History of Australian Colloid & Interface Symposia




Conference organisers 

No. of delegates 


 Feb 2021

 Hybrid conference held in person and online.

Hubs were located in Brisbane, Newcastle, Sydney, Palmerston North, Melbourne and Adelaide.

Rico Tabor (Conference Chair)

Jason Stokes (Brisbane)

Chiara Neto (Sydney)

Emilia Nowak (Palmerston North)

Khay Fong (Newcastle)

Joe Berry (Melbourne)

Marta Krasowska (Adelaide) 


Abstract Booklet

Program Booklet 

 Feb 2019Hobart, Hotel Grand Chancellor

Ray Dagastine (Chair)

Ben Boyd (Co-Chair)

Alison White (Treasurer)

Andrew Clulow (Family Liaison Officer)

Charlotte Conn (Equity committee)

Jane Yeaman & Sarah Robinson (Tulips Meeting Management)

conference secretariat


Complete Abstract Book

Program Booklet 

Feb 2017

Coffs Harbour, Opal Cove Resort

 Gunther Andersson (Chair)

Bryn Coad (Co-Chair)

Vince Craig (Treasurer) 

Rico Tabor (Social Program Coordinator)

Aminreza Khodabandeh (Committee)

Jane Yeaman & Sarah Robinson (Tulips Meeting Management) conference secretariat


Delegate pack

Oral abstracts

Other abstracts 

Poster abstracts

Conference report

 Feb 2015

Hobart, Hotel Grand Chancellor

Patrick Spicer (UNSW), Chair and Promotion Coordinator

Vince Craig (ANU), Treasurer

Ben Boyd (Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences), Secretary

Laurence Meagher (CSIRO), Sponsorship Coordinator

Rico Tabor (Monash Uni), Social Program Coordinator

Jane Yeaman & Sarah Robinson (Tulips Meeting Management) conference secretariat



Oral abstracts

Other abstracts

Poster abstracts

 Feb 2013

Noosa, Outrigger Little Hastings Street Resort & Spa

Lee White (UniSA), Chair

Ben Boyd (Monash Uni), Secretary

Gayle Morris (Flinders University)

Russell Crawford (Swinburne), Social

Tim Muster (CSIRO), Treasurer

Chiara Neto (Sydney Uni)

Vince Craig (ANU),

Michelle Gee (Melb Uni) 

Ian Gentle (University of Queensland)

Over 180 


Abstract book

Feb 2011 

Hobart, Wrest Point Hot

 Russell Crawford (Swinburne University of Technology), Chair

Ben Boyd (Monash Uni), Secretary

Tim Muster (CSIRO), Co-Treasurer

Gayle Morris (Victoria University), Co-Treasurer

Erica Wanless (University of Newcastle), Theme chair

Paul Mulvaney (University of Melbourne), Sponsorship

Karen Stack, Local Coordinator


 Abstract book

Feb 2009

Adelaide, Stamford Grand Glenelg

Prof Peter Scales (University of Melbourne), Chair and Abstract Book Editor

 Dr David Beattie (University of South Australia), Local Coordinator

Dr Gayle Morris (Victoria University), Treasurer

Prof Paul Mulvaney (University of Melbourne), Secretary/Promotion

Dr Patrick Hartley (CSIRO Molecular & Health Technologies), Sponsorship and Posters

Prof Ian Gentle (University of Queensland), Australia Japan Symposium

Prof Russell Crawford (Swinburne University of Technology), Social Program and assisting Ian Gentle with Australia Japan Symposium

Dr Jamie Schulz (Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation), Webmaster


 Abstract book

Feb 2007

Sydney, Crowne Plaza, Coogee Beach

Prof. Roger Horn University of South Australia Chair

Dr. Erica Wanless University of Newcastle Secretary

Dr. Gayle Morris Victoria University Treasurer

Dr. Jamie Schulz ANSTO Webmaster and Local Coordinator

Dr. Patrick Hartley CSIRO Molecular Science Sponsorship Coordinator

Prof. Russell Crawford Swinburne University of Technology Posters and Social Program

Ms. Jane Yeaman Tulips Meetings Management Conference Organiser 


 Abstract book

Feb 2005

Sydney, Crowne Plaza, Coogee Beach

Dr Patrick Hartley, CSIRO Molecular Science (Conference Chair)

Dr Michael James, Bragg Institute (Local Organiser)

Prof. Russell Crawford, Swinburne University of Technology (Conference Website/Social

Program Coordinator/Treasurer)

Dr Erica Wanless, University of Newcastle (Conference Secretary)

Dr Gayle Morris, Ian Wark Research Institute, University of South Australia (Sponsorship


Dr Peter Harbour, CSIRO Molecular Science (Poster Session Coordinator)

Dr David Yates, Yates Technical Services Pty Ltd (Abstract book)

Dr Ian McKinnon, Monash University

Prof. Greg Warr, University of Sydney

Krista Mentjox, Conference Focus 


 Abstract book


Feb 2003

Sydney, Crowne Plaza, Coogee Beach

Prof. Greg Warr, University of Sydney



 Abstract book

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