CEO Diary – April to July 2014

CEO Key External Engagements for April 2014

  • 1 – CEO Roundtable: New Insights into the Biology of Obesity
  • 3 – Meeting with Professor Hugh McDermott and Linda Peterson, Bionics Institute
  • 4 – Meeting with John Tuckwell, Senior Adviser Trade, Economics and Agriculture Research and Innovation Delegation of the European Union to Australia
  • 5 – Presentation – The Rebecca L. Cooper Medical Research Foundation Dinner
  • 8 – NHMRC Indigenous Capacity Building Forum
  • 9 – Therapeutic Goods Administration and NHMRC senior staff liaison meeting
  • 10 – Project Grant Assigners Day
  • 11 – Meeting with Glenn Rees, Alzheimer’s Australia
  • 11 - Meeting with Ambassador John Berry - Ambassador of United States of America to Australia
  • 15 – Meeting Professor Pollock (Northern District Local Health District Board) and Professor Jonathan Morris, Director, Kolling Institute of Medical Research
  • 17 – Interview with Dr Will Grant, Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science
  • 29 – Regular meeting with Australian Research Council CEO and Senior Staff
  • 29 – Global Alliance on Chronic Diseases Board meeting
  • 30 – Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences Steering Group meeting
  • 30 – Meeting with Todd Williams, Regional Development Australia (Hunter Region)

CEO Key External Engagements for May 2014

  • 1 – Meeting with Committee of Presidents of Medical Colleges
  • 1 – Meeting with Professor Andrew Holmes, AAS President Elect
  • 6 – Teleconference with Trevor Sutton, Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • 6 – Meeting with Ms Cathryn Hlavka, Minister Counsellor-China (Education and Research)
  • 8 – Speaker, Second Cardiovascular Combination Pharmacotherapy Global Summit
  • 9 – CSL Behring Biotechnology Manufacturing Facility Opening
  • 9 – Meeting with ANZ Intensive Care Research Centre (ANZIC-RC) Board Members
  • 13 – 2014/15 Federal Budget announcement
  • 20 – NHMRC CEO Roundtable on US Brain Initiative
  • 23 – Institute of Public Administration Australia 2014 Post Budget Economic Briefing

CEO Key External Engagements for June 2014

  • 2 – Meeting with Profs Patel and Dolnik, the George Institute
  • 3 – Senate Estimates
  • 4 – Go8 Deans of Medicine Meeting
  • 4 – Australian Society for Medical Research Medal Presentation Ceremony, National Press Club
  • 5 – Australian Society for Medical Research Dinner and Health Minister’s Award presentation
  • 10 – Teleconference with Jason Marocchi, University of Western Australia
  • 11 – Meeting with Dr Butt, National Breast Cancer Foundation
  • 11 – 200th NHMRC Council Dinner
  • 13 – Go8 DVCs-R meeting
  • 13 – Meeting with Professor Carapetis, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research
  • 16 – Women in Health Science Working Group Meeting  
  • 17 – Meeting with Andrew Balmaks, Noetic Group 
  • 18 – Regular meeting with Australian Research Council CEO and Senior Staff
  • 19 – Meeting With Dr Michael Armitage, Private Healthcare Australia
  • 23 – Meeting with Australian Council of Learned Academies Board and Council
  • 25 – 26 - Presentation at Scientific Launch at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute
  • 27 – Meeting with a number of S&T stakeholders on the indirect costs of conducting research 
  • 30 June – 4 July – Heads of International Research Organisations and Global Alliance on Chronic Diseases meetings, Shanghai, China.

CEO Key External Engagements for July 2014

  • 30 June – 4 July – Heads of International Research Organisations and Global Alliance on Chronic Diseases meetings, Shanghai, China.
  • 8 – Meeting with Australian Rotary Health
  • 10 – Meeting with National Heart Foundation
  • 14 – Meeting with Professor Helen Christensen, Black Dog Institute
  • 15 – Meeting with Tony Sherbon, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
  • 16 – Presentation to the Australian Society of Medical Research Board Meeting
  • 21 – Meeting with Dr Nancy Edwards, Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • 23 – Meeting with Zou Liyao, Deputy Director of the National Natural Science Foundation of China
  • 24 – NHMRC Chair and CEO Business Roundtable
  • 25 – Meeting with Committee of Presidents of Medical Colleges Chair, Associate Professor Hollands
  • 25 – Meeting with Cardiovascular Disease Funding and Research Consortium
  • 28 – Appearance before House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health – Inquiry into skin cancer and melanoma
  • 29 – ORCID Workshop