ENIAC Day

Date: 
Monday, February 15, 2021 - 6:00am - 11:00pm
Location: 
Virtual
United States

Celebrating ENIAC and the people who made it happen.

Once a year, the computer industry comes together across the world to celebrate this amazing machine, the ENIAC; the worlds first all electronic, programmable computer --- one of the world’s greatest engineering inventions bearing the official name of "Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer."

Philadelphia City Council Proclamation

ENIAC Day aims to raise awareness of the contribution that computing machines make to our society and to celebrate the people who gathered together to design, build, install, operate and support the ENIAC. The day is held on the 15th of February each year, in recognition of the anniversary of the first launch announcement of ENIAC in 1946.

Join A Virtual Event

Because of the Covid-19 Pandemic, there is no single, central, physical event this year. However, there are many events distributed worldwide which are organized and hosted by supporters of ENIAC DAY, on or near February 15th. Scan the partial list below and join in yourself where the invitation is offered.

Explore Events Worldwide

ENIAC Day unites people world wide to get to know how ENIAC was created in Philadelphia, the crucible of the computer age, and to participate in a single-day celebration that fosters education, enables participation and stimulates communication that highlights the achievements of the computing industry.


University City Science Center ENIAC Day: Venture Cafe Thursday, February 11th, 5PM - 6PM

This is being organized by the University City Science Center for their weekly "Venture Cafe" seminars. 

Session 1- ENIAC 75th anniversary Networking Session 1- February 11th, 5PM - 6PM

Come meet the people behind the ENIAC 75th Anniversary- Join the Breakout Rooms for VIP OVERVIEW OF THE ENIAC COMPUTER AND EXCITEMENT LEADING UP TO THE UPCOMING MONDAY 2/15 UNISYS BROADCAST EVENT.

Sign up here: https://venturecafephiladelphia.org/event/celebrate-the-75th-anniversary-of-eniac/


UNISYS Corporation ENIAC Day: 75th Anniversary of ENIAC - 2 Hour Broadcast highlighting ENIAC and the people who created it. Monday, February 15 at 3:30PM Eastern USA Time

Superb pre-recorded broadcast event featuring a contemporary look at the inception of ENIAC, including distinguished panelists from science, history, STEM, women-in-computing, industry, university and media. Offers the broadest outlook on the inception, design, operation, and impact of the ENIAC. 

Multiple Philadelphia-regional companies joined forces to celebrate the 75th anniversary of ENIAC and the world's first all electronic, programmable computer.  Special presentations by UNISYS, the Compuseum, Brandywine Realty Trust, Global Philadelphia, 6502 Founders, Technical.ly Philly, Women of ENIAC, IEEE, Library Company, STEM education, and more.

Here is the link to this Unisys Zoom webinar for Feb 15, 2021, starting at 3:30pm:  https://unisys.zoom.us/j/95905368428?pwd=TktzR3lJb1dITnNMSE4wV1QyeGp3dz09 

Categories
Event Type: 
Educational Events
Topic: 
Science and Technology