speaker for the event is Peter Thorne, head of the Pearcey Foundation’s Heritage Project. Peter will talk about Graeme’s Legacy and the ongoing work at the Pearcey Foundation on a book project started by Graeme.

Fundraising/Donations: Graeme was a champion of the ACMS from the day he was envisioned to be the catalyst to start the organization.

The ACMS Team kindly asks you to assist us with raising funds to continue Graeme’s work in helping educate and achieve a public museum of Australian computing.

Together with his friends, colleagues, and the public we can ensure his legacy along with the incredible work of all the volunteers at the ACMS over the past 28 years.

If you are not yet a member of the ACMS please consider joining today.

The ACMS is a fully recognized Australian NFP DGR Charity and you can be assured your that donation will go towards charitable efforts in the technology sector.

Please consider joining the ACMS today Join the ACMS

Donate to the ACMS Help us raise funds

Or contact the ACMS President to directly work on sponsorship or other offers of support to the organizations via


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