David Craig Celebration Symposium

Date & time

12–5pm 17 June 2016


Forecourt and Lecture Theatre of the Birch Building #35


Professor Andrew Roberts
Professor Martin Bennett
Professor Jeff Reimers
Professor Noel Hush
Professor Mick Collins
Professor Richard Welberry
Dr Douglas Craig, on behalf of the Craig family
2016 RSC Craig Lecturer, Professor Denis Jacquemin
Professor Bob Gilbert
Professor John Carver


 Ms Jo Bayley
 02 61254033

Professor John Carver
Director, Research School of Chemistry

has pleasure inviting you to the

David Craig Celebration Symposium

A Symposium to celebrate the life and science of Professor David Craig (23 December 1919 – 1 July 2015) AO, FRS, FAA, FRSN.

Foundation Professor of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry in the Research School of Chemistry at the Australian National University.

Join us for a special tribute in Honour of Professor David Craig and his scientific journey. We will be joined by special Guest Speakers, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Brian Schmidt along with President of the Australian Academy of Science, Professor Andrew Holmes and Professors Martin Bennett, Jeff Reimers, Noel Hush, Mick Collins, Richard Welberry and Dr. Douglas Craig on behalf of the Craig family.

Friday 17 June 2016, 12–4pm

In the Forecourt and Lecture Theatre of the Birch Building #35, Australian National University

followed by a Dinner Celebration in the Common Room, University House

Friday 17 June 2016, 7pm ($85pp)

Ms Jo Bayley
Ph. 02 61254033

Symposium registration
Dinner registration


12:00pm – 1:30pm

Light Canapé Lunch & Refreshments

1:30pm – 3:30pm

David Craig Symposium

  1.30pm - Introduction (Professor Andrew Roberts)

  1.35pm – Dr. Douglas Craig

  1.50pm - Professor Martin Bennett

  2.05pm - Professor Jeff Reimers

  2.20pm - Professor Noel Hush

  2.35pm - Professor Mick Collins

  2.50pm - Professor Richard Welberry

  3.05pm - Conclusion (Professor John Carver)


3:15pm – 4:00pm

Afternoon Tea and Celebration Cake


4:00pm – 5:00pm

Craig Lecture (Professor Denis Jacquemin)

5:00pm – 6:00pm

Light Refreshments

7:00pm for 7:30pm

Dinner Celebration at University House

Host – Professor John Carver

(Guest Speaker – Professor Bob Gilbert)


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