CEO Diary August 2014 – January 2015

CEO Key External Engagements for August 2014

  • 1 - Meeting with Dr Smith and Professor Kearney, PHRN
  • 7 - Strengthened Export Controls Steering Group Meeting
  • 12 - National Press Club Event (Melbourne) Conversation on Medical Research
  • 14 - CPMC Meeting, Sydney
  • 18 - Cooperative Research Centres Committee meeting
  • 20 - Speaker at Australian Science-Industry Exchange
  • 22 - Queensland Institutes of Health Research – Directors Meeting
  • 24 - Speaker at the Society for Reproductive Biology, Annual Symposium
  • 27 - Meeting with Innovative Research Universities;
  • 27 - Meeting with Medicines Australia
  • 29 - Meeting with Professor Sanjoy Paul (QIMR)

CEO Key External Engagements for September 2014

  • 2 - Australia 2025 Smart Science Symposium
  • 2 - Advanced Health and Research Translation Centres - NHMRC CEO information teleconferences
  • 3 - Cooperative Research Centre for Mental Health Breakfast Meeting
  • 4 - Roundtable Meeting with Novartis and Industry
  • 7-12 - CAESIE Tour – Finland, Germany, France, UK
  • 16 - Keynote at the University Governance and Regulations Forum
  • 17 - Meeting with the Group of Eight Research Directors
  • 17 - Meeting with Professor Teck Seng Low; CEO Singapore National Research Foundation
  • 18 - Q&A panel with Professor Aidan Byrne, ARMS 2014
  • 19 - Meeting with ASMR President, Dr Roger Yazbek
  • 22 - Meeting with NACCHO CEO, Lisa Briggs
  • 23 - Meeting with AAMRI President, Professor Brendan Crabb
  • 23 - Parliamentary Friends of Dementia event at APH

CEO Key External Engagements for October 2014

  • 8 - Meeting with Michelle Skinner, CEO Cystic Fibrosis Australia
  • 9 - Opening of the new Westmead Millennium Institute building (SYD)
  • 10 - Teleconference with South African Medical Research Council
  • 17 - NHMRC Grants Announcement, Cochlear, Sydney
  • 17 - Meeting with Lowitja Institute CEO, Romlie Mokak
  • 21 - Derrick-Mackerras Lecture at QIMR-Berghofer (BNE)
  • 22 - Senate Supplementary Budget Estimates
  • 23 - Meeting with Science and Technology Counsellor Tran, Vietnamese Embassy
  • 24 - Meeting with Professor Juergen Mlynek, German Helmholtz Association
  • 28 - Meeting with Science & Technology Australia President Ross Smith   

CEO Key External Engagements for November 2014

  • 7 - AAHL Strategic Policy Group (ASPG) Meeting - Geelong
  • 11 - Meeting with Laurie Haak, ORCID
  • 12 & 13 - Research Translation Faculty Symposium, Melbourne
  • 14 - NHMRC & Department of Industry, Commercialisation Workshop
  • 17 - State reception for the President of the Peoples Republic of China, Mr Xi Jinping
  • 18 - Vice Chancellors Education and Research Awards Ceremony, Monash
  • 19 - Panel speaker at the Australian Health and Medical Research Congress
  • 20 - Speaker at the Ingham Institute Awards ceremony
  • 24 - DSTO briefing on National Security Science and Technology
  • 25 - Panel speaker at the Australian Publishers Forum
  • 28 - Presentation on NHMRC’s interactions with Italy, Italian Embassy
  • 28 - Meeting with Kate Thomann, AIDA CEO

CEO Key External Engagements for December 2014

  • 1 - Visit by Dr Denis Gillings, UK Government’s World Dementia Envoy
  • 2 - Meeting with Ms Maria Cristina Russo, Director for International Cooperation, EC Directorate General for Research and Innovation
  • 2 - Meeting with Prof Catherine Bennett, President of The Council of Academic Public Health Institutions Australia (CAPHIA)
  • 3 - RAO Seminar, Joint Welcome with ARC CEO
  • 4 - RAO Seminar, NHMRC day
  • 9 - Meeting with Professor John Hardy, Dementia Researcher
  • 11 - Strengthened Export Controls Steering Group meeting
  • 15 - Global Alliance for Chronic Disease Board Meeting (GACD), London
  • 16 - Heads of International (Biomedical) Research Organisations (HIROs), London
  • 23 - Meeting with Dr Catherine Holliday, CEO Bedside To Bench

CEO Key External Engagements for January 2015

  • 22 - Meeting with Suzanne Greenwood, CEO Catholic Health Australia
  • 27 - Meeting with Patricia Kelly, IP Australia