Dr Foley addressed the Quantum World Congress in Washington DC, where she discussed Australia’s quantum ambition and activity, including the benefits of international collaboration. Australia was an early investor in quantum research and is now a global quantum leader, with a strong commitment to accelerate this set of technologies.

Cathy Foley is Quantum world congress

Dr Foley delivered the 2022 Patricia Kailis Women of Achievement address titled "Looking beneath the surface – finding leadership within" on Tuesday 15 November 2022 to the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce in Perth.

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Dr Foley delivered the Butters Oration to the Engineers Australia ACT branch titled "Realising success in the emerging industries: The role of leadership" on Tuesday 8 November 2022 in Canberra at the National Press Club.

Butters Oration November 2022

Dr Foley delivered a keynote address to the Australian Rare Earth Conference titled "Getting down to Earth" on Tuesday 1 November 2022. The speech doted the challenges of unlocking the full potential of the rare earths industry in Australia.

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Australia's Chief Scientist, Dr Cathy Foley, delivered a keynote presentation on the science that's shaping our future to the Institute of Public Administration Australia in Canberra on Wednesday 12 September.

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On Tuesday 4 October 2022, Dr Foley was honoured to receive an honourary Doctor of Laws at the Monash University Faculty of Science graduation ceremony.

Dr Cathy Foley receives an honorary Doctor of Laws at Monash University

Australia's Chief Scientist, Dr Cathy Foley, was part of a global discussion on Science and Technology as a driver for development during the Science and Technology in Society Forum 2022 in Kyoto, Japan on Sunday 2 October.

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Dr Foley delivered the 2022 Stanhope Oration titled "Teaching for the Future" as an online address to the CONASTA conference on Tuesday 27 September 2022.

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On 13 September 2022, Dr Cathy Foley delivered a keynote speech at the Regional Australia's Institute's 2022 national summit. Dr Foley highlights the opportunities that Australia's ambition in emerging technologies and high-tech manufacturing offer to regional areas, including new skilled job opportunities.

Dr Foley speaking at the Regional Australia Summit

Dr Foley gave a keynote address titled "Finding Australia's Edge" to the International Minerals Processing Council Asia Pacific Symposium in Melbourne on 24 August 2022.

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